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Sport Structures - Sport Education and Training

The Introduction to Basketball Teaching Primary workshop has been developed to provide learners with the confidence to deliver engaging basketball sessions in a primary school environment.

Workshop outcomes

By the end of the workshop, learners will be able to:

  • Identify the basic rules of the game
  • Explore solutions to common challenges when teaching basketball in a primary school environment
  • Identify basketball activities for key stage 1 and 2 through a game-based approach
  • Describe how basketball can contribute to supporting the development of numeracy and literacy.

Learner eligibility

Learners must:

  • Be at least 18 years of age
  • Be a teacher, on a PGCE pathway or teaching assistant.
  • Be able to communicate effectively in English (this includes listening, speaking, reading and writing).

If learners have experience of working in a primary education environment but do not meet bullet point #2, please contact us so we can confirm your suitability.

Format and costs

The workshop can be delivered in a face to face or virtual classroom format:

Format Duration Cost Recommended minimum / maximum numbers Facilities / environment required
Virtual classroom 2.5 hours £350 8:20 N/A*
Face to face 3 hours


(Workshop organisers will be asked to pay additional mileage if travel exceeds a 100-mile round trip at 40p per mile)

8:20 Sports hall with at least 2 baskets**


*For virtual workshops, learners are required to:

  • Have access to good Wi-Fi
  • Have access to a laptop or tablet with a working microphone and webcam
  • Be conducive to learning (e.g. appropriate lighting, temperature, noise levels and limited distractions)

**Any venue used for face to face workshops, is required to:

  • Comply with accepted health and safety practices
  • Have appropriate access arrangements
  • Be conducive to learning (e.g. appropriate lighting, temperature and noise levels)
  • Have access to a sports hall (with at least 2 baskets)

The workshop organiser is responsible for paying any associated facility fees.

How can I organise a workshop?

We work in partnership with Basketball England to coordinate the Introduction to Teaching Basketball workshops. If you would like to explore the possibility of hosting a workshop, please complete the workshop request form below. We will be in touch with you within 2 business days. For specific questions, please contact us via phone 0121 455 8270 or via email.

Please note, if you wish to book a workshop and invite other schools, we will only invoice the workshop organiser.

Please complete the form below should you wish to organise an Introduction to Teaching Basketball Primary workshop


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