News for 2012

  • Bolton School Ranked in Top 100 at A Level

    Bolton School is one of only a handful of schools in the North of England to be placed in a national league table of independent...

  • Bolton School Ranked in Top 100 at A Level

    Bolton School is one of only a handful of schools in the North of England to be placed in a national league table of independent...

  • Year 9 Food Collection Helps Local Families

    Following an assembly on poverty in the UK, Year 9 pupils in the Boys’ Division collected food items to be distributed to...

  • Bishop of Bolton Leads Boys' Christmas Festival

    All 470 seats were taken and guests squeezed into the back of the Great Hall at Bolton School Boys' Division as Reverend Chris...

  • Christmas Magic at Ceremony of Carols

    Bolton School Girls' Division celebrated the Festive season with a traditional and atmospheric Ceremony of Carols. The evening...

  • Chamber Choir Bring Christmas Cheer to Community

    Selected members of the Bolton School Joint Chamber Choir, directed by Cath Whitmore, gave a superb performance to the members of...

  • Chamber Choir Bring Christmas Cheer to Community

    Selected members of the Bolton School Joint Chamber Choir, directed by Cath Whitmore, gave a superb performance to the members of...

  • Quick Thinking in Year 7 Quiz

    Year 7 pupils took part in a multi subject quiz as part of their enrichment programme. Girls answered a total of 67 questions...

  • New Changing Rooms for Old Boltonians’ AFC

    Old Boltonians’ Football Club has secured its future at Turton Football Ground, one of the oldest pitches still in use in...

  • Boys Celebrate Christmas with Festive Concert

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

  • Explosive Christmas Chemistry Lecture for Local Schools

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

  • Explosive Christmas Chemistry Lecture for Local Schools

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

  • Cash for Kids and Key 103 Thank Girls for Supermarket Dash

    After an attention grabbing assembly given to Bolton School Girls’ Division by Cat Yeates from the charity Cash for Kids, Year 7...

  • Apprentice Finalist Returns to Judge Business Challenge

    2008 Apprentice finalist Claire Young returned to Bolton School for Business Challenge Day, to help judge the preliminary round...

  • Former Pupils Lay Foundations for Future Generations

    It was a reunion with a difference as representative Head Girls and School Captains of Bolton School gathered on Wednesday 12...

  • Apprentice Finalist Returns to Judge Business Challenge

    2008 Apprentice finalist Claire Young returned to Bolton School for Business Challenge Day to help judge the preliminary round of...

  • Former Pupils Lay Foundations for Future Generations

    It was a reunion with a difference as representative Head Girls and School Captains of Bolton School gathered on Wednesday 12...

  • Vasudha Chosen for National Children's Orchestra

    Thirteen year old Vasudha Marthi from Bolton School Girls' Division has been asked to join the National Children's Orchestra. A...

  • LivLife Founder Says Thank You

    Max Griffiths, co-founder of LivLive, returned to his old school to pick up a whooping cheque for £11,463.03 and to thank the...

  • LivLife Founder Says Thank You

    Max Griffiths, co-founder of LivLive, returned to his old school to pick up a whooping cheque for £11,463.03 and to thank the...

  • LivLife Founder Says Thank You

    Max Griffiths, co-founder of LivLive, returned to his old school to pick up a whooping cheque for £11,463.03 and to thank the...

  • LivLife Founder Says Thank You

    Max Griffiths, co-founder of LivLive, returned to his old school to pick up a whooping cheque for £11,463.03 and to thank the...

  • LivLife Founder Says Thank You

    Max Griffiths, co-founder of LivLive, returned to his old school to pick up a whooping cheque for £11,463.03 and to thank the...

  • Boys Win Prestigious Water Polo Trophy

    Bolton School Under 13s' water polo team were unbeaten as they won this year's prestigious President's Trophy. The boys won the...

  • Deadlock for Judges in MasterChef Final

    Judges in this year’s Bolton School Girls’ Division MasterChef Final were left deadlocked by two mouth-watering offerings from...

  • Girls Spread Festive Cheer at Christmas Concert

    Bolton School Junior Girls at Hesketh House got into the festive spirit with their Christmas Concert. Dressed in winter...

  • Girls Join the Crime Squad

    Year 8 pupils at Bolton School Girls’ Division took part in a Crime Squad course as part of their enrichment at school. The day...

  • Girls Join Santa Dash for Charity

    Sixth form girls and staff completed a ‘Santa Dash’ 5km run dressed as Santa in order to raise sponsorship money for a variety of...

  • Christmas Presents from Beech House

    Children at Beech House have shown their generosity this year as they have been going through their own toy collections to find...

  • Girls Enjoy Model UN Competition

    Seven pupils from Years 9, 10 and 11 from Bolton School Girls’ Division have achieved highly at a Model United Nations...

  • School Maintaining Lord Leverhulme’s Ethos

    One in five senior school pupils at Bolton School now receives assistance with their school fees (which include school lunch) and...

  • Hair Today Gone Tomorrow

    Today was the last day of Movember for teachers in Bolton School Boys' Division.  For the past month teachers have joined the...

  • Classics Symposium Stretches Primary Minds

    Able and talented pupils from local primary schools enjoyed a day absorbed in the Classics at Bolton School. Year 6 girls and...

  • Silver Medal for Jack in Mathematical Olympiad

    Year 9 Bolton School Boys’ Division pupil, Jack Virgin, is the first pupil from the School to be awarded a Silver medal in the...

  • School Maintaining Lord Leverhulme’s Ethos

    One in five senior school pupils at Bolton School now receives assistance with their school fees (which include school lunch) and...

  • Classics Symposium Stretches Primary Minds

    Able and talented pupils from local primary schools enjoyed a day absorbed in the Classics at Bolton School. Year 6 girls and...

  • And Then There Were Two....

    The two finalists for next week’s Bolton School Girls’ Division MasterChef Live Cook Off Grand Final have been announced as...

  • Percussion Ensemble Impress Primary

    The Year 11 Percussion Ensemble directed by Ian Forgrieve, gave an excellent concert to the pupils at Ladybridge Primary...

  • Girls Offer Gifts and Time to Shoebox Appeal

    Pupils at Bolton School Girls’ Division have been helping to prepare shoeboxes of Christmas gifts for needy children. As part of...

  • School Stars in BBC Drama

    Bolton School has played a starring role in the BBC's drama Last Tango in Halifax. The Boys' Division Great Hall, several...

  • School Stars in BBC Drama

    Bolton School has played a starring role in the BBC's drama Last Tango in Halifax. The Boys' Division Great Hall, several...

  • Smart Bra Talk for D&T Students

    The Girls’ Division Design & Technology department welcomed Professor Elias Siores from Bolton University to speak to a group...

  • Masterchef Semi Finalists Announced

    After several weeks and rounds of competition, the Bolton School Year 9 Masterchef contestants have been whittled down to just...

  • Would-be Lawyers in Courtroom Drama

    Students from the Girls’ Division and Boys’ Division Sixth Form at Bolton School combined together and performed admirably at the...

  • Pupils in Charge of School for the Day

    Year 13 pupils took over the running of Bolton School for the day as part of the Children's Commissioner’s Children and Young...

  • Town Football Team and Independent School to Collaborate

    Bolton Wanderers Football Club is to collaborate with Bolton School Boys’ Division to launch a new two-year international sports...

  • Swim Team Triumph at Northern Schools Relay

    The Bolton School Boys’ Senior U18 relay team won the 4x50 Medley Relay at the prestigious Northern Schools' John Parry Relays,...

  • Paul is Mayor of Bolton for the Day

    Bolton School Year 11 pupil Paul Greenhalgh became Mayor of Bolton for the day as part of National Children and Young People’s...

  • Girls are Prize Winners at Bolton Hospital Pathology Day

    Year 12 Biology Students from Bolton School attended a National Pathology Day event at the Royal Bolton Hospital and came away...

