#EndhungerUK Poetry competition

#EndhungerUK Poetry competition

Congratulations to Carol Chen in Middle Schoolrooms who has come third in a national poetry competition aimed at raising awareness of hunger in the UK. Casia Wiliam, Welsh Children’s Laureate and one of the judges, felt her poem was “Very powerful. It gives a strong...
Raising funds for ‘Dig Deep’

Raising funds for ‘Dig Deep’

On Wednesday 16th May Bootham School held a non-uniform day where students were invited to ‘Wear Blue’ in an effort to raise money for, and raise awareness of, the charity Dig Deep. Old Scholar, Toby Putnam (who left Bootham in 2012), brought this charity...
Junior School news

Junior School news

Greek Gods and Goddesses! Year 4 enjoyed being ancient Greek Gods and Goddesses for a day. During their workshop at York Museum, they had the opportunity to handle genuine ancient Greek artefacts and engaged in many activities from long jump to drama. Year 2 enjoyed a...

Sports News

Cricket The 1st XI had a really good game against a St Peter’s XI on Wednesday afternoon. Bootham batted first and scored 140-9 in their twenty overs. Angus Bindloss hit a fantastic 65. St Peter’s did well to stay in the game and got within 3 runs of the...
A walk on the Woldside!

A walk on the Woldside!

On a beautiful Spring Tuesday, Lower Schoolroom students took to the great outdoors to explore some Yorkshire landscapes. From the rare heathland of Skipwith common to the stunning dry valley of Horse Dale in the Wolds the students carried out a field work...