"One mum in a family with three generations of Boltonian men said, 'You can't better this school - it's belting', and we are inclined to agree. "

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Pastoral

Who is Who?

Coming to a new school is a big step. It can seem very daunting when you do not know anyone else in the year group. We know that this can be a time when our pupils need reassurance and encouragement and we do everything that we can to help them to settle in happily. Our primary concern is to ensure the wellbeing and progress of each...

School Policies and Procedures

Bolton School holds the following policies and documents which can be requested by contacting the School direct: Admissions Policy Discipline and Exclusions Policy* Education and Welfare Provision for Pupils with Statements and Pupils for whom English is an Additional Language Curriculum Policy Anti-bullying Policy Health and Safety on...

Links with Parents

The partnership between home and school is very important to us and we positively encourage good communication between parents and teachers. There are four points of contact for most year groups. These events are distributed across the year so that there is at least one in each term: You will be invited to the Consultation Evening when you and...

Health Matters

We are very fortunate to have three qualified School Nurses who deal with any medical matters which occur during the school day from 8.30am-4.30pm. The Medical Services Team are Susan Croston, Gill Grundy and Linda Patel. The team are located in the Medical Room within the Girls' Division.   They also maintain pupils' medical records and are in...

PSHEE

Our lively PSHEE programme is handled in a variety of ways. Many issues are dealt with in the fortnightly PSHEE lesson led by the girls' Form Tutors. Topics which require specialist knowledge are dealt with by outside experts. Further elements of the programme are covered during the course of subject lessons and during the period following the...

Citizenship

Citizenship is an increasingly important aspect of the curriculum. Topics such as Human Rights, the Democratic Process and Equal Opportunities are covered as part of our Personal, Social and Health Education programme which is taught through discrete, fortnightly timetabled lessons. A number of aspects of citizenship are taught within subject...

School Council

The School Council, a body elected and run by the girls themselves, meets twice a term to discuss ideas and concerns under the guidance of Mrs Head. Forty-two girls, representing the views of every form in the school, sit on the Council which is chaired by the Head Girl. Items for the agenda come mainly from the girls although sometimes staff may...