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Equestrian Bootham entered their first ever show jumping event on Sunday at Bishop Burton College. Zac Edwards (Year 6) performed fearlessly to gain a fantastic second place on his horse Steady Neddy. Well done Zac! Boys Results Football The 1st XI...

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U15 Basketball team victorious on Thursday. As were the U18s and U13s this week! Basketball The U15 team played against an older age group Ackworth team on Thursday evening. The game was very competitive with Bootham moving the ball well offensively. The team...

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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...

British Schools Judo – Millie Haynes

Bootham School student Milly Haynes has qualified for the British Schools Judo Championships. Haynes was competing in the British Schools Judo Championships Northern Area Regional Competition representing Bootham School, where she won gold. She has now...

Valencia 2018

Another successful annual trip to Valencia, including torrential downpours, evening training sessions, tours of the ground and sightseeing.  If you didn't manage to catch them on Twitter then there are some great pictures from the trip below... and some...
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Hockey Bootham took U12 and U13 7 a-side Hockey teams to play against teams from St Olave's on Thursday afternoon. Both matches were played in great spirit.  It was their first match for some of our U12's, and not only did they play well, both teams won -...

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Football The 1st XI played against Highgate School (London) on Wednesday afternoon in the 3rd round of the ISFA U18 cup. The game was heading for a goal-less first half before Highgate scored with three minutes to go. Both teams created enough chances to win the game...

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1st XI before their 4-3 victory against John Lyon School, Harrow Football The 1st XI had a long trip to Harrow on Wednesday to play against John Lyon School in the second round of the ISFA U18 competition. On a beautiful day the team had a great first half and went in...

TEAM GB

We are delighted to announce that Toby Price has been selected to represent Team GB in the modern pentathlon at the Youth Olympic Games in Buenos Aires next month. Toby is currently in his final year at Bootham studying for A-levels in Physics, Biology, Mathematics...

Pre-season training

PMA - Positive Mental Attitude Pre-season training this year was a fantastic success.  A great turnout and a positive attitude makes for a great start to the year!

Sports News & Results

Sport It has been a really enjoyable and promising start to the sporting year. Pre-season training saw upwards of twenty students come in to school the week before the start of term and participate in 3 days of physical preparation in football and netball. Hopefully...

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Basketball Tom Hayes & Finlay Coad of Middle Schoolroom have been training on the Basketball Regional Development Program since May. They had their final (7 hour!) session on Saturday. We have just heard that they have both been selected as part of the...

York and District Schools’ Final

Tuesday 26 June saw our athletes compete in the York and District Schools' Final. There were 17 schools in total there; we had 31 athletes in the final and gained 21 top 3 placings. An outstanding performance from our athletes! Gold (Champions) Tabby Todd...

Your votes count!

We are delighted to announce that one of our pupils, Lilia Dean, has been selected as a finalist designer in the Aresson Design a Bat Competition 2018. The design has been uploaded onto their Design a Bat voting page where you can vote on your favourite design in the...

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Cricket The 1st XI had a really good game against a St Peter's XI on Wednesday afternoon. Bootham batted first and scored 140-9 in their twenty overs. Angus Bindloss hit a fantastic 65. St Peter's did well to stay in the game and got within 3 runs of the...

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Cricket The U15 team travelled to Hull last Monday and managed a good win against Hull Collegiate. The U12 team had their first game on the same evening at home to Hull Collegiate and were narrowly defeated. The U15 team played against St Peter's on...

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Cricket The 1st XI played against Hull Collegiate on Wednesday. Bootham batted first and scored 139-3 with Ben Exall scoring 50 not out and Alistair Search scoring 42. Bootham then bowled well gaining 9 wickets, however Hull managed to increase their run...

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Representative success! Returning after the Easter holidays provided an opportunity to hear about a number of fantastic achievements from Bootham students. Angus McMillan helped England to a team silver medal at the ISF World Schools Cross Country...
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English Schools Cross Country success for Angus

Cross Country Angus McMillan won a bronze medal in the New Balance English Schools Cross Country Championships at Temple Newsam. Angus narrowly missed out on a silver medal clocking 22.43 for the 6.8km course (1 second behind the silver medalist). This is an another...
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Sports News & Old Scholars Sports Reunion

It was great to see so many Old Scholars back at the weekend to play basketball, netball and football. The netball match was played in great spirit by the Bootham U18 senior team and the Old Scholars (numbers made up by current staff and Charlotte Dean)...
International Selection

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International selection for two Bootham students. Congratulations to Angus McMillan (College 2) who has been selected to represent England at the World Schools’ Cross Country championships in Paris and also to Toby Price (College 2) who has been selected...
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The Beast from the East doesn’t stop our sports stars!

Bootham School Sports News   It was a strange old week with Bootham School Sports this week, the snow affected quite a lot of play but not all... Football Unfortunately, due to the 'Beast from the East' all matches were cancelled. Basketball The U15 played...

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Netball: The U14 netball team played Joseph Rowntree on Monday enjoying a good win against this much bigger school - the score was 19-15. The U16s were all set to play Joseph Rowntree too, but were disappointed when the opposition only turned up with a U14 side.  The...