Category Archives: School News

Dream Workshops for Disney Fans!

Primary school children are swapping the swimming pool for the stage this summer as they have been taking part in holiday drama workshops. Performance Drama School, ran by Ghyll Royd Drama teacher Mrs Sue Hughes, has been running holiday workshops...

Forest Schools 2017

Each term we welcome Mrs Woods to Ghyll Royd who teaches valuable skills through outdoor learning. Children from ages 3-11 each enjoy their Forest School lesson where they can grow in confidence, and enhance their communication and concentration skills as...

Keep What You Sew!

In their final few art lessons at Ghyll Royd, Form 6 have been creating their own needle books. Using a variety of embroidery techniques, the children have each produced a unique needle book which shows what they have learnt in...

A Musical Pair!

Crispin and Edward in Form 6 have both passed their Grade 1 Music Theory exam! The talented pair achieved over 90% in the Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music Theory exam, meaning they both received a Distinction mark....

Dancing her Way to the Top!

The achievements keep coming in, and we’re very proud to shout about it! Verity in Form 5 received the delightful news that she has been given a place on the Junior Associate programme at Northern Ballet. The Leeds based school...

KATA Queen!

At the end of every term we hold an awards ceremony where all the staff choose pupils to receive a variety of awards, certificates, trophies and commendations for their many efforts and talents that we have seen grow over that...

See You in September!

We had our last Stay & Play of the school year on Friday. Lots of boys and girls brought their parents along to our final music, art and play session. Upstairs, we moved around, played together and made some funky...

Cinderella & Rockerfella!

Key Stage Two pupils performed ‘Cinderella & Rockerfella’ as their end of year production. The children and teachers have worked non-stop to bring you this fantastic, amazing performance! ‘Cinderella & Rockerfella’ is a fun, modern twist on the classic tale...

Alexander’s Awesome Achievement!

Alexander in Form 5 has become the youngest ever recipient of the Ghyll Royd Shield! The shield is awarded to pupils when they reach 700 House Points through good behaviour, an excellent attitude, and through the effort shown in academic...

Teddy Bears’ Picnic

Reception brought their favourite teddy into school for a special end of year picnic. Earlier in the week we made buns in the kitchen with Mrs Hudson ready for our picnic on Thursday. On Thursday morning we iced the buns...