Building Solid Foundations

Mr Williams often speaks of the importance of building the educational and character foundations that help students secure future career success when they leave school.
Over the last few weeks, Malton School has been digging some physical foundations to help it build on its success moving forward.  Work started on 8th February to build 4 new multi-purpose classrooms.
The new classrooms, which will be built between the two wings of the School – the former Grammar School (now the East Wing) […]

10 Year Anniversary for Community Sports Centre

This Sunday (28 February) will mark 10 years since the Malton Community Sports Centre was officially opened by then Archbishop John Sentamu. In those 10 years it has seen over 50 different sports teams use the site as their base for training and matches, an average of 1,500 visitors pass through the door per week and organisations such as the NHS Blood Service utilising the facilities on a regular basis.
The Centre hosts a number of community initiatives including Mini […]

Supporting Everyone in Difficult Times

The new year and the new term may not have started in the way we would all have hoped. But just as there are signs of hope in nature – the first snowdrops have already been spotted – so there are signs that as we journey through 2021 it will bring renewed hope with it.  Whilst we wait for better news, we are supporting members of our community – be they staff or students – in a variety of […]

Mr Williams wins Top Award in Teaching Oscars

Over the past few weeks a small group of staff have been having whispered conversations, holding closed door meetings and sending highly confidential emails, all to ensure that Mr Williams had no idea, when he joined The One Show live on BBC One on Wednesday evening, whether that was as the overall winner or a runner-up.
So when Alex Jones revealed, through a series of clues, who the winner of the Headteacher of the Year in a Secondary School was, […]

Jumping with Style

Before Lockdown 2.0 the School’s Equestrian Team took part in a National Schools Equestrian Association Jumping with Style competition, held at Northallerton Equestrian Centre.
The competition, consisting of showjumping and cross-country fences, saw riders judged not only on their time and number of faults, but also their jumping style.  With six riders competing, including Daisy, who has just joined Malton School and is a newcomer to the team, expectations were running high.  The team put in some great performances – […]

Malton School Remembers Together

Like so many other key events this year, Remembrance Day 2020 will be unlike no other – with no public acts of remembrance.  However, BBC local radio stations across the country are joining together to mark Armistice Day through “Remembering Together”.  This nationwide project aims to unite people up and down the country – virtually.  Members of the public and schools are being invited to upload a picture to the Remembering Together project of them with the name of […]

The Numbers Stack Up

For one student in Year 11, the numbers really do stack up!  Like all students at Malton, Ella has been using Hegarty Maths to help consolidate her understanding and provide lots of Maths practice.  For Ella, who has both a passion and talent for Maths, Hegarty Maths has proved to be a challenge to relish.  With a total of 925 lessons to work through – Ella has now completed all 925, achieving 100% in every one.  She is the […]

Year 10 Transition Event

For students moving into key stage 4 (Year 10) this academic year we held a transition event on Wednesday 21st October. If you want to review the resources delivered at this event see below.
Year 10 Transition Event Presentation 2020

BBC Radio York’s School of the Week

We were delighted to have been asked by Radio York to be “School of the Week” – and be only the 2nd school to have taken part.  Every morning this week, therefore, members of the Malton School community have been engaged in conversation with Georgey Spanswick on her breakfast show.
It’s been a great week as both staff and students have given Radio York’s listeners an insight into life here.  Mr Williams kicked the week off and much to his […]

Students Inspired by Lockdown Challenges

Throughout the course of lockdown, the Head issued a total of 13 challenges to students – 12 in the summer term, and one over the summer break.  With prizes offered to 1st, 2nd and 3rd placed entries, the challenges covered a huge range of subjects:

Best lockdown recipe
Best original composition
Best ‘found’ poem
Best VE Commemoration idea
Beat the Head of Maths
Best dramatic monologue
Most inspirational message (in French) for Bastille Day
Best circular local walk

Students took up the gauntlet and responded to the Challenges […]