Malsis School

Malsis School located at a mansion known as Malsis Hall in the village of Crosshills, in North Yorkshire, England, was a co-educational independent pre-prep and preparatory school for pupils aged 3 to 13 years. The school was founded in 1920,[1] and closed due to falling pupil numbers in 2014.[2] Facilities at the school included a 3 km mountain bike trail, 9-hole golf course, swimming pool, all weather pitch, rifle range, 40 acres of grounds and a Chapel with windows by the renowned stained-glass artist John Piper.

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Coordinates53°53′46″N 2°01′03″W / 53.896°N 2.0174°W / 53.896; -2.0174Coordinates: 53°53′46″N 2°01′03″W / 53.896°N 2.0174°W / 53.896; -2.0174
TypeIndependent school
MottoSto Pro Veritate
I Stand for the Truth
Religious affiliation(s)Church of England
Established14 May 1920
FounderAlbert Henry Montagu
Closed10 December 2014
Age3 to 13
HousesLund, Gadney, Montagu and Coates
Colour(s)Red & Black   

The school closed on 10 December 2014, when the final assembly started at 11 am and concluded at 1 pm.[2] The next day the school trust went into administration with Ernst & Young of Leeds. The school's assets were auctioned off and the land and building sold by Eddisons, and having fully paid off its debts it passed into creditors voluntary liquidation and the company was finally dissolved on 4 August 2017 according to Companies House.

In January 2015, The Old Malsis Association (OMA) was formed to represent the views of school alumni from down the years.

Malsis School surrounded by its grounds in North Yorkshire


  1. ^ "Malsis School: A chronology". Archived from the original on 22 March 2012. Retrieved 7 June 2013.
  2. ^ a b "Administrators appointed following closure of Malsis School, Cross Hills". Bradord Telegraph & Argus. 24 December 2014. Retrieved 7 January 2015.

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