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HEADTEACHER'S AWARD

Congratulations to Albert P (Y7), Aishika S (Y9), Rose H (Y9) and Henry R (Y10) for receiving the Headteachers Award.

Week commencing 6th May.

Albert is an outstanding student at everything he does.  He will always champion others and encourage them to do well!

Aishika and Rose took huge Responsibility looking after a member of the public – a wonderful act of Kindness!

Henry is a fabulous student who always tries his personal best.  To date he has 402 positives, 0 negatives and 100% attendance!

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Congratulations to Jake C (Y7), Harry W (Y9), Annabelle F (Y10), George B (Y11), Will L and Ben B (Y12) for receiving the Headteachers Award.

Week commencing 29th April.

Jake has shown great Courage and Resilience and determination – well done Jake!

Harry is a fantastic role model to other students.  He also represents IGS in the community with his huge contributions to the Ilkley Swimming Club!

Annabelle has made it into the England Women’s U16 training camp!  An outstanding achievement!

George has demonstrated outstanding Commitment to Learning.  He has an exceptional attendance record, a clean slate of negatives and is a true ‘Remarkable Red Tie’ - a credit to his year group!

Will & Ben have produced the first edition of the Year 12 Ilkley Insider – an excellent piece of student journalism!

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Congratulations to Alice M (Y8), Chloe S (Y8), Amy S (Y9), Holly T (Y11), Josh P, Callum W, Barnaby K and Jonty H (Y13) for receiving the Headteachers Award.

Week commencing 22nd April.

Alice and Chloe volunteered themselves to delivery an assembly on Resilience.  They researched and wrote it and then presented it to the whole of Year 7!

Amy has shown great Responsibility, Courage and Kindness in her actions.  She has really helped out her fellow students!

Holly consistently does her Personal Best and faces all challenges with Resilience, determination and maturity.  Her Head of Year is extremely proud!

Josh, Callum, Barnaby and Jonty are not only fabulous musicians but lovely students! They are always polite, kind and dependable – super role models for younger students!

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Congratulations to Dylan R (Y8), Belle M (Y9), Martha D (Y11), Sophie A (Y11), Bobbi M (Y12) and Lucy S (Y12) for receiving the Headteachers Award.2024-04-12 01

Week commencing 8th April.

Dylan has show great Kindness and concern for his peers and staff – he is a great example of a Year 7!

Belle & Bobbi recently ran a Face Painting/Tattoo stall at the Family Craft Afternoon for Friends of Martin House.  The staff was extremely busy and a huge success. They were both fantastic and great representatives of IGS!

Martha & Sophie have show great Kindness in the community, they made a lovely gesture to 2024-04-12 02a member of the public which really made a difference to his day!

Lucy has received an outstanding achievement by attaining a Distinction in Round 2 of the Cambridge Biology Challenge! Well done Lucy!


Congratulations to Layla-Rae S (Y7), Chloe S (Y9), Kian F (Y11) and Ava J (Y12) for receiving the Headteachers Award.

Week commencing 10th March.

Layla-Rae represented Year 7 at debating club and was voted the best speaker of the night, she showed such confidence for a young student!

Chloe spoke out against unkind behaviour showing Courage, Kindness and Responsibility!

Kian has been incredible and has secured a Level 3 Aviation court at Leeds Bradford Airport – an amazing achievement!

Ava has shown real ingenuity in designing a website for Post 16 students to share their experiences University applications, well done Ava!

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Congratulations to Izzy C (Y7), Sofi B (Y9), Theo F (Y10), Rory B (Y12), Ben B (Y13), Kitty H (Y13) and Emily J (Y13) for receiving the Headteachers Award.

2024-03-07 05Week commencing 3rd March.

Izzy is an amazing friend.  She is a fabulous tonic to everyone around her!

Sofi was incredible in her Options appointment.  Showed much maturity and eloquence!

Theo always gets involved in extra-curricular opportunities, he is always police and has a wicked sense of humour!

Rory is always polite, kind and responsible.  He kindly volunteered to take photo’s for both the Battle of the Bands and the School production, he went above and beyond to help!

Ben, Kitty and Emily demonstrated much kindness and responsibility by mentoring Year 12 Medicine, Dentistry and Vet Science applicants – well done!

