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  • Y2 Learn About Victorian School Days

    Year 2 children at Beech House enjoyed learning about Victorian school days.  Pupils were shown the cane, the finger stocks and...

  • Owls Pay a Flying Visit

    Margaret and Michael from Lancashire Hawks and Owls brought a number of rescued birds to visit Year 1 pupils at Beech House. The...

  • 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...

  • ‘You Are Awesome’ Message for Pupils

    Around 300 children from local primary schools, including Junior Boys’ School pupils, attended a presentation based on the book...

  • Halloween and Bonfire Night Advice from the Experts

    Junior Boys at Bolton School listened attentively as they received words of wisdom on the dos and don'ts for Halloween and...

  • Harvest Assembly with Urban Outreach

    Dave Bagley of Urban Outreach thanked two hundred junior boys at Bolton School for their kind food donations and told them how...

  • Boys Learn Halloween and Bonfire Safety

    Firefighters from Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service visited pupils at Park Road to teach the boys more about fire safety...

  • Life Lessons from Arctic Explorer

    “When things go wrong – and they will go wrong – try to make the very best of the situation,” this was the advice of Arctic...

  • Y6 Enjoy Hajj Workshop

    Y6 pupils at Bolton School Junior Boys' School enjoyed an informative Hajj workshop delivered by Imran Kotwal from Muslim Learner...

  • Year 8 Start Radio Broadcasting Project

    Pupils in Year 8 have started work on an exciting radio broadcasting project with Bolton FM. The project will see them work in...

  • Boys’ Art Captures the Horror of Genocide

    Caroline Slifkin, an educator who teaches pupils about the Holocaust and genocide through art, led an engaging workshop with...

  • 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...

  • Subjects Woven Together in Textiles Workshop

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

  • Year 8 Discover Practical Maths and Physics

    Pupils in Year 8 enjoyed a fascinating interactive presentation about maths and physics from BAE Systems, the RAF and the Navy....

  • Barrister to Reveal Legal Career at Free Talk

    On Tuesday 5 March 2019, barrister Sophie Cartwright will give a free, public talk at Bolton School entitled ‘A Career in Law: My...

  • Tim Bouverie to Discuss WW2 Appeasement

    Bolton School will host a free talk from author and political journalist Tim Bouverie based on his new book, Appeasing Hitler:...

  • GCSE Girls Enjoy Visit of an Award-Winning Chef

    Y10 pupils studying Food Preparation and Nutrition at Bolton School Girls’ Division enjoyed a talk and demonstration by the...

  • Explore the Dark Side of the Universe at Talk

    Most of our universe is missing! When we look into the night sky we realise there is much more out there than meets the eye. Our...

  • Poetry Festival to Feature Award-Winning Poet

    On Thursday 2 May, Bolton School will host a Poetry Festival featuring Liz Berry, who will give a reading of some of her poems....

  • Girls Develop Skills with Commando Joe’s

    Y10 girls enjoyed a productive session with Commando Joe’s as they developed problem-solving, teamworking, leadership and...

  • 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...

  • Unfold Your Wings and Set the World on Fire

    Leavers from Bolton School Girls’ Division were sent out into the world with words of inspiration from former pupil the Rt Rev Dr...

  • Do Scientists Dream of Synthetic Sheep?

    Imaginatively entitled “Do Scientists Dream of Synthetic Sheep?” Dr Jack Heal delivered a fascinating presentation to open this...

  • MasterChef Old Boy Inspires GCSE Pupils

    Old Boy Chris Harbour (1972-1979) appeared on MasterChef last year and reached the quarter-finals of the competition. He returned...

  • Questioning our Obsession with Nefertiti

    Old Girl Dr Joyce Tyldesley returned to Bolton School to give a fascinating talk based on her latest book, Nefertiti’s Face: The...

  • Old Boy’s AI Talk Attracts Large Audience

    A talk about Artificial Intelligence (AI) by Rik Thwaites, a former pupil (1967-77) of both Park Road and the Senior Boys’ School...

  • The Rollercoaster Story of Green & Black's

    Leading entrepreneur and award-winning journalist Josephine Fairley recounted her “rollercoaster” journey as co-founder of Green...

  • Day of French Discussion

    Sixth Form students taking French at A Level were joined by native speaker Richard Peltier for an interactive day of discussion...

  • Exploring the World of Work

    A morning of talks from guest speakers helped Sixth Form students in Year 12 to explore the World of Work. No less than nine...

  • A Life of Crime?

    Former pupil Lindsy Slamon returned to Bolton School to deliver a fascinating insight into the working life of a Senior Crime...

  • Am I too Sensitive for Science?

    Am I too sensitive for Science? A question that Dr Emily Grossman has considered on a number of occasions throughout her life. Dr...

  • Barrister Discusses Career in Law

    Barrister Sophie Cartwright visited Bolton School to speak about her career in law as part of the Girls’ Division’s series of...

  • Ocean Currents and Climate Change

    Sixth Form students had the opportunity to learn more about climate change and the physics of the oceans from Old Boy Meric...

  • Captivating Talk On The Failure of Appeasement

    A large audience at Bolton School Girls’ Division enjoyed a fascinating insight from author and political journalist Tim Bouverie...

  • Survivor’s Experience of the Holocaust

    Holocaust survivor Iby Knill visited the Boys’ Division to speak about her experiences prior to and during the Second World War....

  • Examining the Issues in ‘Boys Don’t Try?’

    Old Boy Hadley Stewart (2007 to 2014) returned to the Boys’ Division to lead focus groups for staff and pupils about LGBTQ+...

  • Physicist Examines Dark Side of the Universe

    Members of the local community joined pupils, parents and members of staff to discover more about the ‘Dark Side of the Universe’...

  • Career Insights from Chief Science Officer

    Old Boy Dr Mike Dillon (1977 to 1984) returned to Bolton School to speak to a small group of students about his career in drug...

  • Year 6 Pupils Consider Careers

    There was an atmosphere of excitement in the Junior Girls’ School as Year 6 girls were joined by their counterparts from the...

  • Sir Ian Spends Special Day at School

    Bolton School Boys’ Division was delighted to welcome Sir Ian McKellen, a former pupil, on his 80th birthday weekend. Taking time...

  • Career Advice from FinTech Leader

    Former pupil and Head Girl Lisa Jacobs (nee Griffiths) was back at Bolton School today inspiring the next generation of young...

  • Top Musicians Perform at a RNCM Concert

    Top musicians from Bolton School Boys’ Division joined performers from the Bolton Music Service, Oldham Council Music Service and...

  • Old Boy Entrepreneur Assists DTE Projects

    Earlier in the year, former pupil Rob Dobson, who now works for Edinburgh-based Robotical, sent educational robot products, retro...

  • An Afternoon with an Astronaut

    Y7 Chemistry pupils from Sharples School Bolton, Haslingden High School, the Christian Fellowship School Liverpool and Merchant...

  • Unchanging Principles for Success

    The Great Hall was packed with present and former pupils, members of staff, parents and family as the Girls’ Division assembled...

  • UN Association Member Tells of Climate Change Crisis

    ‘The United Nations: Working to Save the Biosphere and Our Future’ a talk by Richard A Shirres, MSc (App.EnvSc), MICE, C...

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