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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Girls Represent Bolton in Greater Manchester Cross-Country

    Several cross-country athletes from Bolton School Girls’ Division represented Bolton Town Cross Country team at the Greater...

  • Exploring Science and Theology

    Pupils at Bolton School Boys’ Division explored the intersection between science and faith at a God and the Big Bang Conference....

  • Subjects Woven Together in Textiles Workshop

    An exciting textiles workshop wove together History, Geography, Art and Design, Language, Mathematics and British Values for Year...

  • A Lunchtime with Footballing Legends

    Year group football teams and elite athletes at Bolton School were joined by pupils from nearby Gaskell Primary School as they...

  • Sixth Formers Explore French Culture

    A Level French students in Years 12 and 13 enjoyed a day of discussion in the language. Led by guest speaker Richard Peltier,...

  • New Manager Finds An Outstanding Nursery

    A year into her role as Manager of Bolton School Nursery, Jasmin Sanders discusses how she has settled in, all that is special...

  • Girls Progress to Regional Debating Final

    Congratulations to Jessica Buckthorpe, Sarah Walker and Lily Rimmer, in Year 12, for getting through to the next round of the...

  • Love and Salvation on the Salt Path

    A large audience at Bolton School Girls’ Division was delighted to welcome Raynor Winn, author of The Salt Path, on her first...

  • Paper Avalanche Tour Begins at Bolton School

    The first stop for YA author Lisa Williamson on her ‘Paper Avalanche’ tour was Bolton School, where she spoke to an excited...

  • Celebrating the Year of the Rat

    Bolton School spent a whole week celebrating Chinese New Year and the beginning of the Year of the Rat. At the Junior Boys’...

  • National Final Beckons for Boys’ Quiz Club Team

    Four pupils from Bolton School Junior Boys' School took part in and won this year’s Area Heat of the National General Knowledge...

  • Boxer's Diary Reveals Highs and Lows

    Old Girl Marion Dunn (1974-1981) decided on a whim to take up boxing at the age of 50. Six years later, she still enjoys the...

  • Students Benefit From Oxbridge Conference

    This year’s Oxbridge Conference, organised by Bolton School in partnership with state schools Canon Slade and Rivington and...

  • Pupils Quiz Author Over Skype

    Pupils from both Divisions chatted with Alex Bell during a Skype call organised by Bolton School’s Library staff. Two groups...

  • Girls Win Regional ESU Churchill Public Speaking Competition

    A team of three Y9 girls from Bolton School Girls’ Division has won through to the next round of the English Speaking Union’s...

  • School Hosts Rotary Club Chef Competition

    Bolton School Girls' Division played host to the qualifying round of the Rotary Club Young Chef competition. Alongside two pupils...

  • Honours for Old Boys in New Year List

    Two of Bolton School’s former pupils have been recognised in the Queen’s New Year Honours list for 2020. Graham Pendlebury (Class...

  • Lofty the Lion Says Hello

    Children across all age groups at the Nursery and from the Nursery Class enjoyed their usual football lessons this week with...

  • Assembly Celebrates 125 Years of the Old Boltonians’ Association

    Schoolboys at Bolton School Boys’ Division were joined by former pupils for a special assembly celebrating 125 years of the Old...

  • Victoria Joins New AQA Student Advisory Group

    Victoria Wong in Year 11 is one of fifteen students nationally chosen as the first members of a new Student Advisory Group...

  • Teamwork Solves Problems at Maths Competition

    Teams of Year 6 pupils from the Junior Girls’ and Junior Boys’ Schools took part in the regional heat of the National Young...

  • Infants Time Travel Back to the Titanic Disaster

    Courtesy of the Freshwater Theatre Company, Y2 children at Beech House, Bolton School’s Infant School, were time travelled back...

  • Sir Ernest to become Oxford College Master

    The Rt Hon Sir Ernest Ryder (Class of 1976) has been elected as the next Master of Pembroke College, Oxford. He will take over...

  • Mia in New BBC1 Remake of A Christmas Carol

    Mia Slater, a Y9 pupil at Bolton School Girls’ Division, will certainly have a Christmas to remember as she appears in BBC One’s...

  • Brilliant Bakes from Christmas Cake Club

    This term, girls in Years 8 and 9 have been hard at work creating an impressive batch of Christmas Cakes. The beautifully...

  • Choirs in Fine Voice for Ceremony of Carols

    The Ceremony of Carols in the Girls’ Division was once again an evening of tradition, reflection and beautiful music. The Chamber...

  • Girls' Charitable Giving at Christmas

    Pupils at Bolton School Girls’ Division have supported a wide range of charities in the run-up to Christmas while enjoying the...

  • Juniors' Gymnastics Final

    Eleven young gymnasts performed in the Junior Boys’ Gymnastics Final, which took place on the penultimate day of term before an...

  • Chocolate Workshop for Year 11

    Year 11 pupils had a fabulous trip to Slattery's Patissier and Chocolatier. The girls attended a chocolate-making course, during...

  • Old Boy's Filmmaking Success Story

    After leaving Bolton School in the summer of 2015, Old Boy Oliver Hill went to study Digital Film Production at Ravensbourne...

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