"Every time I drive through the centre arch of Bolton School, I feel an immense sense of pride and thankfulness that our girls attend this wonderful school. As a parent, I am delighted to be part of the Bolton School family."

Mrs Bethan Pickup, Parent

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Clubs and Societies

The teaching and learning at Bolton School is enriched by an extensive programme of extra-curricular activities which add to girls’ enjoyment of school by offering a wide range of interests and challenges.

The list below shows some of activities that take place at lunchtime and after school. Links in the left-hand margin also give more detail about specific activities. 

  • Art
  • Charities
  • Chess
  • Christmas Cake Club
  • Classics Club
  • Climbing
  • Computer Clubs (Animation Club, Graphics and Movie Maker Club & Programming Club)
  • Cookery
  • Drama
  • Environmental Action Group
  • Geography Club
  • History Craft Club
  • Law Society
  • Literary & Debating Society
  • Medics' Society
  • Psychology
  • RS Craft Club
  • Science Club
  • Young Enterprise


  • Clarinet Ensemble
  • Guitar Ensemble
  • Intermediate Chamber Choir
  • Intermediate Concert Band
  • Intermediate Flute Choir
  • Jazz Band
  • Joint Chamber Choir
  • Joint Choir
  • Joint Concert Band
  • Joint Jazz Band
  • Joint Orchestra
  • Joint Wind Band
  • Junior Orchestra
  • Middle School Choir
  • Music Theory
  • Percussion Ensemble
  • Recorder
  • Saxophone Ensemble
  • School Choir
  • Senior Choir
  • Senior Flute Quartet
  • Sounds Aloud
  • String Orchestra
  • Wind Band

Sports & Outdoor Pursuits

  • Athletics
  • Badminton
  • Cross Country
  • Duke of Edinburgh
  • Gymnastics
  • Lacrosse
  • Netball
  • Rounders
  • Run for Fun
  • Swimming
  • Tennis

"Pupils work well together and individually, and are very successful in a wide range of extra-curricular activities including music, drama and games.”  

ISI Inspection 2016

Mrs Heatherington and her checklist Senior Girl with Certificate Senior Girls Craft Club