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Premier chance to apply for free kit

Primary schools in the Pocklington area are being encouraged to apply for free football kit and equipment after the Premier League Primary Stars Kit and Equipment Scheme opened for applications.

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Pocklington School headmaster Mark Ronan.

The headteacher column with Pocklington School’s Mark Ronan

We have had a busy start to the year, but one week was particularly eventful and summed up my pride in Pocklington School as a community.

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The STARS scheme helps pupils with their reading.

School’s stars plea to boost reading skills

Holme on Spalding Moor Primary School is searching for reading stars.

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Students performed for two nights in a variety of styles.

School Spotlight - Pocklington School

The strong and varied musical talents of Pocklington School’s pupils were showcased during the Sixth Form-led House Music Festival at the School’s Tom Stoppard Theatre.

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Bishop Wilton Primary pupils talk to a school in Ireland

Safe internet sessions for primary pupils

During safe internet day, children in KS2 from Bishop Wilton Primary made contact with an all girls’ school in Ireland through ‘The Big Classroom’ project.

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Barmby Moor CE Primary School pupils dress up for their Harry Potter Day.

Pupils enjoy wizard time during magical day

Pupils in Year 5 and 6 at Barmby Moor CE Primary School enjoyed a magical time when they held a Harry Potter Day.

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Children at Lyndhurst have fun playing shop staff during the recent talk.

Talk by mum is just the job for children

What a fantastic afternoon at Lyndhurst!

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Students at Pocklington School use the new robotic arm with head of design Steve Ellis.

New robotic arm grabs pupils’ attention

A whole new world of robotics has opened up to pupils at Pocklington School with the arrival of a mechanical arm to its Art and Design Technology Centre.

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Pocklington School's summer 2017 A Level students on Leavers' Day.

Pock School sixth formers in top 15%

Pocklington School sixth formers made so much academic progress in the two years after their GCSEs that their 2017 A Level results place them in the Top 15% of the country, new figures confirm.

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POP Club, which runs at Pocklington Community Junior School, is looking for support to protect it from closure.

POP Club appeal in survival fight

A key childcare service in the Pocklington area is appealing for support from the community as it faces closure.

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The Pocklington School Sixth Form students who will compete in the semi-finals of the Student Investor Challenge.

Students’ stock soars with place in semi-finals

The investment skills showed by two teams of students from Pocklington School have earned them a place in the semi-finals of a national Student Investor Challenge.

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Holme on Spalding Moor pupils are pictured at the Motorpoint Arena in Sheffield.

Holme pupils on song at Young Voices event

Pupils from the Holme upon Spalding Moor Primary School had been rehearsing for weeks ahead of the huge Young Voices concert at the Motorpoint Arena, Sheffield and all that practice paid off.

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Year 4 Pocklington Prep School pupils in front of the noticeboard showing their work inspired by Kyle Edmund.

Pupils ‘buzzing’ after Kyle Edmund’s smashing tweet

Pocklington Prep school pupils are “buzzing” after former pupil Kyle Edmund responded to their teacher’s tweet and photo of their writing exercise about him.

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The Bishop Wilton Key Stage 2 pupils had the chance to be auxiliary Roman soldiers.

Living history lessons for Bishop Wilton pupils

Pupils at Bishop Wilton Primary School were given a living history lesson when they travelled to Murton Park recently.

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Secondary school league tables have been released.

Secondary School league tables: How did Yorkshire do?

More than a quarter of a million children are being taught at underperforming secondary schools, official figures show.
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Headmaster at Pocklington School Mark Ronan.

The Headteacher Column with Pocklington School’s Mark Ronan

What makes an effective leader? Leadership styles have continued to make the news this New Year, with the different approaches of our domestic and world leaders scrutinised and compared.

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James Ducker (Langlands Garden Centre) with the Friends of Warter School organising committee.

Firms help school friends to raise funds for play area

A new play area at a primary school near Pocklington is set to become a reality in 2018 after fundraisers smashed their 2017 target.

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Pupils at Barmby Moor Primary School are treated to a percussion concert.

Pupils enjoy perfect percussion concert

Pupils at Barmby Moor Primary CE Primary School were treated to a wonderful percussion concert from the Schools Music Service at the end of last term.

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Tom Wood works with Pocklington School students in the Art Department.

Students inspired by brush with artist

Renowned artist Tom Wood visited Pocklington School’s new £2.5m Art and Design Technology Centre recently to give students an inspirational insight into his work.

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Pocklington School sixth formerTom Bulmer has been offered a degree apprenticeship with Rolls-Royce.

The Rolls-Royce of job opportunities

Pocklington School sixth former Tom Bulmer has beaten off tough competition to be offered a degree apprenticeship with Rolls-Royce.

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