At kirkby Malham school we provide all our children with a rich a varied PE curriculum.
We encourage the children to experience different types of activity and sport and some continue these outside of school.
We are proud to have an excellent long distance runner who represented the school at county level. We have dancers who compete at Nationwide level and a swimmer who swims for North Yorkshire. Their love of the sport starts at school.
For a small school we have a high level of success at local competitions within the School Sports Partnership, especially in swimming and cross country.
We love to work with local members of the community who can offer and deliver sports to the children.
We have close links with the award winning Skipton Tennis Centre and lots of our children attend their holiday clubs or regular lessons.
Fire House Dance have been delivering dance lessons to our children for the past 11 years. In the time lots of our children have attended classes outside of school and gone on to compete at Nationwide level. In school Howard, the principle, teaches the children routines and then they are performed in a dance showcase to a happy audience.
SELFA have provided school with a sports coach, Sam Pickard for the past 10 years. Sam delivers all PE to the children and covers, invasion games, gymnastic and outdoor PE such as orienteering.
Anthony Bradley from Settle Cricket Club comes to school every year in the Summer term to deliver a series of cricket lessons. He prepares the children for tournaments that are offered by the Schools Sports Partnership.
Hedley Verity from Wharfedale Rugby club delivers rugby sessions to the older children in school.
Patrick Illingworth delivers Mixed Martial Arts skills to the children as well as delivering an After School Club for interested children.