"Recently I won the Mensa Child Genius Competition and I believe that it was possible because of the academic skills and the skills to perform in front of an audience and to keep calm under pressure that I acquired at Hesketh House."

Sharon Daniel, Girls' Division pupil

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Bursaries

Financial Assistance and Bursaries

Financial assistance is available to those families with pupils entering Bolton School from ages 11 through to 18. Bursaries ensure that pupils are drawn from diverse backgrounds; many of our students are from families whose income is below the national average. Currently, one in five pupils receive Bursary-assisted places. This is made possible...

The George Lancashire Bursary Fund

The George Lancashire Bursary honours a former teacher and entitles a gifted pupil (aged 11+) from the Eccles area to a partially or fully funded education at Bolton School. The Bursary is means-tested and is available to the pupil for each year (11-18) of their study in our Senior Girls’ or Senior Boys’ School. The funding is available to an...

Leverhulme Trust to fund Sixth Formers

Bolton School is celebrating having secured further bursary funding from The Leverhulme Trust. The money will be used to help pay the full tuition fees of eight students each year. The money is in addition to that already given by the trust to help fund the education of 11-16 year olds at the School. The School's Clerk & Treasurer said: "We...