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.

Badminton clubs

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
  • scoring.

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.

Leith Academy

  • Friday 2 to 3: intermediate
  • Friday 3 to 4: beginners

Lead contact:

Holiday activities programme

Badminton is one of the sports at the sports development holiday camps.

Badminton lead

Telephone: 0131 334 9290