Former child refugee gives powerful talk

Former child refugee gives powerful talk

Kurt Strauss spoke to the whole school in Morning Meeting Kurt Strauss was born into a Jewish family in Germany in 1930 and at aged eight, went to live in Prague to escape persecution. In 1939 Kurt came to England on one of the Kindertransport trains, his mother...
Sports News

Sports News

Netball: The U14 netball team played Joseph Rowntree on Monday enjoying a good win against this much bigger school – the score was 19-15. The U16s were all set to play Joseph Rowntree too, but were disappointed when the opposition only turned up with a U14...
Bake Sale for Unicef

Bake Sale for Unicef

On Friday 20th October Bootham School’s Charity Committee organised a bake sale to raise money for their charity of the term, Unicef. Unicef provides humanitarian and developmental assistance to children and mothers in developing countries. More information...
Restart a heart

Restart a heart

All Middle and Upper Schoolroom students, along with some Seniors and College students, practised their CPR skills before half term. Led by the Yorkshire Ambulance Service, the national event took place at Bootham School with volunteers from the Fire Brigade, York...