Key Stage:
  • Key Stage 1
  • Key Stage 3
  • Key Stage 2
  • Key Stage 4
Led by:
  • Teacher
  • School staff
  • Young Leaders
  • Self led by young people
Downloadable PDF (e.g. resource card, lesson plan)

Activity details

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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