Lady Lumley's School

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Lady Lumley's School
Motto Deo, Regi, Patriae (For God, King, Country)
Type Community school
Headteacher Richard Bramley
Chair John Garbutt
Founder Lady Lumley
Location Swainsea Lane
North Yorkshire
YO18 8NG
Coordinates: 54°15′06″N 0°47′02″W / 54.2516°N 0.7839°W / 54.2516; -0.7839
Local authority North Yorkshire
DfE number 815/4054
DfE URN 121671 Tables
Ofsted Reports
Students 1,253 pupils
Gender Coeducational
Ages 11–18

Lady Lumley's School is a coeducational secondary school and sixth form located in Pickering, North Yorkshire, England. It was founded in Thornton le Dale in 1670 and named after Viscountess Lumley, a family title of the Earl of Scarborough.[1] It has school links worldwide, particularly within Tanzania, Morocco, China and France.[2]

The school has been awarded Sportsmark 2008, an iNET qualification, Specialist Schools and Academies Trust, a British Schools Orienteering award and was classified as a Healthy School.[citation needed] In 2010 Ofsted Inspection Report rated Lady Lumley's School as overall grade 2 (good).[3]

Notable former pupils[edit]


  1. ^ "Thornton le Dale", Welcome to Scarborough, Retrieved 17 December 2011
  2. ^ "School website". 
  3. ^ "Lady Lumley's School", Ofsted Report 2010. Pdf download required. Retrieved 17 December 2011