Category Archives: Early Years

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...

Ghyll Royd Rocks!

Pupils, parents, grandparents and staff rocked out at Ghyllstonbury last month. Ghyll Royd School held a one-day festival on the school grounds in Burley-in-Wharfedale. Three giant teepee tents stood on the grounds of Greystone Manor welcoming families from the school...

Washing a teacher's car

At the Car Wash!

With the hot, sunny weather shining down on Greystone Manor, the Little Adventurers needed cooling down. Cue lots of fun play and splashing in water! The children love playing with the many cars, trains, buses and bikes in the Little...

Pupils celebrate their silver trophy win at the inter schools swimming gala

Inter Schools Swimming Gala 2018

Well done to our superb swimming team who raced against local primary school pupils in this year’s Inter Schools Swimming Gala. The always highly anticipated gala allows children to make the most of their swimming ability and compete together as...

Discovery Day Fun!

During the latest Discovery Day, Key Stage One pupils learnt about the ways creatures change and grow. Children spent the full day focusing on the life cycle of the caterpillar through Music, Forest Schools, English and Computing. In Science, pupils...

Child making his way across the tightrope obstacle

Foraging for Marshmallows!

Reception, Forms 1 and 2 had the best start to their Summer term as they enjoyed a Forest Schools lesson with Mr Martin and Mrs Woods. Pupils were joined by children taking part in Ghyll Royd’s Discovery Day who thoroughly...

Ilkley primary pupils with David Shaw MBE

St George’s Day Visit

Pupils welcomed scout leader David Shaw MBE into school last eek to learn about the story of St George – the Saint of scouting. David shared stories of his own work with the scouts, including his meetings with royalty and...

Headteacher and pupils dressed in festival wear promoting school music festival

Ready to Rock Out at Ghyllstonbury!

Ghyll Royd School is putting on its very own Music Festival for its annual family social and charity fundraising event. The sell-out festival, which will be set in the beautiful school grounds, has received tremendous support from pupils, staff, parents, and members of the local community. Ghyllstonbury has been organised...

Group photo of nursery children in the woodland

Bluebells in Bloom!

Great Explorers went to see the bluebells in full bloom in Middleton Woods on Thursday. Off they went on the Ghyll Royd minibus to go explore and play in the beautiful local woodland. Mrs Johnson guided the children down the...