"Park Road shaped young minds to uphold the virtues of self discipline, self sufficiency, determination, fair play and self belief without arrogance."

Phillip Taylor, Former Pupil

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Pastoral

Overview

At some stage, most people in school become involved with the pastoral side of school life. We hope our system works well because of good relations and frequent personal contacts, including sound staff/pupil relationships. This area of the School's work is led by the Deputy Head, Mr Wardle, and many staff (not just academic staff) and pupils put...

Parental Contact

In the first instance, parental concerns about the welfare or academic progress of their son should be raised with his Form Teacher. More serious issues may then be referred to the Head of Year or Head of Section. However, in emergencies, or where an issue may be particularly urgent, the Headmaster's Secretary may be a more appropriate...

A Parent Reflects

Having moved to Bolton in 1998 with our three sons, then aged 7 years, 4 years and 8 months old, schooling and choice of school were of paramount importance. As a family we had not been to Bolton itself, but we had heard of Bolton School and how it was a centre of academic excellence. We gathered information about the school and we visited. It...

School Council

The Council System in the Boys' Division has been designed to involve all pupils in the decision making process. Three Councils ensure the fair representation of those in Lower, Middle and Upper Schools. These meet regularly to discuss the concerns of single boys, individual forms, whole year groups and even the larger issues which affect the...