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Sports Day 2022


This year we enjoyed our sports day at MSport. A very well done to our winning team (Yellows), with second place being awarded to the Green Team. 


A fabulous day which was supported so well be friends and family. We thank MSport for hosting and a huge well done to the children for showing such perseverance and sportsmanship. The support in which they showed each other was noticed by many - we couldn't have been more proud of our super athletes.


We have been taking part in lots of activities to celebrate World Orienteering Day. The older children continued with their weekly orienteering session which, this week, took them to another beautiful location, Longlands Lake, Cleator Moor. A hidden gem of a location! Here at Bridekirk we encourage children to “have a go!” and try the sport of orienteering. With our local area having so much to offer - it'd be a shame not to explore in this way.



Younger children have been reading orienteering maps and finding hidden locations around the school. We hope that by encouraging our children at a young age to read maps and be active, they'll sign up for our orienteering inter-school activities as they move into KS2.


Click here for more information on how you can get involved

British Orienteering

The Orienteering Final 2023


At Bridekirk we offer a range of after school clubs. Throughout the year we offer: netball, tennis, cricket street dance, gymnastics, Scottish dancing, football, rugby and multi-skills. We also take the children orienteering and offer forest school extra curriculum activities.


Gymnastics in Primary 2

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Fun Run at M.Sport

Swimming (Autumn Term)

For move information please see 'Key Information - PE'