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

Sports News & Results

Boys' TennisThree teams travelled to Pocklington on Saturday afternoon. The U12 team had a 4-2 victory, the U14 team had a 8-1 victory in 9 doubles games, whilst the U18 team had a 5-1 victory to clinch the York tennis league title. The U18 team included...

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Primary Engineer Leaders Awards

We were very proud to attend Teesside University for the Primary Engineer Leaders Awards last week, where three of our Year 6 pupils were honoured for their amazing work.Gil Andrew has won first prize for his project ‘The Energy Bike.’Naman Patel has been...

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Giant Dolls’ House Project – Stand As One

Pupils from Bootham School join forces with refugees on Giant Dolls’ House installationGiant Dolls’ House installation to open at V&A Museum of Childhood on 14 JuneSchoolchildren from Bootham School have contributed to the Giant Dolls’ House...

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