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Congratulations to Alvin B (Y7), Alice M (Y8), Rose H (Y9), Sam G (Y11) and Aimee M (Y12) for receiving the Headteachers Award.

2024-03-01 03Week commencing 26th February.

Alvin in an excellent student, he always works hard in lessons and is super polite and helpful.  He is a delightful member of Year 7!

Alice has been selected to represent Team England in the Dance World Cup Finals in Prague this year with her school Starlight Academy, Guiseley.  Well done Alice!

Rose demonstrated courage, responsibility and exemplary leadership skills on a recent ski trip.  She showed kindness and compassion throughout – Well done!

Sam has impeccable manners at all times, he is a shining example of Year 11.  He always volunteers to help with events and is always kind and considerate!

Aimee made an outstanding sporting performance in the historic win for the Leeds Modernians – she was fantastic!

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Congratulations to Astrid M (Y7), Lola H (Y8), Cyrus X (Y9), Logan T (Y10), Daniel T (Y11) and Alex W (Y13) for receiving the Headteachers Award.

Week commencing 19th February.

Astrid is always Kind and caring for others when in need. She is a fantastic friend!

Lola is a model student and is always respectful and polite.  She attends various clubs and has settled really well into Year 8!

Cyrus is a brilliant role model to others, he is always striving to improve and has a super attitude to school!

Logan has a fantastic attitude to learning and always tries his personal best.  Logan is always kind to others and is valued member of his year group!

Daniel has recently been selected to represent Great Britain in the Underwater Hockey Age World Championships in Kuala Lumper, Malaysia in July this year.  This is a fantastic achievement, well done Daniel!

Alex has achieved 4A*’s in his recent mock exams.  He has demonstrated true grit and Resilience to obtain this outstanding academic achievement!

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Congratulations to Beau H (Y7), Ralph A (Y8), Lauren B (Y9), Poppy T (Y10), Emma L (Y11) and Orlah F (Y12) for receiving the Headteachers Award.

Week commencing 29th January.

Beau is always Kind and helpful to others and an all-round lovely student.  He has even been helping in the community recently, gritting the streets where he lives to help out residents during the icy weather!

Ralph has recently been competing in diving in Eindhoven, he came home with 2 gold medals! Fantastic - well done Ralph!

Lauren has shown great Responsibility and Pride in and around school and always does her Personal Best!

Poppy has been making a fantastic effort in her schoolwork, her Head of Year is very proud!

Emma has made very positive improvements in all aspects of school life, she has shown much Resilience and positivity!

Orlah has shown Resilience in responding to the challenges of Post 16 learning, she goes above and beyond every day!

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Congratulations to Beau H (Y7), Ralph A (Y8), Lauren B (Y9), Poppy T (Y10), Emma L (Y11) and Orlah F (Y12) for receiving the Headteachers Award.

Week commencing 29th January.

Beau is always Kind and helpful to others and an all-round lovely student.  He has even been helping in the community recently, gritting the streets where he lives to help out residents during the icy weather!

Ralph has recently been competing in diving in Eindhoven, he came home with 2 gold medals! Fantastic - well done Ralph!

Lauren has shown great Responsibility and Pride in and around school and always does her Personal Best!

Poppy has been making a fantastic effort in her schoolwork, her Head of Year is very proud!

Emma has made very positive improvements in all aspects of school life, she has shown much Resilience and positivity!

Orlah has shown Resilience in responding to the challenges of Post 16 learning, she goes above and beyond every day!

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Congratulations to Jacob B (Y8), Matthew C (Y10), Jeff C (Y11), Maisie O (Y13), Ben B (Y13) and Noah M (Y13) for receiving the Headteachers Award.

Week commencing 22nd January.

Jacob has shown great Resilience and Courage in school recently and always strives to do his personal best!

Matthew has been a huge help on numerous occasions during the recent bad weather.  He has shown real Kindness helping others around the school site!

Jeff has made an outstanding contribution to the Grease performance all whilst keeping on top of his studies.  He is also going to be visiting some local primary schools with the production, lovely to be getting involved within the community!

Maisie, Ben and Noah made themselves indispensable to the running of the Post 16 Taster Day.  They were super organised and all three showed initiative and positivity in carrying out their various duties!

