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  • School’s Smooth Transition to Distance Learning

    The last week and a half of the Spring Term at Bolton School has certainly been one for the history books. As a result of the...

  • Old Girl's Plea to Respect Boundaries in Pharmacies

    Thorrun Govind, who left Bolton School in 2010 and is currently on the frontline fighting Coronavirus as a Community Pharmacist,...

  • Old Boy Contributes to TV Programme on Self Isolation

    Jonny Ashton, who was in Bolton School just 2 weeks ago and who left in 2005, was one of several television producers and crew...

  • Ballet Dancer's Birmingham Debut

    Aspiring ballet dancer Miley Sharpe in Year 5 performed with the Birmingham Royal Ballet in their recent production of Swan Lake...

  • The Changing Face of Governorship

    The below news item ran in the Spring edition of Independent School Magazine: At the end of 2019 and after 12 years in position,...

  • Advice from Oxbridge Applicants

    A number of Bolton School Sixth Form students and recent leavers have received offers from the Universities of Oxford and...

  • Chemistry Professor’s Masterclass and Career Advice

    After a 27 year absence, Michael Waring, who is now a Professor of Medicinal Chemistry at the Newcastle University, returned to...

  • Fun and Games For Sport Relief

    Children in the Nursery Class for Three- and Four-Year-Olds got involved in lots of fun sporting activities in aid of Sport...

  • Girls Given Seven Life Lessons

    Former Bolton School Girls’ Division pupil and Head of Professional Development at London Business School (LBS) Elizabeth...

  • Nursery has The Curiosity Approach

    Bolton School Nursery has spent the past eighteen months creating a deeply embedded culture of Curiosity, Awe and Wonder,...

  • Nursery Takes Part in LA Early Years’ Phonics Project

    Bolton School Nursery is taking part in a Local Authority Early Years Phonics Project alongside other local schools and...

  • Helicopter Crew Drops into Bolton School

    Lieutenant Commander (Royal Navy) Robert De Maine quite literally dropped into his former school when he and colleague Flight...

  • Young Musician Final Showcases Boys’ Talent

    The 2020 Young Musician of the Year Final at Bolton School Boys’ Division showcased an incredible depth and breadth of talent....

  • Seventh Title for U18 Water Polo Team

    The Boys’ Division Under 18s Water Polo team has once again won the title of National Champions at the English Schools Swimming...

  • Tweenies Celebrate Festival of Colours

    Children in the Tweenies room at Bolton School Nursery have had lots of fun exploring different colours of moonsand to celebrate...

  • Return of an Award-Winning TV Producer

    Jonny Ashton, an award-winning Freelance Documentary Director who left Bolton School in 2005, delivered a series of inspirational...

  • Student Awarded Second in National Classics Competition

    Katherine Baker, a Y12 student at Bolton School Girls’ Division, has been awarded second place in the national Lytham St Anne's...

  • Dance Brings Book To Life

    West End In Schools helped children at Beech House Infant School to bring a book to life through the medium of dance in a series...

  • School Celebrates World Book Day

    World Book Day was commemorated with activities across the whole of Bolton School, from the Nursery through to the Sixth...

  • Official Illustrator Launches World Book Day at Bolton School

    The international bestselling, multi-award winning picture book writer and illustrator Rob Biddulph helped launch World Book Day...

  • Learning to Speak Out and Stay Safe

    Workshops run by NSPCC helped Junior Boys and Junior Girls at Bolton School to learn about abuse and neglect as well as teaching...

  • World Wildlife Day Celebrations

    Children from the Caterpillar Class at Bolton School Nursery took part in a listening walk as part of World Wildlife Day...

  • Laureate Reads at Poetry Festival

    UK Poet Laureate Simon Armitage delighted an audience of pupils, parents, staff and members of the public with readings of his...

  • Students Become Doctors for a Day

    In February, thirty-seven Year 12 students from both Divisions visited the Royal Preston Teaching Hospital to take part in their...

