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At Ilkley Grammar School communication counts; this includes communication for parents, staff, students, governors and the community.

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Please note: Headline magazine is no longer being produced. We now publish the news articles directly on to our website as individual posts below. You can still view previous editions of Headline here.

Wednesday 5 July 2023

Careers: Work Experience

IGS students gain access to a wealth of opportunities thanks with over 300 organisations.

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Tuesday 27 June 2023

PE: Lexus Ilkley Trophy Ball Crew

We are again delighted to support this prestigious event with 86 IGS students.

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Monday 22 May 2023

IGS Students in Community Theatre Production

Well done to our students involved in the Ilkley Playhouse production of (Circle Dreams Around) The Terrible, Terrible Past

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Monday 27 March 2023

Fundraiser: League Trophy Visit

Students were given the chance to see the real Barclays Premier League Trophy & Women's Super League Trophy.

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Tuesday 3 January 2023

Fundraiser: Ukraine Appeal Tote Bags

9LIR sold Ukrainian themed tote bags to raise vital funds for Ilkley & Surrounds Supporting Ukrainian Evacuees

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Monday 21 November 2022

Fundraiser: Children In Need 2022

The Student Council voted for a non-uniform day for this annual fundraiser.

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Thursday 30 June 2022

Fundraiser: Race Across the Wharfe

Nearly thirty IGS students and staff took part in the annual Sports Council fundraiser.

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Monday 27 June 2022

Ilkley Colour Rush: Video Release

The PTA at Ilkley Grammar School held Wharfedale’s first ever fundraising Colour Rush fun-run on Sunday 26th June.

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Wednesday 1 June 2022

KS4 Taekwondo Sessions

Introducing students to the physical & emotional benefits of martial arts.

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Wednesday 27 April 2022

Eco iLeaders: Hank Rescue

After a whole month at Prickly Pigs Rescue Centre our hedgehog was released back on to the IGS site.

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Thursday 7 April 2022


Years 7 & 8 read lots of books to raise money for children in hospital.

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Thursday 3 February 2022

Upstagers Panto - Goldilocks

Many of our own talented IGS students are performing now at Kings Hall.

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Friday 21 January 2022

Local Ballerina Success

Five IGS students have successfully auditioned for the English Youth Ballet.

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Monday 3 January 2022

Charities Week: Round-Up 2021

A huge amount of activity took place in the last week of term to raise funds for our three chosen charities!

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Monday 13 December 2021

Charities Week: Student Designed Cards

Buy a pack of 4 for £5 to help the Anti-bullying team raise money for Charity.

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Monday 13 December 2021

Charities Week: Student Designed Bag

Please help KS3 raise money for Charities week and buy this bag for only £5!

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Thursday 4 November 2021

Refugee Action: Coat Appeal

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Monday 4 October 2021

Car Free Festival Volunteers

IGS students volunteer at the first Ilkley Car-Free Festival.

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Friday 24 September 2021

Spooky Silent Disco Community Event

A member of our admin team is fundraising with a Spooky Silent Disco event in Ilkley.

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Thursday 13 May 2021

Clubs are back from Monday May 17th!

Take a look to see what's on offer at IGS!

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Thursday 25 March 2021

Good Causes

Members of our IGS community are raising funds for three very worthy causes.

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Friday 12 March 2021

Testing Times!

IGS start mass testing with a lot of fantastic help from community volunteers.

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Friday 12 March 2021

Virtual Walk Around the World for Jaime

We've completed a sponsored 'Virtual Walk Around the World' to keep active and raise money.

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Monday 18 January 2021

Ex-student's 'Sir Tom' painting to be auctioned for charity

Place a bid to buy a fantastic portrait of 'Sir Tom' and raise funds for charity!

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Wednesday 13 January 2021

Christmas Hampers

A community initiative to distribute essential supplies and provide food for around 140 local families spread across all the Ilkley schools.

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Friday 11 December 2020

Charities Week: Round-Up 2020

A huge amount of activity took place last week to raise funds for our four chosen charities!

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Friday 11 December 2020

The Power of Community Spirit

Deputy Head, Jamie Gutch, thanks all those who have supported the school in recent months.

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Tuesday 24 November 2020

Litter Picking with Friends

IGS pupils last week joined members of Friends of Ilkley Riverside Parks for a litter pick.

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Monday 16 November 2020

Refugee Action: Coat Appeal Response

Thank you so much to everybody who donated!

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Friday 13 November 2020

Children In Need 2020

Our annual non-uniform fundraiser has smashed last year's total!

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Monday 26 October 2020

Green Ties Lend A Helping Hand

A recent article taken from our students' independent IGS News Website.

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Tuesday 6 October 2020

IGS Boys Make Football Trials

A number of boys from IGS participated in trials for the Bradford MD Schools FA

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