Sports honour for St Mary's School teacher

Ilkley Gazette: Assistant head teacher David Geldart

12:40pm Monday 2nd June 2014

The assistant head teacher of St Mary’s School in Menston has been appointed a trustee of the John Paul II Foundation for Sport.

Menston students make music for South African partnership

Ilkley Gazette: Musicians perform at St Mary’s School, Menston, raising money for the Bambisanani Partnership

11:39am Monday 2nd June 2014

Students and staff from St Mary’s School in Menston hosted an evening of musical entertainment to raise money for the Bambisanani Partnership.

Seaside comes to Ashlands classroom

Ilkley Gazette: Head teacher Andrew Soutar becomes centre stage in a rehearsal of pupils’ upcoming puppet show

10:51am Friday 30th May 2014

It was a typical British summer for the children at Ashlands Primary School this week with the rain on Thursday and Friday linking in nicely to their seaside-themed enterprise week.

Pool-in-Wharfedale Tour de France banners hot off the press

Ilkley Gazette: Some of the pupils with their freshly printed, customised Tour de France welcoming banners

7:00am Thursday 29th May 2014

Children from Pool-in-Wharfedale have enjoyed a very special trip to a printing firm.

Otley families walk ‘school run’

Ilkley Gazette: MP Greg Mulholland (blue shirt) joined pupils and parents, along with Councillor Sandy Lay for the group walk to school

9:00am Saturday 24th May 2014

Otley’s MP joined local pupils to celebrate the start of Walk to School Week 2014.

Guiseley School pupil Sam Gulley's balloon marks Merrion Centre's 50th

Ilkley Gazette: Sam Gulley, 14, pictured working on his design

10:01am Friday 23rd May 2014

A Guiseley schoolboy has beaten more than 150 others to win first prize in a shopping centre’s art competition.

Ilkley Grammar School excels at training teachers

Ilkley Gazette: Ilkley Grammar School

11:48am Thursday 22nd May 2014

Ilkley Grammar School has enjoyed another successful year’s involvement with a schools and universities alliance to offer a pathway for trainee teachers.

Moorfield School pupils watch for pond life

Ilkley Gazette: Moorfield School pupils watch for pond life

12:36pm Thursday 22nd May 2014

Summer has arrived and pupils at Ilkley’s Moorfield School have been enjoying exploring the outdoor environment.

Ilkley Grammar School students make educational trip to land of geysers

Ilkley Gazette: Students at Seljalandsfoss Waterfall

11:56am Thursday 22nd May 2014

Forty-seven post 16 Ilkley Grammar School students and five members of staff have recently returned from an Icelandic adventure.

Addingham pupils help mayor map out Le Yorkshire route

Ilkley Gazette: The Lord Mayor of Bradford, Councillor Khadim Hussain Addingham youngsters and one of the new signs

11:32am Thursday 22nd May 2014

For anyone in still in any doubt about the Tour de France Grand Depart coming to the district, 35 new brown tourist signs will be going up to mark the route.

Guiseley School pupil Faye earns her reading reward

Ilkley Gazette: Faye Rowntree with her award

11:25am Thursday 22nd May 2014

Schoolgirl Faye Rowntree has become a ‘multi word millionaire’ after taking part in an accelerated reader programme.

Otley students show their desings

Ilkley Gazette: Student Beth Leitch models an outfit designed by fellow student Gabrielle Selman

8:00am Tuesday 20th May 2014

Otley students have been showing off their own designs at a fashion show.

Otley MP urges schools to talk to students about organ donation

Ilkley Gazette: Otley MP Greg Mulholland

1:10pm Monday 19th May 2014

Otley’s MP is urging local schools to get involved in a campaign to educate young people about the lifesaving importance of bone marrow, blood and organ donors.

Outdoor classroom opens at Westville House in head’s memory

Ilkley Gazette: Charles Holloway

11:46am Monday 19th May 2014

A new outdoor classroom was officially opened at an Ilkley preparatory school in honour of its former head teacher.

