York, Bootham School
Summer Vacation Courses England and Scotland

Bootham School

A typical English boarding school with wide-open, green spaces, situated in the centre of a resplendent medieval town in the north of England.

Age Range

8 - 16



Duration of Stay

15 Days / 14 nights

Courses start

20 July


in most areas

In this Centre


A stunning town in the north of England near Leeds, York has maintained its typical medieval appearance over the years, with its small streets full of handicrafts, its beautiful Gothic cathedral and the ancient imposing walls that surround it.


The college located in the centre of York is a traditional English boarding school with ample green spaces. Inside the main building, there is a spacious canteen, as well as several common rooms where students can relax and socialise.

There are computer rooms and a large theatre, which is great for evening activities. The classrooms are all equipped with the latest teaching resources.

Language Course

The course includes 15 lessons per week of 60 minutes in standard classes of max 16 students, with lessons alternating between the morning and the afternoon.


Accommodation is provided in “houses” in single, double, triple, quadruple rooms or mini dormitories with five to six beds all with shared bathrooms, one for every six students. Every ‘house’ has a common room furnished with sofas and a TV. Accompanying teachers and escorts stay in single rooms. On arrival, students must pay a security deposit required by the school of £25/ €25. The deposit will be returned at the time of departure unless the college needs to deduct payment for reasons stated in the school regulations.
The college does not provide towels.

Sports Equipment

Facilities include a multipurpose gym, indoor swimming pool and outdoor playing fields.

Free Time and Activities

  • 2 full day excursions:
    Whitby & Bark Endeavour, Manchester including a visit to Old Trafford.
  • 2 half day excursions:
    Leeds including Leeds Museum and Castle Howard.
  • Local visits:
    York Dungeons, National Railway Museum.
  • Afternoon and evening activities

This programme may change for organisational reasons.

Where is it?

Other Activities



Included in the price

The PCTO course includes an 18-hour English business programme designed to provide students with a detailed picture of the business sector with case studies, role-playing and business skills development. On three afternoons a week, workshops run to develop skills such as CV writing, applying for a job and interview techniques lessons. There is also a company visit. At the end of the stay, PCTO hours are certified along with language proficiency.

English Plus

English Plus

Included in the price

Choices regarding the following options must be received by our offices no later than 15 May. Students not indicating a preference will take part in the standard program. Courses start with a minimum number of 10 participants.

  • Dance: 3 dance lessons per week each lasting 3 hours.
  • Drama: 3 Theatre lessons per week each lasting 3 hours.
  • Football: 3 Football lessons per week each lasting 3 hours.
  • Intensive English: 6 extra English lessons each lasting 3 hours.


In order to get a quotation about this centre please contact: london@masterstudiesltd.com

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