"The provision for learning and care is exemplary, with the needs of all children, including those identified as having SEND, EAL and the more able, catered for extremely well."

Early Years Foundation Stage ISI Inspection 2016

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Sports Results

Keep up-to-date with the latest Bolton School sports stories.  The latest results are at the top of the page and full sports stories can be accessed underneath the results.

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Boys' Division results are frequently updated via Twitter @SportatBolton and Girls' Division results @bsgirls_sport.


Boys' Division Sports Results

Follow the Boys' Division Sports Department on Twitter @SportatBolton.



For full Summer 2017 cricket match reports click here

Saturday 17th June vs King's School Macclesfield

1st XI team won
U15 team lost
U14 team won
U13a team won
U13b team lost
U12 team won

Friday 16th June vs QEGS - Lancashire Schools Cup Quarter Final

U12 team won

Thursday 15th June vs Turton - Lancashire Schools Cup Quarter Final

U14 team won

Tuesday 13th June vs Manchester Grammar School

U15 team won 

Friday 26th May

1st XI team lost vs Sedbergh School
U15 team won vs Audenshaw
U14 team vs Blue Coat School, Liverpool - Lancashire Schools Cup
U12 team won vs Blue Coat School, Liverpool - Lancashire Schools Cup

Thursday 25th May vs Bury Grammar School - County Cup

U13 team won

Saturday 13th May vs Manchester Grammar School

1st XI team won
U15 team won
U14 team won
U13 team won
U12 A team lost
U12 B team won

Saturday 6th May vs Lancaster Royal Grammar School

1st XI team won
2nd XI team lost
U15 team lost
U14 team won
U13 team won
U12 team won

Wednesday 3rd May vs Stonyhurst

2nd XI team won
3rd XI team won

Saturday 29th April vs King's School Chester

1st XI team won
U14 team won
U13 A team won
U13 B team won
U12 A team lost narrowly
U12 B team won

Wednesday 26th April - 15/15 Cricket Competition

2nd XI team:
Won vs Lancaster Royal Grammar School
Lost vs Sedbergh
2nd in group overall

Wednesday 26th April - HMC T20 Cup Matches

1st XI team:
Won vs AKS Lytham
Won vs Altrincham Grammar School

Saturday 22nd April vs Manchester Grammar School

U14 team won
U13 team lost
U12 team lost

Wednesday 19 April - Midweek Fixtures

1st XI team lost vs Merchant Taylors Crosby
2nd XI team lost vs Manchester Grammar School



Thursday 15th June vs Christ the King - AEGON Lancashire Tennis Div 1 Semi-Final

U13 team won

Monday 12th June - Bradford Grammar School Tournament

U13 team lost in final
U12 team reached semi-final

Thursday 18th May vs St Peters

Lost 4-8 overall

Thursday 11th May vs Manchester Grammar School

U15 team lost
U14 team won

Wednesday 10th May vs Clitheroe Royal Grammar School

U13 team won

Wednesday 3rd May vs Kirkham Grammar School

U13 team won



Thursday 11th May - ESSA U13 Finals

Bolton School U13 team:
Won 8-1 vs King Edward's School Birmingham
Won 6-2 vs Whitgift
Won 5-4 vs Manchester Grammar School in the semi-final

Drew 3-3 vs Trinity School, won 3-1 on penalties

Thursday 30th March - ESSA U15 Finals

Won 6-2 vs Trinity School

Saturday 4th March - ESSA U18 National Final

Bolton School U18 team:
Won vs 7-2 HABS
Won 7-2 vs Dulwich
Drew 4-4 vs Trinity School, won 4-2 on Penalties

Won 8-1 vs HABS

Bolton School U18s won the ESSA U18 Championships for the 4th year running!



Girls' Division Sports Results

Follow the Girls' Division Sports Department on Twitter @BSGirls_Sport.



Monday 12th June vs Bury Grammar School

Bolton School won 81-67 points



Thursday 15th June vs St Joseph's

Year 9 team lost
Year 8 team won

Wednesday 14th June vs Rivington High School

Year 10 team won 
Year 8 team won 
Yer 7 team won

Wednesday 24th May vs Turton

Year 8 team won 

Thursday 11th May vs St Catherine's Academy

Year 9 team won



Tuesday 13th June vs Kirkham Grammar School

Year 8 won
Year 7 won

Year 10 lost

Thursday 11th May vs Stonyhurst

Year 8s won

Tuesday 2nd May vs Canon Slade

Bolton School won overall

Saturday 29th April vs Manchester High School for Girls

Year 8 team all even after singles and doubles, won 10-8 in shootout



Friday, 23 June 2017

Swimmers are Among the Top in the North West

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Over half term, two Girls’ Division pupils competed at the North West Regional Summer Swimming Championships. These were held at Manchester Aquatics Centre at the end of May. Lucy Dixon in Year 7 achieved 11 of the 16 qualifying times, but only swam...
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Tuesday, 20 June 2017

Trophies for Teja

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Year 7 pupil Teja Reece has received five trophies for her football performance over the last season. At a presentation evening held at Old Trafford, her team received the Cheshire League Cup, which they won in May. Teja was surprised to discover th...
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Thursday, 15 June 2017

Water Polo Players Help Create Instructional Videos

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Bolton School welcomed Swim England to the School pool to help film a new set of instructional videos. The School’s water polo players were filmed performing a series of moves and skills in the water which will support teachers who want to learn to t...
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Monday, 5 June 2017

Gymnast's National Bronze


Congratulations to Year 4 pupil Dinburgh Ai, who won a bronze medal at the National Development Plan Grades Final for rhythmic gymnastics at Stock-on-Trent in early June! This is her first national medal, though in May she also won the title of North...
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Friday, 26 May 2017

Boys Will Raise Thousands in Charity Run


Over two hundred junior school boys from Bolton School will raise thousands of pounds after their charity fancy dress fun run. The sun shone for the fundraiser, which took place on the sports field of Bolton School, as boys paired up to take turns ru...
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Friday, 12 May 2017

U13s Claim the ‘Triple Triple’ with Water Polo Win

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Bolton School’s water polo teams have made School and national history with their ‘triple triple’ win of English Schools Swimming Association (ESSA) Water Polo titles. For the third year in a row, the U18, U15 and U13 teams have won all three ESSA Na...
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Wednesday, 10 May 2017

AJIS Biathlon Win

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The Junior Girls’ Year 5 team enjoyed great success at the AJIS Biathlon competition. The team of Anna Brennand, Holly Durnian, Amelia Cowin, Molly Grimshaw, Charlotte Harris and Pip Nuttall travelled to Rossall School to compete. The girls started i...
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Monday, 8 May 2017

Sixth Formers Help Bolton RUFC to Win Colts Shield

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Six Bolton School Sixth Form students and four Old Boys helped the Bolton RUFC U18s to victory in the Colts League Shield final. Patrick Hargreaves, Thomas Heatherington, George Lilleywhite, Patrick Uzoka, David Price and Matthew Chowdhury, all in Y...
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Monday, 8 May 2017

Old Boltonians Win the Lancashire FA Cup

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In front of a good number of their supporters, including Bolton School Boys' Division Headmaster Philip Britton and OBA President David Shaw, Old Boltonians AFC 1st XI claimed the Lancashire FA Bluefin Sports Insurance Amateur Cup for the second time...
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Friday, 5 May 2017

Youngsters Try Out Tennis

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The children in Year 1 and Year 2 at Beech House had a fun and exciting day of tennis workshops. Tennis coach Matt Langlands from the Bolton Arena Tennis Centre put the children through their paces. They learned some tennis ball handling skills, hand...
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