New roles for Wharfedale duo

Ilkley Gazette: Mary-Anne Sixsmith and Tom Gorman who are among the head boys and head girls at The Grammar School at Leeds

1:37pm Monday 19th May 2014

Two Wharfedale students have been selected to represent their peers at The Grammar School at Leeds.

Westville House School pupils romp to national quiz finals

Ilkley Gazette: Westville’s victorious quiz team, from left, Oliver Watson, ten, James Burke, nine, Caleb Shaw, eight, and Ben Clifford, ten

1:36pm Monday 19th May 2014

Four pupils from Westville House School have won the semi-finals of the National KS2 Inter School General Knowledge Competition and are now heading to the famous public school Harrow for the finals in June.

Guiseley children sow poppy seeds for the fallen

Ilkley Gazette: Guiseley children sow poppy seeds for the fallen

1:33pm Monday 19th May 2014

Youngsters planted poppy seeds to remember the fallen of the First World War.

Language student returns to speak to Chinese club

Ilkley Gazette: Former Prince Henry's Grammar School student Alex Reed, front left, with Chinese teacher Miffy Loxton, front right, and members of the Chinese Club

1:31pm Monday 19th May 2014

A former Otley student has returned to her old school to talk about how her language skills are forging her career.

Ilkley Grammar School student Emma Powell climbs world ranks

Ilkley Gazette: Head teacher Gillian James with Emma Powell and her Local Hero award

11:07am Monday 19th May 2014

For the second year running an Ilkley Grammar School student has won the Sporting Achievement award at a glittering celebration of local heroes.

Ilkley's Moorfield School children zap the music app

Ilkley Gazette: Bee Nelson, Pahl Hayre and Olivia Mitchell

12:35pm Thursday 15th May 2014

Excited Ilkley children went on a trip to the Apple store at the Trinity Centre, Leeds, last week.

Horsforth pupil Oliver hits right notes in exams

Ilkley Gazette: Oliver Islan, who received a distinction in his grade five music theory exam

11:38am Thursday 15th May 2014

An eight-year-old boy has achieved outstanding musical success with exam results in the top 17 per cent in the UK.

Leeds United sign up Westville House star Sami

Ilkley Gazette: Sami Pattinson signing for the Leeds United Academy under-nine squad with United players Lewis Walters (left) and Eric Grimes

11:38am Wednesday 14th May 2014

Leeds United have signed a star in the making from Westville House School in Ilkley.

Apprentice joins Otley MP to gain experience of Parliament

Ilkley Gazette: Otley MP Greg Mulholland

10:08am Wednesday 14th May 2014

Otley’s MP has taken on a new apprentice as part of a push to broaden access to Parliament.

Ghyll Royd School pupils warm to hatch plan

Ilkley Gazette: Ghyll Royd School reception class pupils place eggs in the incubator

10:06am Wednesday 14th May 2014

As part of their learning about nature and the natural world, Ghyll Royd School’s Reception Class are hatching their own chicks.

20mph limit outside Guiseley schools to improve safety

Ilkley Gazette: 20mph limit costs 'ludicrous'

9:54am Wednesday 14th May 2014

Safety is set to be improved outside Benton Park and Guiseley Schools with the introduction of 20 mile per hour zones.

Artist works with St Mary's School students

Ilkley Gazette: From left are Nils Burwitz, Jade Rigby-Williams, David Geldart, Nathan Teague, Donna Quirke

10:00am Tuesday 13th May 2014

Internationally acclaimed artist Nils Burwitz recently visited St Mary’s School in Menston as part of Leeds City Council’s “Celebrate Mandela Week.”

Transport cuts decision 'harsh on Wharfe Valley schools'

Ilkley Gazette: Parents are pressing for improved road safety around Ilkley Grammar School.

