"While at school I had so many opportunities to participate in both the Senior Choir and Chamber Choir, and the Music Department regularly held informal concerts which were fantastic opportunities to perform."

Laurie Ashworth - Prize-Winning Opera Singer

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Facilities

Overview

This section contains information on some of the facilities in the Boys' Division.  The school, with its magnificent buildings of pink sandstone with oak interiors, offers a fitting setting for academic study. The school's libraries offer pupils excellent facilities for reading and research; they are very well stocked and we welcome students' own...

Riley Sixth Form Centre

As of the Autumn Term 2013, Sixth Form students at Bolton School moved into the £7m Riley Sixth Form Centre. The stunning glass-fronted three storey building gives independence to more than 400 Sixth Form students and includes an ICT suite, seminar rooms with touch-screen tvs, quiet study areas, a common room, a refectory cafe area, exhibition...

Boys Division Libraries

There are two libraries in the Boys' Division: the Lower School Library, open to boys in Years 7-9, and the Senior Library, which contains materials to help boys in Years 10 and 11 and the Sixth Form students prepare for GCSE and A Level respectively. Wide reading contributes in no small way to the students' intellectual development; encouragement...

Sports Complex

The Levels 'The Levels' is the name given to Bolton School's 32 acres of high quality sports fields. These include 4 football pitches, 3 rugby pitches, and cricket pitches and four outdoor all-weather nets. There are also facilities for athletics, including a grass track and equipment for jumping and throwing events.   The Gymnasium &...

Local, Special and School Archival Collections

The Library also maintains the Local and Special Collections and the Chained Library; it also has custody of the School's earliest archival records that were formerly kept in the School Chest. The Local Collection contains an interesting body of material relating to the geography and history of Bolton and the Greater Manchester conurbation: this...