Sparx Summer Challenge – Last Class Standing

After giving students a homework free week, the Maths Faculty have now set students a challenge for the remainder of the summer term.  Named ‘Last Class Standing’, staff have challenged students to reach a class target of 90% of students achieving 100% accuracy in their Maths homework by the deadline...

Author Ali Sparkes Enthralls Y7 Students

At the start of February, and just after the launch of her latest book, “100 Summers”, author Ali Sparkes hosted a workshop for Year 7 students. Ali is passionate in wanting to encourage all young people to read and her interactive, funny and at times very honest workshop had students...

School’s Continued Ambition Recognised in Ofsted Report

Most people reading this article will already be aware that the school was deemed by Ofsted to be consistently ‘Good’ across the board at its latest inspection in December 2023, with the Sixth Form being recognised as ‘Outstanding’. Whilst we are delighted with this outcome, which reflects all that we...

Year 13 Students Recreate Shakespeare’s Macbeth

As part of their studies, Year 13 CTEC and Arts Award students have to create their own piece of contemporary repertoire using a traditional piece of classical theatre (in this instance Shakespeare's Macbeth). Having studied Macbeth to understand the characters, their motivations as well as the over-arching themes, students set...

Students are Sparx Maths Millionaires

Last academic year, Malton School students started using a new system called ‘Sparx Maths’ to help them with both Maths homework as well as their wider Maths studies.  Each time students were set and completed Maths homework they gained Sparx points – and by doing extension work and optional, additional...

GCSE Students Celebrate Excellent Results

Sudents have been celebrating an excellent set of GCSE results this morning: 77% of all students who sat their GCSE exams achieved at least a Level 4 or above in both English and Maths; 69% achieved Level 4 or above in 5 or more subjects, including both English and Maths; ...

A Level Humanities Students Bring Learning to Life

At the end of February, a group of Sixth Form Humanities students visited London to learn more about the history, politics and economics of the UK.  The two-day whistle-stop trip took in the Houses of Parliament, the Supreme Court and Bank of England. Lily Baum, an A level Economics student writes: “When...

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...

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