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Location address: United Kingdom, East Riding of Yorkshire
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Pocklington School is an independent school in Pocklington, East Riding of Yorkshire, England. It was founded in 1514 by John Dolman. The school is situated in 70 acres (28 ha) of land, on the outskirts of a small market town, 12 miles (19 km) from York and 26 miles (42 km) from Hull. It is an Anglican foundation and Friday morning church is compulsory for years 7-11, although pupils from all faiths are accepted. It is the 67th oldest school in the United Kingdom and will celebrate its 500th birthday in 2014.