Code Breaker

Code Breaker

Last week Bootham Maths Dept were lucky enough to have Tom Briggs visit with an Enigma Machine from Bletchley Park.  In a series of workshops throughout the day, he explained exactly how the machines worked and just how the staff at Bletchley were able to crack the...
Climate Change Negotiation Simulation

Climate Change Negotiation Simulation

On Wednesday the 7th November we were delighted to welcome Dr Sylvia Knight from the Royal Meteorological Society to work with Upper School Room on a Climate Change Negotiation Simulation exercise. Students role played delegates from 10 diverse countries and...
British Schools Judo – Millie Haynes

British Schools Judo – Millie Haynes

Bootham School student Milly Haynes has qualified for the British Schools Judo Championships. Haynes was competing in the British Schools Judo Championships Northern Area Regional Competition representing Bootham School, where she won gold. She has now automatically...
Eco Bricks

Eco Bricks

The Solution to plastic is here… Bootham School has committed to becoming involved with the ‘Eco bricks’ campaign. An Ecobrick is a reusable building block created by packing clean and dry used plastic into a plastic bottle to a set density. Ecobricks enable us...
Ian Small 1943 – 2018

Ian Small 1943 – 2018

It is with great sadness yesterday that we received the news of the death of Ian Small, Headmaster of Bootham School from 1988-2004, following a short illness. The love, thoughts and prayers of our community are extended to his friends on the staff, former students...
Fake News

Fake News

Real or Fake Challenge Can you tell the difference?  Students at Bootham were challenged with creating real or fake psychology studies.  In the era of ‘fake news’ we would like to conduct our own research into whether people can tell the difference.  Vote...