Wharfedale Lodge, 11 Ben Rhydding Road,
Ilkley, West Yorkshire LS29 8RL

Call: 01943 607285

Trips and Visits

Trips and Visits

Moorfield children enjoy an abundance of opportunities to learn outside the classroom. Visits are often connected to a current topic. Specialist visitors are also invited to enrich learning in areas of specific interest.

Over the last year trips and visitors have included:


Autumn Term 18:

  • Ilkley Literature Trail
  • Train ride to Leeds
  • Leeds Museum
  • Ilkley Park
  • Middleton Woods
  • Places of worship
  • Harlow carr
  • Kings Hall to see 'Dear Santa'
  • Ilkley Library
  • Woodbank Garden Centre and Pet Shop, Bingley

Spring Term 19:

  • Ilkley River to test if our homemade boats floated
  • Leeds Museum
  • Visit by Pyjama Drama
  • Visit by the Road Safety Team
  • Train journey to Burley
  • Visit by a police officer
  • Train journey to Leeds
  • Visit by Tatty Bumpkin (yoga)
  • Ice Cube skating rink in Leeds

Summer Term 19:

  • Imax and Train ride to Bradford
  • Visit from from Ilkley Fire Station
  • Dance Workshops
  • Kings Hall to see a collection of Julia Donaldson Tales
  • Middleton Woods to see the bluebells
  • Tropical World, Leeds
  • Optional Bolton Abbey ‘Welly Walk’ with our families
  • Walk to Cow and Calf Rocks
  • Visit by acclaimed author, Petr Horacek.
  • ‘Pirates and Mermaids Day’ for part of Bradford Literature Festival
  • Studfold Adventure Trails, Pateley Bridge
  • Pizza Express in Skipton
  • Skipton Woods

Form 1

Trips in Form 1 change from year to year as our topics are based upon child led interests, below are some examples of the many places we have been.

Northern Ballet
Glass-blowing workshop
Otley Science Week
Countryside Live
Harlow CarrNational Railway Museum
Hindu Mandir
Walk to the tarn to sail our homemade boats
Visit from Blue Cross (including education dog Charlie)
Skype virtual trip
Skyping a school in Spain to compare our carnival with the festival in 'Fallas Fiestas'
St John's Church - Nativity scenes from around the world.


Form 2

Pizza Express
Thackray medical Museum
Knights and Castles visitor
Skipton Castle

Form 3

Stockeld Park
Otley Science Week
Ilkley Literature Festival Workshop
White Wells
Harrogate Museum
Bewerley Park
Aegon tennis tournament

Form 4

Bewerley Park
Ilkley Art Trail
Ilkley Literature Festival Workshop
Otley Science Week
Artist workshop
Murton Park
Bewerley Park (overnight residential)
Aegon tennis tournament

Senior 5

Otley Court House
Bradford Grammar School to see Sir Chris Hoy
St John's Church
Visit from Peter Bunzi, author
Fountains Abbey
Nell Bank
Robinwood (2 night residential)
Aegon tennis tournament

Senior 6

Winter Banquet
Arc Retail Consultancy
London (2 night residential)
Visit from Spanish school children
A Play in a Day (Shakespearean workshop)
Aegon tennis tournament