Category Archives: Early Years

Two Ilkley Primary pupils writing out their poems laying on some twigs

Outdoor Poetry

Form Two used their senses to describe the school grounds in an outdoor, multisensory English lesson. Here are a couple of their poems. Poem 1 I can see a huge, massive, colossal, thick tree. I can hear the humming of...

Primary School Places 2018

Hundreds of local schoolchildren receive their Primary School places on Monday 16th April. This is an exciting time for parents as they wait to find out where their child will be attending from September. However, with growing state school pupil...

Ilkley pupils pose for photograph with Swimming and Football trophies and other achievements

Achievements All Around

The last week of the Spring term was filled with congratulations and celebrations for our multi-talented pupils! Our last Commendations Assembly was filled with stories of success, wins, and acts of care and courtesy by pupils across the school. The...

Ghyllstonbury Festival 2018!

Ghyll Royd School, Pre-School and Nursery are excited to bring you Ghyllstonbury – a one-off mini festival celebrating another brilliant school year! As a leading Primary school and after a string of successes in Sport, Art, Music, Drama, Entrance Exams...

Solar Show and Tell

Headteacher Mr Martin was over the moon with the impressive work Reception had done for their homework! Each pupil researched one of the planets at home and made mini presentations to share with their classmates. Mrs Hudson was very impressed...

Ilkley pupils pose for photograph with Swimming and Football trophies and other achievements

Headteacher’s Spring Term Blog

Dear Parents, Grandparents and Friends in the Community, I would like to take this opportunity to thank you for your support during this very busy term and thank the individuals who give up their time to help the school continue...

Signs of Spring on Ilkley Tarn

On their latest trip, Great Explorers visited Ilkley Tarn for a second time – this time to look for changes to the landscape as they looked for signs of Spring. Spring has officially sprung on Ilkley Tarn, with the little...

Chinese New Early Years!

To celebrate the Year of the Dog, Early Years learnt about Chinese New Year and celebrated by taking part in lots of different Chinese traditions. Little Adventurers made noodles to try for their snack. The children giggled and thought they...