  • Christmas Gifts for Romanian Children

    Beech House children (and their parents) offered over 200 boxes of toys and Christmas gifts for deprived Romanian children. Mr...

  • Girls Meet Dickens the Guide Dog

    Dickens the guide dog puppy has visited Bolton School Girls’ Division, much to the delight of the pupils who raised £2,500 to...

  • University Lecture for RS Students

    Bolton School Girls’ Division RS department held a university lecture on the issue of interfaith relations by Dr Mel Prideaux...

  • Senior Swim Team Medley Victory

    The Bolton School Girls’ Senior U18 relay team has won the Medley Relay at the prestigious Northern Schools' John Parry...

  • Jenny is Young Ambassador for School Sport

    Year 12 pupil Jenny Heyes has been selected as a Youth Sport Trust Young Ambassador for school sport. She attended a conference...

  • Masterchef Competition Hots Up

    The Bolton School Girls' Division Masterchef competition is hotting up, as the eight quarter finalists have been revealed! The...

  • Girls Selected for Lancashire Lacrosse Squads

    Nineteen girls from Years 8 to 13 at Bolton School Girls' Division have been selected for the U15 and U18 Lancashire lacrosse...

  • Bonfire Treat for Pupils

    Pupils at Beech House enjoyed a bonfire party and fireworks in the grounds of their school. The event had previously been rained...

  • The Real Pudsey Says Thanks

    Infants at Bolton School were thrilled when the real Pudsey Bear dropped by to offer them a big thank you for all their...

  • School Commended in 2012 Aviva and Daily Telegraph School Sport Matters...

    Bolton School has been commended in the Independent School of the Year category at the 2012 Aviva and Daily Telegraph School...

  • School Commended in 2012 Aviva and Daily Telegraph School Sport Matters...

    Bolton School has been commended in the Independent School of the Year category at the 2012 Aviva and Daily Telegraph School...

  • Breadth and Depth of Talent Shines at Girls’ Concert

    This year’s Autumn Concert in the Girls’ Division highlighted both the breadth and depth of musical talent on offer in Bolton...

  • Head made Vice-President for Education of the Institute of Physics

    Philip Britton, Headmaster of Bolton School Boys' Division, has been made Vice-President for Education of the Institute of...

  • Marketing Masterclass from the Experts

    Alfie Britten, 10a, reflects on this year's Enterprise Day which saw professionals from the Chartered Institute of Marketing...

  • Rugby League World Cup at Bolton School

    Pupils at Bolton School Boys’ Division got the chance to see the Rugby League World Cup when it came to Bolton. The trophy made...

  • Bolton School Hosts Community Partnerships Conference

    Bolton School hosted the national Community Partnerships School Conference, welcoming a number of schools to share ideas and...

  • Head Interviewed on ITN Education News

    Philip Britton, Headmaster of Bolton School Boys' Division, is featured on the ITN Education news channel. He talks about the...

  • Cricket Award for Bolton School

    Bolton School cricket Captain Callum Kay and Head of Cricket at the School, Andy Compton, were invited to the XL Club Annual...

  • A Day of Languages for Local Schools

    Year 5 pupils from schools in the local area enjoyed a day of foreign language lessons at this year's Bolton School Modern...

  • Bolton School Hosts Community Partnerships Conference

    Bolton School hosted the national Community Partnerships School Conference, welcoming a number of schools to share ideas and...

  • A Day of Languages for Local Schools

    Year 5 pupils from schools in the local area enjoyed a day of foreign language lessons at this year's Bolton School Modern...

  • Local Primaries SHINE at Bolton School

    More local schools and more pupils than ever are getting involved in the SHINE project at Bolton School this year. Forty five...

  • Local Primaries SHINE at Bolton School

    More local schools and more pupils than ever are getting involved in the SHINE project at Bolton School this year. Forty five...

  • Whole School Joins for Remembrance Assembly

    Staff and students at Bolton School Boys’ Division attended a Remembrance Day Assembly to commemorate soldiers who have fought in...

  • Old Girls Join Pupils for Armistice Assembly

    Bolton School Girls’ Division held a special Armistice Assembly in their Great Hall which saw current pupils joined by thirty Old...

  • Georgie on Track to be Junior MasterChef

    Congratulations to Georgie Crowther, a Year 7 pupil at Bolton School Girls’ Division, who has made it through to the quarter...

  • Prestigious Award Ceremony for Arkwright Scholars

    Year 12 pupils at Bolton School, Tejal Shanbhag and Jenny Heyes,were awarded prestigious Arkwright Engineering Scholarships at a...

  • The Hunt for Year 9 Masterchef Continues

    Six more contestants battled it out in the latest instalment of the Year 9 Masterchef competition.  The brief for the girls was...

  • Elise Selected for North West Basketball Squad

    Year 10 pupil Elise Middleton has been selected for the North West Girls’ Under 15 regional basketball team. Elise started...

  • Girls are Bolton Netball Champions

    The Bolton School U16 netball team are Bolton Champions after winning this year's Bolton Schools' Netball Tournament.  The girls...

  • Rival County Netball Selection for Sisters

    Bolton School Girls’ Division sisters Ellena and Georgina Owen have been selected for rival County Netball Squads in their age...

  • School Hosts Primary Football Tournament

    Bolton School hosted a community football tournament at its Leverhulme Pavilion as part of the Primary Liaison programme at the...

  • Lifetime Achievement Award for Old Boy Sir Philip

    Old Boy and President of the Paralympic Association, Sir Philip Craven, has been given a Lifetime Achievement Award by Tower...

  • Achieve Your Potential Talk from Paralympic Medallist

    Pupils, parents, teachers and guests from across the region attended an inspiring talk from Paralympian swimming medallist...

  • Achieve Your Potential Talk from Paralympic Medallist

    Pupils, parents, teachers and guests from across the region attended an inspiring talk from Paralympian swimming medallist...

  • Year 7 Dazzle in Musical Showcase

    Year 7 pupils at Bolton School Girls’ Division put on dazzling concert, showcasing the wide range of musical talents in the...

  • Pupils Join World Marathon Challenge

    Bolton School pupils joined around 20,000 children in over 40 countries across the world to compete in the World Marathon...

  • H is for Healthy Eating

    Once again Bolton School Year 5 Girls enjoyed an afternoon of healthy eating with the H Factor. The girls took part in the...

  • Old Girl Dame Janet Smith is a Shining Example to Pupils

    Bolton School Old Girl Dame Janet Smith is to head up the BBC’s inquiry into the Jimmy Savile scandal. It has been announced...

  • Pupils Join World Marathon Challenge

    Bolton School pupils joined around 20,000 children in over 40 countries across the world to compete in the World Marathon...

  • Creative Careers for Girls

    As part of their careers programme, girls from years 10 to 13 at Bolton School Girls’ Division had the opportunity to listen to a...

  • Over 600 Families at Open Morning

    This year's Open Morning was one of the busiest on record across the campus. Over 600 families visited the co-educational Nursery...

  • The Hunt for the Next Masterchef is On

    The hunt for the new Bolton School Girls' Division Masterchef is officially on! The first heat began with the Year 9 girls...

  • Over 600 Families at Open Morning

    This year's Open Morning was one of the busiest on record across the campus. Over 600 families visited the co-educational Nursery...

  • Frontiers of Physics at Bolton School

    Bolton School hosted the Frontiers of Physics lectures bringing together over 250 pupils and 60 parents and staff from 7 schools...

  • Frontiers of Physics at Bolton School

    Bolton School hosted the Frontiers of Physics lectures bringing together over 250 pupils and 60 parents and staff from 7 schools...

  • Kevin Davies Receives Charity Cheque

    Beech House pupils presented a cheque for £312.60 to Bolton Wanderers' Captain Kevin Davies for his Charity ‘KiDs of...

  • Pupils Enjoy Masterclass from Piano Virtuoso

    Each year Bolton School plays host to an instrumental workshop, and this year it was the turn of the piano. The piano workshop...

