News for 2011

  • Thomas Stars as Johnny Vegas

    Year 9 pupil Thomas Mills got a shock when he answered the phone - to hear comedian Johnny Vegas on the other end. The star...

  • Girls Sparkle in Unique Nativity Performance

    Bolton School Junior Girls got into the spirit of Christmas with a nativity play with a difference! Many years after the...

  • Caterers Give Christmas Cheer

    The Catering Department of Bolton School has given generously this Christmas to the Royal Bolton Hospital. Asked to donate...

  • Caterers Give Christmas Cheer

    The Catering Department of Bolton School has given generously this Christmas to the Royal Bolton Hospital. Asked to donate...

  • Prefects Raise Money through Teacher Panto

    Sixth Form Prefects have been raising money for charity with their 'Prefects Panto'! Students wrote the pantomime...

  • Boys Fill the Hall with Festive Music

    Bolton School Junior Boys filled the Boys' Division Great Hall with a host of festive music and song in their Annual...

  • Boys are Water Polo Champions

    Bolton School Under 14s water polo team are the winners of the Manchester and District Water Polo league this season,...

  • National Call-up for Football Boys

    Two Year 11 boys, Luke Eccles and James Beardsworth, have been selected for the national U16s' Independent Schools'...

  • Christmas Festival Packs Out the Great Hall

    Festive sounds filled the Boys' Division Great Hall as parents, governors, staff, former pupils and former staff packed in for...

  • Students Support for Indian Street Kids

    Thirty two A level students from Bolton School Girls' Division have jetted out to India today in what promises to be...

  • Percussion Ensemble Perform for Primary

    The Year 10 Percussion Ensemble put on a performance for local primary school pupils at Tonge Moor Primary School. The...

  • Explosive Lecture for Local Schools

    Bolton School pupils were joined by pupils from other local schools as the School hosted a Royal Society of Chemistry...

  • Choirs Bring Joy in The Bleak Mid-Winter

    Bolton School Girls' Division's Ceremony of Carols offered a joyous and festive evening as the bleak mid-winter rattled...

  • Science and Technology Success for Katie and Emma

    Two Bolton School girls, Katie Nightingale, aged 14 and Emma Hussain, aged 13, have achieved a highly commendable third place...

  • Year 9 Water for Ethiopia

    Andy McAllister visited Bolton School Senior Girls' Division to introduce the girls to the Water4Ethiopia charity, after a...

  • U13s Reach National Football Semi-Final

    Bolton School's U13s' football team, led by Mr Johnson and Mr Windsor, has won their Independent Schools' Football...

  • Sam Ball is The Apprentice

    At first there were nine candidates…but now there is just one Bolton School Apprentice!  Since the start of term in...

  • Good Schools Guide Award Honour

    Bolton School Boys' Division has received a prestigious Good Schools Guide Award for the best results at Extended...

  • Girls Win Regional Bank of England Challenge

    A team of Bolton School Sixth Form Girls has won the regional heat of the twelfth annual Target Two Point Zero - The Bank...

  • Festive Gifts From Beech House

    Pupils at Beech House Infant School have been busy collecting toys and gifts for local children that are less fortunate...

  • Boys Artwork for Solicitors Calendar

    Two Junior Boys have triumphed in a local competition which took part amongst primary school children to provide artwork for...

  • Cricketing Lesson from Local Hero

    Lancashire and England fast bowler Sajid Mahmood was the star attraction at this week's indoor cricket training sessions...

  • Form 8d Go The Extra Mile for Children in Need

    Harry Bevan and Sam Hassall of 8d wanted to show their support for the BBC's annual Children in Need appeal, so they...

  • Vocabularies Stretched at Schools Language Festival

    Year 5 pupils from across the local borough enjoyed a day of foreign language lessons at this year's Bolton School...

  • Old Girl Anjali Pathaks Life in Food

    Anjali Pathak of the Indian food giants, Pataks, was back at Bolton School to deliver a captivating cookery...

  • Vocabularies Stretched at School's Language Festival

    Year 5 pupils from across the local borough enjoyed a day of foreign language lessons at this year's Bolton School...

  • Teachers' Movember Effort

    Boys' Division teaching staff have been doing their bit for Movember 2011.  The month-long event has seen a good number...

  • Girls Make New German Friends

    Bolton School Junior Girls have launched a new lunchtime German Club, adding to the extensive range of activities available...

  • Past Brought to Life for Girls

    Bolton School girls from Middle School and also some Junior Girls were transported back to the age of the dinosaur with...

  • Historical Association’s Great Debate in Bolton

    Imogen Hilton, a Year 13 student, has been commended for her eloquent speaking in the Bolton Heat of the Historical Association...

  • AJIS Chess Success for Junior Girls

    Hesketh House has successfully hosted the AJIS Chess Congress. The day was a huge success with Sharon Daniel winning the...

  • Girls Bury Time Capsule for Future Pupils

    Bolton School Junior Girls have planted a time capsule at the front of their school for future Hesketh House girls and...

  • Old Girls' Christmas Market

    Ovacome and Teak Place were the two charities that benefited from this year's Old Girls' Christmas Market at...

  • Year 10 Girls Viva Espana

    Year 10 GCSE Spanish students have been practising their language skills with Javier and Eduardo, their...

  • A Level Science Taster for Students

    Year 11 pupils from across the borough have spent the last three Saturday mornings attending A Level Taster Sessions at...

