Category Archives: School News

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...

Stay and Play – 15.01.19

Before Christmas we had a Santa treasure hunt. We found him hiding in the fancy dress rail. Silly Santa! When we came back for 2019, we have enjoyed painting icicles, singing new songs and practicing our balancing and focus in Gym...

Ghyll Royd pupil enjoying science experiment

Does gas weigh anything?

In our Spring term science topic, Forms 3 and 4 are researching states of matter. With Mr Laycock, we worked together to investigate the weight of a gas. We used the courtyard area to conduct our experiment. In groups of...

Ghyll Royd pupils win hockey tournament

Quality Quicksticks Hockey!

Congratulations to our U11 girls hockey team who topped the tables in the Oakbank Partnership’s Hockey Festival back in December. Phoebe R, Phoebe C, Juliet, Heidi and Jemima, all in Form 6, worked wonderfully together in the 4-a-side Quicksticks tournament....

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

2018 Highlights

We shared our highlights from 2018 with Aspire Magazine. Click on the image below to read about our incredible year! To find out more about Ghyll Royd School, contact us and book your visit today, or attend one of our...

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....