  • Boys Through to ISFA Final Sixteen

    The Bolton School U13 footballers have made it into the last 16 of the national ISFA Cup. The boys beat Leeds Grammar School 4-3...

  • School Welcomes Chinese Headteachers

    Headmaster Mr Philip Britton was delighted to welcome a delegation of Chinese Headteachers to Bolton School Boys' Division. The...

  • Pupils Enjoy Masterclass from Piano Virtuoso

    Each year Bolton School plays host to an instrumental workshop, and this year it was the turn of the piano. The piano workshop...

  • School Shortlisted for Sports School of the Year Award

    Bolton School has been shortlisted for the Independent School of the Year category at the 2012 Aviva and Daily Telegraph School...

  • School Shortlisted for Sports School of the Year Award

    Bolton School has been shortlisted for the Independent School of the Year category at the 2012 Aviva and Daily Telegraph School...

  • Platos Secret Code Cracked for Students

    Sixth Form students from both the Boys’ and the Girls’ Divisions of Bolton School attended a lecture by Dr Jay Kennedy – the man...

  • Platos Secret Code Cracked for Students

    Sixth Form students from both the Boys’ and the Girls’ Divisions of Bolton School attended a lecture by Dr Jay Kennedy – the man...

  • Primaries Put Maths Minds to the Test

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

  • Students’ Telephone Campaign to Benefit Next Generation

    Fifteen Sixth Form students, who left Bolton School in the Summer, have raised £105,000, which will help provide bursaries for...

  • Students’ Telephone Campaign to Benefit Next Generation

    Fifteen Sixth Form students, who left Bolton School in the Summer, have raised £105,000, which will help provide bursaries for...

  • Harvest Gifts for St Lukes

    Bolton School Junior Boys celebrated Harvest by joining with parents for the annual Harvest festival in aid of the Drop-in Centre...

  • U12s Through to Third Round of ESFA Cup

    The Bolton School U12 football team are through to the third round of English Schools' FA Cup (ESFA) after a 7-3 victory against...

  • Boys Attend Five Live Labour Party Debate

    Ten year 13 students were fortunate enough to attend the Radio Five Victoria Derbyshire Live Debate at the Bridgewater Hall as...

  • Pupils Celebrate All Things Scottish

    Pupils at Beech House enjoyed a day of all things Scottish. The children dressed in traditional costume and learned Scottish...

  • Boys Attend Live Youth Charter Debate

    Seven sixth form pupils from Bolton School Boys’ Division were invited to join other local schools at a live Youth Charter debate...

  • Jonny Wins National Youth Freestyle Kayaking Event

    Year 11 pupil Jonny Williams has won the Under 15 National Series in the Youth Freestyle Kayaking competition in Nottingham....

  • Tales and Advice from Adventure Cameraman

    National Geographic Cameraman, Leon McCarron, visited Hesketh House to talk to the girls about his life as an adventure...

  • Andrew on Course for Olympic Dream

    Year 12 pentathlete, Andrew Keat, is well on his way to achieving his long term Olympic dream. The 16 year old is ranked in the...

  • Rachel Wins Cambridge Essay Competition

    Year 13 pupil Rachel Zarrouk has won the Cambridge Psychology Essay writing competition. Rachel is the first ever winner from...

  • Rachel Wins Cambridge Essay Competition

    Year 13 pupil Rachel Zarrouk has won the Cambridge Psychology Essay writing competition. Rachel is the first ever winner from...

  • Halle Orchestra Call for Katie

    Year 11 pupil Katie Hurt has been awarded a full membership of the Halle Youth Orchestra for her cello playing. Katie, who also...

  • Boost for Bursary Fund from Old Boys Golf Day

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

  • Boost for Bursary Fund from Old Boys Golf Day

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

  • Swimmer Teddy Gets Ireland Call

    Bolton School Sixth Form student, Teddy Pender, has been selected to join Ireland's junior national team. Teddy has been...

  • Cameron's Band Tops Talent Contest

    Year 10 pupil, Cameron Jones-Humphrey, is part of a young Bolton rock band that has won a competition to uncover local stars of...

  • Business Tips for Girls From Apprentice Finalist

    Year 12 pupils at Bolton School Girls’ Division received expert business tips and motivation from 2008 Apprentice finalist Claire...

  • Girls Captivated by Major General's Talk

    Year 6 girls had the privilege to listen to an inspiring talk about war from retired soldier and author Major General Ian Cardozo...

  • Olympian Ed Returns to Train Water-Polo Boys

    Olympian Ed Scott, who left Bolton School in 2006, has been back to school and wasted no time in returning to swimming pool where...

  • Girls Take a Lot More Away From School than Qualifications

    Old Girl and District Judge, Mrs Louise Relph, this year’s Guest Speaker at the Girls’ Division’s Sixth Form Presentation...

  • Iman Sets Sights on Royal Performance

    Girls' Division pupil and singing sensation Iman Orths is hoping to get her big break by performing for the royal family — after...

  • Jack of all Trades

    Jack Heath has just progressed into Year 9 at Bolton School Boys’ Division. Here he reflects on his time spent at GCA JV, a...

  • Bolton School - Cricket Champions of England

    Bolton School has become the first school from the North of England to win the U15s’ ESCA/ECB T20 National Cricket Final with an...

  • Mahima Wins National Best Girl U9 Chess Trophy

    It's official, Junior Girls' pupil Mahima Raghavendra is Britain's finest U9 girls' chess player! Mahima took part in the U9...

  • Review Wins Manchester Children's Book Festival Competition

    Olivia Sample of Year 4 has won the Favourite Children's Book Review Competition held at the John Rylands Library in Manchester,...

  • Boys Commemorate First World War Heroes

    During the Summer holidays, Year 9 pupils from Bolton School Boys’ Division took part in a History trip to the First World War...

  • HistOracle Magazine Wins National Award Second Year Running

    Bolton School's History magazine 'The HistOracle' has won 'Best School History Magazine' for the second year running! To receive...

  • Headmaster Now Has Over 100 Followers on Twitter

    Philip Britton, Headmaster of the Boys' Division, now has over 100 followers on Twitter.  The Head began his tweets in the Summer...

  • Girls Division in Top 100 UK Schools

    Bolton School Girls’ Division has been ranked in the top 100 Schools in the UK, based on GCSE results. The Girls’ Division was...

  • Bolton School Shines at Paralympic Opening Ceremony

    Former Bolton School pupils played a key role in the Paralympics opening ceremony, an event described as "both spectacular and...

  • School Proud to Sponsor Bolton 2012 Games

    “Bolton School is proud to have been a sponsor of the Bolton 2012 Games and to have played a small part in helping make them such...

  • School Proud to Sponsor Bolton 2012 Games

    “Bolton School is proud to have been a sponsor of the Bolton 2012 Games and to have played a small part in helping make them such...

  • Prestigious Scholarships Awarded to Girls

    Tejal Shanbhag, Lucy Croston and Jennifer Heyes, who are just starting their A levels at Bolton School, have all been selected to...

  • GCSE Celebrations at Bolton School

    Pupils, staff and parents celebrated an excellent set of GCSE results at Bolton School.  In the Boys' Division, 26.1% of all...

  • GCSE Celebrations at Bolton School

    Pupils, staff and parents celebrated an excellent set of GCSE results at Bolton School.  In the Girls’ Division, there were many...

  • Boys and Girls Perform Equally as Well in A Levels

    Sixth Form students at Bolton School have performed outstandingly well in this year’s A levels with the overall results being...

  • Girls and Boys Perform Equally as Well in A Levels

    Sixth Form students at Bolton School have performed outstandingly well in this year’s A levels with the overall results being...

  • Young Cricketers meet Hero Andrew Flintoff

    Young cricketers got the chance to meet their hero when Andrew ‘Freddie’ Flintoff paid a visit to Bolton School. Freddie's visit...