10:12am Monday 12th May 2014

A decision to scrap free school transport for pupils attending faith schools in the Bradford District could lead to children being denied places at Ilkley Grammar, says the head of a Catholic schools trust.

Guiseley pupils sow poppy seeds to commemorate the fallen

Ilkley Gazette: Planting poppy seeds are St Oswald’s Junior School pupils (from the left) Ruby Myers, Jack Higgins, Adam Sands, Andrew Haywood, Josh Cousins, Skye Moore, Tom Linney and Skyela Sykes

11:44am Monday 12th May 2014

Children planted poppy seeds in memory of the fallen of the First World War.

Ben Rhydding Primary School enjoys double sports success

Ilkley Gazette: Ben Rhydding Primary School seven-a-side football team (from the left, back) Charlotte Elston, Florrie Pickering, Iona Lee-Wardell, Ellie Starr and Sara Weller. Front, Katie Meredith, Lyra Weston, Rebecca Beedel, Lily Dobson and Hope Throp

10:43am Monday 12th May 2014

Ben Rhydding Primary School has been enjoying sporting success this season.

Bramhope student Shayan powers his way to national final

Ilkley Gazette: Shayan Siraj

10:30am Monday 12th May 2014

A student from Bramhope has done West Yorkshire proud in England’s top individual event for schools table tennis players.

Addingham student Jessica donates hair for sick children

Ilkley Gazette: Jessica before and after having her long hair cut

1:57pm Thursday 8th May 2014

A student from Addingham has had her long hair snipped off to provide wigs for youngsters who have lost their own hair due to cancer treatment.

Westville House pupil Max Barratt wins Ilkley handwriting contest

Ilkley Gazette: Max Barratt receives his prize from Ilkley Rotary Club  president John Metcalf

1:56pm Thursday 8th May 2014

The Rotary Club of Ilkley run an annual handwriting competition for Year 4 pupils at local primary schools.

Westville School pupil’s top penmanship wins prize

Ilkley Gazette: Westville School pupil Max Barratt receives his certificate from Ilkley Rotary Club president John Metcalf

3:58pm Wednesday 7th May 2014

The Rotary Club of Ilkley run an annual handwriting competition for Year 4 pupils at local primary schools.

Otley school bands show talent

Ilkley Gazette: Members of the band Demoralised

9:54am Wednesday 7th May 2014

Two bands from the same Otley school are celebrating reaching the finals of a fundraising regional talent competition.

Menston St Mary's School teachers cross the country in two days

Ilkley Gazette: From left are Tom Hammil, Domenic Manfredi and Giles Wilkes

9:00am Monday 5th May 2014

Three teachers from a Menston school spent their Easter holiday cross-country cycling from Morecambe to Bridlington to fundraise for Martin House Children’s Hospice.

Lift-off for iPads that sparked row at Prince Henry's Grammar School

Ilkley Gazette: Only years 7 and 8 will be taught at Prince Henry's Grammar School, Otley, today. The remaining pupils will be sent home because their teachers are on strike.

7:00am Saturday 3rd May 2014

An Otley school’s iPad-per-pupil scheme will begin next week.

Horsforth university lecturers set for 500-mile ride for mayor's Loffty charity appeal

Ilkley Gazette: Kirstie Grace (left) and Nina Quinlan in training for their 500 mile ride

8:00am Tuesday 29th April 2014

Lecturers from a Horsforth-based university will cycle nearly 500 miles across Europe to help young people.

Benton Park students hit heights with trampoline win

Ilkley Gazette: Benton Park students after their trampolining success

9:00am Saturday 26th April 2014

Students from Benton Park are jumping for joy after winning first place in a trampolining competition.

New proposal for 20mph limit outside Guiseley St Oswald's School

Ilkley Gazette: Why has speed been reduced?

9:00am Saturday 26th April 2014

A councillor is calling for a 20mph zone in the area around a Guiseley junior school.