  • A Level Science Taster for Students

    Year 11 pupils from across the borough have spent the last three Saturday mornings attending A Level Taster Sessions at...

  • School Appears in Old Boys New Video Teaser

    Bolton School Boys' Division serves as the backdrop for a new video teaser from Robin Hill.  The track, Chill 22, has...

  • Bolton Science Students Enjoy Fusion Lecture

    Physics was brought to life for students from across the borough in a fascinating talk about how the reaction that powers the...

  • Bolton Science Students Enjoy Fusion Lecture

    Physics was brought to life for students from across the borough in a fascinating talk about how the reaction that powers the...

  • Parents Association Help Boot Out Breast Cancer

    Beech House Parents' Association presented a cheque for £2, 000 to Debbie Dowie, founder of the charity Boot Out Breast...

  • Girls Cook Up Some Harry Potter Spells

    Year 8 girls have been making magic by creating their own Harry Potter spells! The pupils took part in a Classics Harry...

  • iPad Roll-out Enhances Learning

    The introduction of Apple iPads at Bolton School this term has excited both pupils and teachers in equal...

  • U13 Boys in Thrilling Water-Polo Final

    Year 8 boys took part in the prestigious President's Trophy water polo tournament at the weekend. The team made a great...

  • Boys are AJIS Quiz Champions

    Bolton School Boys' Division Junior School has won the annual AJIS Quiz Tournament. All AJIS schools in the North-West were...

  • Boys Through to Rugby League Quarter Finals

    Bolton School Under 14 Rugby League team created history for the town as they beat Haydock High School, St Helens number one...

  • Primaries Join Boys in Celebration of Music

    Local schoolchildren from nearby primary schools, Eagley Junior School and St Brendan's RC Primary, joined the pupils of...

  • Students Wear it Pink

    All the monies have been rounded up and the Sixth Form Girls and Boys raised a grand sum of £175.66 on this year's Wear...

  • Students Wear it Pink

    All the monies have been rounded up and the Sixth Form Girls and Boys raised a grand sum of £175.66 on this year's Wear...

  • Rugby 1st XV Make County Cup Semis

    Bolton School 1st XV rugby team has reached the U18 Lancashire Cup semi-finals for the first time with a fine quarter final...

  • History Scheme Up for National Award

    Bolton School has been nominated for a prestigious national Independent School award for innovative teaching. The...

  • World's Greatest Living Paleoanthropologist in School

    Bolton School was delighted to welcome the "world's greatest living Paleoanthropologist", Professor Lee Berger, as he...

  • Worlds Greatest Living Paleoanthropologist in School

    Bolton School was delighted to welcome the "world's greatest living Paleoanthropologist", Professor Lee Berger, as he...

  • Girls Sponsor Second Guide Dog Puppy

    Bolton School Girls' Division handed over a cheque for £2500 to the Guide Dog for the Blind Association, enabling them to...

  • A Wonderful Celebration of Music

    Bolton School Girls' Division's Autumn Concert provided a wonderful celebration of music and showcased the depth and...

  • Bolton School Welcomed to London 2012 Get Set Network

    Pupils and teachers at Bolton School have been officially welcomed in to London 2012's Get Set network, in recognition of their...

  • Bolton School Welcomed to London 2012 Get Set Network

    Pupils and teachers at Bolton School have been officially welcomed in to London 2012's Get Set network, in recognition of their...

  • A Chance to SHINE

    Year 5 girls and boys from seven local primary schools are being given the chance to shine at Bolton School. The forty one...

  • A Chance to SHINE (1)

    Year 5 girls and boys from seven local primary schools are being given the chance to shine at Bolton School. The forty one...

  • Boys Reflect on Olympic Stars Lecture

    Ben and Jamie Price, brothers at Park Road Junior School, attended the Tillotson Lecture to hear Sir Philip Craven and Lord...

  • Boys Enjoy Swim Tour to Malta

    Over the half term holiday twenty one Bolton School boys headed off to Malta for a full week of intense swim training! The...

  • Cheshire Call Up for Netball Girls

    Ellena Owen in Year 11, Emma Donald in Year 12 and Helen Potts in Year 13 have all been selected for the County Under...

  • Girls Get Ready for a Colourful Spring

    Bolton School Junior Girls are already looking forward to the Spring, when they will get to see the fruits of their labour...

  • Chris is Young Player of the Year

    Year 9 cricketer Chris Brownlow has been named as Young Player of the Year by The Cricketer magazine! Chris impressed the...

  • School in Running for National Groundsmanship Award

    Having been short-listed by the Institute of Groundsmanship, Bolton School will be judged on Friday 28 October for the...

  • School in Running for National Groundsmanship Award

    Having been short-listed by the Institute of Groundsmanship, Bolton School will be judged on Friday 28 October for the...

  • An Exciting New Nursery Option

    An exciting new option for Nursery parents is opening in January 2012 at Bolton School.  A new Nursery class for 3 and 4...

  • Undefeated Girls are Netball Champions

    The Bolton School Girls' Division U16 Netball team has won the Bolton Schools' Netball...

  • Girls Create Natural Masterpieces

    The Eco Club recently held an Art Competition, where fellow pupils had to make models and pictures of animals and plants...

  • Students Do Their National Service

    Sixteen Bolton School students proudly "graduated" at a ceremony held at Bolton Victoria Hall and hosted by the Lads and...

  • Students Do Their National Service

    Sixteen Bolton School students proudly "graduated" at a ceremony held at Bolton Victoria Hall and hosted by the Lads and...

