Badminton in primary schools
We work in partnership with Badminton Scotland to offer our programme. It includes
- primary school taster sessions
- club coaching
- holiday activities
- Sports Academy.
Contact us for information on badminton in schools and how to join the clubs below
0131 469 3953
Taster sessions for P4
Taster sessions introduce basic technique through fun games and activities, giving P4 pupils the chance to try the sport.
We run the sessions in schools across the city. P4 classes of these schools have three taster sessions.
The classes that receive the taster are invited to attend an annual racquets tournament held at Meadowbank Sports Centre, held in partnership with the Edinburgh Primary School Sports Association (EPSSA).
Pupils that have been to the taster will be invited to join their local badminton club.
There are seven primary school badminton clubs. These are for pupils from all schools in P4 to P7.
The primary club programme covers
- basic technique
- match play
- rules and etiquette
- tactical play within doubles and singles
The clubs are based at secondary schools and link directly to that school's club.
Clubs run at the following days and times.
Broughton Community Sports Hub
- Monday 4.30 to 5.30pm: beginners
- Monday 5.30 to 6.30pm: intermediate
Currie Community High School
- Tuesday 4.45 to 5.45pm
Forrester Community Sports Hub
- Wednesday 4.30 to 5.30pm
Firrhill High School
- Thursday 5 to 5.55pm: intermediate
- Thursday 5.55 to 6.45pm: Smash In 2 Badminton
Royal High Community Sports Hub
- Thursday 5 to 6pm: intermediate
- Thursday 6 to 7pm: beginners
St. Augustine's Community Sports Hub
- Thursday 5 to 6pm.
- Friday 2 to 3: intermediate
- Friday 3 to 4: beginners
Holiday activities programme
Badminton is one of the sports at the sports development holiday camps.