Dodgeball - Traditional

Key Stage:
  • Key Stage 3
  • Key Stage 4
Led by:
  • Teacher
  • School staff
  • Young Leaders
  • Self led by young people
Dodgeball - Traditional
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Activity details

Traditional Dodgeball is a fast paced, non-contact game, where pupils eliminate opponents by throwing the ball at them! 

  • Number of participants: Group 
  • Purpose of activity: Increase pupil physical activity through team competition 
  • Including all pupils: Ideas for differentiation included 
  • Pupil roles: Participant, leader, official 
  • Space: Indoors. Ensure the space is large enough to support the number of participants, with clear court boundaries 
  • Equipment: Three dodgeballs or soft balls, a whistle, a stopwatch and cones or tape


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