  • Young Cricketers meet Hero Andrew Flintoff

    Young cricketers got the chance to meet their hero when Andrew ‘Freddie’ Flintoff paid a visit to Bolton School. Freddie's visit...

  • Tejal Gets Mobile in Cardiff

    Tejal Shanbhag, a year 11 student from Bolton School Girls’ Division, had the unique opportunity to explore the engineering...

  • Brendan Cole Waltzes in for Dance Masterclass

    Strictly Come Dancing star, Brendan Cole, visited Bolton School during the holidays to teach Bolton children some of his famous...

  • Brendan Cole Waltzes in for Dance Masterclass

    Strictly Come Dancing star, Brendan Cole, visited Bolton School during the holidays to teach Bolton children some of his famous...

  • Girls Join in All the Bells

    At 08:12 on 27th July, a group of Bolton School girls joined thousands of people across the UK to ring in the first day of the...

  • Read Our Latest Review by the Good Schools Guide

    The Good Schools Guide is a highly respected straight-talking, independent and unbiased guide to good UK state and private...

  • Read Our Latest Review by the Good Schools Guide

    The Good Schools Guide is a highly respected straight-talking, independent and unbiased guide to good UK state and private...

  • Read Our Latest Review by the Good Schools Guide

    The Good Schools Guide is a highly respected straight-talking, independent and unbiased guide to good UK state and private...

  • Read Our Latest Review by the Good Schools Guide

    The Good Schools Guide is a highly respected straight-talking, independent and unbiased guide to good UK state and private...

  • Boys are U18 Lancashire Golf Champions

    Bolton School has won the U18 Lancashire Schools' Golf Association Championships. The competition, held at Pleasington Golf...

  • Book Donation Enhances Library

    Hesketh House boasts a wonderful Library for all pupils to enjoy and thanks to the generosity of Tara Wallis's parents, the large...

  • Girls Compete to be Magistrates

    Two teams of Hesketh House girls participated in the Young Magistrates of the Year Competition at Canon Slade School,...

  • A Thank You from The Queen

    Bolton School Junior Girls were amazed and excited to receive a message of thanks from the Queen! As part of their Jubilee...

  • Boys on Tour in South Africa

    Thirty nine boys who play for Bolton School first and second rugby teams have set off to South Africa on a rugby tour. The...

  • Sixth Form Students Start Building a New Centre

    Retiring Captain Nick Fairclough of Bolton School Boys' Division Sixth Form and new Head Girl, Heather Harrison, of the Girls'...

  • Sixth Form Students Start Building a New Centre

    Retiring Captain Nick Fairclough of Bolton School Boys' Division Sixth Form and new Head Girl, Heather Harrison, of the Girls'...

  • Green Fingers at Hesketh House

    Pupils and staff at Bolton School are enjoying some home grown produce at lunch, thanks to a market garden which Hesketh...

  • Music and Awards on Jubilee Celebration Evening

    Bolton School Girls' Division held an evening of music and awards in celebration of the Queen's Diamond Jubilee. Pupils,...

  • Goodbye Thanks and Good Luck to Staff

    The end of the Summer term sees Bolton School saying goodbye to several members of Girls' Division staff, either to retirement...

  • Mass Maasai Dance Seals Fundraising Spectacular

    Over 350 pupils and staff took part in a colourful and spectacular world-record breaking African dance in the School's Centre...

  • Mass Maasai Dance Seals Fundraising Spectacular

    Over 350 pupils and staff took part in a colourful and spectacular world-record breaking African dance in the School's Centre...

  • Boys are Northern U15 Cricket Champions

    Bolton School are the Northern U15 Cricket Champions! After being declared Lancashire Champions, Bolton School played Yorkshire...

  • Mass Maasai Dance Seals Fundraising Spectacular

    Over 350 pupils and staff took part in a colourful and spectacular world-record breaking African dance in the School's Centre...

  • Mass Maasai Dance Seals Fundraising Spectacular

    Over 350 pupils and staff took part in a colourful and spectacular world-record breaking African dance in the School's Centre...

  • Mass Maasai Dance Seals Fundraising Spectacular

    Over 350 pupils and staff took part in a colourful and spectacular world-record breaking African dance in the School's Centre...

  • Boys Rock the Great Hall

    Bolton School Boys' Division rocked the great hall with a sensational Summer Concert, culminating in a 'We Will Rock You' Queen...

  • Water Polo Festival Win

    Two teams from Bolton School excelled at the City of Manchester Water Polo Festival, with one team emerging as winners in their...

  • Entrepreneurship of Girls Benefits Charities

    Bolton School Junior Girls have been busy raising money for charity with an afternoon of sweet treats! The girls set up...

  • Awards and Inspiration for Boys

    Bolton School's Summer Prizegiving for the Boys' Division rewarded students with wise advice along with commendations for their...

  • Awards and Inspiration for Boys

    Bolton School's Summer Prizegiving for the Boys' Division rewarded students with wise advice along with commendations for their...

  • The Sports Must Go On

    Despite the variable weather limiting some of the planned activities, the Hesketh House pupils soldiered on with their sports...

  • Boys Win Cricket Cup for Second Year Running

    Bolton School Junior Boys have won the AJIS Cricket cup for the second consecutive year. The Association of Junior...

  • Chess Victory for Bolton Girls

    Pupils from Hesketh House have won the Bolton Primary School Chess League for the first time. The girls finished top, above...

  • Year 10 Get Ready for Sixth Form Life

    Year 10 pupils at Bolton School Girls' Division took part in two days of off timetable activities in a 'Getting Ready for...

  • Girls Creative Capers Published

    Many Bolton School Girls' Division Pupils have had their work published in an anthology of short stories, after coming second...

  • Girls Learn the Art of Negotiation

    Sixth Form students from the Girls' Division attended a talk aimed at giving them a better understanding of the...

  • Primary Pupils are Scientists for a Day

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

  • Pupils Begin Their Journey to Black Belt

    Three students from Bolton School have started their journey to becoming a Black Belt at Karate. Year 9 pupils Jack...

  • Vaulting Gold for Amy

    Year 5 gymnast Amy Haslam performed in the Wiltshire Open Gymnastics Competition and took gold on vault and seventh position...

  • Primary Pupils are Scientists for a Day

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

  • Pupils Begin Their Journey to Black Belt

    Year 9 pupil Fiona Cooper has started her journey to becoming a Black Belt at Karate. Along with Boys' Division pupils Jack...

  • Bolton School Historians are Published

    Year 8 pupil George Blackwell is one of two Bolton School boys who have had their work published in the latest edition of...

  • Concert Band Inspires Primaries

    The Joint Junior Concert Band directed by Mr. Dawkins, gave two excellent concerts to the pupils at Gilnow Primary School and...

  • Boys take Gold at Physics Olympics

    A team of four year 8 students were the winners of the Physics Olympics held at St. Peter's School in York.  Luke...

  • Pupils Discover Wonders of the Universe

    Nearly 130 Bolton students discovered the wonders of the universe at an Ogden Trust event held at Bolton School. Year...

  • Bronze For Dominic in Swimming Championships

    Year 9 Swimmer Dominic Walker has won Bronze at the English Schools Swimming Association Inter-Divisional...

  • Concert Band Inspires Primaries

    The Joint Junior Concert Band directed by Mr. Dawkins, gave two excellent concerts to the pupils at Gilnow Primary School and...

  • Pupils Discover Wonders of the Universe

    Nearly 130 Bolton students discovered the wonders of the universe at an Ogden Trust event held at Bolton School. Year...

  • Students in Model UN Competition

    Sixth Form girls at Bolton School have been proposing amendments to UN resolutions in a competition held at Withington Girls'...

  • RNLI Benefits from Olympic Torch Fundraiser

    The Bolton branch of the RNLI has been given a cheque for £716.92 from Bolton School after money was raised through catering...

  • RNLI Benefits from Olympic Torch Fundraiser

    The Bolton branch of the RNLI has been given a cheque for £716.92 from Bolton School after money was raised through catering...

