Category Archives: Early Years

Ghyll Royd's Years 6 boys Cross Country runners

Cross Country Stars!

Ghyll Royd School prides itself on its sports stars who compete in a wide variety of physical activities inside and outside of school. We had fantastic turnout for Saturday’s Cross Country event organised by Burley Woodhead! We had keen runners...

Grandparents' Day - a Ghyll Royd grandmother helping a group of children on the computer

Grandparents’ Day 2018

We’re delighted to share that our Grandparents’ Day / Macmillan Coffee Morning raised a whopping £411.82 for Macmillan Cancer Support! On Friday 28th September, grandparents of Ghyll Royd School and Pre-School pupils arrived at school for our Friday morning assembly....

Early Years Ballet pupils smiling

Early Years Beginners Ballet

Children in the Early Years department at Ghyll Royd Pre-School are enjoying getting fit and active with two new, exciting activities. These two activities are an exciting addition to the already jam-packed Pre-School week. On Wednesday mornings, Miss Amy and...

Stay and Play visitors using the mud kitchen

Stay and Play Returns

Stay and Play returned on Friday morning for the first session of the school year! Ghyll Royd Pre-School and Nursery’s popular Stay and Play sessions are a fun, free way to spend your Friday mornings. From 9.30am-11am, children aged 18...

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...