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Friday, 16 June 2017

Adam Shortlisted for Saatchi Art Prize for Schools

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A piece of artwork by Year 12 student Adam Hall has been shortlisted for The Saatchi Gallery Art Prize for Schools 2017. He was encouraged to enter the competition by Mrs Ryder, the Coordinator for A Level Art. Adam’s piece is one of just 20 artworks...
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Friday, 2 June 2017

School Wins Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service


Bolton School has won the Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service (QAVS) 2017. This unique UK national honour was created by The Queen in 2002 to mark the occasion of her Golden Jubilee, recognising excellence in voluntary activities carried out by group...
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Thursday, 25 May 2017

International Rugby Cap for Old Boy

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Old Boy Sam Hilton left Bolton School in 1996 following an outstanding career in the School’s 1st XV rugby team. He has since played over 300 games for Bolton RUFC, and has recently been awarded his first international cap for Saudi Arabia. He will p...
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Thursday, 18 May 2017

Leavers’ Introduction to Alumni Network

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On their last day in School before Study Leave and the start of their A Level examinations, the Year 13 boys attended a valedictory assembly filled with advice for the future. Laura Firth, the School’s Head of Development, talked to the leavers about...
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Monday, 8 May 2017

Sixth Formers Help Bolton RUFC to Win Colts Shield

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Six Bolton School Sixth Form students and four Old Boys helped the Bolton RUFC U18s to victory in the Colts League Shield final. Patrick Hargreaves, Thomas Heatherington, George Lilleywhite, Patrick Uzoka, David Price and Matthew Chowdhury, all in Y...
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Monday, 8 May 2017

Old Boy Delivers Investment Banking Lesson

Investment Banking Skype Lesson

Year 13 Economics and Business Studies students from Bolton School Boys’ Division enjoyed an insight into the world of investment banking as former pupil John Craven addressed them via a WebEx link from his London office.  The boys learnt of his imp...
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Monday, 8 May 2017

Sixth Form Boys Raise £800 in Charity Fun Walk

Sixth Form Fun Walk 2017

Donning a wide range of colourful fancy dress outfits, the whole of the Lower Sixth Form at Bolton School Boys’ Division took to the school playing fields on a sunny Spring afternoon to undertake their annual charity walk. Boys showed a considerable ...
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Tuesday, 2 May 2017

Old Boys to Raise Funds in Memory of Grandmas

The two recent leavers will undertake their 1000 mile bike ride from 13-27 June

Zack Weir and Jackson Shaw, two 19 year olds who left Bolton School Sixth Form last summer, are in intense training ahead of their fundraising 1000 kilometre charity bike ride through five European countries to raise funds for Alzheimer’s Research UK...
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Saturday, 25 March 2017

Stunning Student Production of Miss Saigon

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The Joint Senior Production of Miss Saigon was a sell-out success. Set against the backdrop of the Vietnam War, the audience was instantly transported from the Arts Centre to the gritty and sleazy atmosphere of the Dreamland Club during the opening n...
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Thursday, 23 March 2017

The Budget Explained

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Sixth Form students from the Girls’ Division and Boys’ Division of Bolton School enjoyed a fascinating lunchtime seminar which gave insight into the government’s Budget. Lisa Wilson and Dominic Aspinall of chartered accountancy firm Cowgill Holloway,...
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