Category Archives: Early Years

Ilkley Primary - Planting seeds

How does your garden grow?

The Great Explorers hopped onto the Ghyll Royd minibus and took a trip to the Stephen Smith’s Garden Centre this week. The trip was part of the ‘Understanding the World’ section of the Early Years Curriculum, learning about how things...

Ilkley Primary - World Book Day

World Book Day 2017

Princesses, Superheroes, Wizards and many more came to Ghyll Royd School today to celebrate World Book Day. Children of all ages dressed up to celebrate their favourite fictional characters from Alice in Wonderland, to Harry Potter to Mr Bump! Even...

Ilkley Primary - School trip

Early Years Visit Tropical World

On Tuesday our Early Years visited Tropical World in Roundhay to learn about the weird and wonderful creatures found in different habitats around the world. We first went into the Butterfly room which was really, really warm! It needs to be warm...

Ilkley Primary play

Stay and Play

We had a very busy Stay and Play this week with lots of new faces. Mrs Coultas got the children moving with action songs. First, the children had to stretch to make themselves really, really tall. Then they had to...

Ilkley Primary music

Fun with Pyjama Drama

How did the Hedgehog cross the road? With the help of our Early Years! Road safety week continued for our Pre-School pupils with a visit from Pyjama Drama. Elizabeth came into School to show our Little Adventurers and Great Explorers...

Ilkley School Road Safety

Safety first!

For Road Safety week, pupils have been learning about how to be responsible pedestrians and passengers. We welcomed Mrs Hart and Mrs Dufrier from Bradford Council’s Road Safety Team to School to talk about the many dangers of using the...

Chinese Week Ilkley Primary School (16)

Happy Chinese New Year

This week in Early Years we have been learning about the traditions and customs of China to celebrate Chinese New Year. Through painting, colouring, listening, tasting, dancing and much more, we have learnt many things about the Chinese culture. Learning about...

Science Trip EYFS Primary School Ilkley (21)

EYFS Science and Innovation Trip

On a trip to the National Media Museum our EYFS children were given the opportunity to explore fascinating objects and stimulating interactive exhibits to help them learn about and engage with media. The children explored film and television animation. Optical...