  • Skip to Be Fit

    Bolton School Junior Girls and Boys joined in with the Skip2Bfit national campaign to find out how many skips they could do in...

  • Thank You Beech House

    The Forshaw family has presented Beech House with two new benches as a means of a thank you for the...

  • Success on a Plate for Catering Department

    Bolton School's Catering Department is the best independent school catering team in the country and it's official!  Catering...

  • Success on a Plate for Catering Department (1)

    Bolton School's Catering Department is the best independent school catering team in the country and it's official!  Catering...

  • Year 7 Concert Showcases Girls' Musical Talents

    Proud mums and dads filled the Girls' Division Great Hall as Year 7 girls, many of them new to Bolton School in...

  • Success on a Plate for Catering Department

    Bolton School's Catering Department is the best independent school catering team in the country and it's official!  Catering...

  • Success on a Plate for Catering Department (1)

    Bolton School's Catering Department is the best independent school catering team in the country and it's official!  Catering...

  • England U16 Basketball Call-Up for Patrick

    Patrick Whelan a pupil at Bolton School Boys' Division has been selected in the 2012 U16 men's England Squad for the...

  • Beech House Help for Kids of Bolton

    Year 2 pupils at Beech House presented a cheque for £193.56 to Bolton Wanderers Captain Kevin Davies, for his charity Kids...

  • Classics Fiesta for Local Primaries

    Year 6 Gifted and Talented pupils from local primary schools took part in a 'Classics Symposium' at Bolton School, designed...

  • Girls Go Greek

    Year 3 began their Learning Challenge 'What did the Ancient Greeks give to the World?' with a workshop from the Konflux...

  • Architects for a Day

    Year 4 and 5 Junior Girls had a fabulous time taking part in Architectural Workshops with a theme of Habitats and...

  • History Girls' Trip to Eden

    As part of their GCSE studies, nineteen Year 11 historians from Bolton School Girls' Division enjoyed a visit to the esteemed...

  • Lacrosse Girls to Represent Lancashire

    Several Bolton School girls have been chosen to represent their County at lacrosse.  Olivia Brown, Sophie...

  • Harvest Help for Homeless

    Over the course of a week Bolton School girls brought harvest gifts into school, culminating in a splendid display...

  • Leading Cancer Research Scientist at Bolton School

    Bolton School pupils were joined by students from other local schools for an inspiring evening lecture by one of the...

  • Games To Lift the Whole Country

    Sir Philip Craven, President of the International Paralympic Committee, convinced a large North-West audience at Bolton School...

  • Robin Hood Teaches Girls Science

    A visit from the Kinetic Theatre helped inspire, educate and entertain girls with a musical play geared to the...

  • Nalisha is Lancashire Player of the Season

    Year 9 pupil Nalisha Patel, who plays for the Under 13 Lancashire County Girls Cricket team, has been voted player of...

  • Gymnastics Extravaganza for Boys

    Bolton School students were extremely fortunate to witness a gymnastics extravaganza first thing on Monday...

  • Pupils Step Up to The Challenge

    Bolton School pupils have been doing their bit to give back to the community by taking part in a government funded initiative...

  • Year 3 Come Face to Face With the Past

    Year 3 girls were lucky enough to find out all about life at Bolton School Girls Division from some 'Old Girls' - Mrs Knight...

  • More International Medals for Emma

    Year 13 pupil and International swimmer, Emma Saunders, enjoyed further success at the World Junior Championships in Peru over...

  • U13s are County Cricket Cup Runners-Up

    A successful season for Bolton School's U13 Cricket team saw them reach the county final, where they faced...

  • Bolton School has the H Factor

    Forget the X Factor - Bolton School Year 3 girls have the H Factor! The girls took part in 'The H Factor' an annual...

  • Old Boys' Golf Boost for Bursary Fund

    Old Boltonians and their friends have, once again, made a significant contribution to the School's Bursary Fund through...

  • Boys Raise Thousands for Help for Heroes

    Bolton School Junior Boys presented a cheque for £2389.87 to the Help for Heroes Appeal, raised through their Annual Charity...

  • Pictorial History of the Boys Division is Launched

    A new pictorial history book of the Boys' Division has been launched by the two authors, David Shaw and Charles...

  • National Award for School History Magazine

    Bolton School's History magazine 'The HistOracle' has won 'Best School History Magazine' 2011, as awarded by the Young...

  • Prestigious Scholarship Awarded to Girls

    Sophie Bolton and Emily Robinson, who have just started their A levels at Bolton School, have both been selected to receive...

  • Boys Rock Iron Man

    Bolton School student rock band "Why Not?" helped to provide entertainment and motivation for the participants and spectators...

  • National ISFA Place for Alex

    Year 10 pupil Alex O'Donoughue has been selected to represent ISFA (Independent Schools, Football Association) nationally...

  • Don’t Spit in the Sky and Other Useful Advice for Students

    Old Girl Dr Joyce Tyldesley returned to Bolton School with some compelling advice for those students about to go out into the...

  • Indonesia Trip of a Lifetime

    Bolton School Sixth Form boys experienced the trip of a lifetime with a two week conservation trip to Indonesia. The boys...

  • Dont Spit in the Sky and Other Useful Advice for Students

    Old Girl Dr Joyce Tyldesley returned to Bolton School with some compelling advice for those students about to go out into the...

  • Made in China Tag Not Important Says London Prof

    Old Boy and highly respected London Business School Professor of Accounting, Chris Higson returned to Bolton School to deliver...