Show will celebrate life of Menston St Mary's School teacher Mo Hooley

Ilkley Gazette: Teacher Mo Hooley, who died of cancer aged 55

2:50pm Friday 25th April 2014

The life of a Bingley teacher, who taught until three days before she died of cancer, will be celebrated at a special charity concert next month.

Westville House School pupils sent Easter gifts to toops

Ilkley Gazette: Children from Westville House School in Ilkley at Uniacke Barracks in Harrogate to deliver 50 shoeboxes of Easter gifts to go to troops at Camp Bastion in Afghanistan

4:04pm Friday 25th April 2014

As part of their First World War commemorations, the children at Westville House School, Ilkley, have been learning about all types of communications used during the Great War and comparing them to the more modern methods used by the army of today.

Students set for a sporting challenge in South Africa

Ilkley Gazette: The 58 Prince Henry's Grammar School students who have just flown out for their sports tour of South Africa

9:00am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

Dozens of Otley students have headed to South Africa for a once in a lifetime sports trip.

Pupils use their new pens to create poetry

Ilkley Gazette: The pupils show off their poems and new pens, joined by Craven Stationery’s Richard Mashiter and tutor Kathryn Bownass.

9:30am Monday 21st April 2014

The owner of a stationery business went back to his old school to present pupils with some new pens as part of a national handwriting initiative.

Cookie monster film wins youngsters a Golden Owl

Ilkley Gazette: The award-winning Tranmere Park children with their ICT teacher Dan Beech. From left, Elliot Duffey, Amelia Sharman, Ella Firbank, Alfie Purnell, Daniyal Bye and Harry Lister

8:30am Monday 21st April 2014

A story about a Cookie Dragon has won a young film-makers award for pupils from Tranmere Park School in Guiseley.

Golden Apron eludes Oliver

Ilkley Gazette: From left are finalist Jake Fawcett, Yorkshire Wolds Cookery School business development manager Alison Johnson, finalist Oliver Robinson, winner Georgie Smithson-Brown, JSR chair Tim Rymer and chef James Mackenzie

12:00pm Sunday 20th April 2014

A Prince Henry’s Grammar School student has narrowly missed out on being crowned Yorkshire’s best young chef.

Talented performers impress judging panel

Ilkley Gazette: Overall winner of Moorfield’s Got Talent, Kate South, 11, with judges Lynsey Clark, Lucie Elizabeth and Nicholas Butterfield

2:20pm Saturday 19th April 2014

There was great excitement at Moorfield School last week as the children demonstrated a wealth of musical, acting and dance skills in their own version of Britain’s Got Talent.

School’s ‘Joseph’ is just amazing

Ilkley Gazette: Children who took part in the production of Joseph

8:00am Saturday 19th April 2014

Ilkley’s Westville House School Spring production of Joseph and his Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat ran for two evenings and saw all the children of the prep department involved.

Cubs are in swim at close run gala

Ilkley Gazette: The winning Cubs swimming team (back row from left), Dexter Budd, Jasper Herring, Luke Moorhouse, Harry Spellman and George Knowles with (front row from left) Oliver Tuggey, Oliver Gayton, Eden Hewett and Thomas Weir

2:00pm Friday 18th April 2014

The Wharfedale District Cubs annual swimming gala took place at Ilkley Swimming Pool.

Musicians earn festival awards

Ilkley Gazette: Ben Kelt and Isabel Woodward with their trophies

2:00pm Friday 18th April 2014

Skipton Festival produced some super results for pupils of Ilkley’s Westville House School.

Leeds Children's Mayor Charlotte from Yeadon shows pedal power

Ilkley Gazette: Leeds Children's Mayor Charlotte Williams and fellow pupils from Rufford Park Primary School in Yeadon taking part in this year’s Bikeability courses

9:00am Friday 11th April 2014

The Leeds Children’s Mayor got on her bike to launch a course celebrating a summer of cycling in the city.

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