Category Archives: Early Years

Ghyll Royd pupils throw their arms in the air in celebration at being nominated for Best Prep School

Top Prep School in Yorkshire

Ghyll Royd School pupils are celebrating as their school has been shortlisted as one of the best Prep Schools in the country. The Independent School of the Year Awards was set up this year by Independent School Parent magazine. The awards...

Ghyll Royd pupils try on white forensics suits

Fun with Forensics!

Inquisitive inspectors put on white suits to uncover a crime at Greystone Manor! Louise from The Detective Project visited Ghyll Royd School with her forensics workshops last month. Reception and Forms 1 and 2 explored the scene of a crime....

Wharfedale Art Competition 2018

The second ever Wharfedale Art Competition was held on Saturday 3rd November at Ghyll Royd School. Artwork from Ghyll Royd School, Ashlands Primary, Burley Oaks Primary, Menston Primary, and Moorfield School pupils was displayed around the Multipurpose Hall for viewers to...

Fairytale Fun!

Once Upon a Time, Great Explorers and Reception took a magical trip to Abbey House Museum in Leeds to discover more about their favourite fairytales! When they arrived, the children played with the museum’s toys then wandered through the Abbey...

Ghyll Royd School playgroup visitor banging a drum

Stay and Play – 9.11.18

Our Friday morning Stay and Play sessions have had a makeover! As numbers soar, we wanted to give our Stay and Play-ers room to play and space to enjoy our sessions. We have introduced a booking system for when you...

Ghyll Royd Pre-School child finds leaf on welly walk

Welly Walk Wanderers!

On Wednesdays, Ghyll Royd Pre-School children enjoy an afternoon Welly Walk! The Walks are themed with the children’s learning topic and are always a highly enjoyable midweek activity. Last week, Little Adventurers and Great Explorers combined their welly walks with...

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...