St. Martin’s Ampleforth Year 8 pupils are celebrating a
bumper crop of scholarship successes to senior schools. Thirteen of our Year 8 pupils have been
awarded scholarships, twelve to Ampleforth College and one to Malvern
College. Of the twelve scholarships
awarded to Ampleforth College, four were Academic scholarships, three were
awarded for music and seven gained Basil Hume Scholarships for excellence in
music, drama and sport.
On top of this one pupil also secured an academic
scholarship to Malvern College in Worcestershire.
Headmaster, Mr. Nicholas Higham said “For so many
scholarships to be awarded is a glowing tribute to the commiment and ability of
our Year 8 pupils and to the staff who prepared them.”
more information, contact:
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Set in one of North Yorkshires Areas
of Outstanding Natural Beauty, Ampleforth is the UK’s largest and most
forward-looking Benedictine community, and a thriving educational institution.
Steered by a moral ‘Compass for
Life’ nurtured by the Benedictine ethos, children are taught at co-educational
Prep school St Martin’s Ampleforth (3-13) and Ampleforth College (13-18). It
also runs a permanent private hall of Oxford University, St Benet's Hall.
Ampleforth Abbey visitor centre
welcomed its 25,000 visitor in 2013 (two years after it opened) and the
Benedictine monastery at Ampleforth is a centre for spirituality, education,
pastoral work and evangelisation.
Ampleforth was established in
1802 when the monks returned to England in 1802 following a 185-year exile in
France following the dissolution of the monasteries by Henry VIII. The famous
Abbey orchard now has some 2,000 trees and more than 40 varieties of apples,
some of which are used to make the famous Ampleforth Abbey Cider and Cider
The abbey also started selling
Ampleforth Abbey Beer in 2012. Derived from a 17th century recipe in the
Belgian Trappist style, the beer is brewed in partnership with local brewery