"The classic Bolton School combination is hard work, good friends, challenging and thought-provoking teaching, a healthy desire to puncture the self-important and the sense that you can work hard to achieve things in life. "

Anthony Lilley OBE - CEO, Magic Lantern & Professor, Creative Industries, Ulster University

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Tuesday, 27 June 2017

Advice on Student Life from Recent Leavers


  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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Monday, 26 June 2017

A Celebration of Volunteering


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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Thursday, 15 June 2017

Sixth Form Students Look Beyond Bolton School

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Girls in Year 12 were encouraged to look beyond Bolton School during a day organised by the Careers Department. Numerous guests were invited to speak to the students about their plans for the future. There were representatives from Manchester Univer...
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Friday, 2 June 2017

School Wins Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service

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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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Friday, 19 May 2017

’90s Theme for Leavers’ Day

Leavers' Day 2017 - Year Group Cheering

The Year 13 girls said a fond farewell to Bolton School with a fun-filled Leavers’ Day of decorations, fancy-dress and shared memories. Leavers’ Day is traditionally the final day before students depart on Leave of Absence to study for their A Level ...
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Monday, 24 April 2017

Inspiration from WAGGGS Chair

OG Nicola Grinstead

Old Girl Nicola Grinstead returned to Bolton School to speak to Girls’ Division Sixth Form students about her experiences and career so far. Nicola currently has two jobs: she is the Deputy Chief Executive for Great Ormond St Hospital (GOSH), follow...
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Thursday, 30 March 2017

School Replaces Former Parent's Lost Box

Hexagonal Box Presentation

Cyril Shaw’s daughter attended the Girls’ Division in the 1970s and 1980s, and during that time she enjoyed making a hexagonal wooden box. He treasured this box for many years, but when it was misplaced recently he wrote to the School to ask if any o...
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Thursday, 30 March 2017

Girls' Gold and Silver Certificates in Chemistry Olympiad

Chemistry Olympiad

Four capable Chemistry students from Bolton School Girls’ Division have taken part in Round 1 of the 49th International Chemistry Olympiad, the round comprising a highly challenging written test of chemical knowledge, lasting two hours. The questions...
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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

Budget Explained Lisa and Dominic

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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