"That discipline and focus really impacted my athletic career with mountain biking, and with other aspects of everyday life too. I am very grateful to Bolton School for contributing to this solid foundation. "

Chris Eatough, World Champion at Mountain Bike Endurance and Old Boy

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Senior Boys' Latest News

This page is updated regularly to keep you up to date with all the breaking news from the Senior Boys' Division.

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Friday, 10 February 2017

It's Official, Bolton School Boys' Division is Excellent

The latest ISI Inspection has awarded the Boys' Division the top mark of "Excellent" in all categories

Inspected in December 2016, Bolton School Boys' Division has been awarded the top rating of "excellent" by the Independent Schools Inspectorate. The new format report declared that the quality of the pupils’ academic and other achievements is excelle...
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Thursday, 9 February 2017

Boys Learn about National Citizen Service

NCS BLGC Boys Banana Passing Game

Boys’ Division pupils in Year 11 visited Bolton Lads and Girls Club to find out more about NCS, or National Citizen Service. This scheme was set up to help young people aged fifteen to seventeen to increase their citizenship skills during the school ...
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Wednesday, 8 February 2017

School Backs New Chartered College of Teaching

School Backs New Chartered College of Teaching

Bolton School is supporting the Chartered College of Teaching by encouraging staff to join the new professional body set up by teachers for teachers. The annual membership in the first year is at a special introductory price of £39 and the School is ...
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Wednesday, 8 February 2017

Strong Start in Defence of National Water Polo Titles

U18 Water Polo cheer

Bolton School Boys’ Division is currently national ESSA Water Polo Champions at U18, U15 and U13 level, having successfully defended  all age group titles in the 2015-16 season.   Monday evening saw them set off in their own pool in an unprecedented...
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Monday, 6 February 2017

Wonder-ful Production from Years 8 and 9

Wonder Mr Browne camp

Pupils in Years 8 and 9 impressed audiences with their student-devised promenade production of Wonder, adapted from R. J. Palacio’s international bestseller of the same name. Wonder pulls at the heartstrings with the tale of little August Pullman, f...
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Monday, 6 February 2017

Universal: a guide to the cosmos - Free Lecture from Professor Jeff Forshaw

Professor Jeff Forshaw

Bolton School will host a free lecture from particle physicist Professor Jeff Forshaw on Monday 27th February 2017 at 7.00pm in the Girls’ Division Great Hall. Members of the public are invited to join Bolton School pupils and staff for this occasio...
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Saturday, 4 February 2017

Another Chance to SHINE at Bolton School

SHINE group

Once again local Gifted and Talented Year 5 children are enjoying SHINE Saturday morning classes at Bolton School. The programme is run by Bolton School teachers and Sixth Form students who give up their Saturday to deliver a range of classes for chi...
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Wednesday, 25 January 2017

Violin Quartet Opens Holocaust Memorial Service

Victor Chow, Adam Whitmore, Jonny Shine and Nathan Burudi at the Holocaust Memorial Service held at Bolton's University Technical College

Bolton's annual Civic Commemoration for Holocaust Memorial Day proved a very moving event, presided over by Reverend Canon Matt Thompson. The mayor, several Councillors and many of Bolton's religious leaders of all faiths were present, alongside chil...
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Tuesday, 24 January 2017

Boys Win Intermediate Town Swimming Championships

The Intermediate Team celebrate their victory

Boys in Years 9 and 10 at Bolton School, having competed in a number of individual races and relays, have won the town's Intermediate Swimming Gala Trophy. James Leese-Weller captained the team which also included Gareth Edwards-Williams, Marcus Cro...
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Thursday, 19 January 2017

Cricketing Play ‘When The Eye Has Gone’ at Bolton School

When The Eye Has Gone Poster

A production of When The Eye Has Gone, a play following the tragic decline of former England and Northamptonshire batsman Colin Milburn, will visit Bolton School on Wednesday 1 March 2017. This new one man show is produced by the Boys’ Division’s res...
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