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The Mount School Nets Elite Netball

The UK’s newest Netball academy is partnering with York’s only all-girl School to offer an exciting new programme for local netballers of all abilities.   Elite Netball Academy, which was launched in June 2020 by former Leeds Rhinos’ Netball coach and England Pathway selector, Anna Carter, will hold weekly coaching sessions at The Mount School York, the all-girl Quaker school announced today.   “We are very excited to be launching a partnership with Elite Netball Academy and that they have chosen The Mount as their exclusive York venue. The Academy offers unrivalled mentoring, […]

todayApril 19, 2021 11

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Milly’s Marathon SASH Cycle

A York schoolgirl is cycling the distance of a marathon to raise money to help young homeless people in the historic city.   Milly Trueman, age 11, in Year 7 at The Mount School York, took the initiative after hearing that the school would return to online learning from the start of term. She decided to use her time during the current lockdown and online school to make a difference. “I will be cycling a marathon to try to raise money for Safe and Sound Homes […]

todayJanuary 14, 2021 11 1

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Mount Girls Thank Unsung Heroes

Girls at a school in York created a heart-warming video celebrating unsung heroes around the school. Ending off 2020, Sixth Form girls at The Mount School York released the six-minute video in which girls and staff throughout the all-girl Quaker school give thanks to those who they felt had “done an amazing job around school, who often gets little recognition for their hard work.” Earlier in the term, Georgia (18) […]

todayDecember 14, 2020 15

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Mount Girl Joins National Youth Choir

A York schoolgirl has been offered a place with the National Youth Choir of Great Britain (NYCGB), having auditioned earlier this term after reaching the minimum qualifying age. Isabelle Evington, in Year 5 at The Mount School York, auditioned via Zoom on a school day earlier in the term. She said, “When the auditions were first announced, I was still in Year 4 and too young, but the actual date […]

todayDecember 2, 2020 21

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York Schoolgirl Wins Cambridge History Prize

Mount Girl Scoops First Prize in Cambridge History Competition  A pupil from The Mount School York won first place in a national essay competition held by a prestigious Cambridge University college. Phoenix Woolnough, 17, a sixth form college student, was awarded first prize in Trinity College Cambridge’s annual Robson History Prize competition, in a competitive field of over 300 high calibre entries. She said of her win, “I can’t believe […]

todayOctober 13, 2020 12

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Mount Principal Steers School Steadily Online

Families of a York girls' school, which has been teaching pupils online this week, have been sending messages of grateful thanks to the Head for their smooth transition to learning from home. The Mount School York's Principal, Adrienne Richmond, has kept a watchful eye on global developments surrounding Covid-19 since the outbreak first loomed at the end of the Autumn term. The all girl Quaker school, which has held teaching […]

todayMarch 27, 2020 2