Monthly Archives - December 2016

A Time to Celebrate

The second of our annual Celebration Evenings took place this week when students in the Upper School were rewarded for their hard work.
We also welcomed back some of our recent school leavers who returned to collect trophies and awards for excellence in their work.
This year, for the first time, our celebration evening has been split into two evenings giving even more students the opportunity to be rewarded.
Entertainment was provided by the students themselves. Year 13 student Heather Staples sang […]

Students care to help

Students from Malton School showed their caring side when they spent the day at Welburn Hall School, near Kirbymoorside.
The Year 12 students who are all studying Health and Social Care spent time in the morning working as classroom assistants with students ranging from KS3 to college age.
In the afternoon our students helped the pupils with a dress rehearsal of their nativity, getting pupils ready, face painting, filming and photographing the performance and even standing in for missing pupils.
Malton School […]

Family Carol Service

Students, staff, parents and grandparents joined together for some festive carols at our annual Family Carol Service on Tuesday evening at St Mary the Virgin Church, Old Malton.
It is one of the most enjoyable festive events in the run up to Christmas with the Glee Club adding their own touch to the carols’ verses. This year year 12 Heather Staples sang and Year 9 Jennifer Staples played the clarinet.
Students from Year 9, Alicia Davison, Marcus Raistrick, Holly Atkinson and […]

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.