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  • Y1 Learn History Through Drama

    Year 1 children at Bolton School Infant School really enjoyed a drama based history workshop from the Freshwater Theatre...

  • 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...

  • Boys' Arts Award Celebration

    Year 7 boys at Bolton School enjoyed a celebratory round-up of the year’s Bronze Arts Award project following their Prizegiving...

  • Return to Live Performance with Outdoor Shakespeare

    This summer saw a return of live, in-person performance for the first time since February 2020 with the Boys’ Division Lower...

  • Year 6 Brings ‘Olivia’ To Life

    Pupils in Year 6 put on their annual drama production, which this year was the feel-good musical Olivia. A fresh take on Charles...

  • Girls' End of Term Panto Treat

    As a treat at the end of term, the Junior Girls enjoyed watching a pantomime together in the Girls’ Division Theatre. Travelling...

  • Grease is the Word

    Pupils in Years 7 to 9 performed Grease as this year’s Middle School Production. The whole cast worked hard in rehearsals to...

  • Girls Excel in Young Film Academy

    Y10 pupils at Bolton School Girls’ Division took a day off timetable to throw themselves into a one-day Film School where they...

  • Girls' Impressive Production of As You Like It

    A cast of 22 pupils in Years 7, 8 and 9 from Bolton School Girls’ Division produced an impressive interpretation of Shakespeare’s...

  • Girls’ Radio Play Documents the Rise of Women’s Football

    This year staff and pupils from Years 7, 8 and 9 of Bolton School Girls’ Division proved to be both creative and adaptive when...

  • Girls Stage Story of Shakespeare’s ‘Dark Lady’

    Despite the challenges that the pandemic has posed to both rehearsal and performance, the show has gone on at Bolton School...

  • Girls Commended at Shakespeare Grand Final

    Bolton School Girls’ Division enjoyed ample representation at the Grand Final of the English Speaking Union’s Performing...

  • One-Day Film School Develops a Range of Skills

    Earlier in the Term, the Young Film Academy was back for its fifteenth year at Bolton School Girls’ Division, delivering a...

  • Student Wins Childnet Film Competition

    Congratulations to Year 13 student Rosalyn Harper, who has won first place in this year’s Childnet Film Competition. Her...

  • It's A Wonderful Life - Bookings Now Open

    The Boys' Division's festive production, a stage adaptation of the Frank Capra favourite, It's a Wonderful Life, will air on...

  • 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...

  • Pupils Exceed Great Expectations

    Bolton School collaborated with the Octagon Theatre to put on this year’s Joint Middle/Lower School production of ‘Great...

  • Audiences Transported ‘Into The Woods’

    This year’s Senior Joint Production of Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine’s musical Into The Woods impressed audiences across all...

  • West End Girls

    Careers on the West End stage beckon for four Bolton School girls who complete their A levels and GCSEs this summer. Y13 students...

  • 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...

  • Talented Cast Perform Wastelands

    Recent leaver Sam Warburton reviews this week’s performance of Wastelands. The production was performed for parents in the...

  • Boys Perform 'A Christmas Carol'

    Old Boy Sam Warburton (Class of 2018) reviews the recent production of A Christmas Carol: For four nights, pupils from Years 9...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • It's a Wonderful School Production

    This year staff and pupils at Bolton School Boys’ Division had to be even more creative than usual when considering their annual...

  • School is Shortlisted for Three Awards

    Bolton School has been shortlisted in three categories in this year’s Independent School Parents’ School of the Year Awards. The...

  • Joint Production of 'Clockwork' Coming Soon

    Boys’ Division Great Hall, 1 - 4 December at 7:30 pm  ‘Clockwork’ is the Joint Production for 2021, featuring a cast of boys and...

  • Stage-Side Tickets for McKellen’s Hamlet

    Last Term, future thespians from the Sixth Form of Bolton School Boys’ Division and several alumni travelled down to the Royal...

  • Bolton's Young People Encouraged to Shape Town’s Cultural Future

    Bolton School has teamed up with Bolton at Home to offer places in both digital and in-person creative collectives for local...

  • Clockwork? This is a Play About Connection

    The recent Senior Schools' joint production of Clockwork was an unmitigated success. Here it is reviewed by Josef Minta, the Art...

  • Alumnae Offer Creative Industries Perspective

    Five former pupils from Bolton School Girls’ Division returned, virtually, to deliver the seventh Perspectives lecture hosted by...

  • Girls Perform As 'Little Women'

    Katie Wild in Year 13 reports on the recent Girls’ Division production of ‘Little Women’, which two casts performed in the...

  • Young People's Chance to Express Themselves

    Young people aged up to 18 years who live or attend school or college in Bolton are being offered two opportunities to express...

  • Applauding Arts and House Achievements

    The Arts Cups and Colours Assembly annually celebrates the achievements of Boys’ Division pupils both in the Arts and within the...

  • Outdoor Theatre Comes to Bolton School

    Local primary school children and their teachers are invited to Bolton School to enjoy a new magical outdoor theatre production...

  • Creatives Now to Exhibit in Crompton Place

    The town’s Creatives Now youth-led project will open their studio to showcase process and installation work they have been...

  • Octagon and School Offer Saturday Theatre Classes

    If you are interested in acting, theatre craft, getting creative with scripts and making new friends then the new Saturday...

  • Teachers Win National Awards

    Three teachers from Bolton School have won prestigious awards in this year’s Pearson’s National Teaching Awards, which were...

  • Girls Stage ‘Matilda’

    A group of girls in Years 7-9 put on an excellent performance of ‘Matilda’ in the summer term, alongside a few of their Boys’...

  • An Invite to Gatsby's Party This December

    Boys’ Division Great Hall, 7-10 December at 7:30 pm  This December, pupils in years 10 to 13 will present an adaptation of The...

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