Physical Education and Sport
For any information on the Primary Sports Grant for PE and Sport, please select the information tab and then please select funding. This will then provide all the details on the Primary Sports Grant at Horbury Primary Academy.
All schools must provide swimming instruction in either Key Stage 1 or 2. The children at Horbury Primary Academy attend swimming lessons in Year 4. In particular, pupils should be taught to:
- swim competently, confidently and proficiently over a distance of at least 25 metres
- use a range of strokes effectively (for example, front crawl, backstroke and breaststroke)
- perform safe self-rescue in different water-based solutions
School Games Website
Horbury Primary Academy takes part in the weekly Parkrun at Wakefield Thornes Park, which is held at on a Sunday morning at 9am. To register your child please use the following website link:
Our nickname is Horbury Allstars
If you require further information, please ask for a letter at the school office, which explains the registration details.
Children at Horbury Academy are involved in cluster competitions that then progress through to the Wakefield Games and West Yorkshire Games.
We encourage our children to undertake physical activity and competitive sport outside of school hours. Many of our children are active participants at various clubs in the district.
Year 5 and 6 Wakefield Games Sports Hall Athletics