Badminton has many popular age-specific programmes that welcome you onto court, regardless of age or ability, guaranteeing a fun experience.
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What is badminton?

The unique qualities of badminton make it accessible and enjoyable for anyone and everyone, and Badminton England work collaboratively to provide traditional and innovative opportunities for all to be involved.

The Racket Pack programme is a School Games format suitable for primary schools; it aims to introduce the sport of badminton to young people in a safe, fun, and engaging way. Designed for ages 5-11, it teaches players the rules and correct methods for playing the sport.

Find out more about how to play badminton formats.

Equipment needed

  • Badminton racket
  • Shuttles
  • Net / bench
  • Cones

Get involved

The School Games is inclusive to all young people and provides opportunities for everyone to get involved, either within school, against other local schools, or at county or regional level.

School Games Organisers

School Games Organisers (SGO) help schools coordinate appropriate competitive opportunities for all young people from Key Stage 2-4, to recruit, train and deploy a suitable workforce, and to support the development of club.

Sign up to find your local SGO

Quick and easy badminton activity resources

Be it 10-minute or lesson-length activities, we have a range of activities suitable for all ages and abilities to encourage young people to stay active throughout the day.

See all resources