  • Lords Victory for Giles

    Former Sixth Form pupil Giles Makinson was part of the winning MCC Schools side in the annual match against the...

  • Girls Ranked 65th in the Country

    Bolton School Girls' Division is the 65th best Independent School in the country, according to the Daily Telegraph GCSE...

  • Summer Tennis Success for Bolton School Girls

    Girls' Division pupils Natasha Lomas and Penny Roberts enjoyed success at the Lancashire County Tennis Championships at the...

  • Dutch Warm-Up for Football Boys

    On Monday 29 August, 31 boys in Years 11-13 embarked on a  4 day pre-season training camp in Doorweth, Holland. The...

  • Hannah Set For Hockey Stardom

    Not only is Bolton School pupil Hannah Pike preparing to start her A Levels in the Sixth Form, she is also is looking to...

  • Excellent GCSE Results for the Boys Division

    Bolton School Boys' Division has, once again, recorded an excellent set of GCSE results.  The percentage of...

  • Girls Set New GCSE Record

    Bolton School Girls' Division has celebrated a record breaking year for GCSE results as 43.5% of all grades were at A*;...

  • ISFA Leadership Role for James

    Sixth Form pupil James Roberts has been selected to be part of the first ever Independent Schools FA Student Management Team...

  • School Celebrates A Level Success

    Students and staff at Bolton School Boys' Division celebrated another year of outstanding A level results. 92.5% of the...

  • School Celebrates A Level Success

    Students and staff at Bolton School Girls' Division celebrated another year of outstanding A level results.  Ninety five...

  • University Success Top 100

    Bolton School Girls' Division has been named one of the top 100 schools in the country for successfully placing students in...

  • Cricket Tips from Lancashire Captain

    Glen Chapple took time out from captaining Lancashire to visit Bolton School and offer his coaching tips, enthusiasm and wisdom...

  • Girls Meet the Maasai

    Year 10 girls experienced the trip of a lifetime when they headed out to East Africa to spend two...

  • Girls Excel in National French Spelling Bee Final

    Three Year 8 girls, Molly Dick, Francesca Adams and Anjali Anicatt have performed outstandingly well at the national final...

  • Advanced Guitar Group at National Festival

    The Advanced Guitar Group gave an excellent performance at the Music for Youth National Festival on Wednesday 6 July. They...

  • Opening Celebration for Hesketh House

    Hesketh House, the Junior Girls' School of Bolton School has been officially opened by Sir Richard Brook, Director of...

  • Junior Boys are AJIS North-West Cricket Champions

    The below match report has been written by Year 6 pupil, George Morgan, the U11 cricket captain. This year, the Bolton...

  • Happy 10th Birthday for Kidzone

    The Mayor and Mayoress of Bolton were the special guests at a celebration of ten years of success for Bolton School's Kidzone @...

  • Happy 10th Birthday for Kidzone

    The Mayor and Mayoress of Bolton were the special guests at a celebration of ten years of success for Bolton School's Kidzone @...

  • Boys Activity Week

    Senior School boys enjoyed a challenging final week before they broke for the summer holiday in which they focused on a...

  • Magical Midsummer Concert

    The Girls' Division Midsummer Concert saw girls and boys from Years 7 to 13 demonstrate their advanced musical ability through...

  • It's a Hard Place to Leave!

    Gill Richards, Headmistress of the Girls' Division for the past six years and a teacher for the past thirty eight, retired at...

  • Parents Enjoy the Summer Ball

    Beech House parents celebrated the end of the academic year with a Casino Royale themed Summer Ball. The glitzy,...

  • Cricketing Record Books are Re-written

    Henry Thompson, a Year 13 student at Bolton School Boys' Division, has made school history by scoring an outstanding 186...

  • National Chess Success for Girls

    Three Junior Girls travelled to London and met with success at St Paul's School, Hammersmith in the national chess...

  • Junior Boys are Robin Hoodwinked

    Year 6 Junior boys have been entertaining family and friends with their annual drama production which this year is...

  • Look Whos Dropped into our Reading Group

    Year 8 girls at Bolton School were delighted to welcome author Annabel Pitcher to their reading circle, who has just seen...

  • Thorrun Warns of Driving Dangers in ITV Film

    Former Girls' Division pupil Thorrun Govind is helping to tackle the problem of dangerous drivers by producing a mini-documentary...

  • Sporting Skills on Show at Primaries Festival

    Pupils from twenty two primary schools from across the region took part in this year's Bolton School Sports Festival. The...

  • Its a Crazy, Crazy, Crazy Night

    Bolton School Boys' Division rocked the great hall with a sensational Summer Concert, culminating in a rock medley...

  • Boys Impress at Model UN Conference

    Boys from Years 9 and 10 at Bolton School competed for the first time in the Model UN, in a conference held at Withington...

  • £3000 for Red Cross Tsunami Appeal

    Bolton School Junior Boys presented a cheque for £3, 000 to the Red Cross Japan Tsunami Appeal, raised through their Annual...

  • Holocaust Survivors Message to Boys

    Holocaust Survivor Iby Knill visited Bolton School to tell her story of how she survived a Nazi concentration camp and the...

  • Two Years of ISFA Focus School Benefits

    Bolton School has been the Independent Schools Football Association (ISFA) Focus School for the Manchester and Northwest region...

  • Catering Efforts for Reece

    Over the last three months the Catering Department has been raising money for Reece Hillyard who has epileptic...