  • Cricketers are U15 County Champions

    Bolton School cricketers have been named the U-15 Lancashire County Champions, after finals day of the County Cup...

  • Boys Try Out the World of Work

    As part of the Careers programme at Bolton School, Year 8 boys took part in a Work Sampling Day Each boy attended a full...

  • Inspiring a New Generation of Journalists

    Old Boy and Sports Editor at the Sunday Mirror, David Walker returned to Bolton School to pass on his words of wisdom about...

  • An Olympian Effort

    The Olympic waiting game is over for former Bolton School pupil and Water Polo International Ed Scott, as it is confirmed that...

  • Pupils Artwork is Best of Bolton

    Year 11 and 13 students from Bolton School Boys' and Girls' Division have been showing their art work at the Best of Bolton...

  • Girls Make Finals of National Swimming Championships

    Pupils from Hesketh House competed in the National Swimming Championships, taking on twenty four teams from all areas of...

  • Double plate success in Northern Schools Tennis

    It was a double success for Bolton School in the annual Northern Schools Tennis event as our boys claimed both U12 and U14...

  • Students go for Duke of Edinburgh Gold

    Eight former Bolton School pupils are close to completing their Gold Duke of Edinburgh award, after completing a coast to...

  • Rachel Sets Another World Record!

    Bolton School Old Girl, Rachel Flanders, has set another Guinness World Record.  Rachel, along with rowing...

  • Girls Develop Research Skills at Manchester University

    A group of Sixth Form girls visited Manchester University where they discovered how Maths is used in 'real life'. The...

  • Local Primaries Get Active at Bolton School

    Pupils from 14 primary schools from across the region took part in this year's Bolton School Sports Festival. The annual...

  • Boys Impress in Regional Athletics Final

    Bolton School boys put in an impressive performance in the Regional Final of the English Schools Athletics Cup, winning the...

  • Junior Girls Shake Up Shakespeare

    Year 6 pupils from Hesketh House have been busy working on short interpretations of Shakespeare's tragedy, 'Romeo and Juliet',...

  • Local Primaries Get Active at Bolton School

    Pupils from 14 primary schools from across the region took part in this year's Bolton School Sports Festival. The annual...

  • Boys Reach County Cup Cricket 20/20 Finals

    Bolton School U15s' cricket team has reached the County Cup Cricket 20/20 Finals Day to be played at Vernon Carus...

  • Girls go 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,...

  • Carnival of Technology for Local Primaries

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

  • Hesketh House Jubilee Celebrations

    Pupils at Hesketh House dedicated a whole day to jubilee celebrations. The day consisted of a House Meeting where...

  • Carnival of Technology for Local Primaries

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

  • Wanderers Captain Commends Students Community Work

    Bolton Wanderers' football captain, Kevin Davies, was the guest of honour at Bolton School's Community Action Celebration Evening...

  • Wanderers' Captain Commends Students' Community Work

    Bolton Wanderers' football captain, Kevin Davies, was the guest of honour at Bolton School's Community Action Celebration Evening...

  • Year 9 Boys Win National Physics Competition

    A team of Year 9 boys are the winners of the National IOP Exoplanet Project. The space invaders, consisting of Matthew...

  • James Captains England Squad to Victory

    Year 13 student James Roberts captained the England Cerebral Palsy Development Football Squad at the 2012 Cerebral Palsy...

  • New Clubhouse for Old Bolts

    Old Boltonions AFC has received a grant of £58, 610 from the Football Foundation, the country's largest sports charity. The...

  • Patriotic Picnic Marks Jubilee

    Junior Boys at Park Road celebrated the Queen's Diamond Jubilee with a picnic on the school field with many boys describing it...

  • Old Girl Rachel Inspires the Next Generation

    Over 1,000 flag-waving pupils, parents, staff and friends of Bolton School were on hand to cheer on the Olympic torch as it...

  • Old Girl Rachel Inspires the Next Generation

    Over 1,000 flag-waving pupils, parents, staff and friends of Bolton School were on hand to cheer on the Olympic torch as it...

  • Renowned Author Inspires Girls to Write

    As part of an off-curriculum day, Bolton School Year 9 girls got to meet Bali Rai, author of many successful novels aimed...

  • Diamond Jubilee Celebration Lunch

    Beech House children celebrated the Queen's Diamond Jubilee with a Royal tea party.  At the Celebration Lunch, the...

  • Successful Old Girls Share Career Advice

    Successful Old Girls returned to school to share their experiences with current Year 8 pupils on Careers Day. Rachel...

  • Runners-up in National Toyota Technology Challenge

    A team of Bolton School boys were runners-up in the National Final of the Toyota Technology Challenge! Nearly 400 schools...

  • Afternoon of Fun for Year 2 Pupils

    A fun afternoon aimed at Year 2 girls and their parents was held at Hesketh House with girls from Bolton School's Infant...

  • Runners Up in English Schools Water Polo Final

    The Bolton School U14 Water Polo team were runners up in the English Schools Water Polo Finals at Walsall. The team played...

  • Nalisha Makes Lancashire First Team

    Year 9 pupil Nalisha Patel has been selected for the Lancashire County Cricket Women's first team, an amazing achievement for...

  • National Youth Ballet Role for Larissa

    Bolton School Girls' Division Year 10 pupil, Larissa King, has been selected to dance in the National Youth Ballet's...

  • Centenary Celebration of Flag-flying at Bolton School

    Dr Sheila Fisher, a governor at Bolton School, has officially launched the new Bolton School flagpole, with help from a Cub,...

  • Centenary Celebration of Flag-flying at Bolton School (1)

    Dr Sheila Fisher, a governor at Bolton School, has officially launched the new Bolton School flagpole, with help from a Cub, a...

  • Non-Uniform Day Benefits One Step

    A non-uniform day in Bolton School Girls' Division has raised £660 for One Step.  The local charity was set up...

  • Centenary Celebration of Flag-flying at Bolton School

    Dr Sheila Fisher, a governor at Bolton School, has officially launched the new Bolton School flagpole, with help from a Cub,...

  • Centenary Celebration of Flag-flying at Bolton School (1)

    Dr Sheila Fisher, a governor at Bolton School, has officially launched the new Bolton School flagpole, with help from a Cub, a...

  • Tudors Brought to Life for Pupils

    Bolton School Year 5 boys joined the Year 5 girls at Hesketh House for a Hautbois Workshop where they spent a morning...

  • Tudors Brought to Life for Pupils

    Bolton School Year 5 girls were joined by Year 5 boys from Park Road for a Hautbois Workshop where they spent a morning in the...

  • Fun Run Kick Starts School Charity Effort

    Once again the Bolton School Junior Boys took to the field dressed in an array of colourful fancy dress outfits, in order...

  • A Week of Science for Junior Girls

    Pupils at Hesketh House enjoyed a full week dedicated to Science, with a variety of activities taking place both in the...

  • Eleanor Runs 10km Race for Leukaemia Charity

    Year 10 Girls' Division pupil, Eleanor Harding, ran the BUPA Manchester 10k run, raising over £1000 for Leukaemia and...

  • Fundraising Dinner for South Africa Rugby Tour

    Over one hundred staff, students, parents, alumni and friends of Bolton School enjoyed a glamorous black tie and evening...

  • Fun at the Ugly Bug Ball

    Beech House's Ugly Bug Ball saw the Reception class dress up as bugs and insects to celebrate the work they have been doing...

  • Tennis Boys off to a Flying Start

    The Bolton School Boys' Division U13 and U15 teams are off to a flying start in the AEGON Schools National...

  • Lifetime Achievement Award for Sir Philip

    Old Boy and International Paralympic Committee (IPC) president Sir Philip Craven has been given a Lifetime Achievement...

  • Platinum Award for Jazz Band

    Bolton School Jazz Band has returned from the prestigious National Concert Band Finals with a thoroughly deserved...

