Entries by Stuart Potter

MILLTHORPE AWARDS FOR PROGRESS AND LEARNING CONDUCT

  This year students celebrated their achievements in terms of progress and learning conduct in house at our two award celebration events. The evening for Years 9 and 10 was well received, as students were nominated by departments and each received a personalised message from their nominee. In Years 7 and 8, students were awarded their […]

JOHN LEWIS SHOWCASE STUDENTS’ ARTWORK

Thanks to our Art Technician, John Fletcher, some of our students now have their artwork on display at the John Lewis store in York. On visiting the John Lewis café, John noticed that they used small jam jars which would be perfect for providing students with ink sets to use in class. The staff kindly […]

MILLTHORPE IS LEAD SCHOOL FOR REGION’S CAREERS HUB

Millthorpe School has been named as the lead school for a new Careers Hub which will help to transform careers education for young people in the region. The York, North Yorkshire, East Riding region (YNYER) has been named as one of just 20 Careers Hubs around England, which will receive a funding boost to help […]

RAISING MONEY FOR CHARITY THROUGH DIANA AWARD

RAISING MONEY FOR CHARITY THROUGH DIANA AWARD   Some of our young people have raised over £800 for two of the city’s mental health charities, thanks to their involvement in the national Diana Award Mentoring Programme. Year 9 and 10 students from Millthorpe School have been taking part in the Diana Award programme for most […]

MILLTHORPE SCHOOL DICES WITH CREATIVITY AND INNOVATION

MILLTHORPE SCHOOL DICES WITH CREATIVITY AND INNOVATION   Staff at Millthorpe School are unleashing their creative sides as they take part in an international project to bring more creativity, innovation and entrepreneurship into their students’ education.   Millthorpe is one of ten partners from five countries participating in the DICE (Developing Innovation and Creativity in […]

Working together to save babies’ lives

Thirteen students from Millthorpe recently joined together with five students from York High School to learn crucial lifesaving skills specifically for use on babies. The ‘How to save a Baby’s Life’ workshop, which was provided by the Royal Life Saving Society (RLSS), came about after Child Development staff in the two schools discussed ways in […]

Child Development students go to Forest School

The inquisitive nature of some of our Child Development students has led to a mutually beneficial partnership for Millthorpe School, Wild Things Family Forest School and local children and parents. A group of Year 11 students who are all studying towards their qualification in Child Development, noticed that a forest school session was regularly taking […]

Millthorpe School raises the rainbow

Millthorpe School raises the rainbow Millthorpe School is just one of many schools and businesses supporting York Pride 2018 – a celebration of equality between lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and heterosexual people. The school community will ‘Raise the Rainbow’ in support of the York Pride event on Friday 8 June, by dressing the outside and […]

Sports Facilities: Final Plan

The plans for the new sports facilities on the Millthorpe site have now been finalised and submitted as a planning application. You can see a copy of the plan by following the link below. Final Plan