Entries by Stuart Potter

Alzheimer Researcher

Qualifications Scottish Highers Maths, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, German, English Scottish Advanced Highers (equivalent to A level) Maths, Physics, Chemistry Degree MPhys Physics Mary investigates changes in the iron in our brains to see if they could be an early indicator of Alzheimer’s disease. ‘My PhD research project is multidisciplinary which means that I get to […]

Year 9 French Film Trip

We have recently been lucky enough to take advantage of the Into Film Festival which is taking place 4-21 November 2014. This is an annual celebration of film and education for schools and young people across the UK and offers a range of events nationwide. 58 of our Year 9 students have been able to […]

Millthorpe Students Brighten up Care Home with Garden Mural

Year 9 students from Millthorpe have brought some colour into the lives of residents at a York home for older people. Residents, students and staff joined together for the unveiling of a large mural that the children had created to brighten up a communal area at Amarna House in Boroughbridge Road, York. The care home, […]

Millthorpe Remembers

As part of Millthorpe School’s remembrance programme, students attended remembrance assemblies in the week leading up to Remembrance Sunday. Mr Baybutt discussed the history of the poppy, the purpose of remembrance and outlined the work of the Royal British Legion so that students would know where their money went if they did choose to buy […]

Students Build Their Skills with Housing Experts

Year 10 students became property tycoons for the day earlier this term, and learnt about careers in construction from industry experts. The session, delivered by graduates from Barratt Homes, used an innovative game format to allow students to create their own property developments. Pupils had to work in teams to buy land, price the development, build […]

Christmas Fayre – Friday 12 December

The Friends of Millthorpe are looking for help and contributions towards the Christmas Fayre stalls. This year there will be two stalls: one for Christmas produce (jams, chutneys, cakes etc), and one for Christmas crafts. We would like lots of contributions from parents/carers, students and staff to ensure a successful evening of fundraising for the […]

Historical Association Quality Mark

Millthorpe’s History department is proud to announce that Millthorpe is the first state school in the country to be awarded the Historical Association’s Quality Mark. This accolade is given to schools that are judged to be outstanding in the quality of their teaching, the breadth of their curriculum, the opportunities for enrichment and the leadership […]

Zumba Fitness Classes

It’s time to forget the fact that you are exercising and fall in love with your workout. Mondays – Millthorpe School (Drama Studio) 6:30-7:30 pm CYC Learning 4 Everyone programme 3rd Nov-8th Dec (6 week course) £30 Book a place by calling 01904 552806 There are short cuts to happiness… Dancing is one of them. […]

Amazing Alumni

At Millthorpe we are immensely proud of all the achievements our students make during their time at school which we celebrate at our annual Awards Evening, taking place this year on Friday 17 October. We would also like to share the success and achievements of some of our former students who you can read about on our new Alumni […]