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Chance to hire school facilities

Pocklington School has launched a new facilities hire booklet which includes a greater offering of residential facilities than ever before.

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Pocklington School Leavers celebrate their excellent A-Level results.

Excellent A-Level results at Pocklington School ‘reflect individual focus’

Pocklington School’s A-Level students are celebrating an excellent set of results which has enabled 88% of them to achieve entry to their first choice of university, and 8% into their second choice.

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Phoebe Carlisle.

Outstanding A-Level results at Woldgate

Students at Woldgate School and Sixth Form College are celebrating after achieving some fantastic results.

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A-level results are ready for collection.

Celebrations for East Riding A-level students

Students across the East Riding are celebrating their exam success, as early indications show that all schools and academies have again improved their A-level results, which look set to be the best ever.

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Thousands of teenagers will collect their long-awaited A-level results today.

A-levels 2017: One in four expected to achieve top A-level grades

Thousands of teenagers will collect their long-awaited A-level results today, with around one in four entries expected to receive top grades.

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Trans-Pacific rower Natalia Cohen is pictured with Pocklington School headmaster Mark Ronan.

Trans-Pacific rower Natalia inspires pupils

The importance of working together and making a positive difference were highlighted by guest speaker Natalia Cohen at Pocklington School’s Prizegiving ceremony.

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Pupils at Melbourne School filled 90 shoeboxes for the Rotary Club scheme

Melbourne School fills shoeboxes for scheme

Pupils at Melbourne Primary School have taken part in a scheme where they filled specially provided shoeboxes with gifts for less privileged children in Europe.

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Jonathan Britton, headteacher of Woldgate School and Sixth Form College.

The headteacher column with Jonathan Britton

I am pleased to announce that we were nominated for and have won an ‘Educational Outcomes Award’ for 2016.

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Adrienne Palmer, Colin Pimm, and Kevin Lant retired from their posts at Mount Pleasant School

School says goodbye to three senior leaders

The end of the summer term at Mount Pleasant CE Junior School saw three members of the senior leadership team retire from their posts: Adrienne Palmer (head teacher) Colin Pimm (deputy head teacher) and Kevin Lant (English and assessment leader). They were given a resounding send off with a school picnic followed by a Leavers’ Assembly.

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Pianist Manny Vass.

Pianist keyed up by new summer school

Top pianist Manny Vass, fresh from helping to deliver an epic marriage proposal, is now ready for his summer school.

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Pocklington Schools new �2.5million Art and Design Technology Centre.

Guests’ sneak look at centre

Invited guests including campaign donors and governors were among the first people to see inside Pocklington School’s new £2.5million Art and Design Technology Centre earlier this month.

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Alex Reppold, head teacher of Pocklington Community Junior School.

Head teacher of Pocklington Community Junior School

I read Mr Woodhouse’s column last week with interest; I hadn’t seen the article he referenced from The Guardian about the teacher who had felt compelled to cheat in the SATs tests, but I share his disappointment in the whole system which places too much emphasis on external testing which ultimately doesn’t matter to anyone but central Government.

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Children at Pocklington Infants School present headmistress Gill Campbell with some flowers.

Headmistress steps down after nine years

It was the end of an era at Pocklington Infants School on the last day of term when a much-loved member of staff called it a day.

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English teacher Mrs Bond (back row, centre) welcomes children from local primary schools to the Pocklington School Poetry Masterclass.

Well versed in crafted poetry

Pocklington School recently hosted a poetry masterclass when it welcomed a group of year five children from local primary schools.

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The Sutton upon Derwent School pupils with Joanita Musisi and tutor Annette Atkin

Young gardeners interviewed on radio show

Children from Sutton upon Derwent CE Primary School recently enjoyed a trip to the Radio York studio after being invited to talk on the Sunday Morning Show.

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Placards helped get Ashleighs point across at the fashion show.

Collection inspired by refugee crisis

A former Woldgate pupil has landed a top accolade at York College after taking inspiration from the plight of refugees.

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The concert will take place on Wednesday 19 July.

Simon Cowell gives students special permission to perform charity song

An exclusive performance of Bridge over Troubled Water (Artists for Grenfell) will be part of The Market Weighton School’s Summer Concert on Wednesday 19 July.

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Pocklington pupil Georgia Rothwell is now a double champion, winning 800m and 1500m events in the Yorkshire area.

Georgia races to title success

A Pocklington School pupil has put together an impressive string of performances during her latest middle distance competitions.

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Emmanuel Vass, who grew up in Melbourne and attended Woldgate College, will perform at the summer soir�e.

Summer school launched by top local pianist

A local pianist is set to launch a new music performance and music business summer school at the Woldgate Summer Soirée.

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Enjoying a well-earned rest after a race.

Pupils prove to be great sports

On Saturday 17 June, Pocklington School pupils in 1st–4th Year enjoyed an afternoon of sport as they competed in the annual Sports Day, cheered on by family and friends.

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