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...
Our House

Our House

How lucky we are to live in the cultural city of York, with a wealth of amateur theatre companies producing high quality entertainment for us throughout the year. Two of our students, Libby Tomlinson and Alice McWalter will soon be performing in York Light Youth’s...
Change

Change

The theme for this years Inter-house Poetry Competition is ‘Change’.  Students were asked to give examples of what ‘change’ meant to them and the above wordle was created from the words suggested. The competition was launched at the beginning...
Music at Bootham

Music at Bootham

Music at Bootham Congratulations to Ellie Maury, Emily Watson and Sammy Johnson who have all been chosen to be part of the newly formed York Youth Orchestra.  Additional congratulations go to Emily, who, out of 28 flautists nationally, was awarded one of three places...
Big Wide World Club

Big Wide World Club

Big Wide World Club began last week with some very eager Y3s and 4s. The first country we learned about was Mexico. We learnt about Mexican food and language, listened to traditional music (with some very impressive, impromptu dancing) and began making our own...