Monthly Archives - November 2016

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 […]

A Peep Backstage

Rehearsals are well underway for our next school extravaganza – Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat.
And now, thanks to a dedicated rehearsals blog, anyone keen to find out what’s going on behind the scenes can keep up to date with the latest production news.
The blog is written and edited by Year 11 student Matty Godrich.
Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat is on March 27th then March 29th-31st.
To read the latest posts visit the blog at

Interested in Sixth Form at Malton School?

Our 6th Form Open Evening took place on Thursday, November 3rd.
Prospective students and parents came along to get a feel for what we offer post-16 and had a chance to visit the various departments and talk to staff.
Our 6th Form provides a nurturing learning environment that inspires every individual to flourish and thrive. We combine traditional values with inspiring teaching to deliver the highest outcomes for our students, as well as the best results in Ryedale.
If you were unable to attend […]

Parents’ Forum: iPad Know-How for Parents

Would you like to find out more about how your child uses their school iPad in lessons? Through our PTA, parents asked if they could have a simple training session about our iPad for Learning scheme with a chance to ask questions.
Therefore, we have arranged a Parents’ Forum event, an iPad Know-How for Parents, on Tuesday, November 8th at 7pm in the West Wing Hall.
During the evening, which aims to be entertaining and informative, there will be a chance […]