Category Archives: St Martin Prep, Ampleforth

  • Remembrance Day Singing

    As a Remembrance Day tribute, 24 Year 6 pupils from St Martin’s Ampleforth School were delighted to be able to entertain residents of the Alba Rose Residential Care Home on Tuesday 10th November by singing a medley of songs from the war period, including ‘White cliffs of Dover’ and ‘Two Little Boys’ as well as [...]

  • The Victorian Historian

    The children in years 3, 4 and 5 of St Martin’s Ampleforth School have just put on a wonderful rendition of ‘The Victorian Historian’ as their annual school play.

    The Victorian Historian is the story of a journey through time where two children find a strange machine in the house of their eccentric history teacher, [...]

  • Canterbury Tales

    June 2009
    The summer term at St Martin’s Ampleforth Prep School ended, as usual, with the Year 8 play – an ensemble production which every member of the year takes part in. This year, the 51 pupils were performing Burton Bumgarner’s adaptation of Chaucer’s Canterbury Tales.

    This version revolutionises the study of this challenging literature [...]

  • School Retreat

    May 2009
    St Martin’s Ampleforth School has just completed a two day retreat and this year the theme for the retreat was ‘MISSION – being part of the Church’. The school looked at how we are all part of the Church and have a part to play in its mission, both at home and abroad. The [...]

  • Two by two

    St Martin’s Ampleforth cannot claim to have octuplets but we believe we have the highest ratio of twins in the school or possibly in the whole country.
    St Martin’s Ampleforth currently has 206 pupils which includes an incredible seven sets of twins – is this a record? That means that one in every 14 pupils is [...]

  • St Martin’s Choristers on the BBC

    Six children from St. Martin’s Ampleforth Prep School sang live from Emmanuel Church, Didsbury for the Daily Service on Radio 4 Long Wave on Monday 24th November.

    The service comprised of the choristers singing ‘The Call’ by Vaughan Williams and then they were joined by St. Patrick’s Gospel Choir for two more hymns. The choristers rehearsed [...]