"I am very much indebted to Bolton School. I leave as a well-rounded person, having developed in so many ways."

Paloma, Former Pupil

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News of Former Pupils

Friday, 11 November 2016

Tributes to Old Boys in Remembrance Assembly

Six boys recalled the lives of six Old Boys who lost their lives fighting in South East Asia

This year’s Remembrance Assembly at Bolton School Boys’ Division was led by Dr Holland and paid tribute to the courage, resourcefulness and heroism of those Old Boys who had served during two World Wars. Last year, the service had focused on VE Day a...
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Tuesday, 8 November 2016

Old Boy Haseeb is England’s New Opening Batsman

Haseeb Hameed during his playing days at Bolton School

Fifteen months ago Haseeb Hameed was picking up his A level results from Bolton School; tomorrow he will open the batting for England against India in the first test match in Rajkot. He will become England’s fifth youngest Test player and youngest ev...
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Tuesday, 19 July 2016

Reflections from Water Polo Olympian Ed Scott

Ed Scott in goalkeeping action

Once again this year, Bolton School has won a clean sweep of national water polo titles at the three different age groups; U13, U15 and U18. The School achieved this remarkable achievement last year too. The last time the School enjoyed such success,...
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Tuesday, 19 July 2016

Catch up with Emma Saunders, School's International Swimmer

Emma in action in October 2015

Emma Saunders: Commonwealth Silver & Bronze Medal-Winning Swimmer   Emma Saunders left Bolton School in 2012, having won Silver and Bronze swimming medals in the Delhi Commonwealth Games in 2010. As a 16 year old at the time, she was the younge...
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Friday, 8 July 2016

Old Boy Lewis Daly Travels the World in Pursuit of Water Polo Dream

Lewis during his A level studies at Bolton School

Last Summer, Lewis Daly left Bolton School with a clutch of A levels and his university entry sorted (he starts at Liverpool University in September 2016 studying Biological and Medical Science). However, the lure of international travel and a chance...
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Friday, 8 July 2016

Old Boy is Biology Teacher of the Year Runner Up

David Teasdale (centre) is photographed with the finalists for the Biology Teacher of the Year Award

Mr David Teasdale, Biology Teacher at Bolton School Boys’ Division, has been awarded the runner-up spot in the Royal Society of Biology Teacher of the Year Award, which seeks to identify and recognise the very best and most inspiring Biology teachers...
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Thursday, 23 June 2016

Old Boy Jonathan Shaw takes part in the annual MCC match against School

The MCC and Bolton School 1st XI cricket teams enjoyed fair weather and a drawn outcome

In weather that has rarely greeted this, Bolton School's most prestigious fixture in recent years, a dozen or so guests basked under a sunny sky, with flitting clouds to relieve any thoughts of heatstroke, to watch the MCC bat against the schoolboy a...
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Wednesday, 15 June 2016

Alumni help Sixth Formers look beyond Bolton School

Emma talking to pupils about studying in the USA

Girls in Year 12 took part in a careers day which allowed them to expand their horizons and consider some of the different options open to them after finishing their A Levels. The day consisted of helpful talks from a variety of university representa...
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Monday, 13 June 2016

Honours for Old Girls

Caroline Plumb OBE (centre) with Girls' Division pupils at a careers event in School

Two Old Girls are among those who have been recognised in the Queen’s 90th Birthday Honours list, and another has received the Silver Fish Award: Girlguiding’s highest award for volunteers. The Honours list, which was published on Friday on the occa...
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Friday, 10 June 2016

Old Girl Achieves Sax Diploma Distinction

Natasha during her time at School

In March, Natasha Lomas, performed her examination for the Licentiate of Trinity College London (LTCL) diploma in saxophone performance. She has now received her results and has been awarded a distinction. This is a remarkable achievement, not least...
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