The Minster School, York

The Minster School, York
The Minster School
Established 627[1]
Type Independent, day preparatory, pre-prep and nursery
Religion Church of England
Headmaster Alex Donaldson[1]
Founder Paulinus of York[1]
Location Deangate
North Yorkshire
England, UK
Local authority YO1 7JA
Students 180[2]
Gender Mixed
Ages 3–13

Coordinates: 53°57′42″N 1°04′51″W / 53.961716°N 1.080791°W / 53.961716; -1.080791

The Minster School, York is an independent preparatory school for children aged 3–13 in York, England. 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]

See also


  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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