"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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The Building of a New Junior Girls' School

View our gallery to watch the construction of a new school - from conception to completion.  Click on any photo to enlarge it and to enter the gallery.

Architect's 3D DrawingArchitect's 3D DrawingArchitect's 3D Drawing
Entrance ViewEntrance ViewEntrance View
3D Views3D Views3D Views
3D Views 23D Views 23D Views 2
Playground ViewPlayground ViewPlayground View
Rear Playground ViewRear Playground ViewRear Playground View
View from Sports FieldView from Sports FieldView from Sports Field
Beech House Demolition 1Beech House Demolition 1Beech House Demolition 1
Beech House Demolition 2Beech House Demolition 2Beech House Demolition 2
Steel Framework 1 - 5 October 2009Steel Framework 1 - 5 October 2009Steel Framework 1 - 5 October 2009
Sample brickworkSample brickworkSample brickwork
25 August 2009 - Beech House Half Gone25 August 2009 - Beech House Half Gone25 August 2009 - Beech House Half Gone
Steel Framework 2 - 5 October 2009Steel Framework 2 - 5 October 2009Steel Framework 2 - 5 October 2009
Steel Framework 3 - 5 October 2009Steel Framework 3 - 5 October 2009Steel Framework 3 - 5 October 2009
Steel Framework 4 - 5 October 2009Steel Framework 4 - 5 October 2009Steel Framework 4 - 5 October 2009
Steel Framework 5 - 5 October 2009Steel Framework 5 - 5 October 2009Steel Framework 5 - 5 October 2009
28 October 200928 October 200928 October 2009
The Stairway is in placeThe Stairway is in placeThe Stairway is in place
The Stairway is in place 2The Stairway is in place 2The Stairway is in place 2
The roof is fittedThe roof is fittedThe roof is fitted: 11 November 2009
The roof is fitted 2The roof is fitted 2The roof is fitted 2: 11 November 2009
Initial brickwork begins: 20 November 2009Initial brickwork begins: 20 November 2009Initial brickwork begins: 20 November 2009
The Brickwork Continues Dec 09The Brickwork Continues Dec 09The Brickwork Continues Dec 09
The Brickwork Continues Dec 09 2The Brickwork Continues Dec 09 2The Brickwork Continues Dec 09 2
The Brickwork Continues Dec 09 3The Brickwork Continues Dec 09 3The Brickwork Continues Dec 09 3
The Brickwork continues Dec 09 4The Brickwork continues Dec 09 4The Brickwork continues Dec 09 4
The roof is well underwayThe roof is well underwayThe roof is well underway
The roof is well underway 2The roof is well underway 2The roof is well underway 2
The Building is really taking shapeThe Building is really taking shapeThe Building is really taking shape
The external view 14 Dec 09The external view 14 Dec 09The external view 14 Dec 09
External View 14 Dec 09External View 14 Dec 09External View 14 Dec 09
External Walls 14 Dec 09External Walls 14 Dec 09External Walls 14 Dec 09
External angle 14 Dec 09External angle 14 Dec 09External angle 14 Dec 09
Internal View 1Internal View 1Internal View 1
The stairways are now being builtThe stairways are now being builtThe stairways are now being built
The stairwayThe stairwayThe stairway
The stairsThe stairsThe stairs
The roof at 14 Dec 09The roof at 14 Dec 09The roof at 14 Dec 09
14 Dec 09 the Roof14 Dec 09 the Roof14 Dec 09 the Roof
The roof from outside 14 Dec 09The roof from outside 14 Dec 09The roof from outside 14 Dec 09
The roof from outside 2 14 Dec 09The roof from outside 2 14 Dec 09The roof from outside 2 14 Dec 09
The Brickwork 14 Dec 09The Brickwork 14 Dec 09The Brickwork 14 Dec 09
The Hon Mrs Jane Heber-Percy lays the Foundation Stone 20 Jan 2010The Hon Mrs Jane Heber-Percy lays the Foundation Stone 20 Jan 2010Back row, left to right: The Hon Mrs Jane Heber-Percy, Michael Griffiths (Chair of Governors), Headmistress Mrs Gill Richards, Alistair Baines (architect) and Glyn Williams (Seddons' Contracts Manager) Front row, left to right: Imogen Swift and Emma Duper, Head Prefect
