Badminton Ireland Schools Programme


Outline of the Schools Badminton Programme

Phase 1: Shuttle Time Course

Objective: Educate teachers by providing them with the skills and knowledge necessary to implement badminton as part of their PE curriculum.

Phase 2: Resources provided to schools

Objective: Provide schools/teachers with kitbags, lesson plans, and teaching resources for their school as a result of participating in the programme. 

Phase 3: Schools implement a 6 week badminton programme

Objective: The teacher's introduce a six week programme of activities into their PE classes with a view of preparing their students for the social blitz event at the end of the programme.

Phase 4: Coach Visits

Objective: To provide the students and teachers with coaching from top Badminton Ireland coaches. The aim is to have the coaches visit the schools during their 6 week badminton programme and before they attend the Social Blitz Day.

Phase 5:  Mass participation Social Blitz Day

Objective: To provide playing opportunities for all involved in the programme during a mass participation social blitz event. The aim is to showcase the physical and social benefits of the sport at a communal participation event.

Phase 6: Development of club-school Links 

Objective: To establish club-school links between local juvenile badminton clubs and participating schools to ensure there is an accessible pathway for all participants in the school programme into club badminton. 

Phase 7: Pathways for Sustainability in Schools

If your school would be interested in taking part in this programme, please click the button below and register your interest.


So far the Badminton Ireland Development Team have been able to reach 4 regions with two regions running twice. Please see below for articles and infographics on the regions already visited in 2018 and the start of 2019.


2018/19 Cork Badminton Schools Programme

2018 Cork Badminton Schools Programme Shuttle Time Article

2018 Cork Badminton Schools Programme Social Blitz Day Article

2019 Cork Badminton Schools Programme Shuttle Time Article

Cork Badminton Schools Programme Infographic


2018/19 Schools Programme Dublin

2018 Dublin Leaders of the Future Shuttle Time Article

Schools Badminton Programme Dublin Infographic


2019 Meath Badminton Schools Programme

2019 Meath Leaders of the Future Shuttle Time Article

Meath Schools Badminton Programme Infographic


2019 Laois Badminton Schools Programme

2019 Laois Leaders of the Future Shuttle Time Article

Laois Schools Badminton Programme Infographic


2019 Offaly Badminton Schools Programme

2019 Offaly Leaders of the Future Shuttle Time Article

Offaly Schools Badminton Programme Infographic


2019 Sligo Badminton Schools Programme

2019 Sligo Leaders of the Future Shuttle Time Article

Sligo Schools Badminton Programme Infographic


2020 Kildare Badminton Schools Programme

2020 Kildare Leaders of the Future Shuttle Time Article

Kildare Badminton Schools Programme Infographic