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:
News and stories
Climate CatastropheOn Tuesday Extinction Rebellion (XR) activist and self-proclaimed lover of nature and the planet, Tom Deacon, presented to our morning meeting and later gave a talk to College 1 in Specials.Tom spoke to us powerfully of the true likely...read more
Real or Fake Challenge Can you tell the difference? Students at Bootham were challenged with creating real or fake psychology studies. In the era of 'fake news' we would like to conduct our own research into whether people can tell the difference. Vote on whether...read more
Old Scholar Tom Parsons returned to the MFL Dept and gave an account of his gap year in Germany.In the furtherance of his Chemistry degree at Durham University, Tom spent his gap year in Würzburg, Germany. He went as part of the Erasmus scheme and enjoyed...read more