Beth Shalom

Beth Shalom

Upper Schoolroom students and staff had a really interesting trip to the National Holocaust museum, Beth Shalom, on Monday. There was plenty of time to reflect in the gardens which are full of sculpture and other memorials to the victims. The museum area was also very...
Junior Yearly Meeting

Junior Yearly Meeting

Junior Yearly Meeting is a Quaker residential event attended by 70 young people aged 15 to 18 years old, It was held during the Easter holidays. Two Bootham students : Liam Roche and Lois Vohra attended this year. Liam had the extra responsibility of being part of the...
Geography Field Trip – Lake District

Geography Field Trip – Lake District

Lower Senior Geographers in the Lakes Last week Lower Senior Geographers spent 3 days in the Lake District as part of their GCSE studies. They undertook an investigation into changing river velocity downstream in very difficult weather conditions with unrelenting rain...
Normandy Landings

Normandy Landings

Students from Upper Schoolroom and Seniors headed to Normandy at the start of the Easter holidays to tour the sites of the Normandy Landings of World War Two.  Alongside visits to the beaches themselves, we also saw Pegasus Bridge, Merville Battery and Pointe du Hoc,...
Geographers at Bootham

Geographers at Bootham

On Thursday 28th March the York and District branch of the Geographical Association hosted their annual conference with over 120 students from 10 schools across North Yorkshire. After a morning immersed in exam technique delivered by Louise Butcher the students were...
Cantabria 2018

Cantabria 2018

MFL Spanish Trip 30 Upper and Lower Senior students enjoyed 4 busy days in Cantabria, northern Spain over half term. Highlights included the Guggenheim museum in Bilbao, the Planetarium in Santander, a day in the Cabárceno wildlife park and a visit to the prehistoric...