Songs of Sanctuary

Songs of Sanctuary

York City of Sanctuary put on a fabulous concert entitled Songs of Sanctuary on Monday the 2nd December, using the main hall at Bootham Senior School. Our student volunteers did a fantastic job welcoming guests to the concert, serving non – alcoholic punch,...
Willow Pattern Play

Willow Pattern Play

Year 5 performed a retelling of the Willow Pattern story from the famous ceramic pattern on Wednesday. The children wrote the play-script, made the puppets and composed all the musical accompaniment. Quite a feat! The play forms part of our Year 5 topic of China,...
Sports News & Results

Sports News & Results

Football There have been some very good football matches this week but unfortunately Bootham teams have narrowly missed out on continuing good cup runs. In the English Schools National competition the 1st XI played superbly against a very good Malton team with academy...
This week at the Junior School

This week at the Junior School

Anti-Bullying Week During Anti-Bullying week the children spent time discussing what bullying is, what to do if they are being bullied and who can help them to stop it. IT lessons were devoted to on-line safety. In conjunction with the Anti-Bullying Alliance’s ‘Change...
Sports News & Results

Sports News & Results

Basketball The U12 team played their first Basketball tournament for Bootham on Tuesday evening. They managed two good wins against Millthorpe School and Fulford. The U16 team started their season off with a 84-32 victory against Archbishop Holgates. The team shared...
Space Travel – Jodrell Bank Centre

Space Travel – Jodrell Bank Centre

Year 5 had a fantastic day at Jodrell Bank Centre. They had the opportunity to engage in a workshop about “Space Travel”.  They also visited various interactive exhibitions, building on and stretching their school learning. The Jodrell Bank Centre for...
Sports News & Results

Sports News & Results

Netball The U14 team had a fantastic 44-2 win against Thirsk on Monday. The whole team played really well to gain a deserved victory. The 1st team played their best netball of the season but lost out to Ripon Grammar on Wednesday afternoon 24-10. Hockey The U13 team...
This week at the Junior School

This week at the Junior School

This Monday students were inspired by the art of R F James in the beautiful Moorlands Woods.  They held a very poignant 2 minutes of silent reflection. Year 2 had a fabulous time exploring the Victorian street at the Castle Museum! They also got to handle a variety of...