Tonbridge School has a long standing reputation for being one of the best rugby playing sides in the South East. The Tonbridge School Rugby Academy aims to improve the standard of rugby throughout the School and the community. The Tonbridge School Rugby Academy was founded in September 2013 and is aiming to become a regional centre of excellence for Rugby. The Rugby Academy is based at Tonbridge School Centre, a landmark in national sporting provision, with exceptional state-of-the-art sports facilities. The Academy is working to provide support for local schools and clubs across the county to develop players' personal and team based skills by improving their personal analysis and reflection. The Academy encourages new players to the game as well as developing existing players’ specific skills and assisting those who are aspiring to play at a higher level.