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Congratulations to Dan YB (Y7), Alice W (Y10), Lydia G (Y10), Edith E (Y10), Kit E (Y10), Betsy B (Y10), Francis M (Y10), Zac W (Y10) and Dylan H (Y11) for receiving the Headteachers Award.

Week commencing 15th January.

Dan has shown great Kindness and Respect to his fellow students and is always a reliable and dependable friend!

Alice, Lydia, Edith, Kit and Betsy recently put on an exceptional performance in the Battle of the Bands. The Year 10 band won the audience award on the night! 

Francis & Zac were fantastic and their backstage management on the Battle of the Bands night.  They were a huge part of the team!

Dylan has again been outstanding in his efforts on extra-curricular/school performers on Battle of the Bands. Another all-round great effort!

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Congratulations to Ellie P (Y8), Kierat C (Y13) and the Year 10 Boys Football Team (Hamish P, Dan N, Alex P, Jake N, Humphrey M, Nawaz I, Charles S, Robby W, Will F, George H, Samuel S, Charley C, Thomas G, Noah TS, Oliver Y, Max B and Kai M) for receiving the Headteachers Award.

Week commencing 8th January.

Ellie has shown great Courage and Resilience whilst being a fantastic friend!

Kierat has done fantastic work with the Respect, Equality & Diversity Group and has been great in her role interviewing guest speakers for the ‘Talking Heads’ assemblies!

The Year 10 Boys Football Team have shown a fantastic representation of all of our IGS values in both the Leeds Cup and the National Cup. The boys played with determination, respect and courage. A member of staff from Mount St Mary's commented at the end of the game about how respectful IGS players were. They have had an incredible Cup run, reaching the last 32 out of 674 entries!

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Congratulations to Reynard T (Y7), Sam S (Y8), Scarlett Glover (Y9), Jasmine Potts (Y10), Orla Jeffries (Y11), Beth R (Y13), Finn R(Y7), Eli S (Y8), Arthur J (Y9), Isabelle A (Y10), Caleb W (Y11) & Isobel TS (Y12) for receiving the Headteachers Award.

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Reynard shows such pride in his uniform and is always kind to others!

Sam has recently shown incredible kindness and respect, his Head of Year is very proud!

Scarlett always embodies all of our school values and is a great model to other students!

Jasmine always shows consistent effort towards her studies and always work extremely hard!

Orla recently showed great responsibility, respect and kindness in the community, helping out others in need!

Beth has represented IGS in the ESFA National Cross-Country Finals finishing 2nd! An astonishing achievement!

Finn is a great friend to others and always does his personal best to support others where he can!

Eli has shown amazing kindness to their peers, taking responsibility for the whole class’s learning and progress!

Arthur is a fantastic friend and is always doing his best for those he cares about!

Isabelle has received 247 positives so far this year! She always demonstrates all of our school values!

Caleb always shows great effort and commitment, he always tries his best!

Isobel has been a fantastic support to the Eco iLeaders all term and has recently stepped up to help the Recycle Run Team!

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Congratulations to Niamh G (Y9), Saskia W (Y9), James C (Y11), Ebony G (Y13), Summer S (Y13) & Lillia B (Y13) for receiving the Headteachers Award.

Week commencing 27th November.

Niamh and Saskia were superb hosts at the IGS Music Showcase.  This was a fantastic event that they hosted to an audience of over 400. Well done!

James has shown fantastic effort and commitment, he always does he personal best and supports his peers.

Ebony, Summer and Lillia have recently shown outstanding kindness, respect and responsibility in the community.

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Congratulations to Eesa A (Y7), Lola S (Y11), Max G (Y13) & Jacob DW (Y13) for receiving the Headteachers Award.

Week commencing 20th November.

Eesa has recently shown honesty and integrity, upholding all of our school values!

Lola is always positive and focused on her studies.  She is a shining example of an IGS student!

Jacob has been a credit to IGS while working at Refugee Action in Bradford, they were extremely impressed with his work!

Max is consistently kind and adaptable, a fantastic role model to all students!

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Congratulations to Adrian A (Y7), Sofi B (Y9) and Zac M (Y11)

Week commencing: 13th November

Adrian consistently applies his personal best in everything he does.  He is respectful and polite and has impeccable manners, he has settled well into IGS life and is a keen and enthusiastic member of Year 7!

