Category Archives: School News

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...

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...

Ghyll Royd headteacher Mr David Martin with year 6 pupils who took independent secondary school entrance exams

Entrance exams success!

Congratulations to all the children who sat Independent Secondary School Entrance Exams this term. We are delighted to share that our Form 6 children received glowing feedback from their exams and interviews. Several pupils have also been awarded Headteacher awards...

Ghyll Royd Primary school pupil's tudor self portrait filled with things that symbolise them

Terrific Tudor Art

Key Stage Two pupils create super Tudor artwork! In Art this term, Forms 5 and 6 are exploring their learning challenge topic: ‘The Tudors: Terrific or Terrible’. They are taking a look at the work of Hans Holbein. Holbein was...