Malton School

North Yorkshire, United Kingdom

Location: North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age range: 11 - 18 years

About Malton School

Malton School is a mixed, non-selective, non-denominational secondary comprehensive with a sixth form, situated in North Yorkshire. There are 1059 students aged 11-18 and 263 of these are in the sixth form, which has had the highest average attainment for non-selective schools in North Yorkshire since 2006. There is a Friends organisation, The Maltonians, for former students of the school.

The school is in the process of joining the Pathfinder Multi Academy Trust and Teaching School Hub and we are also a member of the Red Kite Teaching School Alliance. Staff development programmes and opportunities are shared within the MAT and the alliance, including leadership development and support for early career teachers.


Robert Williams

Values and vision

Malton School aims to provide a learning environment which is safe and secure, so that every individual feels able to take risks in the pursuit of new knowledge and skills. The secondary school provides varied, engaging and stimulating teaching and learning in every class, supported by a range of extra-curricular opportunities and positive staff/student relationships, so that every individual can find a way to shine and build self-esteem. It also aims to be supportive and challenging, so that every individual feels that they are being continuously stretched to achieve to the best of their ability.

Malton School opened a new Science block with four new laboratories in 2004 on becoming a specialist Science School, resulting in a total of eight laboratories and associated preparation rooms. The Food Technology rooms were totally re-furbished in 2011. In February 2011 Archbishop Sentamu opened a community sports centre and full-sized, floodlit, astroturf pitch on the school site, providing Malton School with the best P.E. facilities in the area. A dance and drama studio was opened in September 2013. Fully refurbished DT rooms opened in September 2016. A new 4 classroom Humanities block was opened in September 2021. The school is looking forward to an improved library and set of music facilities in September 2024.

Ofsted report

"This is an inclusive school which has very high ambition for its pupils. Pupils study a broad range of subjects and are taught well-planned lessons. The school makes good use of innovative technology to ensure that all pupils can access learning. Most pupils make good progress as they work through the school’s curriculum. 

Pupils are polite, respectful and happy. Pupils have good relationships with staff and feel safe at the school. Pupils learn how to keep themselves safe online. 

Pupils benefit from many personal development activities. These include The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award, the European Space Agency Astro Pi Challenge and coding. The school ensures that pupils experience a wide range of trips and visits that enrich the curriculum. For example, pupils have opportunities to visit York to learn about urban land use change. They also visit London to learn about economics and visit various battlefields to learn about historical conflicts. 

Sixth-form students enjoy an exceptional educational experience. They are taught by highly knowledgeable teachers and receive an exceptional array of personal development experiences".

View Malton School’s latest Ofsted report

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Address: Middlecave Road, Malton, North Yorkshire, YO17 7NH, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1653 692828
What people say about us

“People have time for each other”

- Staff response to survey

“The children have a real connection with the school

- Parental responses to survey

“The sports facilities and the PE team are amazing”

- Student response to survey

“I came here because I love science. I haven’t been disappointed”

- Student response to survey

“This school makes you want to learn”

- Student response to survey

“Malton always looks for the best from its students and staff”

- Parental responses to survey

“The school makes you feel like you are ‘one of a kind’!”

- Student response to survey

“A family atmosphere”

- Parental responses to survey

“A lovely school”

- Parental responses to survey