Bolton School Former Pupils

News of Former Pupils

  • Hugely Worthwhile Medical Sciences Dinner

    The inaugural Medical Sciences Dinner, held at Bolton School and attended by former and current pupils proved a hugely popular...

  • Unchanging Principles for Success

    The Great Hall was packed with present and former pupils, members of staff, parents and family as the Girls’ Division assembled...

  • Lancashire Success for Cricketing Boys

    Three recent leavers from Bolton School – Rehan Udwadia, Kurtis Watson and Joe Ball – have helped Lancashire U19s become country...

  • BBC Features Old Girl Astrophysicist

    Old Girl Dr Becky Smethurst (Class of 2008) and her YouTube channel have been featured on the BBC News. Dr Smethurst is a Junior...

  • Unforgettable Night Celebrates McKellen’s 80th

    Pupils and former pupils of Bolton School enjoyed an unforgettable night performing in front of some of the finest actors Britain...

  • Old Boy Entrepreneur Assists DTE Projects

    Earlier in the year, former pupil Rob Dobson, who now works for Edinburgh-based Robotical, sent educational robot products, retro...

  • Sage Advice Inspires at Summer Prizegiving

    Mr Michael Griffiths, who retires as Bolton School’s Chairman of Governors at the end of December, was the guest speaker at this...

  • Recent Leavers Reconvene

    Alumni from both Divisions returned to Bolton School as the summer term drew to a close. A large group of Old Boys and Old Girls...

  • Training for the World of Work

    Sixth Form boys took part in two days of Business Enterprise and Skills Training (BEST) at Bolton School. This event is designed...

  • Career Advice from FinTech Leader

    Former pupil and Head Girl Lisa Jacobs (nee Griffiths) was back at Bolton School today inspiring the next generation of young...

  • Bolton School Wins Fundraising Campaign of the Year

    Bolton School has won this year’s Institute of Development Professionals in Education (IDPE) Schools’ Fundraising Campaign of the...

  • School Receives Olympic Officials Blazer

    A Beijing 2008 Olympics Officials Blazer has been presented to Bolton School by Gus Pinker, FINA Technical Water Polo Committee...

  • Sir Ian Spends Special Day at School

    Bolton School Boys’ Division was delighted to welcome Sir Ian McKellen, a former pupil, on his 80th birthday weekend. Taking time...

  • Year 6 Pupils Consider Careers

    There was an atmosphere of excitement in the Junior Girls’ School as Year 6 girls were joined by their counterparts from the...

  • Career Insights from Chief Science Officer

    Old Boy Dr Mike Dillon (1977 to 1984) returned to Bolton School to speak to a small group of students about his career in drug...

  • School Presence at Water Polo Internationals

    Three Old Boys and two current Bolton School students played in a set of international water polo matches held in Manchester...

  • Cricket Match Remembers Former Headmaster

    Despite the rain dampening the start of this game to mark the significant contribution Mervyn Brooker made both to Bolton School...

  • Former Winner Judges Battle of the Bands

    This year’s Battle of the Bands once again showcased the musical talent of Boys’ and Girls’ Division pupils as four bands each...

  • Examining the Issues in ‘Boys Don’t Try?’

    Old Boy Hadley Stewart (2007 to 2014) returned to the Boys’ Division to lead focus groups for staff and pupils about LGBTQ+...

  • All the School’s a Stage

    Bolton School, an independent day school in Greater Manchester, is becoming an increasingly popular choice of location for use in...

  • Bolton School Fills Bridgewater Hall with Music

    The Joint Gala Concert at Manchester’s Bridgewater Hall brought together musical talent from across the Bolton School Foundation...

  • An Astrophysicist Returns

    Dr Becky Smethurst returned to Bolton School as a Junior Research Fellow in Astrophysics at Christ Church College, Oxford...

  • Conference Makes Philosophy Real

    A trio of fascinating speakers and over 100 delegates from five schools in the north-west joined students from the Boys’ and...

  • Am I too Sensitive for Science?

    Am I too sensitive for Science? A question that Dr Emily Grossman has considered on a number of occasions throughout her life. Dr...

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