Leave Weekends

For the first time in recent years boarders were able to stay in school over the leave weekend.  A mixture of our boarding community from the youngest to the oldest were able to rest in their own beds, make the most of facilities including the sports hall,...

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.

Meeting Themes

Amid the hustle and bustle of boarding life we are fortunate to be able to spend time on a Sunday evening in quiet reflection. The Quaker meetings allow the boarders to meet together as a community and reflect on a range of inspiring and relevant themes....

National Boarding Day

The 6th of October saw Bootham Boarders celebrating National Boarding Day run by the Boarding Schools Association. To celebrate, our boarders made handprint art for each of the boarding houses and all took part in a hotly contested quiz night. For those...

Boarding Team

Welcome! At the start of the school year the Rowntree Girls were delighted to welcome in a new house team of Emily Harper as Housemistress and Helena Landau as Assistant Housemistress. Emily has been in boarding for a number of years, previously as...
Pride of Bootham

Pride of Bootham

Over 60 students, staff and parents turned out to support York Pride last Saturday and join the Pride march from York Minster to the Knavesmire.  It was a splendid turnout and everyone had a fantastic day; we are already looking forward to next...