Fyling Hall School
Fyling Hall is an independent, co-educational day and boarding school situated near the small village of Fylingthorpe, near Robin Hood's Bay, 7 miles (11 km) south east of Whitby, North Yorkshire, England. Founded in 1923 by Mab Bradley, the school was then run for thirty years by her daughter, Clare White. The school is centred on a Georgian country house that dates from 1819 and is situated in 45 acres (180,000 m2) of wooded hillside within the North York Moors National Park.
Main House in winter and in summer
|Type||Independent day and boarding school|
|Motto||'The days that make us happy make us wise'|
|Department for Education URN||121733 Tables|
|Headmaster||Mr Steve Allen|
|Age||4 to 18|
|Former Pupils||Old Fylinghallers|
History of Hall
There are four boarding houses at Fyling Hall:
- Woodside: Sixth Form Girls
- Ramsdale: Sixth Form Boys
- Main: Junior and Senior Girls
- Mulgrave: Junior and Senior Boys
Fyling Hall School offers a wide variety of sports for all pupils. Most important amongst these, and shaping daily life at Fyling Hall, are rugby, hockey, cross country, cricket, horse riding and rounders.
The main building of Fyling Hall is used in G.P Taylor's novel Shadowmancer as the vicarage of Obadiah Demurral. The vicarage is destroyed by cannon fire from Jacob Crane's smuggler ship 'The Magenta'.
Notable former teachers
- "Fyling Hall School - York Press". The York Press. 3 May 2018. Retrieved 3 May 2018.
- The independent schools guide, 2006-2007 : a fully comprehensive directory (12 ed.). London: Kogan Page. 2006. p. 227. ISBN 0-7494-4567-X.
- "Fyling Hall offering scholarships in man's memory". Whitby Gazette. 9 November 2017. Retrieved 3 May 2018.
- Historic England. "Fyling Hall (Grade II) (1148676)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 3 May 2018.
- Wilkinson, George (12 May 2007). "Fylingthorpe". York Press. Retrieved 3 May 2018.
- Mott, Judy, ed. (2013). Independent schools yearbook, 2012-2013. London: Bloomsbury Publishing. p. 1176. ISBN 978-1-4081-8417-2.
- "Folk king Carthy honouredfor lifetime achievement". Whitby Gazette. 21 February 2014. Retrieved 3 May 2018.
- Atkins, Duncan (26 May 2015). "Second Whitby area cricketer could feature for England". Whitby Gazette. Retrieved 3 May 2018.