"I am very much indebted to Bolton School. I leave as a well-rounded person, having developed in so many ways."

Paloma, Former Pupil

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Latest notices 

New Winwick Bus Route for School

Bolton School will run a new bus route from September for children wishing to travel from the Winwick and North Warrington area. The new route will pick up from, and deliver to, The Swan Inn at the junction of Winwick Link Road and the A49.  The ...

Promote Your Business at Bolton School

A new opportunity has arisen for businesses to promote their offers around the perimeter of some of the sports fields at Bolton School. With regular mid-week and weekend fixtures against the North West's top schools and popular events for the loca...

Bolton School Prints For Sale

The Boys' Division Parents' Association is delighted to offer for sale three limited edition prints showing scenes of Bolton School. The prints make excellent souvenirs and gifts for past and current pupils, parents, staff and friends of the Schoo...

School's 80 Acre Classroom

Lots of schools endeavour to provide outdoor activities for their pupils but few can boast their own fully equipped adventure learning centre. Bolton School can, in the shape of Patterdale Hall, which is idyllically situated in an 80 acre estate o...

100 Inspiring Minds

During 2015-16, we will be profiling some of the most inspiring and influential people from Bolton School’s history. Some of those profiled will have made an impact on society, shaping our businesses and communities, and some have devoted their l...

Sports Fixtures

See the latest sports fixtures by clicking here to our Downloads page and scrolling down to the "Sports Fixtures" section.

Lord Sebastian Coe and Sir Philip Craven Talk Olympics

Old Boy Sir Philip Craven, President of the International Paralympic Association brought his friend Lord Sebastian Coe back to Bolton School.  Together they discussed the Olympic and Paralympic legacy for the North-West of England at the School's ...

Bolton School Blogs

Blogging has become an integral part of life at Bolton School. Whilst some teachers and departments have been posting blogs for some time, recently the whole concept has mushroomed and a large community of bloggers - old and new - is now coordinat...

Pictorial History of the Boys Division is Launched

A new pictorial history book of the Boys' Division has been launched by the two authors, David Shaw and Charles Winder, at an Old Boys' lunch held at the School.  The book, Bolton Boys in Focus, is a collection of photos from 1875-2010 and shows t...

Sir Ian McKellen Visits

Sir Ian McKellen attended Bolton School from 1951-58 and was Captain (Head Boy) of the School from 1957-58. Sir Ian holds fond memories of his time at Bolton School where his love of acting was first inspired.   He recently visited the School to...

Assembly Favourites CD

A new CD has been launched featuring Michael Pain playing sixteen much-loved Assembly Favourites on the organ in Bolton School Boys' Division's Great Hall.  The CD features many favourites of the boys, both current pupils and Old Boltonians, inclu...

Directions to Away Sporting Venues

This section of the website replaces the popular booklet, 'How to get lost on a Saturday', and contains the definitive list of directions to the schools played by Bolton School teams. Click on the links for directions from the schools' own website...