  • Festival Celebrates Girls' Division Music

    The annual Music Festival was a wonderful opportunity for young musicians in the Girls’ Division to showcase their talents and...

  • Extra Maths Benefit for Primary School

    Mr Wrigley and Miss Doran, Maths teachers from Bolton School Girls’ Division Senior School, have been stretching the minds of...

  • School Hosts Health and Wellbeing Conference

    This year’s Bolton School Games’ Health and Wellbeing Conference was hosted at Bolton School. The opening address was given by...

  • New Year's Honour for Old Girl

    Amanda Brooks (Class of 1989) was awarded a CBE in the New Year’s Honours list for services to economic growth. Amanda is...

  • Gymnasts to Compete in World Championships

    Amy Wildon-Foster and Ruby Spencer will be heading to Orlando, Florida to compete in the IAIGC World Championships. Both are Year...

  • Aspiring Medic Achieves Gold CREST Award

    Year 12 student Maimoona Ghanchi has achieved a Gold CREST Award after working on a research project over the summer...

  • Japanese Theme for MFL Day

    The Junior Girls had the opportunity to learn more about the Japanese language and culture on their annual Modern Foreign...

  • Year 8 Gymnasts Impress in Vaulting Final

    The boys in Year 8 have been working hard developing their vaulting skills during curriculum lessons and during the...

  • Joe is Y7 Gymnastics Champion

    As ever, the Bolton School Boys’ Division Y7 Gymnastics Final delivered and outstanding routines involving travelling movements...

  • Minds Stretched at Physics Olympics (1)

    Over a hundred Y9 pupils from 18 schools from across the region gathered at Bolton School to compete in the annual Physics...

  • School Hosts Rotary Club's Tech Competition

    The Rotary Club Technology Tournament was held at Bolton School. Multiple teams from Bolton School Boys’ Division, Canon Slade...

  • Primary School Teams Enjoy Maths Challenge

    Five teams took part in this year’s Bolton School Maths Challenge, which sees Y5 boys and girls pit their mathematical wits...

  • Lucy Brings Home 13 County Swim Medals

    Lucy Dixon, a Y10 pupil at Bolton School Girls’ Division, has, over the course of the last three weekends, brought home 13 medals...

  • Apprenticeships - a Growing Trend at Bolton School

    In recent years, a growing trend at Bolton School has been both the taking on of apprentices and of students embarking on...

  • Year 11 Discover NCS at BLGC

    Pupils in Year 11 at Bolton School have been discovering National Citizenship Service (NCS). The whole year group in both the...

  • Anti-Bullying Training for Pupils and Staff

    Around 120 pupils and teachers from eight primary and secondary schools joined Bolton School Junior and Senior boys and girls in...

  • Answering SOS Call for Kit

    Bolton School Boys’ Division has once again made a huge donation to SOS Kit Aid, this time alongside the Old Boltonians’ AFC and...

  • Former Teacher to be BWPL President

    Mr Trevor Pledger, well known for his lifelong water polo involvement as player, coach and administrator, has been nominated by...

  • Young Musicians Compete at Music Festival

    The annual Junior Girls’ Music Festival was a great opportunity for young musicians in Years 3 to 6 to showcase their talents...

  • Charity Trek from Patterdale to Leeds

    Patterdale Hall Manager Tim Taylor and his colleague Sean Duffy have spent four days travelling more than 100 miles through bleak...

  • Students Celebrate Outstanding Results and Progress

    Data recently released by the government shows Sixth Form students in the Girls’ Division and Boys’ Division of Bolton School...

  • Seven in Super Counties Squads

    Seven pupils from Bolton School Girls’ Division have been selected to represent a number of different Super Counties teams across...

  • Girls are U13 Northern Lacrosse Champions Again

    Bolton School Girls' Division U13 lacrosse team has become the Northern Schools' champions for the second year in...

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