  • Hannah Kicks off England U18 Hockey Season

    Bolton School girl and International U18 Hockey player Hannah Pike took part in a national charity event for Wellchild...

  • Platinum Award for Jazz Band

    Bolton School Jazz Band has returned from the prestigious National Concert Band Finals with a thoroughly deserved Platinum Award....

  • Students Help Create Change at Westminster

    Sixth Form pupils Yasmin Ahmed, Olivia Davidson and Adam Woolley were invited by the Bolton Lads and Girls club to take part...

  • Students Help Create Change at Westminster

    Sixth Form pupils Yasmin Ahmed, Olivia Davidson and Adam Woolley were invited by the Bolton Lads and Girls club to take part...

  • Stephanie is Young Human Rights Reporter Runner Up

    Year 12 student, Stephanie Gabbatt, has been named runner up in the Young Human Rights Reporter of the Year competition in her...

  • Year 9 Masterchef is Crowned

    The Year 9 Masterchef of 2012 has been crowned, and the winner is Kate Moss who won the judges over with her chocolate bread and...

  • Basketball Gold for Patrick

    Patrick Whelan, a Year 11 student at Bolton School, has won a gold medal with the Manchester Team in the U16s'...

  • Girls in Lancashire Tennis Call-up

    Three pupils from Bolton School Girls' Division, Amy Hadjinicolaou in Year 9 and Penny Roberts and Lucy Harper in Year...

  • Primaries Enjoy School Football Festival

    Over the course of two days 500 primary school pupils from across the region have enjoyed a festival of football at...

  • Musical Talent on Display in May Serenade

    Bolton School Girls' Division presented an outstanding showcase of music in their annual May Serenade, highlighting the...

  • Belfast Boys Enjoy Bolton Visit

    Bolton School played their last game of the rugby season as they hosted Regent House School from Belfast.  The...

  • An Evening of Fashion and Beauty for Bolton Hospice

    Bolton School hosted an evening of fashion and beauty on the 1st May in support of Bolton Hospice, which celebrates its...

  • Classics Students Visit Sicily

    The Easter holidays were filled with culture for a group of lucky students at Bolton School Girls' Division on...

  • Silver for Sam in Bolton Gym Competition

    A team of Year 7 boys entered the Bolton School's Gymnastics Competition for the first time and Sam Bowden came away with...

  • Bolton School Wins Town Athletics Championship

    A team comprising seven Year 11 girls from Bolton School Girls' Division has won the Bolton Town Athletics Championship, which...

  • Sixth Form Girls go Inside the White House

    Bolton School Girls had the opportunity of a lifetime when they visited the US and got to go inside the White House! The rare...

  • Hollie is Rolling from Strength to Strength

    Year 2 pupil Hollie Asquith has excelled at the British Roller Skating Championships in Peterborough. Hollie entered the...

  • Catering Team Raise Funds with Easter Raffle

    Bolton School Boys' Division Catering team has raised £140 for Firwood House Care Home with an Easter raffle. Catering...

  • An Evening of Fashion and Beauty for Bolton Hospice

    Bolton School hosted an evening of fashion and beauty on the 1st May in support of Bolton Hospice, which celebrates its...

  • Water Polo Boys Qualify for Final

    The Bolton School U14 water polo team has won through to the English Schools final by finishing first overall in the...

  • Chairman of BRIT Awards Judges Battle of the Bands

    Tony Wadsworth CBE returned to Bolton School as the judge at this year's Battle of the Bands competition.  The bands...

  • KPMG Internships for Bolton School Students

    KPMG to launch to Sixth Form students, the chance of a 4 week paid vacation programme at KPMG in Manchester. She gave...

  • KPMG Internships for Bolton School Students

    Katie Clinton, a former pupil, returned to Bolton School in her capacity as a Director at KPMG to launch to Sixth Form...

  • Brains of Bolton

    Claypool Primary School from Horwich was the inaugural winners of the Bolton School Big Quiz for local primary schools....

  • Brains of Bolton

    Claypool Primary School from Horwich was the inaugural winners of the Bolton School Big Quiz for local primary schools....

  • Dominic Sets New British Record

    Year 9 pupil Dominic Walker has set a new British U14 50m backstroke record. Dominic broke the previous record with a time...

  • Year 8 Netball Girls are U13 Town Champions

    The Bolton School Year 8 netball team has won this year's Bolton Schools' U13 Netball Tournament.  The girls were...

  • Stunning New Sixth Form Centre for Bolton

    Bolton School's Governing Body has given the official go ahead for the construction of a stunning new Sixth Form Centre,...

  • Stunning New Sixth Form Centre for Bolton

    Bolton School's Governing Body has given the official go ahead for the construction of a stunning new Sixth Form Centre,...

  • Fahad is Youth MP for Bolton

    Year 11 pupil Fahad Ali has been elected a Bolton youth MP and has big plans to improve things for young people in the...

  • Old Boltonians in Sport Power 100 List

    Two Old Boys from Bolton School are in this year's Sport Power 100 list, which is compiled by The Times, Sports Newspaper of...

  • A Taste of English at University

    Four former pupils took time out from their University studies to return to Bolton School to share with current pupils what it...

  • A Taste of English at University

    Four former pupils took time out from their University studies to return to Bolton School to share with current pupils what it...

  • Double Ju Jitsu Gold for Hannah

    Congratulations to Year 13 pupil Hannah Furey who won two gold medals in the British National Ju Jitsu championships in...

  • Old Girl Rachel to Carry the Olympic Flame

    Rachel Flanders, who left Bolton School in 2009, is set to carry the Olympic flame when it is processed through Bolton...

  • Old Boy Chris in Boat Race Victory

    Old Boltonian Chris Fairweather, aged 21, rowed in number 2 position for the ISIS (Oxford) crew that won this year's...

  • Junior Boys' Ski Blog

    Gone are the days, when a parent could, at best, expect a hastily scribbled postcard from their child! Through...

  • Old Girl Palaeontologist on TV

    Professor Jenny Clack, an Old Girl of Bolton School, is to appear on BBC4's Beautiful Minds programme on Wednesday 11 April...

  • Celebration of Seasonal Song

    Family and friends of Park Road pupils enjoyed a seasonal musical performance at the Spring Concert. The audience was...

  • Boys Learn From Writer in Residence

    Bolton School Boys' Division has its very own Writer in Residence! Iris Feindt works with Year 7 boys at the School,...

  • Pupils Create iPad Masterpieces

    Visual artist Kyle Lambert visited Bolton School to show pupils how to create iPad artwork! Kyle showed the students how to...

  • Girls See the Beauty of Maths in OUP Photo Competition

    Pupils from Years 7, 8 and 9 at Bolton School Girls' Division have shown real imagination and flair in their entries to a...

  • Boys Get Creative with the iPad

    Visual artist Kyle Lambert visited Bolton School to show pupils how to create iPad artwork! Kyle ran taster sessions for...

  • Victory for Junior Water Polo Team

    The Bolton School Senior Boys' Junior water polo team has won the Greater Manchester Winter School Games. The boys competed...

  • Girls Get Running for Sport Relief

    The whole of Hesketh House put on their running shoes in the sunshine to complete the Sport Relief Mile! The Junior Girls...

  • Nat West Easter Eggs for Great Colourers

    Beech House's Year 2 children produced some wonderful colouring in a competition run by the National Westminster Bank...

  • Junior Boys have the H Factor

    Bolton School Year 3 boys have the H Factor! The boys took part in the healthy eating initiative run by the school...

  • Boys Pick Brains of Bob the Builders Creator

    Bolton School welcomed author and illustrator Curtis Jobling to talk to boys in years 6, 7 and 8 about his work in...

  • Boys Pick Brains of Bob the Builders Creator

    Bolton School welcomed author and illustrator Curtis Jobling to talk to boys in years 6, 7 and 8 about his work in...

  • Beech House Pupils Welcome Springtime

    Beech House pupils have been looking after some frogspawn in school, as part of learning about new life, growth...

