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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...

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...