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BADMINTONscotland's Primary and Secondary School of the Month Award


BADMINTONscotland awards a “School of the Month” accolade each month from September to June. This initiative recognises the efforts of schools which show a commitment to developing and promoting the sport of badminton, both curricular and co-curricular. The award is presented to a different school each month based on a self-nomination process using the undernoted criteria plus any additional information:

Criteria for Nomination

  • Schools are affiliated to BADMINTONscotland / Scottish Schools’ Badminton Union (SSBU)
  • Badminton forms part of the Physical Education curriculum within the school
  • Teachers at the school have attended BADMINTONscotland CPD modules
  • Schools may have participated in any of the undernoted initiatives:
    • Primary Curriculum for Excellence programme
    • Play Badminton Festivals
    • Primary Sportshall Challenge
    • S1-S4 Curriculum for Excellence programme
    • Higher Physical Education programme
  • Schools provide regular opportunities for co-curricular badminton
  • Schools enter regional and national schools’ tournaments
  • Schools promote the sport of badminton and encourage an active and healthy lifestyle
  • Schools have links to badminton clubs to allow further playing opportunities for pupils

If you would like your school to be considered for the School of the Month Award please complete the self-nomination form by clicking here


Winners Season 2013/14


September 2013


Eastwood High School, East Renfrewshire



October 2013


Lenzie Academy, East Dunbartonshire




November 2013


Inverkeithing High School, Fife




December 2013


Duncanrig Secondary School, South Lanarkshire




January 2014


Kinlochbervie Primary School, Highland




February 2014


Crieff High School, Perth & Kinross




March 2014



Park School, Kilmarnock, East Ayrshire





April 2014



Albyn School, Aberdeen





May 2014



Larkhall Academy, South Lanarkshire





June 2014



Clyde Valley High School, Wishaw, North Lanarkshire





Certificates of Commendation



Ellon Academy, Aberdeenshire



Queen Anne High School, Dunfermline, Fife




Winners for the 2012/13 season

September 2012

St Margaret’s School for Girls, Aberdeen

St Margarets School Team Captain Katie Fleming

October 2012

Auchinleck Academy, East Ayrshire

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November 2012

Kennoway Primary School, Fife

Kennoway Primary 2


December 2012

Knowetop Primary School, North Lanarkshire

Knowetop Primary


January 2013

Deans Community High School, West Lothian

deans Community HS School of Month



February 2013

Bannerman High School, Glasgow

Bannerman HS 2

March 2013

Dunblane Primary School, Stirling

Dunblane 5


April 2013

Lochgilphead High School, Argyll & Bute


May 2013

Stoneyhill Primary School, East Lothian

Stoneyhiill Primary winners May 13


June 2013

Forres Academy, Moray

Forres Academy June 2013


Photo courtesy of Alan Watson, Motherwell Times.



School of the Month Award Winners from the 2011/12 season included:

Culloden Academy- Highland

Dunbar Grammar- East Lothian

Cumbernauld Primary- North Lanarkshire

Donibristle Primary- Fife

Hyndland Primary- Glasgow

Lornshill Academy- Clackmannan

Mill O'Forest Primary- Aberdeenshire

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