The Minster School, York
|Type||Independent preparatory day school
Choral foundation school
|Religion||Church of England|
|Founder||Paulinus of York|
|DfE URN||121731 Tables|
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 no longer exclusively.
The school traces its origins to a 'song school' founded in 627 by Paulinus of York, the first Archbishop of York however the current school was re-founded in 1903. The Minster School has a strong focus on music, and of the 180 children, 40 are choristers at York Minster.
- Independent Schools Inspectorate - Inspection Report 2005[dead link], accessed 2010-03-08
- The Minster School, History, accessed 2014-06-12
- Official website
- History of York Minster School
- Yorkshire Film Archive - Stillington, York, and Easingwold (1936-1942)
- Profile on the ISC website
- ISI Inspection Reports
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