Category Archives: Early Years

Veggie Patch Kids

Little Adventurers spent last term turning part of their garden into a beautiful flower and vegetable patch. We’ve been learning about how things grow, and how we must look after things to help them grow. Using our fine motor skills,...

Stay and Play – 23.06.17

We had no Music session this week, but that didn’t stop us boogie-ing away during Stay and Play. Mrs Davis turned her CD player on and we danced around drawing with crayons.  Toby ‘shook it off’ Taylor Swift style as...

Little Adventurers Go Large

After break time had finished, and pupils were back in their lessons, the Little Adventurers snook into the Adventure Playground! The playground is so big and fun and looks onto the Little Adventurer garden so we always see our friends...

Pre-School Set Sail!

Great Explorers and Reception have set sail on their learning topic for the term, ‘What lives on and under the sea?’ When we returned to school on Monday there was a giant bottle in our classroom with a piece of...

Stay and Play — 26.05.17

Our last Stay and Play before the half term break was a scorcher! Coinciding with the Ghyll Royd Sports Day, the sun was out in full force allowing our Stay and Players to head outside with their sunhats and enjoy the...

Ghyll Royd Sports Day 2017

The annual Ghyll Royd School Sports Day took place on Friday 26th May and had all years competing in the various races, competitions and events over the course of the day. With water bottles filled and sun cream applied the...

Making a Splash!

Children were invited to the re-opening of the Ilkley Lido Outdoor Pool for their weekly Thursday swim session. Every Thursday morning, pupils from Reception to Form 6 enjoy swimming lessons at Ilkley Swimming Pool, and have the opportunity to compete...

Outdoor Classroom Day

The 18th of May marks Outdoor Classroom Day with over half a million schoolchildren taking part in the UK. At Ghyll Royd we are fortunate to call everyday Outdoor Classroom Day as we use our extensive grounds to host lessons,...