  • Water-Polo Session for Y6 G&T Pupils

    Year 6 Gifted and Talented pupils from local primary schools enjoyed a water-polo coaching session with Bolton...

  • Prizes and Wise Advice for Boys

    Bolton School's Summer Prizegiving for the Boys' Division rewarded students with wise advice from a Knight along...

  • Business Lesson from Former CEO of Visa

    Sir Malcolm Williamson, former CEO of Visa International, returned to Bolton School and delivered a fascinating talk...

  • Music-Making in the Community

    It has been a busy term for Bolton School musicians, taking part in a number of excellent community music...

  • Old Boy Honoured for Services to the British Music Industry

    Bolton School Old Boy Tony Wadsworth, Chairman of the BPI, has been awarded the CBE in the Queen's Birthday Honours'...

  • Yr 8s' Emerging Schools' Rugby Success

    Representing Lancashire, Bolton School's Year 8 rugby league team overcame Birkdale High from Sefton by 60 points to...

  • Girls are Regional Tennis Champions

    Bolton Schools girls' U16 tennis team enjoyed success in the Aegon Schools Regional tennis competition in an exciting...

  • Science Made Fun for Primaries

    Twenty Seven primary schools visited Bolton School this week for a Science Festival aimed at inspiring young minds. The...

  • Sixth Formers Learn the Winning Way

    Sixth Form students enjoyed a fascinating lecture by eminent Sport Psychologist, Professor Ian Maynard of the Centre for...

  • Sixth Formers Learn the Winning Way

    Sixth Form students enjoyed a fascinating lecture by eminent Sport Psychologist, Professor Ian Maynard of the Centre for...

  • Sponsored Walk Benefits MedEquip4Kids

    Junior Girls undertook half an hour of vigorous walking around their school, Hesketh House, to raise funds for...

  • Devising the Dream

    Year 6 Girls have been busy performing their bite size interpretations of William Shakespeare's comedy, A...

  • U15s' Football Fair Play Commendation

    Bolton School U15s' football team has received a commendation from the Independent Schools' Football Association...

  • Blackpool Zoo Comes to Hesketh House

    Bolton School Year 4 girls had some interesting visitors from Blackpool Zoo, coming face to face with a giant hissing...

  • New KPMG Internships for Bolton School

    Sixth Form students at Bolton School are being offered the chance of a 4 week paid vacation programme at KPMG...

  • New KPMG Internships for Bolton School

    Sixth Form students at Bolton School are being offered the chance of a 4 week paid vacation programme at KPMG...

  • Year 9 Peek Inside The Criminal Mind

    Year 9 girls had the chance to peek inside 'The Criminal Mind' with a fascinating talk from Psychology teacher John Radcliffe,...

  • Sixth Formers 10,000 Hours of Community Work

    Year 12 students and their parents enjoyed a celebration evening as they collected certificates and gave presentations about...

  • Sixth Formers 10,000 Hours of Community Work

    Year 12 students and their parents enjoyed a celebration evening as they collected certificates and gave presentations about...

  • Technology Carnival for Local Primaries

    Bolton School hosted a Technology Festival for local Year 4 primary school pupils, providing an opportunity for them to...

  • Viking Invasion of Hesketh House

    Girls enjoyed a day with a difference when a Viking came to visit Year 4 and brought history to life.  His...

  • Girls Progress to National Chess Final

    Congratulations go to Year 4 pupil, Sharon Daniel and Year 5 girls, Naadiya Mohammed and Zara Walsh who took part in...

  • My Day With The MCC

    The weather was fantastic as I walked through the W G Grace Gate at Lord's with my two guests. Following my 112 not out...

  • 38 glorious years in teaching for Mrs Richards

    Head of the Girls' Division Mrs Gill Richards will leave the School at the end of the term, after 6 years at Bolton School...

  • Maths Challenge Winners Rewarded

    Miss Gorner, Primary Liaison Coordinator and Chemistry teacher in the Boys' Division, visited an assembly...

  • Four Countries in One Day

    Year 8 pupils at the Girls' Division got to experience four countries in one day by taking part in a Languages day! From...

  • Annual Fun Run Hopes to Raise Thousands

    Bolton School Junior Boys took to the field dressed in an array of colourful fancy dress outfits in order to raise money for...

  • Tudors Brought to Life at Hesketh House

    Bolton School Year 5 girls got to spend a day in the life of a Tudor by taking part in a Hautbois Workshop. Hautbois are...

  • Girls Raise Thousands in Great Manchester Run

    Four Year 10 pupils from Bolton School Girls' Division have raised almost £3000 for charity by completing the Bupa...

  • Boys Adapt Outstandingly to Rugby League

    The Bolton School Under 13 Rugby team recently attended a prestigious Independent Schools Rugby League competition...

  • Year 3 Meet a Roman Soldier

    Year 3 girls were taken back to Roman times with a visit from a Roman Soldier! The girls got a taste of what it was really...

  • Fundraising Return for Table Soccer Champ

    Rob Moss, who left Bolton School in 2001, returned to the Sixth Form Common Room to revisit his past, whilst raising funds...

  • James Represents England in Denmark

    Bolton School Sixth Form student James Roberts has once again represented England as part of the Cerebral Palsy...

  • Chloe is National Screen Winner

    Chloe Wynne, a Year 11 pupil at Bolton School Girls' Division, has won the Be Creative: Be a Screen...

  • Strictly Bolton School

    Bolton School pupils, teachers, parents and friends took over the Arts Centre and danced the night away in their very own...

