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Supporting the Creative Arts

Malton School’s Academy of Performing Arts (MAPA) was delighted to be awarded £2,400 funding from We Are IVE this academic year. We Are IVE is the Arts Council Bridge organisation for Yorkshire and the Humber, working closely with individuals and organisations across the arts sector to make sure all children...

Malton School is Sparx Maths School of the Month

Students and parents will have become familiar with Sparx Maths over the course of this term as we've transitioned from Hegarty Maths to the new platform, which incorporates much of the work of Hegarty.  Maths homework is now set from Sparx Maths, with questions based on topics being covered in...

Volunteering in the Foothills of the Himalayas

One of our Sixth Form students, Olivia, spent her October half-term visiting Nepal with the charity Lincs2Nepal. The charity was founded in 2009 and since then has run numerous projects within the country, including children's homes, supporting a children's HIV centre as well as running a major disaster relief programme...

From Maltonian to Musicologist

We had another former student visit us last term, but this time in a completely different capacity.  Dr Matt Lawson, a Senior Lecturer in Music at Oxford Brookes University, revisited his alma mater to give a lecture to GCSE and A level students on music in films. Film scores, and...

Former Pupil Visits 80 Years after Leaving

We were delighted to welcome back Dr Gordon Walsh after almost 80 years.  Dr Walsh visited in March with his two daughters and had a tour of the East Wing, formerly Malton Grammar School, which he attended from 1936 to 1942.  Whilst there have been many additions and changes to...

Drop Everything and Read

World Book Day, quite literally a day marked in over 100 countries world-wide, started in April 1995, and was first celebrated in the UK in 1997.  Created by UNESCO its aim is to be a celebration of books and reading and to encourage young people to discover a love of...

Honours for Head Boy and Girl?

Did you attend Malton School (or have parents or grandparents who did)?  Then you may be able to help us with a project we are currently working on.  Rob Williams, Headteacher, and Steve Fearnley, former Deputy Head are aiming to create a complete history of both Head Boy and Head...