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Fyling Hall Past Pupil – Andrew Pern

Fyling Hall Past Pupil – Andrew Pern

Past pupils of Fyling Hall are a diverse and interesting group of people including Michelin starred chef, Andrew Pern, and his father and grandfather!

Memorial Service for Mrs Clare White

Memorial Service for Mrs Clare White

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.

The Big Ride Fundraiser on 28th June  2023

The Big Ride Fundraiser on 28th June 2023

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

Fyling Hall Swimming Gala – 2023

This year’s swimming gala was a great experience.. pupils were ready to compete and show everyone what they had learnt.

Rose Garden Music Festival – Get Ready!

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.

British Science Week: Science Field Trip Year 9

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.

Success at Eskdale Festival of the Arts

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.

World Book Day at Fyling Hall Junior School

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!

Bringing Learning German at School to Life

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.

Learn More About Sixth Form on March 14th

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.

Quiz Night at Fyling Hall

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.

Student Art and Creativity: Photography Competition Success

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.

Coastal Fieldwork Trip

Coastal Fieldwork Trip

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.

A Look at Maths  – Events & Competitions

A Look at Maths – Events & Competitions

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.

Junior School Students Come Together To Read

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.

Half Term Boarding Round-up

It has been a busy half term half for the boarding students at Fyling Hall with school work, trips and time with friends.

Photos for the Centenary Yearbook

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.

Settling In At Fyling Hall

A new student’s perspective on settling in to boarding and studying music at Fyling Hall School.

Student Charity Fundraising

Olivia Coates handed over a cheque to Whitby Wildlife Sanctuary and reflected on fundraising at Fyling Hall.

Forest School The Fyling Hall Way

“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”

One Term in The Science Department

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.

Goal Setting for 2023

Setting goals and enabling students to take their own dreams seriously and dream big.

The Start of Christmas

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 Little Bit of Home

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...

Centenary Celebrations

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...

Christmas Fayre

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...

The Hills Are Alive

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...

Sharing the Cultural Importance of Drama

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...

Duke of Edinburgh Preparations Underway

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...

National Recognition for Fyling Hall Pupils

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....

Fyling Hall’s Got Talent

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...

A Trip to the Past

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...

‘Shakespeare in Action’ Drama Workshops

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...

Fish & Ships

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...

Harvest Festival

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...

Which is better? City or Countryside?

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...

An important time to recharge the battery

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 ....