  • Football Fun for Primaries

    Bolton School's annual 5-a-side football festival for primary schools was a scorching hit this year!  The sun...

  • Kick-off for Wanderers’ and School Football Festival

    A football festival co-hosted by Bolton Wanderers' Community Trust and Bolton School offered an afternoon of fun and coaching...

  • Seasonal Musical Spectacular

    Bolton School Girls' Division filled the Great Hall with a magical showcase of music in their annual May Serenade. The very...

  • U15s Enjoy Cricket Tour Glory

    Bolton School's U15 Cricket team returned from their three day tour to Worcester with two out of three wins! First off the...

  • Lessons in Royalty and Tradition

    Beech House children sent their best wishes to Prince William and Kate Middleton in advance of their big day...

  • Successful Zimbabwe Tour for Barbarian Sam

    Sam Higgins, an 18 year old Sixth Form student at Bolton School, was "Back of the Tournament" on...

  • Natasha is Double Tennis Champion!

    It was double success for Bolton School Year 10 pupil Natasha Lomas who has won both the Tyldesley Winter Tennis League...

  • Old Boy's Return for Sale Sharks Rugby Camp

    Jack Forster, an Old Boy of Bolton School, returned with his Sale Sharks' team-mates and coaches to provide a rugby camp...

  • U13s are County Cricket Indoor Champions

    Having made their way through the qualifying rounds the Under 13 squad went to Old Trafford to contest the finals of the...

  • Young Consumer of the Year Success

    A team of four Sixth Form girls has won the regional round of the Trading Standards' Institute's Young Consumer of the...

  • Indoor Athletics Triumph for Bolton Boys

    Year 7 boys at Bolton School Boys' Division have won the Greater Manchester Indoor Athletics Championships held on 1...

  • Girls Help to Set Knitting World Record

    On a recent visit to Coventry Cathedral, Year 7 girls from Bolton School joined hundreds of eager knitters to break a...

  • Wanderers Steinsson Spreads Anti-Racism Message

    Year 7 boys were delighted to meet up with Wanderers' right back Gretar Steinsson during the final session of the SCARF...

  • U12s Football Team Win Town Cup

    In a thrilling Town Cup final, Bolton School Boys' Division U12s' football team overcame Turton High School 4-3 in...

  • The Creation Showcases Schools Talent

    Over two hundred and forty participants from across the Bolton School family demonstrated their musical prowess with a...

  • The Creation Showcases School's Talent

    Over two hundred and forty participants from across the Bolton School family demonstrated their musical prowess with a...

  • Boys Impress in Seasonal Concert

    Bolton School Junior Boys welcomed in the Spring with a host of seasonal music and song in the annual Spring Concert. The...

  • Teachers Help Promote Rugby League in Bolton

    Bolton School staff took part in a teacher tag rugby league session at Smithills School to help promote rugby league in...

  • Patrick Enjoys National Basketball Triumph

    Patrick Whelan, a 15 year old Year 10 pupil at Bolton School Boys' Division, playing basketball with Manchester Magic, has...

  • Science Explodes for Pupils

    Year 10 pupils from Bolton School were joined by students from St Joseph's, Derby High and St Mary's Wigan for the 'Ever...

  • Sale Sharks' Tag Rugby Festival

    Over 100 primary school children from Bolton and Greater Manchester enjoyed Sales Sharks' Tag Rugby Festival, held at Bolton...

  • Sale Sharks' Tag Rugby Festival

    Over 100 primary school children from Bolton and Greater Manchester enjoyed Sales Sharks' Tag Rugby Festival, held at...

  • Runners Up in English Schools Biathlon

    A team of Bolton School Junior boys gave an outstanding performance at the final of the...

  • Biathlon Gold for Andrew

    Year 10 pupil Andrew Keat is the English Schools' Biathlon Champion in his age group after an outstanding performance at...

  • Lacrosse and Netball Teams off to the US!

    Bolton School Girls' Division Senior Lacrosse and Netball teams are getting set for a tour to Canada and America! The teams...

  • Foundation United in Red for Japan

    All 2,400 children from across the Bolton School Foundation - the Nursery, the Infant School, Junior Girls, Junior Boys, Senior...

  • Foundation United in Red for Japan

    All 2,400 children from across the Bolton School Foundation - the Nursery, the Infant School, Junior Girls, Junior Boys,...

  • Foundation United in Red for Japan (1)

    All 2,400 children from across the Bolton School Foundation - the Nursery, the Infant School, Junior Girls, Junior Boys, Senior...

  • Foundation United in Red for Japan

    All 2,400 children from across the Bolton School Foundation - the Nursery, the Infant School, Junior Girls, Junior Boys, Senior...

  • The Show Must Go On!

    Bolton School pupils triumphed in the face of adversity with their stunning performance of Aristophanes' Greek Comedy 'The...

  • Foundation United in Red for Japan

    All 2,400 children from across the Bolton School Foundation - the Nursery, the Infant School, Junior Girls, Junior Boys,...

  • Foundation United in Red for Japan

    All 2,400 children from across the Bolton School Foundation - the Nursery, the Infant School, Junior Girls, Junior Boys, Senior...

  • The Show Must Go On!

    Bolton School pupils triumphed in the face of adversity with their stunning performance of Aristophanes' Greek Comedy...

  • Pupils Prepare for Sale Sharks Rugby Tournament

    Year 5 and 6 pupils from Bolton School Junior girls and boys have been training hard in the run up to the Sale Sharks...

