Category Archives: St Martin Prep, Ampleforth

  • BBC Songs of Praise School Choir of the Year 2010

    Fifty children from St Martin’s Ampleforth Prep School are celebrating having reached the penultimate round of the BBC Songs of Praise 2010 School Choir of the Year competition. The school is having to compete in the senior section of the competition, against sixth form students, but will be the youngest choir in this section as […]

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  • CAFOD celebrations at St Martin’s

    The pupils of St Martin’s Ampleforth are celebrating the fact that they have raised just over £2,000 during the last year for CAFOD. The money was raised through a series of activities including concerts, a Bring and Buy sale, ‘Dress as a Character from a Book Day’ and sponsored events. CAFOD is the Catholic Agency […]

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  • St Martin’s Ampleforth opens new £25k Science Lab

    St Martin’s Ampleforth’s new £25k science lab was opened on 18th October 2009 Sunday by Mrs Erma-Jean Tracy in memory of her husband Tom. This new fully equipped laboratory was made possible by a grant from the Tracy Family Foundation and is part of the ongoing £2m investment programme into the school.

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  • 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 […]

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  • Pre-prep Harvest Festival at St Martin’s

    The Pre-prep children at St Martin’s Ampleforth School celebrated their Harvest Festival on 16th October. The school chapel had been decorated by the children with autumn leaves and fruits gathered from the school gardens. The Nursery children had been busy that morning baking bread. Families and friends joined Fr John Fairhurst and all the pre-prep […]

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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. […]

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  • 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 […]

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