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Hymers College Quiz 2023

Take the fun quiz that we have challenged the current students to complete this week

How well do you know the history of Hymers College?


1. How many years has Hymers College been open?

2. What did John Hymers study at university?

3. Who was Robert Hymers?

4. What former site was Hymers College built on?

   A) Train Station     B) Botanic Gardens     C) Cemetery 

5. Who was Edward Vernon Bolton?

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

7. Who was the first Headmaster of Hymers College?

8. True or False; During WW2, the Senior School was evacuated to Pocklington School.

9. In which decade did girls start studying at Hymers College?

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


1.130 years

2. Mathematics

3. Younger brother of John Hymers, who inherited his money

4. B) Botanic Gardens

5. First enrolled pupil

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

7. Mr Charles Gore

8. True

9. 1970s

10. Mr Walmsley, Director of Sport

If you would like to try last year's quiz (2022), please visit:

How well do you know Hymers College?

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