Easingwold School

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Easingwold School
Motto Velle est Valere
Type Community school
Head Teacher Phil Benaiges
Location York Road
North Yorkshire
YO61 3EF
Coordinates: 54°06′57″N 1°11′24″W / 54.11593°N 1.19000°W / 54.11593; -1.19000
Local authority North Yorkshire
DfE URN 121664 Tables
Ofsted Reports
Students 1100
Gender Coeducational
Ages 11–18
Houses Bronte, Cook, Moore, Wilberforce and Trueman; Pre September 2010: Bulmer, Galtres, Hambleton and Westerman
Website www.easingwold.n-yorks.sch.uk

Easingwold School is a mixed, comprehensive 11-18 school in Easingwold, North Yorkshire, England. The school has around 1,000 students, including the Sixth Form, located on-site. The school 2012 Ofsted inspection rated the school as Grade 3 in all areas and for overall effectiveness[1] The School used to be a specialist Language College with international links.[citation needed]


The school moved to its current larger site in 1954 and became a mixed, comprehensive school. The previous school site now houses Easingwold Primary School. In 1994 the Europa Block was added to the school to increase the number of classrooms available, specifically for languages. Since then a new maths block, science block and separate Sixth Form block have been added to the school grounds.

Head Teachers[edit]

  • 1958-1981 — Robin Gilbert
  • 1981-1993 — Roger Kirk
  • 1993-2000 — Peter Fletcher
  • 2000-2012 — Carey Chidwick
  • 2012 (February-August) — Geoff Jenkinson
  • 2012 (September-present) — Phil Benaiges

Notable former pupils[edit]


  1. ^ "Easingwold School Inspection Report". Ofsted. Retrieved 16 June 2012. 
  2. ^ Catton, Richard (30 July 2009). "Jane Robinson dedicates book to former Easingwold School teacher Mollie Haigh". The Press. Retrieved 20 October 2012. 

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