Category Archives: School News

Ghyll Royd School’s Headteacher David Martin compered the sold-out 130th Anniversary Ball at the Cavendish Pavilion.

130th Anniversary Celebration

Ghyll Royd School celebrated its 130th Anniversary with a sell-out celebration ball last month. We invited staff, governors, parents, local business owners and former pupils to join in with our celebrations at the Cavendish Pavilion on Saturday 14th December. Over...

Headteacher David Martin sat on bench with Head pupils

End of Term Letter

Mr Martin reflects on 2019 in his Christmas blog, featuring our 9th place national ranking in The Sunday Times and our Open Day. Dear Parents, I would like to take this opportunity to thank you all for your support over...

Local artist Ian Middleton at the local Wharfedale Art Competition

Wharfedale Art Competition 2019

Over 80 pieces of children’s art were displayed in the front hall of Greystone Manor, in the third annual Wharfedale Art Competition. From pottery to paintings, textiles to turtles, drawings to duck watercolours, there was no shortage of variety in...

Ghyll Royd Grandparents Day

Grandmas and Grandads enjoyed their annual visit to Ghyll Royd for our much anticipated Grandparents Day on Friday 27th September. The morning began with Ghyll Royd’s weekly achievement assembly which featured the commendations and the exciting news that seven pieces...

Ilkley Primary school child with face paint and matching painted pebble

Burley School Bushcraft Fun!

Over 100 children enjoyed a fun-filled forest adventure at Ghyll Royd School on Friday 23rd August 2019. The annual Burley Summer Festival is a week-long celebration around the village with events for all ages. This year Ghyll Royd took part...

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...