Studying in York

Bootham School is situated in the beautiful and historic city of York. This wonderful location provides easy access to world-class cultural attractions, beautiful countryside and stunning coastline.

York is a city rich in heritage and history with the magnificent York Minster at its heart. It is also a thriving contemporary city with a vibrant student population and was recently named as the UK’s first UNESCO City of Media Arts.

York has excellent transport links and enjoys the benefits of excellent rail and motorway networks. It is ideally positioned in the heart of the country with direct rail links of around two hours from London, Edinburgh, Manchester. Manchester, Newcastle and Leeds/Bradford airports are within easy reach and the ports of Hull and Newcastle are both within a two-hour drive.

For a glimpse of what this wonderful city has to offer, watch this short film commissioned by Make It York for the York Culture Awards:

For a glimpse of what this wonderful city has to offer, watch this short film commissioned by Make It York for the York Culture Awards:

News and stories

This week at the Junior School

This week at the Junior School

What you got cooking? Year 1 enjoyed their trip to Pizza Express, making pizzas and learning about the healthy ingredients that go into them. Slugs and Snails, but not Puppy Dog Tails... Year 2 have been investigating micro habitats in the school grounds. They found...

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Bootham Proud

Bootham Proud

We are running our Bootham Proud Giving Day at the end of April. This will be our first 36 hour campaign to come together as a community. Our aims are to celebrate our pride in Bootham and raise money to support the school and our students’ futures. We’ve been asking...

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