Category Archives: Early Years

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...

British Science Week

Ghyll Royd School and Pre-School pupils got fully engaged with British Science Week! Children across the school participated in experiments, practicals and lots of outdoor learning to celebrate the STEM subjects. Little Adventurers Firstly, our youngest children had just finished...

Ghyll Royd pupil Phoebe and headteacher Mr Martin

Make Mr Martin laugh!

On Friday 15th March, children were invited to do something funny for money for Comic Relief: Red Nose Day. Children from Reception to Year 6 brought their funniest jokes and silliest faces to the Headteacher’s office. Mr Martin had over 50...