"Bolton School was such a large part of my life. I can safely say that I would not be doing what I do for a living if it wasn’t for the vibrant arts scene at the school and the encouragement that I was given."

Neil Eckersley, Former Pupil and Theatre Producer

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Admissions

Admissions

We are looking for bright, well-motivated girls who will make the most of all that an education at Bolton School has to offer. To gain a place in Year 7 your daughter must first reach the appropriate standard in the Entrance Examination which is held in mid-January each year. All applicants to the Girls' Division must complete an application...

Suggested Reading List

It can sometimes be difficult choosing a book to read – there are so many genres and different authors to choose from.   Following our Entrance Testing Day, pupils are then interviewed at the School. This list has been compiled to assist parents and children in choosing appropriate books that they may want to talk about at interview. It is by no...

Why Choose a Girls' School

At Bolton School, we understand that girls learn best when they feel cherished, understood and secure. In our friendly and respectful, single sex environment, girls of all ages and backgrounds are free to study and learn without feeling self conscious or worrying ‘what the boys might think’. Free from the distractions caused by social pressures,...