Year 5 and 6 had a fantastic time on their residential camp – plenty of outdoor adventure and just the right amount of challenge.
Performing arts have been at core of Fyling Hall since our late principal Mrs White returned from the London Stage to teach. This year we celebrate more fantastic grades and look forward to an exiting term of events.
Fyling Hall has been a multicultural school for most of its history. Each year we celebrate the diverse mix of nationalities and run a programme of cultural events.
After a phenomenal year of fundraising the PTA is looking forward to more events and activities.
The Junior School staff have been busy getting ready for the start of the new school year this week. We are looking forward to welcoming the pupils back, read about the preparations and week one!
Welcome to boarding at Fyling Hall School – Head Matron Miss Emma Anders explains what to expect in the first week.
One of 2023s A Level students, Joe, took his camera and captured life at Fyling Hall.
Fyling Hall pupils have been rewarded for all their hard work with a very pleasing set of exam results.
Fyling Hall pupils are celebrating an impressive set of A-Level results that sees all of the Year 13 pupils rewarded with a place on their first choice university course.
Past pupils of Fyling Hall are a diverse and interesting group of people including Michelin starred chef, Andrew Pern, and his father and grandfather!
Year 7 can be a big jump from junior school, last year’s year 7 share their reflections.
Science is a popular subject at Fyling Hall with plenty of enrichment opportunities. 2023-24 will include national competitions and launching the bid for a green flag!
Year 8 history projects at Fyling Hall – last term they took a deep dive into the Georgians.
Fyling Hall is starting the new academic with an updated and restyled Sixth Form.
Another fantastic Rose Garden Music Festival took place on July 1st at Fyling Hall against the backdrop of the Yorkshire Coast
On Saturday, after half a year of fundraising and preparations next year’s head boys embarked on their expedition to the Canadian Yukon.
Boarders enjoy a varied programme of weekend activities at Fyling Hall. We look at some highlights from the last term.
Fyling Hall celebrated its 100th birthday in style with over 300 past-pupils, old teachers and current staff attending the centenary ball.
On Sunday 9th July, as part of our centenary weekend, ‘Fyling Hallers’ past and present gathered in the Rose Garden to celebrate Mrs Clare White’s life and legacy.
Fyling Hall School’s Centenary weekend celebrations kick-off this Friday.
Tacking up our horses under the expert eye of riding instructor Coleen, there was a sense of great purpose around the Fyling Hall Stable – a drive to complete the challenging trek that lay before us
Students come together for a full day of Poetry at the Daisy Hardy Poetry Competition.
Year 5 and 6 have been having fun in maths lessons creating scale models of bedrooms at Hogwarts.
This year’s swimming gala was a great experience.. pupils were ready to compete and show everyone what they had learnt.
The Rose Garden Music Festival returns on July 1st. Get ready for a fantastic afternoon of music and lots of fun at Fyling Hall’s beautiful rose garden.
Year 6 spent a beautiful day at Wykeham Lakes enjoying paddle-boarding and giant inflatables.
On Tuesday 13th June, pupils from years 7 to 11 represented Fyling Hall at the Town v. Country Athletics Meet.
Excited for another Summer Fayre, hosted by Friends of Fyling Hall (PTA) on 28th June.
Last chance to get tickets for the Centenary Ball at Fyling Hall, taking place on Saturday 8th July, part of school centenary celebrations.
All systems go at Fyling Hall – in English pupils are looking at a variety of poems and preparing for the Daisy Hardy Poetry Competition.
We are excited to announce our headline act at the Rose Garden Music Festival, a self-proclaimed ‘riot-jazz’ band…
Performance is a vital part of the Drama curriculum. Performing at school and watching performances. Year 8 review a recent theatre trip.
This year’s excellent Bronze Duke of Edinburgh Award group are all enjoying practice expeditions and working on their different sections.
Geography fieldwork trips and interesting projects for year 11 and year 9 this year.
There is an exciting programme of boarding weekend activities at Fyling Hall – the last two weeks saw two very different trips!
We are excited to announce the second band in the music festival….They are a collection of fantastic, talented musicians from the Whitby area..
The Big Tea Dance is from 2 – 5pm on Wednesday 24th May – Join us as we ‘Join in. Lend a hand. Make a Change.’ as part of The Big Help Out.
