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4th July 2022

Here you will find the latest school newsletter and early years news. We like to keep you in the loop with all the events and news happening at Ghyll Royd School. To read our latest newsletter, please click on the link below. We send out our whole school news on a Monday and our Early…

Wharfedale’s Best Childcare Provider

27th June 2022

In case you missed it…our incredible Early Years team were the proud recipients of the award for Best Childcare Provider in the area! Ghyll Royd Pre-School and Nursery were declared the winners of the category, as voted by parents and Wharfedale Mumbler readers. Parents nominated their favourite places in a selection of categories, including best…

‘Baked Britain’ Cake is fit for a Queen!

31st May 2022

Amateur bakers at Ghyll Royd School created a scaled down, edible map of Great Britain to celebrate the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee. Year 5 created ‘Baked Britain’, a passion project made to celebrate Queen Elizabeth II’s seventy year reign. The details The fifteen children spent 187 hours preparing and making the cake. The class have been…

Extracurricular Extravaganza!

13th May 2022

Ghyll Royd is a hive of activity and our busy little bees are loving the clubs on offer this term. Our extracurricular clubs run throughout the week, offering a wide selection of sports, academic, holistic and creative activities. Mindfulness has been very well received, particularly since returning to normal life post-lockdown. We have also seen…

Early Years Practitioner Vacancy

11th May 2022

We are hiring! EARLY YEARS PRACTITIONER – GHYLL ROYD NURSERY, BURLEY IN WHARFEDALE Our fully subscribed 50 week nursery is recruiting an enthusiastic and motivated level 3 qualified EYFS Practitioner. Six weeks paid holiday Six weeks enhanced sick pay Lunch provided and pension scheme Full time and flexible hours available. Positions within Ghyll Royd are…

Overcoming obstacles for Red Nose Day

21st March 2022

Our sports hall was full of cheer and support for our Red Nose Day activities on Friday. Pupils from Reception to Year 6 took part in a ‘nose and spoon race’ to raise money for the cause. In their school houses, the children held a relay going around the cones, over the blocks, weaving through…

March Fixture results

19th March 2022

Team Ghyll Royd is back participating in sporting fixtures and festivals. On the back of the U11 Rugby Cup win, the U11 Football Team also did us proud coming top of their Cup group beating Westville 2:0, Moorfield 4:0, Hovingham 2:0 and drawing with Brackenfield 0:0.   Thank you Ashville College for organising the event,…

Ask the Astronaut!

17th March 2022

The stars aligned as Reception’s space topic this term matched up with Mrs T’s husband’s visit to meet Astronaut Tim Peake! The class have loved learning about the different planets and were so excited to share their knowledge with a man who is no stranger to space! Reception put together a fantastic little booklet full…

Swimming Gala

17th March 2022

It felt so good to be able to welcome parents back for our first swimming gala since 2019! The children were resilient and focused and put on a great gala – with plenty of cheers, as you can hear. Congratulations to the winning house, Rodney! A marvellous effort! House Captain Lolah said: “Go Rodney! We…

Wellbeing week – fun for everyone!

22nd February 2022

Children, parents and grandparents got involved in Ghyll Royd School’s wellbeing week! The events were in the run up to Children’s Mental Health Week from 7th-11th February. All ages took part in a variety of activities aimed at supporting their own and other’s mental health. Pupils at the independent school took part in the wellbeing…

End of Year Letter – December 2021

20th December 2021

Mr Martin shares an overview of the year and well wishes for the Christmas break. Dear Parents, Governors, Staff and Friends of Ghyll Royd, In the blink of an eye, it’s our final week of 2021 before the Christmas break. Fuelled by Chef Dave’s Christmas dinner, described by the children as ‘epic’, ‘amazing’ and ‘super…

Tag Rugby Triumph!

30th November 2021

Ghyll Royd’s U11 Rugby team visited Knaresborough on the 26th of November for a schools tournament. Hosted by Brackenfield School, eight local independent schools competed in either tag or contact rugby. The Ghyll Royd team played six games over the course of the afternoon, winning each one: 1: Ghyll Royd 8 – 4 Frobelian Team2…

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