"I would just like to put on record that my husband and I are absolutely delighted with the education that our daughter has received at Bolton School."

Parent, Beech House - Sixth Form

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Admissions

Admissions

The annual Open Evening is held in November and provides an opportunity for both current and prospective pupils, and their parents, to discuss AS and Advanced Level options and to learn more about Sixth Form life at Bolton School. Each year the vast majority of Year 11 pupils progress into the Sixth Form. The Boys' Division also welcomes students...

Why Choose Bolton School's Sixth Form

Each year students at Bolton School achieve outstanding A level results which means we are consistently ranked as one of the best schools in the North of England. In a recent league table the BBC ranked the Boys' Division as the top school in the North-West for students achieving at least AAB grades - results which facilitate access to...

Why I Chose Bolton School's Sixth Form

Adam is one of a growing number of students who, having studied at another school up to the age of 16, joins our Sixth Form for their A levels.  Here he explains why he chose Bolton School: I would first of all like to explain why I chose to study my A Levels at Bolton School as opposed to other Sixth Form Colleges in the area. For me, Bolton...

How to Apply

The academic criteria for entry to A level courses are normally A grade GCSE passes in the subjects to be followed in Years 12 and 13, or the nearest equivalent in the case of subjects not being taken at GCSE. Applicants should expect to achieve a minimum of 5 A*-C passes at GCSE, including Mathematics and English. However, for external...

Frequently Asked Questions

Below are some of the most frequently asked questions about Bolton School's Sixth Form. They are answered by Mr Caspar Joseph, Head of the Sixth Form. Why should I join Bolton School Sixth Form? If you are a bright, enthusiastic and dedicated student you should give the Sixth Form at Bolton School some serious consideration. We have everything...

Fees and Funding

Entry to Bolton School is on a fee paying basis.  Fees are kept as low as is consistent with maintaining the school's high standard of educational provision.  Please click here for the latest fees. Funding is available to help finance your Sixth Form education. Indeed, more and more bursaries are becoming available to Sixth Form students - the...

Thinking of Joining Our Sixth Form?

The exceptional reputation that Bolton School holds within the local community and surrounding towns, was the first and foremost reason why I considered studying my A Levels here. After talking to past and present students, it became clear to me why Bolton School has such an excellent reputation; a huge portfolio of extra-curricular activities,...