Bootham Open Days

Open Days are the perfect opportunity for you to visit the school and meet our staff, current students and parents and to view our excellent facilities.

It will enable you to get a ‘feel’ for the school and discover for yourself why we are known as the ‘friendliest school in York.’

Senior School Open Days

Dates for 2018

  • Saturday 28 April
  • Saturday 22 September
  • Saturday 10 November
  • Thursday 22 November – Sixth Form Open Evening/Upper Schoolroom – Introduction to A-levels

The Programme for the Morning
10.45 – Coffee in School Foyer, followed by an introductory talk by Chris Jeffery, The Headmaster (School Hall)
11.15 – (for day pupils) Tour of the school
11.15 – (for boarding pupils) Tour of the boarding houses & the school
12.15 – Individual discussions and any final questions


Junior School Open Days

Dates for 2018

  • Wednesday 7 March
  • Wednesday 26 September

The Programme for the Afternoon
You are warmly invited to our relaxed and friendly Open Afternoon where you will have the opportunity to meet staff and pupils. Come and see our purpose built classrooms and wonderful outdoor spaces, including our yurt, amphitheatre and allotment.  Find out how our values shape everything we do and why Bootham is a different kind of school.

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