What does it mean to be human? What are the connections between us? How does our past influence our present? Year 9 drama students consider these in their performance.
At Fyling Hall we like to support each other, and also make a difference to the world around us. Sixth form students are leading the way on charity fundraising…
With only 8 weeks to go until the return of the Rose Garden Festival (1st July 2023) we are excited to reveal the first of our three main bands performing!
Year 10 students had a week of work experience with a variety of employers. The feedback has been fantastic.
As the coronation of Charles III approaches this weekend we had a look back at last term’s year 7 – 9 history project.
Head girls Izzy and Emie have convinced their classmate Charlie to shave his head for charity!
Year 10 students are out on work experience placement this week. Students shared their thoughts.
Everyone thoroughly enjoyed themselves at our popular Chocolate Bingo on Wednesday 19th April.
Students horse-riding at school, spending break times with the horses and ponies and learning stable management.
As we are celebrating our centenary we thought you might enjoy a look back at our history.
In the Junior School we learnt about the different Easter traditions and celebrated pupil’s creativity with the Egg Design Competition.
Language Connections! In English -Caesar’s Cipher and historic links between English and German. Students learnt around their subjects, which helps foster a love of learning.
Fyling Hall School Open Day takes place on 1st May with fun activities and school tours for ages 3- 18
Head Matron, Emma Anders shares her thoughts about her job and caring for all the wonderful boarding students that attend Fyling Hall.
The Rose Garden Music Festival returns to Fyling Hall on Saturday the 1st July. Join us for for music, food, fun and hopefully sunshine!
9 fearless teams converged in a clash of wit and reason at the Fundraising Quiz Night and raffle on March 16th.
Fyling Hall wins three trophies at the Technology Tournament with four teams working to build a cable car.
There was a celebration of creativity at the ceramics exhibition in the art department this week.
Last Friday, students from across the school gathered at the field for the House Cross-Country run.
Last week we celebrating STEM throughout Fyling Hall taking the British Science Week theme of Connections to many of the subjects.
Our British Science Week activities continued with a look at careers in science. Heather King from Anglo-American came to talk to us about the connections between the local environment and the Woodsmith Mine.
On the year 9 science field trip to the North Yorkshire Moors national park, we learnt about endangered ecosystems and discovered the connections between us and the ecosystem.
On Wednesday 8th March, after all the successes of the Junior School on Tuesday, twenty pupils from year 7-13, took part in the Eskdale Festival of Arts Speech and Drama Competition.
Learning to read is so important. We encourage a love of reading starting in Early Years and love sharing stories together, so World Book Day is definitely one of our favourite days!
At Fyling Hall School we like to bring German lessons to life, giving our students hands on, practical experience of the language and the culture and history.
Fyling Hall Sixth Form for year 12 and year 13, is a great place to be. With small class sizes, a beautiful location and lots of support. Join us on March the 14th for more information.
Come and test your trivia knowledge and have some fun at the quiz night at Fyling Hall school on Thursday 9th of March, in aid of the British Exploring Society.
Congratulations to the three students from, Fyling Hall School who entered the Rotary Club Photography Competition last month achieving first, second and third places. We strive to give students a real love of art that goes beyond the classroom, whether they go on to study A-level art or simply enjoy it in their free time.
The location of our small independent school in Yorkshire provides great opportunities for field work. Year 13 student, Isobel Bagley tells us about her recent Geography field work trip.
The horses are a meaningful part of my time at school, it’s a way of learning that feels free, unconfined, akin to a hobby rather than a “lesson” .
The maths department at Fyling Hall has been busy. Year 11 attended an A-Level Taster session and students entered the UKMT National Maths Competition.
Every Thursday at Fyling Hall, form 1 and form 5 pair up to read together. United in a single, tangible atmosphere of exciting born from the thrilling emotion of reading.
It has been a busy half term half for the boarding students at Fyling Hall with school work, trips and time with friends.
As part of our 100 Year Centenary we’re looking to publish a full colour A4 sized Centenary Yearbook featuring photographs of life at Fyling Hall spanning the decades.
Our year 9 students have been learning to program in python when we found out about a challenge open to schools in the UK and Europe called Mission Zero.
Fyling Hall Students Toby and Tomas Richardson talk about their upcoming expedition with the British Exploring Society.
Fyling Hall is delighted to be holding the first Stay and Play of 2023 on 24th February.
