Category Archives: St Martin Prep, Ampleforth

  • St Martin’s Scholarship Results

    St Martin’s Ampleforth have broken their record for the second successive year in gaining scholarships to Ampleforth College. A record number of pupils were entered by parents for the senior school’s all rounder Basil Hume scholarship examination. Pupils were tested in their chosen fields, various combinations of Sport, Drama, Music, Art, and sundry specialities, with [...]

  • Tatler School Awards 2010

    St Martin’s Ampleforth are celebrating as they learned that they were nominated for Best Prep School of the Year at the Tatler School Awards. The Tatler Schools Guide is an annual supplement to the October issue of this prestigious magazine and schools are chosen for entry according to their own criteria and not because entry [...]

  • The Pope’s Visit to Edinburgh

    Michael Higham, aged 12, from St Martin’s Ampleforth, was honoured to be invited to be part of the parade to greet the Pope’s arrival in Edinburgh on Thursday 16th September. The youngest drummer in the Ampleforth Highlanders (the Ampleforth College pipe band), they had to march half a mile along Prince’s Street, before lining up [...]

  • Excellent results at St Martin’s School

    St Martin’s Ampleforth Prep School are very proud of their Year 8 pupils who have achieved the best scholarship and Common Entrance results in living memory. Fr Gabriel, the Headmaster at Ampleforth College, described the results as ‘excellent‘ and is looking forward to welcoming so many talented and able pupils to the College this September.

  • French Day at St Martin’s

    The Year 6 pupils from St Martin’s Ampleforth School enjoyed a whole school day conducted entirely in French.

    The children enjoyed a range of activities from a treasure hunt, cooking and arts activities. The day concluded with the children giving an exciting drama performance of the 1789 storming of the Bastille complete with Louis XVI [...]

  • Opening of the Savill Centre

    Thanks to the generosity of former pupil and current parent, Peter Savill, St Martin’s Ampleforth were able to open the impressive newly constructed ‘Savill Centre’, a specially designed five classroom teaching suite. This impressive new high tech facility will be used primarily for teaching English, French and Latin to Years 6, 7 and 8.

    The Abbot [...]

  • Girls’ Choir tour to Venice

    Twenty two girl choristers from St Martin’s Ampleforth Prep School have just returned from a very successful five day tour of Venice. Highlights included singing Mass in Venice at the San Marco Basilica, impromptu singing in St Mark’s Square and of course, the ride on the gondolas. The San Marco Basilica was only five minutes [...]

  • St Martin’s Ampleforth records greatest ever scholarship success

    This popular Yorkshire prep school is delighted to announce that pupils have won almost 50% of the 25 scholarships offered this year at Ampleforth College.

    The Gifted and Talented programme, introduced in September, provides a range of activities to stretch the more academic pupils throughout the school, and the staff were pleased to have their extra-curricular [...]