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Polybat

Age / School Type:
  • Primary
  • Secondary
  • Special / alternative provision
Setting / Time of Day:
  • Active Lunchtime (Activities that can be completed in less than 30 minutes)
  • After School (Extra curricular club/competition based activities)
  • Summer Activities (Activities that can be delivered in summer schools)
  • Active Sports Day (Activities that can be delivered in sports days)
  • NSSW (Activities to celebrate National School Sport Week)
Delivered by:
  • Teacher
  • School staff
  • Young Leaders
  • Self led by young people

Polybat develops hand eye coordination and players score by rallying a ball along a table surface to score over an opponents end. 

  • Number of Participants: Individual 
  • Purpose of the activity: Increase pupil physical activity through singles or doubles competition 
  • Including all pupils: STEP framework included 
  • Pupil roles: Participant, Leader, Official 
  • Space: Indoors - Ensure the space is suitable for safe game play 
  • Equipment: Table tennis table or large flat table, Polybats or table tennis bat/paddle bat, Polybat ball or range of balls eg airflow ball, Polybat sides/clips or tape to secure sides

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