Category Archives: School News

Top Independent School for SATs Success!

We are delighted to inform you that the children from the 2018/19 cohort are thrilled to have secured places at Ermysted’s Grammar School, Ilkley Grammar School, Bradford Grammar School, St Mary’s Menston, Giggleswick Senior, Queen Ethelburga’s and Woodhouse Grove after...

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 pupils celebrating their success in the orienteering league

Ghyll Royd sport goes for gold

Ghyll Royd School and Pre-School are pleased to announce that they have achieved Gold status in this year’s School Games Mark. The School Games Mark is a government led awards scheme launched in 2012 to reward schools for their commitment...

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...

Wharfedale Primary pupils from Ghyll Royd celebrate winning the swimming gala

Wharfedale Primary Swimming Gala

Wharfedale Primary school children gathered at the local pool on Tuesday 21st May 2019. The children from Form 6 sparkled in the swimming pool at the Wharfedale Primary Schools Annual Jubilee Trophy Swimming Gala. Children representing All Saints, Askwith, Ben...

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...