Q&A with Mr Martin

27th November 2023

Check back here for a Q&A with Mr Martin.

Haunting of Greystone Manor

1st November 2023

There were spooky goings on here at Ghyll Royd School over October as the children celebrated Halloween. The boys and ghouls enjoyed a menacing mixture of activities on Tuesday 17th October, co-organised between teachers and the PTA. Everyone made a fangtastic effort dressing up as witches, Wednesday Addams, zombies, villains and more, including an inflatable…

Independent Schools of the Year Finalists

21st September 2023

Starting the Autumn term on a high with the fabulous news that Ghyll Royd has made it to the finals of this year’s Independent Schools of the Year Awards! Our incredible victory in the National Independent School’s Association’s U11s Football Championships back in March has been recognised alongside our extensive Physical Education and Games Curriculum….

We are Hiring! Early Years Practitioner Vacancy

11th August 2023

We are hiring! EARLY YEARS PRACTITIONER – GHYLL ROYD NURSERY, BURLEY IN WHARFEDALE Our ‘Excellent’ rated 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 Pension scheme Full time role Positions within Ghyll Royd are subject to references prior to…

Chair of Governors – Review of the Year

25th July 2023

Chair of Governors, Mr David Cunningham, delivers a speech at the End of Year Service giving a review of the year. Friday 14th July 2023 Good afternoon, everyone. It’s a real honour to be talking to you all at today’s End of Year Service. Since taking over the Chair of Governors role from Phil in…

Wharfedale Festival 2023

5th June 2023

Ghyll Royd pupils took part in this year’s Wharfedale Festival. You cannot underestimate the importance of public speaking. When you start in the working world, you may have to address large interview panels, present in meetings, run a workshop or, like our teachers, command a classroom. We give our children regular opportunities to speak publicly…

King Charles Coronation: A lunch fit for a King!

10th May 2023

Ghyll Royd School and Pre-School held a Big Lunch on Friday 5th May to celebrate the Coronation of King Charles III. Children enjoyed a courtyard feast prepared by Chef Dave Machell before welcoming parents and members of the local community to Greystone Manor for fun and games. The Big Lunch afternoon was a chance for…

Visit from ISA Chair – Phil Soutar

10th May 2023

Thank you to Chair of the Independent Schools Association (ISA) Phil Soutar for visiting us on Wednesday 10th May 2023. Mr Soutar was appointed as this year’s Chair and has been busy visiting member schools. Mr Soutar enjoyed a tour of our specialist classrooms and grounds with Mr Martin as they discussed the school year…


24th March 2023

Sports Captain Cameron wrote about his experience at the Independent Schools Association’s National Football Finals. On Thursday 16th March, we travelled to St. George’s Park on the minibus. We practised all of our team chants on the way down, Mr. Nicholson’s and Mark’s ears must have hurt! Before going to the hotel, we went for…

ISA Football Champions

20th March 2023

Ghyll Royd School are the U11 National Independent School Football Champions. The boys’ team endured ten nail biting matches against teams from schools across the UK in the Independent Schools Association’s National Finals on Friday 17th March 2023. The tournament was held at St George’s Park, the home training ground of England’s 23 Sports Teams….

Read our weekly school newsletter!

13th March 2023

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…

Toddle Together for LS29!

24th February 2023

A little rain and cold doesn’t stop our Early Years children! We wrapped up warm and donned our wellies for a sponsored toddle for the LS29 Group’s Under 5s playgroup (now renamed Moor Time). To raise money for the group’s resources, our children walked around the full grounds with friends and parents. We had a…

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