Introduction[ edit ] Pocklington School seeks to admit candidates who will benefit from what the school has to offer and whom it will be able to support. Pupils can however be accepted for all school years subject to vacancy.
Offers of places at Pocklington School and at Pocklington Prep are subject to vacancy and to a satisfactory entry assessment and school report. All pupils are interviewed as part of the admissions process.
The aim of the awards is to recognise and promote academic excellence.
Pocklington School, has a of traditions, such as the year group naming convention first year, second year. Its motto Virtute et Veritate is Latin for By truth and virtue. There are four houses: Dolman named after the school's founder John DolmanGruggen and Hutton named after former headmasters Rev.
Gruggen and Rev. Each pupil from a new family is entered into a house; all following siblings enter the same Suck buddy welcome. The school sports hall is housed in the train shed of the former Pocklington railway stationdeed by George Townsend Andrews.
He attended Pocklington School from —76 53wm seeks Montpellier woman for ltr is famous as the parliamentary campaigner who brought about the abolition of the slave trade and the emancipation of slaves. A bronze statue of Wilberforce as a boy, by York sculptress Sally Arnup, stands near the school foyer.
Erected in commemoration of the th anniversary of slave emancipation, Dr John Sentamu unveiled the new statue in autumn Notable former pupils[ Date West Greenwich married woman ] See also: Category:People educated at Pocklington School This article's list of alumni may not follow Wikipedia's verifiability policy.
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February Richard AnnandV. His final visit to the school was in to unveil a copy of his citation.
This can be seen in the Senior School Reception entrance. The new CCF Centre, opened Baraboo WI milf personalsis named after.