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Drink Up!

Form 4 opened their own bars in the courtyard last week. The class has been learning about capacities in their Mathematics lesson and were tasked with creating two mocktail drinks that needed to be 250ml exactly. Using tubes and measuring...

Pretty in Print!

Forms 5 and 6 are starting to see their lino printing turn into Tartan! For their learning topic all about the Stuarts, pupils have been making scottish kilts using lino and paint on cotton fabric. The printing process takes time...

Child making his way across the tightrope obstacle

Foraging for Marshmallows!

Reception, Forms 1 and 2 had the best start to their Summer term as they enjoyed a Forest Schools lesson with Mr Martin and Mrs Woods. Pupils were joined by children taking part in Ghyll Royd’s Discovery Day who thoroughly...

Ilkley primary pupils with David Shaw MBE

St George’s Day Visit

Pupils welcomed scout leader David Shaw MBE into school last eek to learn about the story of St George – the Saint of scouting. David shared stories of his own work with the scouts, including his meetings with royalty and...

Two pupils writing down the results of their science experiment

Soak up the Sun!

Rception, Form 1 and Form 2 compared the strengths and suitabilities of different materials in an outdoor science lesson. From an own-brand tissue, to toilet paper, to kitchen towel, Reception and Form 1 tested how many drops it took for...

Headteacher and pupils dressed in festival wear promoting school music festival

Ready to Rock Out at Ghyllstonbury!

Ghyll Royd School is putting on its very own Music Festival for its annual family social and charity fundraising event. The sell-out festival, which will be set in the beautiful school grounds, has received tremendous support from pupils, staff, parents, and members of the local community. Ghyllstonbury has been organised...

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“What I Like to do at Home”

Form 3 have been writing their own sentences in Spanish about what they like to do at home. Conveniently situated on the A65 between Ben Rhydding, Ilkley and Burley in Wharfedale, Ghyll Royd School, Pre-School and Nursery is ideally located...

Group photo of nursery children in the woodland

Bluebells in Bloom!

Great Explorers went to see the bluebells in full bloom in Middleton Woods on Thursday. Off they went on the Ghyll Royd minibus to go explore and play in the beautiful local woodland. Mrs Johnson guided the children down the...