Retracing the Revolution in Paris

Parisians were given a grilling by students from Malton School when they descended on their city.
Our Sixth Formers spent five days in Paris at the start of December where they interviewed French people to practise their conversational language skills.
Our students spent time chatting with French professionals
They were joined by A level history students who are studying the French Revolution.
French teacher Richard Oakes said: “It was impressive to see Sixth Form students communicating so fluently with highly-successful French professionals. They […]

A Festive Evening of Talent

Earlier this week our Christmas concert took place in the West Wing Hall. The audience were entertained with singing and dancing.

 

 

A number of students showed their talents on the piano and their instruments with beautiful renditions of popular culture as well as the token Christmas favourites.

This concert is a real student led affair with lighting and stage management being run by students from varying year groups.
Our one night only performance came from our very own Headteacher Mr Rob Williams […]

Bringing Archaeology to Life

Students in archaeology got their hands on some Roman artefacts during a visit to Malton Museum.
Margaret Shaw from Malton Museum was on hand to explain the artefacts to the students who have all opted to take archaelogy for their PDA session.
The museum is Ryedale’s major archaeological museum which holds a collection from Malton Roman Fort and town, and from the nearby Langton Villa as well as more recent finds.
Nicola Burrows who takes the Archaeology PDA session said: “The students […]

A Lesson in Charity

Big-hearted students have thrown their efforts into raising funds for local charities this term.
The students, who all opted to do charity work in their PDA session, held a fundraising event in school to raise money for Martin House Hospice, Yorkshire Air Ambulance and the Encephalitis Society.
Under the guidance of Miss Davison, the students split into groups to focus on each of the charities. They were responsible for preparing stalls for a bring and buy sale, bake sale, book sale […]

Tournament Triumph

Well done to the U15 girls’ hockey team who won the Whitby and Ryedale Partnership Tournament at Lady Lumley’s School. The girls played fantastically well with great teamwork, communication and confidence in adverse weather conditions.
The majority of the team were Year 10 students apart from Emily Carroll, Izzy Matique, Katie Robinson and Lily Palmer from Year 9.
Congratulations to all the players.

A visit from the West End

The Year 11 and 12 drama students got a taste of life treading the boards when West End casting director Ben Newsome came into school to talk to them.
Ben spoke about his job, how he got where he is and some of the shows, films and TV programmes he has cast. He also clarified what a casting director does; some of the students were surprised to hear that it is not simply about sitting in on auditions and choosing the […]

Raising Funds for Children in Need

Students and staff raised a fantastic £828 for Children in Need by hosting a variety of fun fundraising activities on Friday.
The Sixth Form students organised their own version of the TV game show, Pointless, while others dressed up for Famous Friday.

Students in the lower school sold sweets and lunchtime and a group of four Year 8 girls had spent the night before baking cakes to sell during the lunch break.

Staff and students also thrashed it out on the football […]

Hold the Front Page

 
Now there is more than one place to look for news about what’s going on at Malton School thanks to our new student news blog.
The Navy Blazer is the blog created and written by students who are taking the student newspaper option for their Thursday personal development sessions.
Each week the students come to the session with their ideas for news stories to share on the blog. It includes a variety of articles including what’s going on in lessons, events happening […]

Opportunity Knocks

Students had the chance to find out what skills, qualifications and training are required for different career paths at an event in Pickering this week.
The Year 9 students were invited to Opportunity Knocks at Lady Lumley’s School to meet employers from across Ryedale.
They visited the various stands to chat to employers about their training and career opportunities. The students found it very helpful in deciding on course or career options.
Companies attending the event included Sylatech, NYBEP, North York Moors […]

Cross Country Winners

Well done to our Cross Country team for scooping top places in the District Cross Country Finals at Duncombe Park recently.
Overall the Year 8 Boys and Year 9 Girls came 1st and the Year 8 Girls came 2nd in the combined race. The Year 8 Boys and Year 9 Girls came 1st and the Year 9 Boys came 2nd in their year group races.
Well done to Tierney Walsh who came first in the Year 7 Girls and to Florence Pegrum […]