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  • Why Bolton School

  • 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 from birth through to 4 years of age and staff will be delighted to meet you to discuss your needs. For...

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  • Fees

  • Bursaries

  • 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'...

  • Our Elite Athlete Programme

    We offer a limited number of scholarships to academically able pupils who demonstrate an exceptional talent in sport and who have the potential to benefit from our all round education and to contribute to the active life of our community.  An example of our Elite Athlete Programme – Tennis is shown below:

  • 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...

  • Leverhulme Centenary Scholarship Awards

    The Leverhulme Centenary Scholarship Award was established in 2015 in honour of the Centenary of the School. In continuation of that scheme, Bolton School awards four such Scholarships each year across the two Divisions. The purpose of the Leverhulme Scholarship Award is to provide financial support over a period of three years for university for...

  • 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

    Our Entrance Test for September 2023 entry into our Junior (Year 3) and Senior Schools (Year 7) will take place on: Thursday 12 January 2023. All applicants for the exam must fill out an application form, which can be obtained from the relevant School Secretary and is enclosed in each prospectus pack. You can also download an application form...

  • Application Forms

    September entry to our Junior Schools (Y3) or Senior Schools (Y7) is by entrance tests which are held in January each 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.  You can download...