The Minster School, York

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The Minster School
TheMinsterSchoolYork.jpg
Established 627[1]
Type Independent preparatory day school
Choral foundation school
Religion Church of England
Headmaster Alex Donaldson[1]
Founder Paulinus of York[1]
Location Deangate
York
North Yorkshire
YO1 7JA
England Coordinates: 53°57′42″N 1°04′51″W / 53.961716°N 1.080791°W / 53.961716; -1.080791
DfE number 816/6006
DfE URN 121731 Tables
Students 180[2]
Gender Mixed
Ages 3–13
Website www.minsterschoolyork.co.uk

The Minster School, York is an independent preparatory school for children aged 3–13 in York, England. It was founded to educate choristers at York Minster and continues to do so, although other children from the community are also welcomed.

History[edit]

The school traces its origins to a 'song school' founded in 627 by Paulinus of York, the first Archbishop of York[1][2] however the current school was re-founded in 1903.[1] The Minster School has a strong focus on music, and of the 180 children, 40 are choristers at York Minster.[2]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e Independent Schools Inspectorate - Inspection Report 2005, accessed 2010-03-08
  2. ^ a b c The Minster School, History, accessed 2010-03-08

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