Primary Schools

There are a number of options to get archery started at your primary school.


Arrows is a mini version of archery specifically designed for children in infant, primary and junior schools.

Arrows is also the format recommended for the School Games at a primary level so have a look at the competition formats you can access.

Arrows is also Archery GB’s Primary Offer. Consider setting up an Arrows after school club, or how about arranging a competition with another local school?

Find out more about how you could use this exciting resource in your school.

Traditional archery

Many archery clubs provide taster sessions or beginners courses for schools. To find out if a club near to you can inspire the children, use our club finder tool.

Consider delivering archery to the children yourself! There are training courses available to access:

A new award for qualified teachers is now available.

The Instructor Award is suitable for non-archers who want to deliver one off archery sessions to beginners, and our Level 1 coaching course is suitable for those with experience who want to progress archers.

Setting up an affiliated Junior club

To set up an affiliated Archery GB Junior club that is covered by Archery GB insurance, the club must be set up in accordance with the Rules of Shooting. More information about setting up a club can be found here.