Finance for the Future

9EK1 were lucky enough to welcome Ben Hardie into their Citizenship lesson. Ben who is the Manager of the TSB bank in Malton came into school to talk to students about money matters and financial planning.
The students split into groups to discuss loans, savings accounts, current accounts and credit cards, finishing with question and answer feedback between the class. They all left the lesson with a clearer mind on the different accounts and services out there.
Many thanks to Ben for […]

Go Girls Football Champions

Our U14 girls football team won the district knockout competition yesterday. Malton hosted the final against St Augustines School which saw Malton coming out victorious with a 4-0 win. The girls continue their fantastic season of football which has seen them become district one-day champions too, also making it through to the final of the County Cup and the quarter-final of the National Cup.
Congratulations girls, what an impressive season!

7-a-side Football Champions

Well done to our Year 10 footballers who secured the 7-a-side district football tournament yesterday at Graham School. The Year 10 team who are sponsored by JB Motors in Malton didn’t concede a goal in any games throughout the tournament. They played 6 games, won 5 and drew 1. Other teams playing were Graham, Ryedale, Norton, Filey, St Augustines and Pindar.
Congratulations to all, good luck in your next game.

Back row L-R Joseph Matique, Joe Barker, Patryk Jadczuk, Von Sumsard, […]

A Lesson in Empathy

As part of their General Studies course Year 10 students re-enacted the plight of refugees seeking asylum.
Some students played the part of the refugees whilst others acted out the role of immigration officers.

They were each given role cards depending on their character and had to prepare arguments and tactics to help their decision making.
The students have been learning about refugees, asylum seekers, Internally Displaced Persons who are forced to flee their home but remain within their country’s borders.
They have […]

Joseph tickets go on sale

Tickets for this year’s school production, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, go on sale this week. Tickets are available from Thursday, March 2nd.
They are priced at £7 for adults, £5 for students and £20 for a family ticket (2 adults and 2 children). These will be available from West Wing reception.
The production starts with a matinee on Monday, March 27th followed by three evening performances on March 29th, 30th and 31st March at 7pm.
The poster for the show was […]

Medals and Muskets

Students in the Beyond A Level History PDA session got their hands on medals and muskets from the Battle of Waterloo.
Paul Brunyee, from the Waterloo Association, came in to talk to the students and to give a talk about the Yorkshire connections to the famous battle.

Lindsay Cassedy said: “Paul has been into school before to help the students with a 200th anniversary BBC project on the Battle of Waterloo. The students all really enjoy it when he brings in […]

Future Paths

Students and parents had the chance to explore career, further education and apprenticeship avenues at an event hosted by Malton School this week.
More than 35 local employers ranging from the Army through to Travel and Tourism had stands at the careers’ event in the West Wing Hall.
Students were able to wander round the event in their year groups to find out what skills, qualifications and training are required by local employers. They found it helpful in deciding on courses […]

Houses battle it out on the pitch

School house matches have been taking place across all year groups in different sports.
In the Year 10 girls’ football matches Fire came 1st, Earth came 2nd, Water came 3rd and Air came 4th. (photo above)
In the Year 10 netball matches, Water came 1st, Fire came 2nd, Earth came 3rd and Air came 4th.

The year 9 completed theirs slightly earlier than the other groups as their curriculum content is a little different.
The results for the Year 9 netball were 1st Earth, […]

Expedition Preparations

Our Duke of Edinburgh’s Award students have been taking part in a range of volunteering, physical and skill-based activities.

From helping out in local libraries to supporting in student leadership roles our students are fully engaged in a range of different opportunities.
A total of 34 students from the group have achieved their Qualsafe Level 2 First Aid at Work qualification as part of their skill section.
Students developed the skills and knowledge needed to deal with a range of emergency first […]

Microbiologists present at Cafe Scientifique

Our Microbiology students were offered the opportunity to present their experimental findings at a Cafe Scientifique event at the City Screen basement in York last night.
Year 10 students Isabel Donaldson, Harriet Podmore, Rowan Lyall and Year 9 student Joseph Banks presented their research into Roman eye medicine.

Students from Ripon Grammar, Boroughbridge High School and Fulford School also presented the research they had been doing in microbiology.

The audience was made up of members of the public who were given the […]