Health and Well-Being

At Bootham we set our reputation on the strength of our pastoral care and maintaining the health and well-being of our pupils is extremely important to us.

Our staff work with parents and guardians and welcome active support and involvement. Good work habits, co-operation and tolerance create the happy, family atmosphere for which the School is known.

Who to contact
  • For minor day to day matters, you should normally contact your son or daughter’s teacher. In many cases, the matter will be resolved straightaway by this means to the parents’ satisfaction. If the teacher cannot resolve the matter alone, it may be necessary for him or her to consult the Deputy Head or the Head.
  • For more serious academic concerns the appropriate person will again be the Deputy Head or the Head.
  • Major issues should go straight to either the Head or Deputy Head.
  • Any matters concerning finance, fees and other administrative matters should go to the Bursar.

If you feel that an expression of concern has not been handled to your satisfaction, please contact the Head.

For further information on any of the above issues, please refer to our policies section

Food

Food at Bootham is of the highest standard and our chef Tom, along with his team takes a great deal of pride and pleasure in producing mouthwatering nutritious dishes.

Special diets can be discussed with Tom; nut-allergies, wheat intolerance and gluten-free requirements can all be managed, and vegetarian options are available for all, at every meal. Celebrating good food and balanced nutrition is something Bootham takes very seriously.

All parents have an open invitation to join us for lunch at the Senior School on Saturdays and many do.

News and stories

Saying Goodbye to Bootham

This wonderful song was written by one of our very talented College Leavers Meredith. We dare you to watch it and not cry..... copyright Merdith Armstrong 2018.

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Sports News

Football The 1st XI played in the second round of the English Schools National Competition on Thursday. They were drawn against St Aidan's School, Harrogate. In torrential conditions the team played some superb football but were unable to finish the...

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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...

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