"Bolton School Girls' Division is highly successful in meeting its aim to realise the potential of each pupil. The quality of pupils’ achievement and learning is excellent."

ISI Inspection of the Girls' Division 2016

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The Journey to Glasson Dock, Lancaster

On Monday 14 May 2007, after 9 years of hard work by over 1,000 pupils, "Tenacity of Bolton", the boat built by boys, made its maiden voyage to Glasson Dock near Lancaster.

View the BBC News' coverage of the story.

The pictures below chart the moving of the boat from Bolton School Boys' Division to Glasson Dock. Click on any picture to enlarge it.

The send offThe send offThe send off
Up She RisesUp She RisesUp She Rises
Easy does itEasy does itEasy does it
Swing lowSwing lowSwing low
A Nursery wave offA Nursery wave offA Nursery wave off
Turning around Tudor AvenueTurning around Tudor AvenueTurning around Tudor Avenue
Down the M6Down the M6Down the M6
Over the hump back bridgeOver the hump back bridgeOver the hump back bridge
An emphatic arrivalAn emphatic arrivalAn emphatic arrival
Backing into the waterBacking into the waterBacking into the water
Saying hello to the waterSaying hello to the waterSaying hello to the water
Mike BrianMike BrianMike Brian