"There is such a relaxed atmosphere in school, especially in the Sixth Form - all the teachers put in all their efforts to help get you through your exams, make the right university and career choices, and for you to reach your full potential."

April, Year 12

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How to join us

Why Bolton School

Our Mission Bolton School seeks to realise the potential of each pupil. We provide challenge, encourage initiative, promote teamwork and develop leadership capabilities.  It is our aim that students leave the School as self-confident young people equipped with the knowledge, skills and attributes that will allow them to lead a happy and fulfilled...

Admissions

Bolton School offers the potential of a continual learning experience from Nursery to Sixth Form. However, pupils can join us at a number of levels: Nursery (0-4 years) Our nursery offers a choice of full- and part-time places for your child and staff will be delighted to meet you to discuss your needs. We also offer a Pre-School Class for 3 and...

Prospectus Request

If you would like to make your request for a prospectus online, please fill out the form below and a prospectus will be posted to you. You can view an Overview of Bolton School here. You can view our new digital-only Sixth Form Girls' prospectus here.

Scholarships

A number of new Scholarships are available to pupils entering either the Girls’ or Boys’ Division in Year 7. These generous Scholarships are not means-tested and are awarded to those pupils who, we believe, will make a strong contribution to the academic and wider life of the School.   Half and full organ scholarships are available in the Boys'...

Boys' Division Organ Scholarships

A limited number of full and half Junior (Year 7 – 9) and Senior scholarships (Year 10 – 13) are available in the Boys' Division. For full scholarships, the Music Department pays the full annual fee for organ lessons; and for half scholarships, the Music Department pays half the annual fee for organ lessons. The scholarships are awarded at the...

Frequently Asked Questions

Below are the answers to some of the frequently asked questions by parents considering applying to Bolton School: Why should I send my child to Bolton School? Can I come and have a look around the School? I'd like to come but I am not sure I can afford the fees How competitive is it to get into Bolton School? I know Bolton School has an...

Entrance Examination

Entrance Examinations for entry in September into Junior (Year 3) and Senior Schools (Year 7) of the Girls' and Boys' Divisions will take place at the School early in January of the year of entry. The Entrance Testing Day for entry in September 2018 will be held on Thursday 18 January 2018. All applicants for the exam must fill out an...

Application Forms

Entry to Bolton School is by Entrance Examinations which are held in January each year for entry in September of the same year. Children transferring from Beech House (Bolton School Infant School) into the Junior Schools will not need to take an entrance exam as assessment for entry into Bolton School has already taken place.  Application...