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What is Slam Jam?

Slam Jam is the perfect introduction to basketball for pupils in years 3, 4, 5 & 6. The aims of the participation based programme are to develop fundamental motor skills whilst developing a passion for basketball in a fun and safe environment.

Designed by a collaboration between experts and young people, the package includes resources packs (with 12 weeks worth of activities that can be used during PE lessons), activator training for staff, marketing materials plenty of other Slam Jam branded goodies. The programme has been designed in alignment with the national curriculum whilst offering the opportunity to support teachers to develop their confidence in delivering PE and basketball. The participant packs also offer the opportunity for children to stay active whilst at home using the basketball they receive so they can stay active and contribute positively to their mental health. 

Why should my school take up Slam Jam?

Being part of and delivering Slam Jam brings with it a number of benefits to both the school and the pupils taking part. Basketball is the 2nd best sport for getting young people active according to Sport England's Active People analysis and Slam Jam brings all the benefits of that along with the additional feel good factor of the branding. The below list are just a few example of how your school will benefit from Slam Jam:

  • Enhance the schools multi-sport delivery offer.
  • Provides more opportunities for young people and the wider physical and emotional benefits of sport (and Basketball as a team game).
  • Accredited Slam Jam Activator training for school staff.
  • Profit margin for the school.
  • Flexible delivery models - Can be delivered by teaching staff or co-delivered with local clubs/coaches.
  • Increase quality and quantity of equipment held by the school. 
  • Opportunity to 'piggy-back' on the Slam Jam product and Basketball England branding.
  • Service and support from Basketball England with queries surrounding provision of Primary School basketball.
  • Listed as a Slam Jam school on our Slam Jam session finder (coming soon).

Delivery Methods

We know that many schools will have different ways of operating when it comes to PE lessons or after school clubs, that's why we are a flexible way of the programme being delivered in your school. Whether you and your staff want to deliver it yourselves or you would like someone to come in and deliver the sessions on your behalf, we've got you covered.

The resource package provides you with everything you need to deliver a fun and engaging 12 weeks of Slam Jam sessions with specially branded smaller basketballs and 

If that's not for you then we can link you up with one of our Basketball England Accredited Delivery Partners to come in and host the sessions for you making sure your pupils have a great first experience to basketball.

Please use the button below to sign up to Slam Jam and detail how you would like to deliver the programme.

 

Slam Jam Equipment and Resources

We have a variety of packages available for schools wanting to enhance their primary basketball provision through Slam Jam ranging from a standard Slam Jam package providing all the essentials for fun packed PE lessons, to the ultimate package including smaller sized hoops and additional participant packs for the full Slam Jam experience. In addition to the details listed  below, the Basketball England shop has a number of extra Slam Jam goodies as well as further equipment that may be of interest to your school, check it out here

Slam Jam Package - Standard

Our standard package is great for schools who are relatively unfamiliar with basketball and have a limited budget to deliver physical activity. All the essentials are included so that 12 weeks of fun can be had by all those who participate.

The standard package includes:

  • Slam Jam Activator Kit (White Polo & Grey Quarter Zip Jacket).
  • The Official Slam Jam Coaching Resource.
  • 20 Wilson Slam Jam Basketballs.
  • Activator training places for up to 5 members of staff.
  • Certificates and Stickers to give participants once they have completed the programme.
  • Marketing support from Basketball England to promote your sessions (should this be of interest).

Slam Jam Package - Premium

The premium Slam Jam package is ideal for schools wanting to add extra value to their physical education provision. Inclusive of everything provided in the standard package, the premium package has the addition of 15 participant packs  for the participants to keep so they can continue their basketball experience at home. The addition of the participant packs adds to the great first experience the pupils will have and the branding makes them feel part of something special.

The premium package includes:

  • Slam Jam Standard Package contents.
  • 15 Slam Jam Participant packs - These are made up of a Drawstring bag, a Wilson Slam Jam Basketball, a Slam Jam T-Shirt, a Slam Jam award card to track their progress and a range of other Slam Jam goodies including sweat bands, water bottles & more!

 

Slam Jam Package - Ultimate

The ultimate package is the perfect way to turn your school basketball crazy. Our most expensive offering but certainly our most rewarding, the ultimate package is the complete Slam Jam experience and is ideal for schools with some budget to spend or those without any easily accessible basketball equipment. Providing you with 2 free standing portable basketball hoops as well as the participant packs and the resources, your Slam jam sessions won't be bettered when purchasing this package.

The Ultimate package includes :

  • Slam Jam Premium package contents.
  • 2 bespoke free standing portable Basketball Hoops by our partners Sure Shot. These hoops are smaller and are the perfect introduction to basketball for the 7-11 age group.

Contact

If you have any questions relating to the make up of the Slam Jam programme or would like some further information then please contact email participation@basketballengland.co.uk and one of the team will be happy to help.