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The Mount School York is proud to partner with local organisations and the wider community to host a variety of summer schools and summer camps for children throughout the school holidays.

With an extensive range of specialist facilities available, The Mount is an ideal location to develop your interests or pursue a new hobby.


Ian Murphy Artists Summer School 

World-famous artist, Ian Murphy will return to The Mount this summer. Ian will deliver a unique Summer School experience open to 14-18 year-olds. This fantastic opportunity will offer pupils the chance to work up close and personal with a professional artist. With a focus on providing ideal preparation for portfolio developmental work, required at both GSCE and A Level, this course will see attendees gain advantageous advice and guidance that will set their application to higher education institutions apart from others. 

Following a successful artist workshop experience with College I earlier in the year, The Mount School were excited to invite Ian Murphy back, with the option to extend the invitation to other age groups, and both pupils and external candidates. The girls in College I created a series of impressive large scale pieces and learnt valuable techniques and tips. They feedback that they would not have attempted this had it not being for Ian’s encouragement. To view their pics, visit the gallery. 

I have not done something like this before. This is insane! I feel like it’s very effective and I like the fact that he uses layers, I like the depth and the meaning behind it on his pieces.” – Izzy, College I

Key Information:
Week One: 8 – 12 August
Week Two: 15 – 19 August
Day Place: £475 per week* (girls and boys welcome)
Boarding Place: £720 per week** (girls only)

*Lunch included
** Includes accommodation, evening activities, all meals and boarding staff supervision

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Register your interest here.

Opportunities to sign up for this exciting Summer School can be found on the summer schools landing page of the school website, or via clicking here.

The Mount School is set to run further Summer Camp and Summer School opportunities available this Summer, including a Football Camp in partnership with York City and a Music Summer Camp. More details to follow

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