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,...
Audition fever at Bootham

Audition fever at Bootham

This week marked the beginning of Bootham School’s first ever production of a West End Musical.  Auditions began and students showed just how capable they are at putting on a production. Auditions continued on Friday and casting will be announced during next...
Celebration was in the Air!

Celebration was in the Air!

Students at Bootham School were celebrating improved GCSE results today, with grades up from last year on all usual measures.Over 50% of passes earned a grade 9-7 (the equivalent of the old A*/A grades), with over half of Biology, English Literature, History, Latin,...