"There is no doubt this is a very special school with fantastic facilities and fantastic teachers who make all the difference. It's just a shame that every school in the country cannot be like Bolton School."

Sir Harry Kroto - Nobel Prize Winner in Chemistry and Old Boy

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Senior Boys' Latest News

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Friday, 24 March 2017

Old Boys Named in England Water Polo Team

Lewis Daly has been called up to the men's England Water Polo team

Former pupils Aaron Winstanley and Lewis Daly, along with former member of staff, Addison Brown, have been named in the England senior water polo squad.  The team had been disbanded three years ago due to funding cuts across many sports, however, a s...
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Monday, 20 March 2017

Jos Maintains Family's National Water Polo Tradition

Water Boys: Jos, far left, is photographed here with his water polo brothers Aaron and Drew

Playing water polo for one's country it seems is a family tradition for the Winstanleys. Youngest of three brothers, Jos, aged 16, has been called up for the England U17 water polo squad and follows in the footsteps of Aaron, who captained the Great ...
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Monday, 20 March 2017

Double County Vest for Matthew

Matthew Y8 Greater Manchester Cross Country

Matthew Mair in Year 8 has performed at a county level in two different sports in recent weeks, representing both Greater Manchester and North Lancashire. He ran for Greater Manchester in the National Intercounties Cross Country at Loughborough. Des...
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Saturday, 18 March 2017

U14s are Runners-Up in Lancashire Schools’ Rugby Plate Final

The U14 Bolton School rugby team capped a good season as runners-up in the Lancashire Plate Final

Bolton School U14s’ rugby team ended a good season by reaching the Lancashire County Schools’ Finals’ Day after impressive wins against Audenshaw and Hutton in earlier rounds.  The impressive setting of Fylde RUFC provided the venue for Bolton to ta...
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Friday, 10 March 2017

Dance Club Supports Former Member's Fundraising

Strictly Dance Club - OB James Dunne dancing with Mrs Fielding

Old Boy James Dunne started dancing six years ago at the School’s Strictly Dance Club run by Mrs Fielding. After leaving Bolton School in 2013, he continued dancing through his time at university. James is now taking part in a dance competition to r...
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Thursday, 9 March 2017

Paralympians' Massage Therapist Encourages Athletes

Sally Barker - Sport Massage Therapist

Gifted and talented sports pupils were encouraged to follow their passion in a talk from Sally Barker, the Director of SB Sports Massage and Rehabilitation: the company which she set up after training in sports massage therapy. She began her talk wi...
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Wednesday, 8 March 2017

Conference Inspires Lifelong Volunteers

Volunteering Conference

Pupils from Westhoughton High School joined Boys’ and Girls’ Division students for an afternoon conference focused on community action. The aim of this event was to discuss the positives of volunteering, how best to create an environment where engage...
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Tuesday, 7 March 2017

Schools Together Conference Measures Partnerships’ Impact

Headmaster Philip Britton opens the Schools Together Conference at Bolton School

Following on from the inaugural Schools Together conference in November 2016 in London, the second meeting, held at Bolton School, focused on measuring the impact of partnerships between state and independent schools.   Philip Britton, Headmaster of...
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Monday, 6 March 2017

School into Greater Manchester Football Cup Semi

U12s Football Team

Bolton School’s U12 football team is in the semi-final of the Greater Manchester Cup, where they will play an away fixture against Manchester Grammar School on Saturday 18 March.  The U12s’ progression was secured after overcoming Altrincham Grammar...
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Saturday, 4 March 2017

School Wins National U18 Water Polo Title Again

U18 Water Polo Finals - BSBD celebrate the win

Bolton School remains the best U18 water polo school team in the country, having won the national ESSA title for the fourth year in a row in an incredible period of national dominance.  Showing professionalism and maturity, the boys remained unfazed...
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