Some international students need an extra year of study before starting their A level course. This allows them to improve their academic English Language skills before starting on these very important examinations. The Bootham School A Level Foundation Course allows international students to develop the skills they need to be successful in their A Level studies and future academic careers.
The programme includes academic, social, cultural and physical activities to broaden learning including: • Small group English Language tutoring • Intensive Maths • Regular taster lessons • Study Skills • Comprehensive Cultural Programme to enrich the understanding of the English language and British culture. • A varied curriculum including Music, Drama and Art, Business or Economics • Physical Education • Personalised Support
It benefits from direct rail links of around two hours from London, Edinburgh and Manchester. Whilst Newcastle, Manchester and Leeds/Bradford airports are within easy reach and the ports of Hull and Newcastle are both within a two-hour drive. It is ideally positioned in the heart of the country close to stunning national parks and areas of outstanding natural beauty.
Founded by the Romans, York in the twenty first century is home to two thriving universities and leading service industries.
Regular lively arts, seasonal and academic festivals enliven the city; there’s always something going on!
Chris Jeffery, Head
Saturday 9 March saw our annual Sports Reunion take place. With record numbers turning out and the weather playing ball for us, it was a great day! Many thanks to Robbie Millar and the PE Dept. for organising.read more
On Friday local politicians, teachers and students protested in St Helen's Square. Present were representatives from a number of political organisations and campaigning groups including the Green Party, Extinction Rebellion and SWP. A podium had been...read more
Upper Schoolroom have been smelting metals this week. Starting with lead ore and blocks of charred wood they have simulated a blast furnace by using blow-pipes to super-heat the charcoal. This sample of lead was made by Max Cooper and Toby Shillabeer—it...read more