Welcome to Ghyll Royd

Ghyll Royd School, Pre-School and Nursery is an independent preparatory school for girls and boys aged 2 to 11 years. Established 130 years ago, Ghyll Royd School is an accredited member of the Independent Schools Association based on the outskirts of Ilkley and ideally located for families living in or commuting to the surrounding cities, towns and villages of Leeds and Bradford. Set in magnificent Victorian buildings called Greystone Manor, Ghyll Royd School is surrounded by seven acres of fields, woodland and gardens. The manor grounds provide Ghyll Royd School, Pre-School and Nursery with excellent sports fields and outdoor facilities that create the perfect environment for a child’s development and learning.

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We are proud to announce Ghyll Royd is in the Top 10 of the best preparatory schools in the UK – Sunday Times 2020 School Guide.

Ghyll Royd School pupils and Headteacher David Martin marvel at their name appearing in the Sunday Times 2020 School Guide