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Year 8 Book Reviews

Year 8 have been discovering many journeys through Literature, here are some of their review on the novels they have read: U-Boat Hunter Written by Byran Perrett Reviewed by Ciaran Murphy Peter Rogers joined the navy at the age of 15 after his dad’s cargo ship “Antigua Moon” was sunk by a German U-boat during […]

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A Visit from Justin Hill

On Thursday 8th December, the award-winning writer Justin Hill spoke to years 10 and 11 to inspire the next generation of young writers. Hill gave an interesting presentation which covered the inspiration for some of his novels, for example, the time he spent in rural China and how this influenced his work. Hill went on […]

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News from the English Department

A couple of updates letting you know what’s going on with the busy English department: On November 9th 2016, Year 9 and 11 students from Ryedale School travelled to the Grand Opera House in York to see the hit-musical ‘Blood Brothers‘. The play was both humorous, moving and captivated its audience. It was an eye-opener […]

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Young Writers: Imogen Coutts, Harry Coldbeck, Megan Degazon

Wicked Young Writers

Ryedale School were fortunate enough to have three fantastic finalists in this year’s ‘Wicked Young Writers’ Award: Imogen Coutts, Megan Degazon and Harry Coldbeck. They were whittled down from thousands upon thousands of entries and clearly blew the judges away with their dystopian short stories. Two of our finalists made the journey down to London […]

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Shakespeare set design competition

Ryedale have been playing their part in the Shakespeare 400 Project. While the BBC have been producing their own tributes to the playwright we have been studying his plays, entering in competitions and even doing a spot of acting in lessons. To further celebrate Mrs Hamilton has been running a competition in the library which […]

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