28 January 201028 January 201028 January 2010
28 January 201028 January 201028 January 2010
Corridors are in place 5 Feb 2010Corridors are in place 5 Feb 2010Corridors are in place 5 Feb 2010
The Interior 5 Feb 2010The Interior 5 Feb 2010The Interior 5 Feb 2010
Inside the roof area 5 Feb 2010Inside the roof area 5 Feb 2010Inside the roof area 5 Feb 2010
The roof 5 Feb 2010The roof 5 Feb 2010The roof 5 Feb 2010
5 Feb 20105 Feb 20105 Feb 2010
Interior Brickwork 5 Feb 2010Interior Brickwork 5 Feb 2010Interior Brickwork 5 Feb 2010
Outer View 10 February 2010Outer View 10 February 2010Outer View 10 February 2010
The exterior 23 March 2010The exterior 23 March 2010The exterior 23 March 2010
The roof exterior 23 March 2010The roof exterior 23 March 2010The roof exterior 23 March 2010
Lifting materials to the top floorLifting materials to the top floorLifting materials to the top floor
The interior 23 March 2010The interior 23 March 2010The interior 23 March 2010
Brickwork and windows 23 March 2010Brickwork and windows 23 March 2010Brickwork and windows 23 March 2010
Brickwork and windows 2Brickwork and windows 2Brickwork and windows 2
Exterior stone 23 March 2010Exterior stone 23 March 2010Exterior stone 23 March 2010
The roof 23 March 2010The roof 23 March 2010The roof 23 March 2010
Building view 23 March 2010Building view 23 March 2010Building view 23 March 2010
Interior doorways 23 March 2010Interior doorways 23 March 2010Interior doorways 23 March 2010
Interior stairs 23 March 2010Interior stairs 23 March 2010Interior stairs 23 March 2010
Hallway 23 March 2010Hallway 23 March 2010Hallway 23 March 2010
Classroom 23 March 2010Classroom 23 March 2010Classroom 23 March 2010
20 April 201020 April 201020 April 2010
20 April 201020 April 201020 April 2010
Junior Girls Create Ceramic Artwork for the InteriorJunior Girls Create Ceramic Artwork for the InteriorJunior Girls work with Artist Adrian Holt to create ceramic artwork to display inside the new building
Junior Girls Create Ceramic Artwork for the InteriorJunior Girls Create Ceramic Artwork for the InteriorThe girls were taught how to mould clay into the right shapes to create their designs on a slab or tile, which will then fit together like a jigsaw on the wall
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The exterior nears completion 10 May 2010The exterior nears completion 10 May 2010The exterior nears completion 10 May 2010
Staff RoomStaff RoomStaff Room
BathroomBathroomBathroom
Front EntranceFront EntranceFront Entrance
CloakroomCloakroomCloakroom
A ClassroomA ClassroomA Classroom
StairwayStairwayStairway
Shower roomShower roomShower room
Reception AreaReception AreaReception Area
Reception AreaReception AreaReception Area
View from windowsView from windowsView from windows
A ClassroomA ClassroomA Classroom
ICT RoomICT RoomICT Room
A ClassroomA ClassroomA Classroom
The Foundation StoneThe Foundation StoneThe Foundation Stone
The Girls' Stained Glass Window is in progressThe Girls' Stained Glass Window is in progressThe Girls' Stained Glass Window is in progress
The Girls' Stained Glass Window is in progressThe Girls' Stained Glass Window is in progressThe Girls' Stained Glass Window is in progress
The Finished BuildingThe Finished BuildingThe Finished Building
The new classroomsThe new classroomsThe new classrooms
The new classroomsThe new classroomsThe new classrooms
The new classroomsThe new classroomsThe new classrooms
The science roomsThe science roomsThe science rooms
The ICT roomsThe ICT roomsThe ICT rooms
The HallThe HallThe Hall
The finished schoolThe finished schoolThe finished school
The girls are enjoying their new schoolThe girls are enjoying their new schoolThe girls are enjoying their new school
The girls are enjoying their new schoolThe girls are enjoying their new schoolThe girls are enjoying their new school