  • Boys Make the Headlines for BBC!

    Students from Bolton School Boys' Division have made history by being part of a 100-strong team of schoolchildren who...

  • Pupils Prepare for Sale Sharks Rugby Tournament

    Year 6 pupils from Bolton School Junior girls and boys have been training hard in the run up to the Sale Sharks Primary Tag...

  • Amy is Lancashire Gymnastics Champion

    Amy Haslam, competed in the British Gymnastics Lancashire Grades competition in Preston in February this year. She...

  • Girls Enjoy Classics Success

    Pupils from Years 9-12 at Bolton School Girls' Division gave some excellent performances at this year's Manchester...

  • Girls Steal the Show in French Spelling Competition

    The four girls who won the Bolton School round of the Y7 French Spelling Bee Competition competed in the West...

  • Local Schools Join Bolton for X Rays to Antimatter

    Bolton School pupils were joined by students from other local schools for an inspiring lecture by Dr Michael Wilson from...

  • Japanese Culture Comes to Beech House

    Beech House pupils are getting a taste of Japanese culture as a Japanese student is undertaking a work placement at...

  • Boys Impress in Rugby 7s

    The Bolton school Senior rugby squad have been taking part in some of the country's leading 7s competitions....

  • The Future is Green for Hesketh House

    Bolton School Junior Girls have been working hard to do their bit for the environment by planting trees in a bid to make...

  • Mario and Luigi's Red Nose Surprise

    Children at Beech House were delighted when Mario and Luigi, the famous video game characters, dropped into their school to...

  • Red Noses All Round

    There were plenty of Red Noses to be seen on the Hesketh House playground, and not just from the cold, as the girls entered...

  • Student's Debut for Salford City Reds

    Alex Davidson, aged 18 and a Year 13 student at Bolton School, will make his debut for rugby league giants, Salford City Reds, in...

  • NCO Music Workshop Inspires Boys

    Bolton School Juniors were visited by the Northern Chamber Orchestra Wind Quintet who gave a short concert to pupils followed by...

  • NCO Music Workshop Inspires Girls

    Bolton School Juniors were visited by the Northern Chamber Orchestra Wind Quintet who gave a short concert to pupils...

  • Primary Schools take the Maths Challenge

    Bolton School hosted its annual Maths Challenge day for local Primary Schools to help get young people involved in Maths in a...

  • Boys Enjoy Classics Success

    Pupils from Years 7-11 at Bolton School Boys' Division have recorded some excellent victories at this year's...

  • Primary Schools take the Maths Challenge (1)

    Bolton School hosted its annual Maths Challenge day for local Primary Schools to help get young people involved in Maths in a fun...

  • Primary Schools take the Maths Challenge

    Bolton School hosted its annual Maths Challenge day for local Primary Schools to help get young people involved in Maths in a fun...

  • Emma Secures Place at World Youth Championships

    Bolton School Swimmer Emma Saunders has secured her place in the World Youth Championships this summer by putting in a...

  • School Qualifies for HMC Golf Final

    Bolton School has qualified for the HMC Golf Final.  Despite being a man down on the day due to illness, the...

  • Primaries Take on the Literacy Challenge

    Primary school children from nine schools visited Bolton School this week for the inaugural Primary Schools'...

  • New Headmistress for Girls' Division

    The new Headmistress of Bolton School Girls' Division will be Miss Sue Hincks who is currently Senior Deputy Head of The...

  • Best Selling Author Motivates Pupils

    Mark Robson, best-selling author of 'swords-and-sorcery' style adventures for children, visited Bolton School Boys' Division...

  • Girls Inspired by Young Shakespeare Company

    The Junior Girls' School was delighted to welcome the Young Shakespeare Company into school.  Their adaptation of a...

  • Unwrap a Book Week

    As part of World Book Week, Junior Girls at Bolton School have been giving each other new books to discover.  Every girl...

  • Boys Runners Up in National ISFA Cup

    Bolton School's Under 15's finished runners up in the national final of the Independent Schools Football Association Cup,...

  • Infants Named UKs Best Young Storytellers

    Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) children at Beech House, the Infant Department of Bolton School, have been named the UK's...

  • Students Dress to Impress

    On Valentine's Day Bolton School hosted a non uniform day which saw all pupils from the Boys' Division pay £1 to wear their...

  • Junior Girls Go Italian

    Junior Girls celebrated this year's International Day with an 'all things Italian' theme giving them a flavour of the...

  • Boys Show Breadth and Depth of Musical Talent

    Over 400 boys - that is almost half the boys' senior school - took part in this year's Young Musician of the Year competition...

  • Beech House help to save Moss Bank Butterfly House

    Beech House pupils are helping to save Moss Bank Park Butterfly House by getting creative. Although Animal World in the...

  • Girls Recreate Rainforest

    Year 3 classrooms at Hesketh House were transformed into the Amazon Rainforest as girls used leaves and cuddly animals...

  • Chess Grandmaster Returns to Bolton School

    Chess Grandmaster Back at Bolton School Nigel Short, the UK's most renowned chess player, returned to Bolton School to help...

  • Chess Grandmaster Returns to Bolton School

    Chess Grandmaster Back at Bolton School Nigel Short, the UK's most renowned chess player, returned to Bolton School to help...

  • Year 7 Gymnasts Show Off Skills

    Following the vault competition for Year 8 pupils at the start of the week, Year 7 Pupils also got to show off their...

