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...
UKMT Junior Kangaroo

UKMT Junior Kangaroo

The Junior Kangaroo is sat by invitation only. Five students from Lower Schoolroom and Middle Schoolroom took part; Yiyang Xu, Alice McWalter, Alexander Stark, Charlie Thornton and Rowan Yin. The Junior Kangaroo is a one-hour multiple-choice paper, with 25 really...
Royal Society of Chemistry Spectroscopy

Royal Society of Chemistry Spectroscopy

College 1 Chemists took part in a Royal Society of Chemistry Spectroscopy activity this week, where they made and then analysed paracetamol using an infra-red spectrometer, assisted by lecturers from the University of...
Physics Olympians

Physics Olympians

Four Middle Schoolroom students came 2nd overall and won the ‘Turbocharged’ activity at this year’s Physics Olympics held at St Peter’s last weekend. Students competed from all over the North, with 30 schools in total taking part. Details of...
UKMT Junior Maths Challenge

UKMT Junior Maths Challenge

Students at Bootham achieved 6 gold certificates, 8 silver and 11 bronze in this year’s UKMT Junior Maths Challenge. Over 260,000 students from across the UK sat the Junior Maths Challenge with roughly the top 6% receiving a gold certificate, 13% silver and 21%...