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‘I have a power shower!’ exclaimed one girl proudly. Home from home, clearly, and it matters, especially to the girls. Some girls’ houses have nominated ‘guardian angels’ as peer mentors; varying approach across individual houses. A key change in recent...

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Ampleforth College is a Catholic, Benedictine school situated in a beautiful valley below the North York Moors. Pastoral care and spiritual development are excellent. An Ampleforth education gives the young men and women in our care a Compass for Life.

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2015 Good Schools Guide Awards

  • Best performance by Boys taking History at an English Independent School (GCE A level)
  • Excellent performance by Boys taking German at an English Independent School (GCE A level)
  • Excellent performance by Girls taking German at an English Independent School (GCE A level)
  • Best performance by Boys taking Italian at an English Independent School (GCE A level)
  • Best performance by Boys taking Spanish at an English Independent School (GCE A level)
  • Best performance by Boys taking German at an English Independent School (GCE AS level)
  • Best performance by Boys taking Italian at an English Independent School (GCE AS level)
  • Best performance by Boys taking French at an English Independent School (Level1/2 certificates)

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Sports

Unusual sports

Equestrian centre or equestrian team - school has own equestrian centre or an equestrian team.

Fencing

Shooting

What The Good Schools Guide says

‘I have a power shower!’ exclaimed one girl proudly. Home from home, clearly, and it matters, especially to the girls. Some girls’ houses have nominated ‘guardian angels’ as peer mentors; varying approach across individual houses. A key change in recent times is that of the deployment of monastic personnel - fewer monks and they no longer perform the role of housemasters. This role has been taken over by families who serve as houseparents – ‘very civilising’ was the comment. Monks now act as...

Interim Headmaster

Fr Wulstan Peterburs is holding the reins whilst a successor is appointed to David Lambon, who left after a short tenure 'to pursue new professional opportunities'. He is procurator of Ampleforth Abbey and College, and has been head of Christian theology and housemaster at the college. He joined Ampleforth as a lay...

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