Achievements in Sporting Competitions

We provide sporting opportunities for  all within the curriculum and through extra-curricular activities and Level I inter house sports – football, netball, hockey, rugby and cricket.

We aim to ensure all talented young sports people have the opportunity to further develop their skills, talents and confidence in a wide range of Level 2 and Level 3 competitions, enabling them to access clear pathways to elite sport and competition whatever their circumstances.

Our Roll of Honour is a snapshot of the achievements and potential of Kirkburton pupils.


Kirkburton athletes compete in a range of competitions, including West Yorkshire, Kirklees and Neiley cross country events.  West Yorkshire and Kirklees Partnership Indoor Athletics including Panability and West Yorkshire, Kirklees and English Schools Outdoor Athletics.

2017 – 2018 English school finalists – Boys & Girls. Super 8’s – Year 7 Team Kirklees winners. silver medallists at West Yorkshire. Huddersfield school athletics – Y7 Boys – 3rd place. Y7 Girls – 1st place. Y8 Boys – – 2nd place. Y8 girls – 1st place.

2018-19 – Huddersfield Schools Championships, Y7 Girls took 2nd place.  Y7 Boys, Y8 Boys, Y8 Girls all won their competitions. Y7 Super 8’s Competition, We were the Kirklees representatives at West Yorkshire, became Bronze medalists.

Neiley Races (Y6 Pupils Boys/Girls)

Since 2009-10 we have taken Bronze, Silver and Gold medals in the girls and boys, individual events on 4 occasions and won the team trophy 2011-12, 2012-13, 2015-16.

In the 2016-17 season, Kirkburton swept the board winning boys and girls individual events and the boys and girls team trophies.

In 2017-18 the Y6 boys retained the boys team trophy for the second consecutive year.

In 2018-19 Boys 2nd place in individual competition, 1st place in team competition.

Cross Country Y6, 7, 8 Boys/Girls

Our girls and boys have taken individual medal positions, bronze, silver and gold in the Partnership,at Kirklees and at West Yorkshire regularly since 2013.  In 2013, both the boys and girls teams were West Yorkshire Champions.  The boys repeated their win in 2015-16 and 2016-17, both teams once more crowned champions.

Y7 and Y8 boys and girls have also been in bronze, silver and gold position in Kirklees since 2014, winning both team titles in 2015-16.  In 2014-15 the boys took bronze at West Yorkshire and the girls took gold.

2017 – 2018 Y6 Boys Team – 1st in Kirklees. Silver medallists in west Yorkshire.

2018-19 – Boys and Girls – Partnership winners, Kirklees Winners. 2 Boys and 1 Girls team represented Kirklees at West Yorks; Boys – Silver Medalists.

Sports Hall Athletics

Since 2009 boys and girls in Y6, 7 and 8 have gained enormous success in this event, consistently winning the Partnership event, taking Gold and Silver in the Kirklees event. Reaching the West Yorkshire final every year from 2009-2017, winning the West Yorkshire Championship in 2009-10 (Y6, 7, 8) and Silver (Y7 Boys) 2014-15 and bronze (Y8 Boys).  Year 6 athletes were given Athletics Hall of Fame gold medal status in 2013-14 for their achievements.

2017 – 2018 – Year 6 Boys & Girls, Year 7 Boys & Girls, Year 8 Boys & Girls all won the Partnership final. Y6 boys & Girls team – Silver medallists in Kirklees. Y7 Girls – silver medallists in Kirklees. Y7 Boys & Y8 boys & Girls – Gold medallists in Kirklees. Y8 Boys & Girls – Bronze medallists at West Yorkshire.

2018-19 –U11 3rd in Kirklees, Y7 Boys and Girls both Kirklees Champions, Y8 Boys and Girls both Kirklees Champions, Y7 Boys and Girls & Y8 Boys and Girls, all West Yorkshire Champions (never achieved by any other Kirklees school)

Our Panability pupils have also gained athletics success winning the Y6, 7, 8 Kirklees event 2013-14 and taking gold (Y6) and silver (Y7/8) in the West Yorkshire Championships 2013-14, 2014-15, 2015-16.