  • Chess Grandmaster Returns to Bolton School

    Chess Grandmaster Back at Bolton School Nigel Short, the UK's most renowned chess player, returned to Bolton School to help...

  • Junior Girls Display Musical Talent

    Bolton School Junior Girls put their musical talents on display by performing in a Music Festival. An audience of parents...

  • We're Backing Bolton and Bury Business!

    Bolton School is proud to be a sponsor of the prestigious Bolton and Bury Business Awards for the second year running. The...

  • Pupils Design Their Own Jet Engines

    Year 10-13 pupils from local schools, Thornleigh Salesian College, Turton, Ladybridge and Balshaw's CE High...

  • Year 6 Art on Public Display

    Year 6 boys at Bolton School have their art work on display at the Marketplace shopping centre in Bolton. The...

  • Year 8 Boys Vault to Glory

    Year 8 Pupils showed off their gymnast skills by competing in the final of their annual gym assessment. In their PE...

  • Junior Boys on Road to Chess Success Again

    Once again the Junior Boys' chess teams have made it through to the Semi Finals of the EPSCA (English Primary Schools...

  • Enterprise Trophy for Girls' Vision

    Just eight points separated the four teams that reached the final of the Hi-Life Diners' Club Enterprise Trophy, held at...

  • Record Number of Oxbridge Offers

    A record number of students at Bolton School Boys' Division have been offered starting places at Oxford and Cambridge...

  • New Languages Day for Boys

    The whole of the Boys' Division Year 9 took part in an inaugural languages day designed to ignite a love for languages and...

  • Girls Enjoy Travelling by Tuba

    Bolton School Junior Girls were treated to a performance with a difference when they were visited by music duo 'Travelling...

  • Boys and Bolton Wanderers Tackle Racism in Football

    Nineteen Year 7 pupils from Bolton School Boys' Division have demonstrated their commitment to improving the community in...

  • Girls Commended in Magistrates Competition

    The work of several Bolton School Girls is on display in the foyer of Bolton's Magistrates' Court, after they...

  • Sams Winning Debut for National Barbarians

    Year 13 pupil Sam Higgins represented the country as part of the Independent Schools Barbarians U18 National rugby squad, in...

  • Stunning New Sixth Form Centre to Provide Best of Both Worlds

    Students and staff are celebrating at Bolton School, having had planning permission granted by Bolton Council for the building of...

  • Stunning New Sixth Form Centre to Provide Best of Both Worlds (1)

    Students and staff are celebrating at Bolton School, having had planning permission granted by Bolton Council for the building of...

  • Stunning New Sixth Form Centre to Provide Best of Both Worlds

    Students and staff are celebrating at Bolton School, having had planning permission granted by Bolton Council for the building of...

  • Stunning New Sixth Form Centre to Provide Best of Both Worlds (1)

    Students and staff are celebrating at Bolton School, having had planning permission granted by Bolton Council for the building of...

  • Boys Become County Badminton Champions

    A team of five Bolton School boys beat off the competition to become the U14s badminton County Champions, and are now set...

  • Amy's Art makes Front Page

    Year 12 pupil Amy Devine has had her GCSE Art coursework published on the front cover of a national Art Supplies...

  • Girls In Biathlon Semi Final

    Bolton School girls represented the School at the weekend at the Northern Semi Final of the...

  • Boys in National Biathlon Final

    Both the Junior and Senior School boys met with success this weekend at the Northern Semi Final of the...

  • Biathlon Triumph for Boys

    Both the Junior and Senior School boys met with success this weekend at the Northern Semi Final of the...

  • Percussion Group Performs

    The Boys' Division Year 9 Percussion Ensemble, directed by Mr Ian Forgrieve, performed a 30 minute concert to...

  • Graduation Dinner for Pupils that Shine

    Forty one pupils from five Bolton primary schools and their proud parents enjoyed a "graduation dinner" at Bolton School as they...

  • Graduation Dinner for Pupils that Shine

    Forty one pupils from five Bolton primary schools and their proud parents enjoyed a "graduation dinner" at Bolton School as they...

  • Boys Holocaust Lesson

    History really was brought to life for twenty seven boys from Bolton School when they met Auschwitz survivor, Arek...

  • Boys Make National Football Final Again!

    Bolton School Boys' Division U15s football team has beaten Manchester Grammar School and made it through to the...

  • Boat Built by Boys to Circumnavigate the British Isles

    Tenacity of Bolton, the 60 foot yacht built by the boys of Bolton School, is to circumnavigate the British Isles this...

  • 10/10: Excellent in Every Area

    The Independent Schools Inspectorate (ISI) Report has found Bolton School Boys' Division to be excellent in each of the ten...

  • Boys top Bolton & Bury A Level Rankings

    Government tables of schools and colleges' performance at A Level have placed the Boys' Division at the top of the Bolton...

  • Girls Division Top School in the North in New GCSE Rankings

    Bolton School Girls' Division has been ranked as the top school in the North of England and 23rd best school in the...

  • Rugby Boys Represent Northern Barbarians

    Year 13 pupils Sam Higgins, Alex Davidson and Matt Stansfield represented the North as part of an Independent Schools...

  • Still Time to Enrol for Entrance Examination

    Parents still have time to enrol their boy in this year's Entrance Examination. Boys are usually admitted to the Junior School...

  • Still time to enrol for Entrance Exam

    Parents who are thinking of enrolling their boy into the Entrance Examination for Year 7 (Senior School) or Year 3 (Junior...

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