Swarthmore Quaker Pilgrimage

Swarthmore Quaker Pilgrimage

This year’s Northern Schools’ Quaker Pilgrimage with students and staff in Swarthmore Hall, one of the sites visited. Strong winds on top of Pendle Hill. The Quaker Schools’ Panel at the Quaker Tapestry exhibition in Kendal.  Bootham School are...
Last week at the Junior School

Last week at the Junior School

Big Wide World Club Last week, Big Wide World Club ‘visited’ Japan. They learnt some basic greetings, the etiquette behind kow-towing and made origami bookmarks. This week, karaoke and noodle-slurping! Year 3 Last week Year 3 made their own thaumatropes, as part of a...
Sports News

Sports News

Hockey Bootham took U12 and U13 7 a-side Hockey teams to play against teams from St Olave’s on Thursday afternoon. Both matches were played in great spirit.  It was their first match for some of our U12’s, and not only did they play well, both teams won...
Mek Ah Step

Mek Ah Step

Creative arts and social action On Tuesday 9 October, we were pleased to welcome Maddy Leftwich (Old Scholar 2008), and Haylee Venus the founder of a theatre company called Mek Ah Step, into school.  Maddy and Haylee are now involved in a joint initiative to combine...
National Boarding Day

National Boarding Day

The 6th of October saw Bootham Boarders celebrating National Boarding Day run by the Boarding Schools Association. To celebrate, our boarders made handprint art for each of the boarding houses and all took part in a hotly contested quiz night. For those who knew their...