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How well do you know Hymers College?

Take the fun Quiz! (2022 Edition)
Brothers John and Robert Hymers
Brothers John and Robert Hymers

How well do you know the history of Hymers College?

Questions:

1. Hymers College opened in which year?

2. What was John Hymers’ occupation before he died?

A) Scholar     B) Reverend     C) Headmaster     D) Doctor

3. Hymers College was founded as a result of who?

A) John Hymers     B) Robert Hymers     C) John and Robert Hymers

4. True or False; Hymers College was a boarding School?

5. Who was the first Headmaster of Hymers College?

6. How many Headmasters have there been in the Senior School?

7. True or False; During the Second World War, the Senior School was evacuated to Pocklington?

8. Who was Hilary Atkinson?

9. Which headmaster introduced girls to Hymers College in 1989, making the school co-educational?

10. Who is the current longest serving teacher at Hymers College?

 


Answers:

1.1893

2. B) Reverend

3. C) John and Robert Hymers - To find out why, please visit 129 Years of Hymers College

4. True - it was set up to take boarders, although there were only ever a handful of boarders to stay

5. Charles Gore

6. 8 Headmasters

7. True

8. First girl to study at Hymers College in 1971

9. Bryan Bass

10. Business Studies and Economics teacher, Mr Exley - he started in 1986

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