"The classic Bolton School combination is hard work, good friends, challenging and thought-provoking teaching, a healthy desire to puncture the self-important and the sense that you can work hard to achieve things in life. "

Anthony Lilley OBE - CEO, Magic Lantern & Professor, Creative Industries, Ulster University

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Sir Harry Kroto Visit 2014

In July 2014, Bolton School Old Boy and Nobel Prizewinner Sir Harry Kroto returned to school to give local primary school pupils a lesson about algebra and geometry that culminated with them creating their very own 'Buckyballs' - models of the C60 molecule Buckminsterfullerene, which Sir Harry and his team discovered and which led to them winning the Nobel Prize for Chemistry in 1996.

Read more about Sir Harry's visit here.