"When I return to Bolton School to talk to pupils about entrepreneurship, my message is to 'go for it'. This is an attitude that I had instilled in me during my time at the school where my curiosity was fuelled and I became interested in ideas."

Caroline Plumb - CEO of Fresh Minds and youngest woman on Management Today's '35 under 35' list

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Sixth Form Boys' Latest News

This page is updated regularly to keep you up to date with all the breaking news from the Sixth Form Boys' Division.

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School Trades Back Head After 100 Years

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In 1911, former Bolton School teacher Maynard Andrews was appointed Headmaster of Hipperholme Grammar School in Halifax. This year, Mr Jack Williams has reversed that journey to become Head of the Sixth Form at Bolton School Boys’ Division. Mr Willi...
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Bolton School Collects Queen’s Award at Ceremony

Queen's Award Ceremony - Receiving Award

Earlier this year, Bolton School received the Queen’s Awards for Voluntary Service. This award recognises best practice in volunteering work, and is equivalent to getting an MBE. At a special ceremony held at Gorton Monastery, Sue Hincks, Headmistre...
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Percentage of Strong A Level Passes Improves

A Level Results Day 2017 successful boys outdoors

Students and teachers at Bolton School Boys’ Division have been celebrating an excellent crop of A level results, which have shown a percentage increase in the number of A*-C grades, rising to 91.5% from 89.1% the previous year. The percentage of stu...
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Environmental Benefit from Once in a Lifetime Trip

Operation Wallacea - group

Students from Bolton School Girls’ and Boys’ Divisions have enjoyed an amazing “once in a lifetime” visit to Dominica, whilst enriching research into biodiversity. Eighteen boys and fourteen girls took part in the two week Operation Wallacea trip to ...
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Trio Completes London to Manchester Charity Walk

Grenfell Tower to Manchester Arena walk - arrival in Manchester

A group of three students in the Sixth Form have walked almost 200 miles in six days to raise money for the We Love Manchester Emergency Fund and the Grenfell Tower Emergency Fund. Stewart Knights, Nikolaii Stewart and Adam Crtichlow were moved by th...
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Charity Walk from Grenfell Tower to Manchester Victoria

Grenfell Tower to Manchester Arena walk

Three Year 12 boys at Bolton School, Stewart Knights, Nikolaii Stewart and Adam Crtichlow are planning to walk from Grenfell Tower in West London to Manchester Victoria as they seek to raise funds for the We Love Manchester Emergency Fund and the Gre...
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Student’s Installation Wins Saatchi Gallery Art Prize

Saatchi Art Prize - Adam with artwork

Congratulations to Adam Hall in Year 12, who has been announced as the Secondary School winner in The Saatchi Gallery Art Prize for Schools 2017! His piece, which is titled ‘Bolton School: A Modern Tradition’, was one of just twenty artworks by prim...
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Advice on Student Life from Recent Leavers

Recent Leavers Advice

  Boys and Girls from the graduating Bolton School Sixth Form Classes of 2016 returned to their alma mater to offer real world advice to current Year 12 students on what the first year of student life is like. The large panel of former pupils expand...
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A Celebration of Volunteering

Volunteering Awards - recipients with High Sheriff of Greater Manchester

Having recently been awarded the Queen’s Award for Voluntary Services (QAVS), there was extra reason for celebration at this year’s Bolton School Year 12 student volunteering awards night. The top 40 performing Sixth Form students from both Divisions...
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Boys Benefit from BEST Days

BEST Days - sleeping bag marketing

Year 12 students in the Boys’ Division benefitted from two days of Business Enterprise and Skill Training, or BEST days. This intensive experience gave them lots of opportunities to think like entrepreneurs and consider business challenges as well as...
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