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

Tuesday 13 December 2022

IGS Ranked Top Comprehensive in the North

And overall second place in the North for GCSE and A-Level combined in the Sunday Times.

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Tuesday 13 December 2022

PTA Update - Dec 22

A fantastic result was achieved with our recent Auction of Promises initiative!

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Tuesday 13 December 2022

Countdown to Christmas 2022

Our popular Christmas Concert is a wonderful way to start the festive season.

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Monday 12 December 2022

Post-16 Brain Day 2022

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Monday 28 November 2022

School Production Residential 2022

84 students participated in the rehearsals at Ingleborough Hall.

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Friday 25 November 2022

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Trip

The Drama department took students to see Leeds Playhouse's fabulous Christmas musical.

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Friday 25 November 2022

Battle of the Bands 2022

This inaugural event saw 8 bands compete for the title of IGS Band Heroes!

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Thursday 24 November 2022

Y11 Presentation Evening 2022

Honouring the achievements and individual success stories of the class of 2022.

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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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Monday 14 November 2022

PTA Update - Nov 22

AGM & latest fundraising news

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Thursday 20 October 2022

Ilkley Foodbank Donation Drive

Community shows generosity and compassion through their donations.

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Thursday 20 October 2022

Othello Theatre Trip Review

Y10-13 drama students watched Frantic Assembly’s adaption of William Shakespeare’s tragedy ‘Othello’.

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Monday 10 October 2022

Mental Health First Aiders

Members of the Student Leadership Team have completed their Mental Health First Aid qualifications.

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Friday 30 September 2022

Y13 J Carey Design Visit

Year 13 Product Designers visit JCareyDesign Ltd in Crosshills.

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Monday 26 September 2022

P16 Paper Birds Theatre Company Review

Year 12/13 Theatre Studies students took part in a devised workshop.

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Thursday 25 August 2022

Outstanding GCSE, BTEC and vocational Results

Ilkley Grammar School takes great pride in celebrating the outstanding results achieved by its students following today’s publication of GCSE, BTEC and other vocational and technical qualifications.

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Thursday 18 August 2022

Outstanding Results!

Ilkley Grammar School is celebrating outstanding achievements by its students following today’s publication of A-level, AS and other Level 3 qualifications.

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Friday 22 July 2022

Music Exam Successes: Summer 2022

Congratulations to our students who have recently passed their graded music exams.

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Friday 22 July 2022

Student Success

We have continued to enjoy considerable successes in sports, music, poetry and sustainability!

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Friday 22 July 2022

Challenge & Celebration Week

Students have pushed themselves out of their comfort zones with experiences and memories that will last a lifetime.

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Thursday 14 July 2022

Eco ileaders: Pre-loved Uniform Sale

With over £1300 raised in our first ever sale.

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Thursday 14 July 2022

Class of 2021 Celebration Afternoon

We welcomed back former students for a Celebration Tea.

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Wednesday 13 July 2022

Leadership in Action with Prof. Becky Malby

A presentation & workshop on campaigning & leadership.

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Monday 11 July 2022

PTA Update - July 22

A round-up of our fundraising successes this academic year!

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Friday 8 July 2022

Creative Arts Evening

A wonderful celebration of students' creative work across a range of different departments.

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Monday 4 July 2022

Y8 Enterprise Challenge

Design a new sports energy drink in five weeks!

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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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Wednesday 29 June 2022

Y8 Bradford Literature Festival Trip

Anne Frank Day where students learnt about refugees & places of sanctuary.

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Tuesday 28 June 2022

Jo Foster Racing Visit

We were delighted to welcome back Jo Foster Racing.

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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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Monday 20 June 2022

Y10 World of Work Interviews

This interview process is an integral part of the student's careers programme.

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Monday 20 June 2022

Y9 Diversity Day 2022

Continuing to develop as an outward-facing school that's proud of its vibrant community.

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Monday 20 June 2022

Tennis Tournament Ball Crew

Year 9 annual opportunity at Ilkley Lawn and Tennis Club.

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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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Thursday 26 May 2022

Y7 Enterprise Challenge

Year 7 tutor groups presented their Enterprise Challenge ideas to three external judges, Dragon’s Den style!

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Wednesday 25 May 2022

Y12 RSC Chemistry Competition

22 students spent a day taking part in an RSC School Analyst competition.

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Monday 23 May 2022

D of E Bronze Weekend

Our Bronze Duke of Edinburgh participants complete their practice expedition.

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Monday 16 May 2022

Mental Health Update - May 22

Including what we did during Mental Health Awareness Week.

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Friday 13 May 2022

Y13 Leavers Day

On Friday 13th May our Year 13 students had their final day at IGS!

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Friday 13 May 2022

PTA Update - May 22

Read about our latest calendar of upcoming fundraising events.

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Monday 9 May 2022

Leeds Cup Champions!

Congratulations to our Y8 & Y11 football teams!

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Friday 6 May 2022

PTA Fundraiser: Ilkley Colour Rush

BUY TICKETS NOW for the PTA's inaugural Colour Rush Fundraiser!

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Wednesday 4 May 2022

We're Super Social

Did you know that we have numerous social media pages all helping to keep you up-to-date?

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Tuesday 3 May 2022

British Schools National Finals 2022

Twelve IGS students competed for places and all won medals!

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Thursday 28 April 2022

Leeds Rhinos Netball Masterclass

We were delighted to welcome Paige Kindred, from Leeds Rhinos Netball, to coach our netball teams yesterday.

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Wednesday 27 April 2022

SRP: Farm Visit

A calming visit from the animals of Hart Farm, Littondale.

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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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Tuesday 26 April 2022

Celebration Assemblies

List of Personal Best awardees from the end of last term.

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Monday 25 April 2022

Poetry Competition Winner

The English department ran the first of what they hope will become a regular poetry competition last term.

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Monday 25 April 2022

Y9/10 Belgium Battlefields Tour 2022

IGS finally returned to their annual WW1 Battlefield’s trip during the Easter break.

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Monday 25 April 2022

Post-16 Iceland Trip 2022

Making memorable experiences which will last a lifetime.

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Monday 25 April 2022

Music Exam Successes! Spring 2022

Students who have recently passed their graded music exams.

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Monday 11 April 2022

Teacher of the Year Award Winner!

Huge congratulations to Mr Ewbank who won the Secondary School Teacher of the Year Award!

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Monday 11 April 2022

Y12 Oxford Residential 2022

A student's account of her trip.

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Monday 11 April 2022

Eco iLeaders: Litter Picking

We've been out in all weathers and conducted seven litter picks so far this year!

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Thursday 7 April 2022

Readathon

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

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Tuesday 5 April 2022

KS3 Bradford Schools' Dance Comp

On Monday 4th April IGS were the host for this inaugural competition!

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Monday 7 March 2022

Mental Health: Update

We have been working hard to improve our Mental Health provision even further.

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Thursday 3 March 2022

PTA Update - Mar 22

Read about our latest calendar of upcoming fundraising events.

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Monday 21 February 2022

School Production: We Will Rock You!

Rock music was certainly revived across four nights of fantastic performances!

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Friday 14 January 2022

PTA Update - Jan 22

The latest news and forthcoming fundraising events.

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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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