Panability Sports Hall athletics 2017 -2018 Year 6 – Bronze medallists in Kirklees. Year 7 & 8 – Gold medallists in Kirklees. Year 7 & 8 – West Yorkshire Champions.

2018-19 – U11’s, 4th in Kirklees. KS3 Boys and Girls Kirklees Champions and represented Kirklees at W Yorks Schools Games

Outdoor Athletics

Y 7/8 have been English Schools regional finalists since 2008.  Always gaining in depth team performances and taking part in finals in Wakefield, Grantham and Derby.

They were Kirklees Super 8 champions in 2010-11 and West Yorkshire semi-finalists in the same year and have maintained their consistency as the event has changed, taking silver medal position in Kirklees in 2016-17 and silver in the West Yorkshire Championship 2016-17.

At the Kirklees Schools athletics competition they have been in medal positions regularly taking 1st, 2nd or 3rd place in the Y7 and Y8 boys and girls competitions and in 2016-17 won the Y7 and Y8 girl’s competition.

English Schools

Y7 & 8 Boys – first in area, qualified for Regional A final.  Y7 & 8 Girls – second in area, qualified for Regional B final.  



Since taking up Boccia in 2009, our teams have gained much success. 

Kirklees champions in 2009-10, 2012-14, 2016-17.

West Yorkshire Bronze medallists in 2010-11, 2012-13, silver medallists in 2016-17 and Champions in 2013-14. 2017 – 2018 Y7 & Y8 – 1st place in Kirklees. Y7 & Y8 – West Yorkshire champions.

Y7 & 8 Boys – first in area, qualified for Regional A final.  

2018-19 – U11 – 3rd,4th,5th in Kirklees.  KS3 – 1st, 3rd, 4th in Kirklees. 1st place at West Yorkshire for 2nd year running.



Successes in both boys and girls competitions; Yorkshire Post, Partnership, Huddersfield league, Kirklees, West Yorkshire and Yorkshire have been regularly achieved. 

Finalists in 2009, Champions in 2007 – Yorkshire Post

Girl’s Kwik Cricket, runners up in 2013 and 2014, 2019 Champions – Kirklees in 2010, 2012-13, 2015-16.  West Yorkshire semi-finalists in 2010 and 2015-16 3rd place in West Yorkshire.

Boys Kwik Cricket, Partnership winners from 2008-9, 2012-17, 2019, Kirklees Champions 2012-13, 2014-15, 2016-17, 2019.  Third in W Yorkshire in 2015-16 and Champions in 2008-9, 2012-13, 2014-15, 2019.  Represented Yorkshire at the North of England 2014-15.

2017 – 2018 – Y6 – Kwik Cricket – 1st in Kirklees. Bronze medallists in West Yorkshire. Gold medallists and Yorkshire champions.

Y7/8 Huddersfield Cup runners up in 2015-16, 2016-17.  Champions 2010-11, 2011-12, 2014-15. 2017 – 19 – Y7 – Huddersfield Cup winners.

Y7/8 League runners up in 2015-16, 2016-17, League Champions in 2014-15, 2019



Y7/8 Boys and Girls Kirklees Champions 2015-16

Qualified for W Yorkshire 2015-16



Girls – Huddersfield schools 7 a side Champions 2007-9, W Yorkshire 11 a side Champions 2007-9, U11 Kirklees Champions 2015-16, Y7 5 a side Kirklees Champions 2016-17, Silver medallists in W Yorkshire 2016-17.  Hudds schools runners up 2018-19, 2017 – 18 – Y8 Girls Huddersfield Cup winners.

