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Bolton School News

Catch up with all the latest news stories as they happen around the campus.

  • Harvest Collection to Benefit Local Families

    The Girls’ Division of Bolton School has donated 60 crates of food to the town’s Urban Outreach campaign. Dave Bagley, its Chief...

  • Tribute to Much-Loved Maths Teacher

    Miss Margaret Dickinson, who taught Maths in the Girls’ Division for 34 years before her retirement in 2006, sadly died earlier...

  • 24 Miles in 24 Hours for Cancer Research UK

    Sixth Form students Daniel Bentham and Piers Skeels-Caldwell raised £5,000 for charity with an endurance challenge that saw them...

  • Old Boy Becomes Bolton News Editor

    Old Boy Steve Thompson (Class of 1998) has been appointed regional editor for Newsquest Lancashire/Greater Manchester, which...

  • Student's Portrait Wins Art Competition

    A portrait by Sixth Form student Emilie Fielding has been named a winner in The Horsfall’s 2020 Art Competition. The competition,...

  • School's Urban Outreach Donation

    Dave Bagley of Urban Outreach is a regular visitor to Bolton School as he collects food items, particularly at Harvest and...

  • National Children’s Orchestra Appointment

    Mr Ian Forgrieve, who is Head of Instrumental Studies at Bolton School Boys’ Division, has been appointed to the Music Advisory...

  • Boys Earn Black Belts for Reading Books

    Three Junior Boys at Bolton School earned ‘Black Belts’ in reading during the spring and summer lockdown. Milan Kumar in Year 4...

  • Re-visioning Poetry: A Workshop and Competition for Bolton Schools

    On National Poetry Day, poet Andrew McMillan, in conjunction with Bolton School Boys’ Division, has launched a poetry workshop...

  • Adventures at the Anderton Centre

    Year 2 visited the Anderton Centre and had a wonderful time. Although the weather was against them, the children battled through...

  • Black Lives Matter – An Update on the School's Response

    In June 2020, in the wake of the global discussion sparked by the Black Lives Matter (BLM) movement, a group of Alumni and other...

  • How to Make a Difference for Good

    Earlier this week, Philip Britton, Headmaster of the Boys’ Division at Bolton School, gave the traditional Leverhulme Birthday...

  • Bolton School Girls are Eco Innovator Winners

    Earlier this year, two girls from Bolton School Girls’ Division won age group prizes in the Eco Innovators competition, which saw...

  • Ebook Captures WW2 Experiences

    Back in September 2019, three Junior Boys in Year 6 embarked upon a project that aimed to produce a film to commemorate the 75th...

  • Virtual – But Real – Celebrations in the Boys’ Division

    After a tumultuous week for exam results, Year 11 boys at Bolton School have this morning been celebrating an excellent set of...

  • Girls Celebrate Top GCSE Results

    In what has been the strangest of summers for exam results, the girls at Bolton School have performed extremely well in their...

  • Socially Distant Celebration of A Levels

    It was not the usual Results Day at Bolton School this year, particularly since the normal celebration of A Level achievements...

  • Celebrating A Levels While Socially Distant

    Bolton School could not hold Results Day as usual this year due to Covid-19 safety restrictions, and so the normal celebration of...

  • Historical Association Lectures for 2020-21

    Historical Association branch meetings have been a regular feature in the Girls’ Division for the past six years. Each year, a...

  • Politics Students Make National Blog Shortlist

    Two Sixth Formers at Bolton School have made a national shortlist of 20 students in this year’s Political Studies Association...

  • School Contributes to Fight Against Covid-19

    As Summer Term 2020 drew to a close and parents sent in a plethora of messages congratulating Bolton School on how well it had...

  • Artwork Showcased in Virtual Exhibition

    The traditional exhibition of Girls’ Division students’ GCSE and A Level artwork could not go ahead this year, but Miss Jane...

  • Lizzie Likes Lockdown Food Blog

    Sixth Former Lizzie Crowther of Bolton School Girls’ Division should have been sitting her A level exams in recent weeks but,...

  • Quick Transition to Directed Learning Boosts Enquiries

    Bolton School has seen an increase in enrolment enquiries at its Infant and Junior departments over the past few months after the...

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