Dodgeball is a team game in which players must dodge or catch balls thrown by the opposition whilst attempting to strike their opponents in the same way. The game has rapidly grown in popularity over the last decade, particularly among schools.Continue reading
Getting involved in Dodgeball
Primary School Intra-Bubble Competition Guide– This resource has been specifically designed to give teachers a quick, easy-to-use guide which allows them to run competitions within class bubbles or smaller groups. The two sides of A4 cover the equipment needed, set-up, scoring, and a quick overview of the main rules.
School Games Festival Guide Infographic – This infographic provides teachers and coaches with an overview of what to expect when attending a School Games Dodgeball Festival, and it details who will be there, how many teams can enter, and what type of awards can be expected.
School Games Festival Rules Infographic – This infographic provides teachers, coaches and SGOs with an overview of the rules that should be used when running a School Games Dodgeball Festival. Its simple format covers the main rules in two A4 sides, allowing for a quick and concise understanding of the rules.
Activities to do at home
- School Dodgeball Challenge- the school challenge provides schools with
the opportunity to compete in simple challenges against other schools, whilst
physical competitions are not possible. By submitting the video to British
Dodgeball schools can compete for the top spot on the leader board and the
chance to win their school prizes https://www.britishdodgeball.org/table/school-challenge-balance-catch/
- Return to Play guidance for schools – Our return to play guidance and
infographic for schools can be found here: https://www.britishdodgeball.org/covid-19-pe-in-schools-update/
- Education Packs – These cross-curricular lessons allow for dodgeball to integrated into the curriculum and are suitable for 5-13 year olds. They can be found on the schools page of our website: https://www.britishdodgeball.org/schools/.