  • Boys' Volleyball Progress

    After winning the Town U15 Volleyball Championships, the Year 10 squad were in confident mood as they entered the...

  • Local Colleges Gather for RS Conference

    Sixth Form students of RS and Philosophy from local schools and colleges joined Bolton School pupils for a Religious Studies...

  • Boys Get Fit for Operation Wallacea

    In July 2013, 20 boys and two members of staff will be travelling to Madagascar to take part in conservation work to support...

  • U13s Boys are Lancashire Rugby Plate Winners

    Bolton School U13s' rugby team has won a compelling Lancashire Plate Final, 24-20, against a very strong Merchant Taylors'...

  • Spring Has Sprung For Junior Girls

    Junior Girls, their parents and teachers as well as friends of the School, enjoyed a family day out at the Hesketh House...

  • Year 7 Team Wins Bolton Schools' Netball Tournament

    Bolton School's U12 netball team has won this year's Bolton Schools' Netball Tournament.  The Year 7 girls were...

  • Pupils Support Sport Relief

    Pupils at Beech House got into the Sport Relief spirit on Friday with a cake, book and dvd sale to raise money for the cause....

  • Bolton School Will Rock You

    The curtains went up and the roof was raised on opening night of one of the biggest and most ambitious stage shows ever...

  • Honour the Rescuer

    Anne Edwards, whose grandfather, William Thomas Settle, was in the same form as Captain Arthur Henry Rostron at Bolton School,...

  • Bolton School Will Rock You

    The curtains went up and the roof was raised on opening night of one of the biggest and most ambitious stage shows ever...

  • Honour the Rescuer

    Anne Edwards, whose grandfather, William Thomas Settle, was in the same form as Captain Arthur Henry Rostron at Bolton School,...

  • Water Sale Raises Awareness and Money

    Andy McAllister from Water4Ethiopia visited Bolton School Senior Girls' Division on World Water Day, to raise awareness, along...

  • Anjali’s School Reunion with a Difference

    When Anjali Pathak of Indian food giants, Patak's, came back to her former school to teach a masterclass to students she decided...

  • U11s are AJIS Football Cup Winners

    Bolton School Junior Boys enjoyed a resounding 7-0 win over Arnold School in this year's final of the U11s' AJIS Football...

  • Badminton Boys Reach National Final

    A team of four Bolton School boys has achieved the remarkable feat of progressing through to the English...

  • Parents Enjoy PA Fashion Show

    The Parents' Association Fashion Show and Shopping Event was enjoyed by around one hundred ladies and several children, in...

  • It's Week 3 of Masterchef

    Ten more contestants battled it out at today's latest instalment of Year 9's Masterchef competition.  The brief was to deliver 12...

  • Daniel Guaranteed Olympic Spot

    Old Boy swimmer Daniel Sliwinski gave a sensational performance to win the British Gas Championships' 100m breaststroke, and...

  • Girls Discover Study Abroad Option

    Bolton School Girls' Division pupils were encouraged to explore the option of continuing their education in Canada, with talks...

  • Year 13 Crusades' Lecture at Rossall

    A group of Year Thirteen History students travelled to Rossall School to attend a lecture on the reasons for the success of...

  • Girls Discover Study Abroad Option

    Bolton School Girls' Division pupils were encouraged to explore the option of continuing their education in Canada, with talks...

  • Primaries Enjoy the Literacy Challenge

    Primary school children from sixteen local schools visited Bolton School this week for the annual Primary Schools'...

  • Holly Hits the High Notes

    Year 11 pupil Holly Holt will be heard hitting some very high notes on Radio 3 this Thursday. Holly is part of the Halle...

  • RNLI Fun Day at Bolton School

    The Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) Fun Day at Bolton School was officially opened by the Mayor and Mayoress of...

  • Pupils Build Bridges in Architecture Workshops

    Pupils in Years 1 and 2 at Beech House enjoyed an unforgettable experience with Architecture workshops. The...

  • Infants Raise £1,000 for Marie Curie Nurses

    Beech House pupils have raised an amazing £1,128.90 for Marie Curie Nurses by taking part in a Mini Pots of Care campaign.  All...

  • Old Boy's Olympic Dreams

    Old Boy, Edward Scott, left the School in the summer of 2006.  Currently based in Barcelona where he plays in goal for a...

  • Bolton Lose Dramatic Penalty Shoot Out

    After a very even match between Bolton School and Hampton, nothing separated the teams and a penalty shootout was...

  • Classics Success for Bolton School

    Nine girls and twelve boys from Bolton School Girls' Division and Boys' Division took part in this year's Manchester...

  • Classics Thriving at Bolton School

    Nine girls and twelve boys from Bolton School Girls' Division and Boys' Division took part in this year's Manchester...

  • Persecuted Chilean Refugee Talks to School Amnesty Group

    Gloria Pollack, who escaped from Chile to the UK in the 1970s when she and her family faced persecution under General...

  • Rhiannons North of England Rugby Call-Up

    Year 10 pupil Rhiannon Fox-Rothwell is now part of the North of England Girls' Rugby squad.  Rhiannon has been playing...

  • Do Ghosts Haunt Buildings?

    Senior Girls (and boys) at Bolton School were lured into a lunchtime talk by the arresting title of "Do Ghosts...

  • Stephanie in Running for Reporter of the Year Award

    Year 12 student, Stephanie Gabbatt, has made the top ten 10 long-list for Amnesty International's Young Human Rights Reporter...

  • School Proud of its Olympic Contribution

    "We are extremely proud of our involvement in the forthcoming Olympic Games, in terms of contributing both athletes and...

  • School Proud of its Olympic Contribution

    "We are extremely proud of our involvement in the forthcoming Olympic Games, in terms of contributing both athletes and...

  • Pupils Tell Traditional Tales

    Year 2 pupils at Beech House enjoyed a 'Traditional Tales' day dressing up as their favourite story characters! An array of...

  • Year 8 Team In North West Schools Challenge Final

    A team of four Year Eight boys has reached the final of the North-West junior 'School Challenge'...

  • The Hunt is on for Year 9 Masterchef

    The hunt for the Bolton School Girls' Division Masterchef is officially on! The first heat began with the Year 9 girls going...

  • School Hosts Bolton Rugby League Competition

    Bolton School has played host to the first round of this year's Bolton borough rugby league competition.  The year 7...

  • Evening Celebrates Young Musicians

    This year's Boys' Division Young Musician of the Year evening saw the culmination of a month of superb music making.  On...

  • Girls Celebrate World Book Day the Royal Way

    Hesketh House was transformed into a scene from the pages of a storybook, as the girls dressed up as princesses, princes and...

  • Business Brains Tested in Bank of England Challenge

    A team of Bolton School Sixth Form Girls had their business minds put to the test in the Northern area heat of...

  • School to Host RNLI Fun Day

    Bolton School is hosting a Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) Fun Day on Saturday...

  • School to Host RNLI Fun Day

    Bolton School is hosting a Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) Fun Day on Saturday...

  • Pupils Enjoy Physics Olympics

    Forget London 2012, the only Olympics on the minds of budding Year 9 scientists from across the Bolton borough was a...

  • School to Host RNLI Fun Day

    Bolton School is hosting a Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) Fun Day on Saturday...

  • Children's Smiles Confirm Success of New Nursery Class

    Bolton School's new pre-school Nursery class for 3 and 4 year olds, which launched earlier in the year, is now firmly...

  • Boys are Volleyball Champions

    The Bolton School U15 Volleyball squad have won the Bolton Town Volleyball Tournament. As winners they will now progress to...

  • Biathletes through to National Final

    Seven Bolton School senior pupils are through to the National Final of the English Schools' Biathlon event...

  • Boys Demonstrate Gymnastics Prowess

    Eight Year 7 boys made it through to this year's gymnastics final, which was held in the boys' gymnasium.  Performing...

  • Girls Go Belgian on International Day

    Thursday at Hesketh House was International Day 2012 with a host of activities to celebrate everything Belgian. The girls...

