Josephine Peach in celebration of Dr Francis Jackson's 103rd birthday
Jo Peach and Amanda Crawley (a regular contributor to our Thursday Recital Programme) performed together as part of the celebration of Dr Francis Jack...
Tom Crosbie (B; 2003-09) hosts radio show
Tom is now hosting a radio show on Jorvik Radio, every Sunday at 11pm.

On 94.8FM if you’re in York or listen online https://jorvikradio.com/...
Congratulations to Lucy Stirland (Moran) (B: 1998-2005)
Lucy is working in Edinburgh as an old age psychiatrist and has recently taken time out of her NHS training to work on research at the University of E...
Reflect 30
Join our virtual Reflect30 on Saturday mornings at 9am. Find a quiet, comfortable place to sit and join us for 30 mins of companionable Quaker silence...
Josephine Peach in concert
Jo Peach has supported a pre-recorded concert in celebration of the work of Andrew Carter. You can catch up with the recording on YouTube

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Py2kCpQ6bSE...
John Brooke Fieldhouse (B: 1961-68) - The Hidden Apartment & Other Stories
(John) Brooke Fieldhouse's second book THE HIDDEN APARTMENT & OTHER STORIES was published in August 2020 - hardback by Matador Books, debut no...
Dominic Bielby (B: 2011-18) - work published in Per Incuriam
Dominic Bielby's first piece of academic writing has been published in Per Incuriam! Taking up a topic he found extremely interesting in Tripos, h...
Congratulations to Bootham Old Scholars 2020
Parents' Day 2020 - Thank you to Peter Openshaw
During parents’ day this weekend, three sixth-form students from Bootham School gave an on-line presentation about their Covid19 research projec...
Mike Shaw - summer solstice
Mike Shaw's recorded a short slide show and audio diary in his occasional astronomy podcast series – Saturday was the longest day of the yea...
Andy Allinson: Music is the Answer
Old Scholar, Andy Allinson, has been a regular contributor over the past years to our Recital Programme and we're looking forward to hearing from ...
Old Scholar, Guylaine Eckersley, at The Royal Academy of Music
Old Scholar, Guylaine Eckersley, is studying at the Royal Academy of Music, and shared a lock-down performance with her fellow students in the Bassoon...
Virtual Recital Programme - 2 July
Old Scholars, Oliver, Louis and Benedict Baily are performing for us at 1 15pm on Thursday 2 July. Join them via Bootham School facebook
Virtual Recital Programme - 25 June
Old Scholars, Isaac Vohra, Meredith Armstrong and Maria Winter, are performing for us on 25 June. Join them via the Bootham School facebook page at 1...
Ta(l)king Action: Coping with uncertainty - a talk by Harriet Ennis
Harriet is supporting the University of York's on-line Festival of Ideas with a talk about psychology.
'The state of your mental health c...
Looking at the moon with Mike Shaw
The full Moon at the end of this week is going to be a super moon, so a little closer, a little brighter and a promise of warm clear nights. Mike Shaw...
Recital Archive
Recital Archive - Richard Burton and Josephine Peach

We are very grateful for the link to a recording of a duet with Richard Burton and Josephi...
Virtual Recital - Thursdays at 1 15 pm
We are delighted to announce we will be running a virtual version of our Recital Programme during this half term.

Performance poet Harry Baker,...
King's College London Quarantine Art Exhibition - Charlotte Ellery (B: 2009-16)
At the end of March, Charlotte Ellery launched the KCL Quarantine Art Competition. It was originally designed for Classics students and staff who need...
A tour of the night sky with Mike Shaw
Our astronomy teacher extraordinaire Mike Shaw is offering you the opportunity to explore the stars. Mike has very kindly recorded a short wander aro...
Bootham Community Choir
Fancy a sing-a-long to lift your spirits? Why not join the new Bootham School community choir? The first meeting of the new 'virtual' choir wi...
Exploring the places in between - James Marr (B 1973-79)
For those of us who are dreaming of holidays, have a look at James Marr's website for his articles and photographs based on his extensive travels....
Reflect 30 - join us for virtual Bootham Meeting for Worship
We are holding our first Bootham community virtual Meeting at 9 am on Saturday 25 April. This is open to all Old Scholars (as well as parents, staff ...
Useful links
Here are some useful links for:
NHS workers in London
Old Scholars who may be furloughed
Those looking for volunteering opportunities

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Fergus du Plessis (B 2015 - 2019)
Fergus du Plessis celebrating the Festival of Holi, which anticipates the coming of spring and colour in the Gorkha province of Nepal.

Fergus i...
Peter Kurer (B: 1947-48)
Peter was awarded the M.B.E this New Year in the Queen's Honours list, for his contribution to Holocaust Education.

Peter was born into a...
Claire Rakich (Daniel) & Shelly Cawood (B: 1996 - 2001)
When I was at Bootham School in York, I shared a room with Shelly Cawood.

In 2001, just before we left at the age of 18, we promised each other...
Philip Clark (B: 1985-88) published new book 'Dave Brubeck: A Life in Time
Philip Clark has published a new book about jazz pianist Dave Brubeck.

BBC Music Magazine gave a 5* review: 'An articulate, scrupulously r...
Jonathan Taylor (Ex-Headmaster)
It was lovely to welcome back ex-Headmaster Jonathan Taylor today in school. He was very proudly sporting our lovely new 'George Fox' as well ...
Bootham Old Scholars return to MFL department
The MFL dept was delighted to welcome Toby Holder (B: 2011-2016) and Igor Ljepoja (B: 2014-2016) back to talk to German students about their experienc...
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