Pupil Engagement





A big thanks to ABS for sponsoring our new Federation Sports Kit.  The children will look very smart in when representing the Federation in future sporting events. 





Calendar of Sports Events 2017-2018

Kirklees Scissett School Swimming Gala

Congratulations to all of the children from Farnley Tyas who entered the Scissett School Swimming Gala.  You all did us proud by competing in your event.  A huge congratulations to the year 5 boys for winning the 'Boys Scissett Swimming Gala Trophy with a huge 18 points!  an incredibly evening with some very talented young swimmers.


24th National Swimming Championships for Primary Schools

Children from KS2 swam in the 24th National Swimming Championships for Primary Schools on Sunday.  The children swam at the John Smiths Stadium against schools from all over Yorkshire.  The children showed determination and effort and reached the finals in both events.  The children were placed a very impressive 4th and 5th in the open relay and the mixed relay. 

Year 1 and EYFS Cross Country Running. 

Children from Year 1 and Reception entered the inter-school cross country run at Highburton First School.  The children had a fantastic time and helped to raise money for Forget-Me-Not Trust.  Well done to all the wonderful children who took part.  Here are a selection of photographs that were taken by the Huddersfield Examiner.  


We Won!!

On Tuesday evening Farnley Tyas First school entered the Shelley Pyramid High 5 Netball Competition and came an amazing 1st!! The children were undefeated in all their matches and played fantastically as a team.  At school, we are incredibly proud of their achievement - Well done Class 2. 

KS2 Netball ball

The whole of KS2 had some top-quality netball training from Mrs Hughes from Kirkburton Middle School.  She came to teach the children some key-skills to sharpen their netball game for next weeks inter-schools competition.




KS2 Girl's Football

Isabel, Xsara and Freya joined with girls from across our Federation school to compete in the KS2 Girl's Football competition held at Kirkburton Middle School on Tuesday evening.  The girls played exceptionally well with some incredible shots at goal.  The goal-keepers also made some cracking saves ensuring that we didn't loose a single match.  We finished joint 5th out of 10 teams with a total of 4 points.  Well done girls.  


Year 5 Bikeabilty

Children in Year 5 undertook 2 days of 'Bikeability' training.  They were commended on their excellent behaviour and effort in applying new skills that were taught by trainers throughout the course.  The children learnt how to keep safe on roads within the local area.  Well done all Year 5 for passing with flying colours. 

Get Active

The year 4 children met with other children across the pyramid to join in a Get Active morning run by the Shelley Sports Partnership.  The children tried out a range of active sports which looks like a lot of fun.  As a special treat the children had a special visitor - Andy Booth from Huddersfield Town who was accompanied by the Champions League Cup!



Alex came into deliver a Taekwondo After School Club.  The children learnt discipline, skills and enjoyed fun games.  As you can see from the pictures they definitely look like they are working hard!



KS2 Boys Football

To describe Tuesday’s football as ‘muddy’ is an understatement. That didn't deter the children from playing some blinding football. Class 2 had some superb matches and the level of the football this year was very high from all the schools across the Kirkburton Pyramid. Well done to all the children who took part—we are immensely proud of you Ryan, Lewi, Cameron, Jacob, Noah, Lewis, Matthew and Luke.  

Year 2 enjoyed a morning of multi-skills sports at Shelley College. 


Mrs Hughes and her 'Sports Crew' from Kirkburton Middle School, ran an advanced cycling afternoon at the rec.  The children were pushed to the limits in timed events and skill-based activities.





 Our girls joined together with children from Thurstonland and Denby to form the first 'Girls Federation Football Team'.  They did us proud by coming 4th in the competition!