Category Archives: Early Years

Primary School Places 2020

Hundreds of local schoolchildren receive their Primary School places on Thursday 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...

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Dress Down Under Day raises £1000

An Ilkley Primary School pupil has helped raise £1,000 for the Australian Bushfire Relief. Sophie Barraclough from Ghyll Royd School wanted to help raise money for those affected by the devastating Australian bushfires so asked her teachers if she and...

Ilkley Nursery pupils form Ghyll Royd wearing their handmade graduation caps

Ilkley Nursery Celebration Afternoon

Ghyll Royd’s Pre-School children celebrated their time in Great Explorers with their families last week. Before the Summer holidays, Mrs Johnson and Miss King invited the Ilkley Nursery children and their parents to a ‘graduation’-style party in the School’s sports...

Ghyll Royd Pupil in obstacle course race on sports day

Ghyll Royd Sports Day 2019

Ghyll Royd Sports Day is always great fun! This year included the hammer throw, a high jump heroine, a sibling 3-legged race and some amazing performances in the afternoon races. Well done to all the children who took part from...

Introducing our 50-week Nursery & Pre-school with 7.30am-6.00pm Wrap Around Care from September 2019 for 2-5 year olds.

50-Week Nursery!

We are delighted to announce that from September 2019, Ghyll Royd School and Pre-School’s Before School Care will start from the earlier time of 7.30am. We will also be opening our nursery for 50 weeks of the year! Our doors...

Ilkley Nursery child smiles at seeing a sting ray swim past at Tropical World

Ilkley Nursery visits Tropical World

Children at an Ilkley Nursery went on a magnificent minibeast trip this week. Little Adventurers, Great Explorers and Reception from Ghyll Royd enjoyed a sunny trip out to Roundhay to visit Tropical World.   First of all, holding hands with...