Skip to content ↓

News

Page 2

  • RIP Fr Jonathan Cotton OSB

    Firstly, I am sure you will join me in offering support and best wishes to the monastic community following the sad news about the death of Fr Jonathan Cotton (H60).

    Read More
  • Happy New Year

    I hope you had a lovely Christmas and enjoyed time with your families over the holidays - Marie and I wish you a very happy New Year.

    Read More
  • Schola Gone Viral!

    On our return from the uplifting and moving Ampleforth Carol service at Corpus Christi, Covent Garden, the spirit and pluck of Ampleforth was epitomised by the Schola who sang carols to keep up the spirits of passengers stuck on the train for hours by damage to overhead cables. A video clip has gone viral (over 80,000 views to date!)

    Read More
  • London Carol Service

    On our return from the uplifting and moving Ampleforth Carol service at Corpus Christi, Covent Garden, a very special setting thanks to Father Alan and his parish team, the spirit and pluck of Ampleforth was epitomised by the Schola who sang carols from the service to keep up the spirits of passengers stuck for hours on our return train York, stranded from in the night by the failure of the overhead cables with the cold!

    Read More
  • The Good Schools Guide

    “School (or college) isn’t a sufficient word to encompass all that we saw at Ampleforth. This is a community and a way of life…” The Good Schools Guide

    Read More
  • Successful Inspections

    Ofsted, the Catholic Schools Inspectorate, and HMC (the Heads Conference) have visited us this term and all were very pleased with what they found. We are particularly delighted to be graded ‘Outstanding’ in Personal Development (Ofsted) and ‘Outstanding’ in all nine judgements on the quality of Catholic life and mission, religious education and collective worship (Catholic Schools Inspection). Summary extracts from Ofsted’s and the Catholic Schools’ inspection reports are in the booklet below. The full reports can be found here. Following the Head, Peter Robert’s, membership of HMC, Ampleforth College is now under the oversight of the Independent Schools Inspectorate.

    Read More
  • Celebrating William Byrd

    A good-sized audience in the Abbey Church enjoyed an outstanding performance from the Schola Cantorum who sung liturgy and motets by William Byrd in commemoration of the 400th anniversary of his death on Monday night.

    Read More
  • Benedictine Educators

    Marie and I are at the World Conference of Benedictine Educators which is being held at the Monastery of Sao Bento in Rio de Janeiro.
    13 October 2023

    Read More
  • Science Day

    It's been another really successful week for Ampleforth as we continue to build up momentum.
    6 October 2023

    Read More
  • Visits Galore!

    This has been a tremendously positive week.
    29 September 2023

    Read More
  • Raft Race

    It’s been a fun and energetic start to the Michaelmas term.
    22 September 2023

    Read More
  • Tug of War

    The energy in the Valley was palpable as students took part in the fiercely contested annual Inter-House Tug of War.
    15 September 2023

    Read More

Page 2

A Compass for Life

Full Boarding & Day School for students aged 11 to 18