Monthly Archives - December 2019

School Hustings Helps First Time Voters

On Wednesday, The Sixth Form at Malton School held its very own hustings event.  Candidates from all the main parties standing in the election for the Thirsk and Malton constituency were invited to attend the hour-long session. For many of the students this will be the first time they have had the opportunity to cast a vote in any election, and certainly the first time for a General Election. The event therefore aimed to give them the opportunity to […]

Students Encouraged to be the Best

Andrew Brodie, Chief Fire Officer for North Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service, visited School last week in his role with Speakers for Schools. He spent the afternoon speaking to students in Years 11, 12 and 13, encouraging them to be the best they can be and to strive to reach their full potential.
Using examples from his own life and career he spoke about the need to be resilient to overcome barriers that may otherwise prevent students achieving their aims.  […]