Category Archives: Early Years

Ilkley Primary Schoolgirl showing camera a stick she has decorated with flowers and feathers

Ilkley Primary Hosts Eco Schools Day

Ilkley Primary Ghyll Royd School continues to improve on its outdoor curriculum with its second Eco Schools Day. Children headed outside to enjoy various activities in the school’s seven acres of meadow and woodland. Eco Schools Day was attended by...

Leaving Year 6 class pose for photo with their teacher on last day

End of Year Celebration 2018

Ghyll Royd Pupils, parents, staff and governors gathered in the school’s multipurpose hall on Friday 13th July to celebrate the end of another brilliant school year. After being welcomed in by the sound of Form 3’s recorder playing, the celebration...

Young children enjoying a sack race on their school's sports day

Ghyll Royd Sports Day 2018

Ghyll Royd School and Pre-School hosted its annual Sports Day at Greystone Manor on Friday 6th July. The sun was shining for another day and football fever was in the air. Due to the hot conditions, Sports Day was split...

Nursery pupil carries bucket full of potatoes

Little Adventurers’ Plant Nursery

Children in our Little Adventurers class excitedly dug up the potatoes they have been growing in their playground’s vegetable patch. The potato plant has been tended to by the 2-3 year old children with regular watering in this hot and...

Junior Golf Champion Gabriel teeing off in East Lothian tournament

Go Fund Gabriel!

HELP FUND THE TRIP OF A LIFETIME FOR GABRIEL Form 2 pupil Gabriel, 7, has been golfing for the past 2.5 years after taking an interest from a very young age. It was clear from the beginning that Gabriel had...

Nursery child smiles with her World Cup face paint

Football Fever!

The 2018 World Cup has got everyone talking – even our Pre-School children! Great Explorers have loved expanding their knowledge of the world by learning more about the different competing teams. The class cheered on England by having their faces...

Pre-School Pilots

Little Adventurers and Reception had a fabulous trip to Leeds Bradford Airport last week. We were made to feel very welcome at the ‘Multiflight Café’ where we were treated to milk, water and biscuits on arrival! We sat and watched...

Stay and Play – 15.06.18

At Stay and Play last week, we went straight outside to enjoy the sunshine! In Music Notes we sang all our favourite songs and played with shakers, drums and bells! Downstairs there was lots to see, play and do. World...