A leading co-educational independent school for pupils aged 4-13

Growing together, developing excellence, rooted in faith

Prep Opening Times 8am – 5.20pm

Pre-Prep Opening Times 8am – 6pm

“Pupils work with commitment and focus, responding positively to the school’s ethos of striving for excellence,” ISI Report, 2020.

“Pupils of all abilities achieve highly across a range of subjects, notably music, languages and art,” ISI Report, 2020.

Virtual Visit

Welcome to The Minster School York – A leading co-educational independent school for pupils aged 4-13

The Minster School York is a day preparatory school where we educate 180 pupils, including the girl & boy choristers of York Minster

The school is currently closed to visitors due to the pandemic and our regular tour programme is sadly suspended.

Please register your interest by completing the ARRANGE A VISIT form here or email the school secretary at school@yorkminster.org.

Alternatively, we can arrange a one-to-one video call with the Head Teacher, Mrs Angela Mitchell, where she will happily discuss what makes our school special.


Arrange a visit and hear first-hand what it is like to be a part of The Minster School family. We’re proud of our magnificent school and want to share our achievements with you

Arrange a visit

“There’s a warm village school-feel, bang in the heart of the beautiful old city of York.” Parent

Wisdom, love, humility, hope, respect – our five values.

An education that is rooted in traditional family values and imbued with a spirit of tolerance and respect.

Arrange a visit to find out why we are such an exceptional and unique school.

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The Minster School York,
Minster Yard,

01904 557230/school@yorkminster.org