  • Biathletes through to National Final

    Seven Bolton School senior pupils are through to the National Final of the English Schools' Biathlon event...

  • Sixth Form Students Celebrate Oxbridge Offers

    Five boys and seven girls at Bolton School have been celebrating offers to study at Oxford and Cambridge starting...

  • Sixth Form Students Celebrate Oxbridge Offers

    Seven girls and five boys at Bolton School have been celebrating offers to study at Oxford and Cambridge starting...

  • Around the World in 5 Days

    Whilst it took Jules Verne 80 days to travel around the world, pupils at Beech House, Bolton School Infants' School, have...

  • Internationally Renowned Guitarist at Bolton School

    Internationally renowned classical guitarist Craig Ogden visited Bolton School to direct a 'Classical Guitar Ensemble...

  • Internationally Renowned Guitarist at Bolton School

    Internationally renowned classical guitarist Craig Ogden visited Bolton School to direct a 'Classical Guitar Ensemble Workshop'...

  • Girls Showcase Musical Talent

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

  • Swimmers are Town Champions

    The Girls' Division Senior and Intermediate Swimming teams are the Town Champions! The Intermediate team consisted of Katie...

  • Boys Impress in Gym Final

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

  • It's Official - Girls' Division are World Record Holders!

    The Girls' Division has learnt today that they are Guinness World Record holders!  A certificate will be sent to...

  • Old Girl Sammie is one to Watch!

    Learning for Year 10 BCS and ICT students at Bolton School Girls' Division came to life when Old Girl Sammie...

  • Boys Win KPMG Enterprise Trophy

    In what is always a closely fought battle between teams of Sixth Form boys and girls, this year's winner of the KPMG...

  • Double County Badminton Success

    A team of Bolton School boys are the badminton county champions! The boys have been crowned Greater Manchester champions in...

  • Saturday School Lessons are a Big Hit!

    Saturday night was time to "graduate" for pupils from 7 Bolton primary schools and their proud parents as the SHINE: Serious...

  • Saturday School Lessons are a Big Hit!

    Saturday night was time to "graduate" for pupils from 7 Bolton primary schools and their proud parents as the SHINE: Serious...

  • What the Dickens!

    Year 6 pupils at Bolton School Junior Girls' Division have been celebrating the bicentenary of Charles...

  • What the Dickens

    Bolton School Girls' Division has today been celebrating the bicentenary of Charles Dickens' birth.   When twelve...

  • Girls Name Second Guide Dog Puppy

    Bolton School Girls' Division has named their second sponsored guide dog puppy Dickens, coinciding with the celebration of the...

  • Priya is Player of the Season

    Year 8 pupil Priya Chevli has won the Bolton Indian Sports Club Under 13s Cricketers Player of the Season. Priya has been...

  • Girls Learn Samba Rhythms

    Year 7 and Year 8 girls picked up some Samba beats with a specially arranged lunchtime workshop.  During the...

  • U15s Through to ISFA Final

    Bolton School U15s footballers have reached the final of the Investec ISFA Cup! The boys reached the final of this...

  • Sannah Takes National Karate Title

    Bolton School Girls' Division year 8 pupil Sannah Ali is the UK National under 5ft 4 champion of Karate!  Sannah took...

  • Boys' Art Displayed in Town Centre

    The stunning landscape artwork of 48 Year 6 boys at Bolton School is now on display in the Upper Hall of Bolton...

  • Science and Maths Day Inspires Year 4 Girls

    Over 90 girls from 24 local primary schools visited Bolton School for a science and maths event in the very first Just4Girls...

  • Pupils Learn from World Renowned Scientists

    Fourteen Year 10 pupils from Bolton School Boys' and Girls' Divisions had the chance to learn from world-renowned...

  • Pupils Learn from World Renowned Scientists

    Fourteen Year 10 pupils from Bolton School Boys' and Girls' Divisions had the chance to learn from world-renowned...

  • Juniors Take on Polish Pupils in Skype Chess Matches

    Junior School pupils from Bolton School Junior Boys and Junior Girls, as well as junior pupils from Sunninghill and High...

  • ISFA Semi Final Clash

    Bolton School U13 footballers took part in the Investec ISFA national semi-final, putting them in the top four teams in...

  • Juniors Take on Polish Pupils in Skype Chess Matches

    Hesketh House hosted a Skype Chess Match against Polish pupils, which involved Junior School pupils from Bolton School Junior...

  • Girls Selected for Cross Country Championships

    Six Bolton School girls have been selected to represent Bolton at the Greater Manchester Cross Country Championships on...

  • Boys put on Landscape Art Exhibition

    48 Year 6 boys at Bolton School put on their own art exhibition in the Arts and Conference Centre at Bolton School,...

  • Boys are Badminton County Champions

    A team of Bolton School boys are the badminton county champions! The team, consisting of year 8 pupils Joe Spencer...

  • School in National Top 20

    In the latest government ranking of schools by performance in the English Baccalaureate (EBacc) qualification, Bolton...

  • School in National Top 20

    In the latest government ranking of schools by performance in the English Baccalaureate (EBacc) qualification, Bolton...

  • School in National Top 20

    In the latest government ranking of schools by performance in the English Baccalaureate (EBacc) qualification, Bolton...

  • School in National Top 20

    In the latest government ranking of schools by performance in the English Baccalaureate (EBacc) qualification, Bolton...

  • Shakespeare Brought to Life for Girls

    Bolton School Year 5 and 6 girls took part in a drama workshop with the Young Shakespeare Company, who brought the play...

  • Launch of New Fylde Bus Route

    We are delighted to announce that from September of this year we will be offering a new coach route from Blackpool and Kirkham to...

  • Launch of New Fylde Bus Route

    We are delighted to announce that from September of this year we will be offering a new coach route from Blackpool and Kirkham to...

  • Launch of New Fylde Bus Route

    We are delighted to announce that from September of this year we will be offering a new coach route from Blackpool and Kirkham to...

  • Launch of New Fylde Bus Route

    We are delighted to announce that from September of this year we will be offering a new coach route from Blackpool and Kirkham to...

  • Launch of New Fylde Bus Route

    We are delighted to announce that from September of this year we will be offering a new coach route from Blackpool and Kirkham to...

  • Launch of New Fylde Bus Route

    We are delighted to announce that from September of this year we will be offering a new coach route from Blackpool and Kirkham to...

  • Launch of New Fylde Bus Route

    We are delighted to announce that from September of this year we will be offering a new coach route from Blackpool and Kirkham to...

  • Life Changing India Experience for Girls

    Thirty two A level students from Bolton School Girls' Division have returned from India after a life-changing...

  • Old Boy Ed Scott Interviewed by BBC Ahead of Olympics

    Listen to an interview with Old Boy and Goalkeeper for the British Men's Water Polo Team, Ed Scott, on the BBC...

  • Boys Make National Water Polo Squad for International Competition

    Year 10 boys, Lewis Daly and Aaron Winstanley have been selected to represent Great Britain at Water Polo. The boys are...

  • Good ICT Teachers Already Way Ahead of Curriculum

    Welcoming Michael Gove's plans to overhaul the school ICT curriculum, the new president of the Girls'...

  • Nalisha is Potential Cricketer of the Future

    Year 9 pupil Nalisha Patel has done exceptionally well to have been identified as a potential player of the future by...

  • Will Awarded Excellence in Geography Award

    Former Sixth Form student Will Burrow has received an Excellence in Geography at A Level Award from the Royal...

  • Boys are Potential Cricketers of the Future

    Three Bolton School boys have done exceptionally well to have been identified as potential players of the future by...

  • Business Students Learn from Top Finance Personality

    Business Studies students at Bolton School were lucky enough to be given financial advice from Justin Urquhart Stewart,...

  • Girls Discover Enhanced Virtual Reading Experience

    Bolton School Junior Girls have been getting to grips with the latest technology, in the form of Augmented Reality...

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