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...
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...
Sister Act!

Sister Act!

Old Scholar Gemma Hayward, who is currently taking a year out of medicine to study a global health MSc at the university of Maastricht in the Netherlands, let us know that she’d had her first paper accepted by the scientific publication PLOS. The article considers how...
Time to Shine

Time to Shine

This month saw the re-installation of the sun dial kindly donated by the Richardson family back in 1908.  The sun dial stood on the Masters lawn, however when the tennis courts were extended in 2014, it unfortunately became homeless.  So it is lovely to see it now...
Muraltastic! Trompe L’oeil

Muraltastic! Trompe L’oeil

Harriet Ennis and Harriet Wood (Bootham Head of Psychology and Bootham Old Scholar respectively) collaborated to deliver masterclasses in Psychology and Mural Art for York ISSP’s new Primary Schools’ project. The two Harriets met in the recital room over a lecture on...
Old Scholars London reunion

Old Scholars London reunion

Another fantastic London reunion at The Antelope this past Thursday (14th June).  A fantastic turnout and so great to catch up with everyone.  We look forward to seeing you all again soon. Our next reunion is at Bootham on Thursday 13th December, Fellows & Old...