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

  • Singing The Snowman’s Iconic Song

    Cormac Thompson in Year 5 has been selected as one of two soloists who will sing ‘Walking in the Air’ at the Hallé’s screening of...

  • Boys Perform Rousing Carol Service

    A Great Hall audience of parents, family and teachers was hugely appreciative of a wonderful Christmas Carol Service delivered by...

  • Boys Go Travelling by Tuba

    Chris Cranham and Stewart Death and their ‘Travelling by Tuba’ experience were back at Bolton School, this time educating and...

  • Talent Showcased at Music Festival

    Young musicians at the Junior Boys’ School took part in the annual Music Festival: a two-day extravaganza of performances to...

  • Thank You For The Music

    The Junior Boys’ Spring Concert was an evening of diverse choral and instrumental music, culminating in a toe-tapping ABBA medley...

  • Bolton's Last Choir Singing

    The Upper School Choir has been named Bolton’s Last Choir Singing! The Bolton and South heat of the Last Choir Singing...

  • Music Teachers Demonstrate Instruments

    Teachers of individual music lessons at the Junior Boys’ School held a demonstration to allow children in Year 2 and their...

  • Lion King Production is the ‘Mane’ Event

    As the school year came to a close, the ‘mane’ event at the Junior Boys’ School was the highly anticipated Year 6 production of...

  • Samba Band Boosts Bubble Rush Runners

    The Boys’ Division Samba Band performed at Bolton Hospice’s Bubble Rush fundraising event at Queen’s Park. Eight pupils in Years...

  • Musical Variety at Lunchtime Recitals

    Each year, the Boys’ Division Music Department organises a series of free Lunchtime Concerts which are open to the public. This...

  • Samba Band Energise Participants at the Bubble Rush Run

    On Sunday 8 September, the Boys’ Division Samba Band performed at Bolton Hospice’s Bubble Rush fundraising event at Queen’s Park....

  • An Evening of Musical Celebration

    On Wednesday 16 October, 25 Bolton School pupils representing every year group from Years 7-13 entertained a highly appreciative...

  • Girls Tell ‘The Shepherd’s Story’

    For their Christmas performance, Junior Girls told ‘The Shepherd’s Story’ through song, dance and narration. Adapted from Michael...

  • Young Musicians’ Chance to Shine

    Pupils at the Junior Girls’ School took part in the Music Festival, an annual two-day celebration of the School’s young...

  • Choir Impresses Ramsbottom Music Festival

    Members of the Choir in Years 4, 5 and 6 took part in the Ramsbottom Music Festival in mid-March. The Choir sang two pop hits:...

  • Pupils Present Tales of Hesketh House

    Parents and family members gathered in the Girls’ Division Great Hall to watch the Junior Girls’ Summer Concert, which this year...

  • Zara Joins Hallé Children’s Choir

    This summer, Zara Kadva in Year 7 was selected to join the Hallé Children’s Choir and is now preparing for her first performance...

  • Girls Celebrate Through African Adventure

    Pupils in Years 7 and 8 from Bolton School Girls’ Division took teachers and parents on ‘a journey across Africa’ as they...

  • School Receives Platinum Artsmark

    The Boys’ Division has received the Platinum Artsmark Award, confirming that the School’s arts and cultural provision is of the...

  • A Splendid Evening of Musical Variety

    Twenty two pupils representing every year group in the Boys' Division from Years 7-13 entertained a supportive and appreciative...

  • Vast Variety at Autumn Concert

    Varied ensembles and groups performed familiar tunes in a broad range of musical styles at the Boys’ Division Autumn Concert....

  • Ceremony of Carols Ushers in Christmas

    A large congregation in the Great Hall of Bolton School Girls’ Division enjoyed a magical evening of festive music-making at the...

  • Joyful Music at Uplifting Christmas Festival

    The Boys’ Division Christmas Festival opened with the traditional singing of ‘Once in Royal David’s City’. Year 8 pupil Haseeb...

  • Old Boy Offers Advice to Young Musicians

    Old Boy Rick Pilkington (Class of 1974) returned to Bolton School to share his passion for music with current pupils in Years 10...

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