Settle Primary School has a proud sporting tradition and we provide significant opportunites to all our children, regardless of ability or gender. We partake and organise in a range of competitive sports between other primary schools in the Craven Area and we compete also within the independent sector and scross regional borders.
We provide access to sport as a recreational sport that keeps you fit and as a competitive discipline which promotes and fosters character development and many life skills.
The following sports are provided at the school during the academic year: Football, Rugby (Contact and Tag), Netball, Hockey,Swimming, Cross Country/Fell Running,Cricket,Rounders,Tennis,Athletics,Gymnastics and Judo. We also offer a Judo, Yoga and Karate Clubs that run after school and are open to the community.
Last year our school engaged in over 40 competitive events against schools across the North of England - competing with schools in both the mainstream and the independent sector. We were awarded the North Yorkshire Sports Premium Award for our commitment and provision of competitive sports.
Rugby: Currently we are North Yorkshire Tag Rugby Champions, Keighley Cougar Tag Rugby Champions (Boys), Keighley Tag Rugby Champions (Girls), North Craven Champions and Champions for Contact Rugby League in the Bradford and Keighley Area. We regular play fixtures within the Independent Schools sector and have an RFU School Development Award.
Netball: Currently we are North Craven and Craven Champions and Runners up in the Yorkshire Games
Football: Currently we are North Craven Champions in Year 5/6 and Year 3/4 andhave an FA Charter Mark for our school provision.
Cross Country Running: Many of our pupils take part in events across Craven and some of our children are selected for regional events, including the North Yorkshire County Finals.
We have a very successful Judo at the school - offering curriculum opportunites during school time and club events after school. Our Head Coach is Danny Harper (former GB athlete and North West Area squad Coach). In 2016 four of our pupils were County Champions.
Our school offers afternoon sport sessions to pupils in classes 1-6 with teachers and coaches who have specialist expertise in teaching their sports.
Please call Mr Wright on 01729 822019 for more details.