Fyling Hall Centenary Ball Tickets are available now.
A new student’s perspective on settling in to boarding and studying music at Fyling Hall School.
Lunar New Year celebrations at Fyling Hall School led by the ESL class.
Olivia Coates handed over a cheque to Whitby Wildlife Sanctuary and reflected on fundraising at Fyling Hall.
Year 13 drama students met with three professionals from different aspects of the industry for practical careers advice.
“Forest school is one of the big reasons we chose Fyling Hall. The physical and mental health benefits of being outside in nature are so big”
Head of Science, Mrs. Aldous’ shares her thoughts on one term in the Science Dept. and our custom-designed new biology lab at Fyling Hall School.
Boarding student Emilie Moss in Year 10 describes her first week back.
Setting goals and enabling students to take their own dreams seriously and dream big.
After the Junior School Nativity, the Friends of Fyling Hall hosted the annual Christmas Fayre. As always it was a fantastic event that was very well attended. The excitement of the pupils is a sure sign the end of term is nearing and the build up to Christmas is well...
A few days ago, we celebrated a Spanish Day in the school, and I can proudly say that the members of staff and students did a great job. We got up at 7:30am as always, and we went to breakfast as usual, but when we arrived at the dining hall they surprised us...
It’s our 100th birthday! In 2023, Fyling Hall will be celebrating its centenary. We have a whole year of exciting events and activities planned which we will share with you all after Christmas. We think it’s only fitting to celebrate this event with our entire school...
On Wednesday 30th of November we are excited to be hosting the annual Christmas Fayre between 15:00 & 17:30. We would be delighted if any members of the school or local community would like to join us. The Friends of Fyling Hall will also be drawing the Grand...
In Geography, we like to revisit map skills with each key stage 3 group and as a consequence, over the last few lessons the year 9s have been reacquainting themselves with their map skills. I am currently checking that everyone remembers how to do 4 and 6 figure grid...
Last week 8P took part in a Chinese drama exchange lesson with our partner school in China. The aim was to share the cultural importance drama has in both of our countries and schools. Our students performed a melodrama and students from Guanghua Experimental School...
The preparations for the new Duke of Edinburgh groups are well underway. Pupils have signed up to Bronze, Silver, and Gold, and most have decided on what they want to do for their sections. this year sees a great variety of skills, sports and voluntary work: For their...
Toby and Tomas Richardson are celebrating receiving ‘Highly Commended’ status from the judging panel of the Whitbread Memorial Prize for 2022. The Whitbread Memorial Prize is a national competition that recognises and celebrates outstanding involvement in, and service...
Halloween Night 2022 After months of preparation and heated, anticipation-filled Sixth form meetings, it was on Thursday 20th October when students young and old alike ventured into the unknown depths of the 2022 edition of the prestigious Fyling Hall Halloween night....
Tuesday last week saw the return of Fyling Hall's Got Talent in the Barn. Always a fun event, where pupils of all ages can share their favourite talents and skills, this year saw the largest number of Junior school entries yet. One of the best parts of the event was...
As part of their Geography studies the year 9s headed off to the Wakefield coal mine museum last week. They have been investigating how economic activities have changed over time and part of that was a deeper study on the rise of coalmining in the UK, and also reasons...
Year 7-9 drama students were lucky enough to take part in Drama workshops led by Kiera from West End in Schools, a group of professional actors working in schools. The hour-long workshops focused on the Shakespeare play 'A Midsummer Night's Dream' with practical...
Fyling Hall pupils were delighted to be asked to participate in the opening of this year’s Fish and Ships Festival in Whitby. The festival celebrates many aspects of Fishing and Shipping in Whitby, and is a very well attended festival. Our GCSE Art pupils were...
On Sunday October 3rd Fyling Hall joined forces with the parishes of Hawsker and Fylingthorpe to celebrate this year’s Harvest. The Harvest Festival was held at St Stephen’s Church and our Head Pupils (Joe and Emie) and Nele were very accomplished in leading the...
Over the last century the majority of the Earth's population moved to cities, leaving the usual places of living- the countryside. However, there are still those who prefer living far away from busy buildings and noisy streets. Personally I have completed this...
School breaks are an important time to recharge the battery . . . for students and staff. Before they departed for their summer holiday, we asked a few of our international students to share their holiday plans, past and present. Have a read of what they had in mind ....