"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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School Launches Community Theatre Project


As part of their 2017/18 School Residency Programme, RoughHouse Theatre will develop a brand new piece of verbatim theatre about Boltonians, played by Boltonians, with material generated by the School community and the wider Bolton community. Using t...
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2018 Book Award Shortlist Revealed

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The six books and authors shortlisted for the 2018 Bolton Children’s Fiction Award have been revealed at a ceremony which took place at Bolton School. The event was attended by Girls’ and Boys’ Division pupils in Year 7. It was a pleasure to welcome ...
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School Joins World’s Biggest Coffee Morning

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The Junior Schools each hosted their own event in support of Macmillan, with parents from the Junior Girls’ School congregating in the dining hall and Junior Boys’ School parents heading to the library. Both events were well attended and had a lovely...
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Inspiration from Olympic and Commonwealth Athletes


Future sports stars from Bolton School have been inspired by a visit from Kelly Massey, an Olympic medal winner and Dave Readle, a two-sport international and Commonwealth Games athlete. Year 11 boys, Year 5 girls and elite athletes from the Girls’ ...
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Assembly Marks 166th Birthday

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A special assembly delivered by Boys’ Division Headmaster Philip Britton marked the 166th birthday of Lord Leverhulme, who played a pivotal role in the re-foundation of Bolton School just over a century ago. Whilst many pupils were familiar with his ...
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Samba Band Entertain at Bubble Rush

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On Sunday 17 September, Bolton School’s Joint Samba Band performed at Bolton Hospice’s Bubble Rush fundraising event held in Queen’s Park, Bolton. Eight pupils in Years 8-11, joined by Mr Forgrieve and Mr Bleasdale, were delighted to give an energy b...
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New Cricketing Kid on the Block


Praharsh Parikh, a Year 11 pupil at Bolton School Boys’ Division, is the latest potential “star” player to come off their cricketing conveyor belt, following in the footsteps of England’s youngest opening batsman Haseeb Hameed and the Parkinson broth...
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Royal Appointment for Water-Polo Boys


Players and staff from Bolton School were thrilled to represent water polo and demonstrate their expertise to Prince William, the Duke of Cambridge, during his royal visit to Merseyside yesterday.  Visiting Guinea Gap Leisure Centre in Wallasey, the...
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Charity Bike Ride Marks Passing

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Former classmates from Bolton School are reuniting for a charity bike ride that marks the tragic passing of Jonny Sharples and Danny Harrison, who died in a car crash ten years ago. Since this tragic accident, the Sharples family has selflessly campa...
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Bolton School Collects Queen’s Award at Ceremony

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Earlier this year, Bolton School received the Queen’s Awards for Voluntary Service. This award recognises best practice in volunteering work, and is equivalent to getting an MBE. At a special ceremony held at Gorton Monastery, Sue Hincks, Headmistre...
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