Boys – Panability team represented Kirklees at W Yorkshire 2014-15, Y7 Hudds 5 a side winners 2018-19, W Yorks winners 2018-19, North West England Winners 2018-19, Nationals 3rd place 2018-19.  Y7 won Huddersfield Schools Cup 2015-16, 2017 – 18, 2018-19, Y7 Boys League Winners 2019-19 – Y7 Boys Huddersfield cup winners & Huddersfield League winners. Y8 won the Huddersfield Schools Cup 2016-17, 2018-19.  Y8 won 5 a side 2016-17.  Y6 Silver Medallists in Mini League final 2016-17, Y6 Kirklees Champions 2016-17, Y6 Danone Champions W Yorkshire 2016-17, Y6 Bronze medal at National Championships 2016-17. 2017 – 18 – Y6 Boys Huddersfield Cup Winners & Huddersfield League winners. Y6 Floodlit cup runners up 2018-19, Y6 Huddersfield League runners up 2018-19, Y6 Regional Finals of Primary Stars Comp 2018-19



Y6 Boys/Girls Kirklees winners 2015-16

West Yorkshire qualifiers 2015-16



Y6 Girls 4th Kirklees 2011-12, 1st Kirklees 2014-15, Bronze Medallists in W Yorkshire 2014-15, 2nd Kirklees 2015-16. 2018-192 teams represented the Partnership at Kirklees finals



Y8 Girls – Kirklees Champions 2008-9, Kirklees Silver 2009-10, Winners Huddersfield Schools Tournament 2015-16, Bronze Huddersfield Schools League 2015-16, 2018-19, Bronze Huddersfield Schools Tournament 2016-17, Silver Huddersfield Schools Tournament 2018-19 Bronze Huddersfield Schools League 2016-17. Y8 Girls Huddersfield league winners 2017 -18. Y8 Girls Tournament winners in Huddersfield.

Y7 Girls – Bronze Medallists Huddersfield Schools Tournament 2015-16, 2016-17.  4th Hudds Schools and League Tournament – 2018-19

Y6 Boys/Girls – Quick Sticks Partnership winners 2014-15, Quick Sticks representatives for Kirklees at W Yorkshire 2014-15, Quick Sticks Bronze Medallists at W Yorkshire 2014-15



Kirklees Bronze medallists 2013-14, Kirklees Gold medallists 2014-15, W Yorkshire Bronze medallists 2014-15, Kirklees Silver medallists 2015-16, W Yorkshire Qualifiers 2015-16, Kirklees Bronze medallists 2016-17. Y7 & Y8 – 1st & 2nd place in Kirklees. Qualified for West Yorkshire – 2017 – 18.



Y8 Huddersfield Schools League winners 2010, Huddersfield Schools League Bronze 2012-13, 2015-16, 2016,17, Huddersfield Schools League Silver 2013-14, Huddersfield Schools Tournament Gold 2015-16, Huddersfield Schools Tournament Bronze 2016-17. 2017 – 18 – Y8 Huddersfield Schools League runners-up. Y8 – Huddersfield Schools Tournament winners.

Y7 Huddersfield Schools League Winner 2009, Huddersfield Schools League Silver 2012-13, Huddersfield Schools Tournament Silver 2012-13, Huddersfield Schools League Bronze 2013-14, 2014-15, Huddersfield Schools Tournament Silver 2016-17, Huddersfield Schools League  Gold 2016-17

Y6 High 5 Partnership Winners 2010, 2011, 2014-15, High 5 Kirklees Silver Medal 2012, High 5 Kirklees Winners 2010, 2011, 2014-15.  Represented Kirklees at W Yorkshire 2014-15 (4th Place)



Y6 Boys – Yorkshire & Humberside Orienteering Association Schools Championship – Silver 2015-16

Y7/8 – Best KS3 School 2015-16



Y7 Huddersfield Champions 2013-14, Huddersfield Schools semi finalists 2014-15

Y6 Partnership Champions 2013-14, Semi finalists 2015-16. Bronze medallists – Partnership tournament 2017 – 18



Girls Yorkshire Champions 2011-12, Y7 Kirklees Champtions 2012, Y8 Winners Kirklees Schools Touch Rugby 2015-16, Y7/8 Winners Kirklees Schools Touch Rugby 2016-17

Boys Y7/8 Winners Huddersfield Schools Shield 2015-16

2017 – 18 Tag Rugby – Year 6 – 2nd in Kirklees. Year 6 – Silver medallists at West Yorkshire.

2018-19 – Kirklees Champions, 1/4 finalists at West Yorkshire.



Kirklees Primary Schools Relay Winners in Medley and Freestyle 2016-17

Representatives at National Finals 2016-17


Table Tennis

Hudds Schools winners 2018-19