Sofi is constantly being praised for her kindness, respect, and responsibility; she always puts other people’s feelings first.  An amazing role model to all students!

Zac’s effort, punctuality and commitment to learning has been fantastic so far this year – well done Zac!

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Congratulations to Lily-May M (Y8), Rebecca H (Y10), Roseanna W (Y11) and Jacob DW (Y13) for receiving the Headteachers Award.

Week commencing: 6th November

Lily-May was a fantastic Hub Helper recently and showed kindness and responsibility whilst ensuring all our school values were being upheld!

Rebecca has been fantastic and raised a huge £2000 for charity.  She always wears a big infectious smile and always does her personal best!

Roseanna has been nominated by her Head of Year for being amazing and resilient.  She has also recently won a local award and featured in the Ilkley Gazette!

Jacob has helped set up the Post 16 Golf, launched the school newspaper and established the Post 16 reading group all in the last two weeks! Well done Jacob!

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Congratulations to Isaac L (Y10), Dylan H (Y11) and Lois S (Y12) for receiving the Headteachers Award.

Week commencing: 30th October 

Isaac was fantastic on the recent French Exchange Trip, he demonstrated all of our school values and pushed himself to the maximum to make the most out of his trip!

Dylan has won the St John’s Ambulance Young Achiever Award and has been invited to meet the Princess Royal in London! Well done Dylan!

Lois recently spoke at the West Yorkshire Violence Reduction Conference in the presence of an esteemed audience, we are very proud!

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Congratulations to Ellie N(Y7), Finley G (Y8), Amelie H (Y9), Jake L (Y11) and Aniela H (Y13) for receiving the Headteachers Award.

Week commencing: 16th October

Ellie shows such Pride in and around school.  She is a wonderful example of a caring, kind, young lady!

Finley has displayed Courage and Resilience to make the right choices – your Head of Year is very proud!

Amelie consistently shows Resilience and achieves her Personal Best every day!

Jake has been working hard this year making a huge improvement.  He has shown maturity, Courage and Kindness!

Aniela shows true Kindness with her peers.  She is living the motto ‘ growing in wisdom and stature’!

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Congratulations to Zakariyya W (Y7), Jack R (Y8), Tamsin H (Y11) and Molly M (Y13) for receiving the Headteachers Award.

Week commencing: 9th October

Zakariyya was fantastically helpful on Open Evening, he was a great support to staff and helped getting classrooms ready for our visitors to see. Well done!

Jack shows great responsibility and is a fantastic role model for others.  His Head of Year is very proud!

Tamsin is wonderful citizen and is always looking out for others.  She always supports her peers with kindness and compassion!

Molly has shown great determination in her first few weeks in Y13.  Her hard work sets an outstanding example!

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Congratulations to Noah S (Y8), Rosemarie B (Y11), Ethan A (Y12), James M (Y8), Martha A (Y11) and Josh P (Y13) for receiving the Headteachers Award.

Weeks commencing: 25th September & 2nd October

Noah has shown great courage and responsibility, his Head of Year is very proud!

Rosemarie gave up her time freely over the summer to volunteer at the Bingley Community Kitchen, she was extremely helpful and brilliant with all the customers!

Ethan always makes a sustained effort and has had an excellent first few weeks in Post 16!

James showed great courage and great leadership skills whilst being a fantastic hub helper!

Martha was extremely courageous recently, she was responsible and caring and looked after her fellow students. Well done Martha!

Josh has shown true determination and resilience in his studies. He’s also been excellent in Taekwondo!

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Congratulations to Daniel M (Y7), Dimosthenis G (Y10), DB Justin D (Y12), Esther K (Y13) for receiving the Headteachers Award.

Week commencing: 11th September

Daniel has shown great resilience settling into IGS.  He took on all the challenges at the Nell Bank trip and made some lovely new friends!

Dimosthenis has been fantastic in his English lessons this term.  He has given 100% effort and participation in everything he does!

DB Justin has shown true courage by joining three iLeader groups and standing for form representative all in his first two weeks as an IGS student!

Esther has demonstrated excellent citizenship by organising NHS community work for the new Year 12, embedding kindness into the Personal Development curriculum!

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