News for 2015

  • Bolton School Medical Scholars complete first term at University

    The three Dr Edith Forsyth Scholars, Katie Nightingale, Than Dar and Alliyah Ghanchi have completed their first term studying...

  • Bolton School Medical Scholars complete first term at University

    The three Dr Edith Forsyth Scholars, Katie Nightingale, Than Dar and Alliyah Ghanchi have completed their first term studying...

  • Santa Swaps Sleigh for Vintage Bus on Beech House Visit

    Father Christmas swapped his usual sleigh and reindeer for a 1950s bus when he visited children at Beech House on the last day of...

  • Popular Head Receives Puppy as Retirement Gift

    Retiring Head Mrs Ruth Brierley proved so popular that the money collected by the Parents’ Association, staff and pupils was...

  • Year 7s Drop Off Cash for Kids Donation

    Year 7 pupils Marianne Garcia-Cox and Ani Sastry travelled to the Key 103 warehouse with Miss Marrs and Ms Noot to drop off the...

  • Boys Show Gymnastics Grace Under Pressure

    The whole of Year 7 gathered in the Boys’ Division Gym to spectate on this year’s Gymnastics Floor Exercises Final. Eight boys...

  • Boys' Joyous Christmas Celebration

    Festive fervour was well and truly delivered to the Great Hall at Bolton School Boys’ Division as hundreds of boys, across all...

  • Taekwon-do Bronze for Beth

    Year 12 pupil Bethany Hodkinson has won a Bronze medal at the Junior AETF Taekwon-do European Championships. Beth sparred for...

  • Reception Meet Santa’s Reindeer

    The Reception children went on a very special trip to meet Santa’s Reindeer at Cheshire Reindeer Lodge. It was a really magical...

  • Students Add to Hospice's Tree of Life

    Students from Bolton School Boys’ Division, along with Head of Year 12 Miss Tunstall, recently visited Bolton Hospice to place...

  • Multicultural Ceremony of Carols Heralds Christmas

    With ten languages included in the programme, this year’s Ceremony of Carols truly was a multicultural experience. Current pupils...

  • An Inspector Calls at Prefects’ Panto

    The annual Prefects’ Panto is an indispensable part of Christmas in the Girls’ Division, with the Prefects caricaturing key...

  • School Rises to Fizzy Crisp-Mas Hamper Challenge

    Year 12 students at Bolton School have been working hard to raise money for and collect 9,600 bags of crisps or cans of pop to...

  • School Rises to Fizzy Crisp-Mas Hamper Challenge

    Year 12 students at Bolton School have been working hard to raise money for and collect 9,600 bags of crisps or cans of pop to...

  • Multicultural Ceremony of Carols Heralds Christmas

    With ten languages included in the programme, this year’s Ceremony of Carols truly was a multicultural experience. Current pupils...

  • Pupils and Staff Borrow a Book for Christmas

    GCSE and A level students as well as teaching staff have taken part in Bolton School Library’s Borrow a Book for Christmas...

  • Pupils and Staff Borrow a Book for Christmas

    GCSE and A level students as well as teaching staff have taken part in Bolton School Library’s Borrow a Book for Christmas...

  • Lancashire Lacrosse Girls

    Fourteen girls from Years 8, 9 and 10 at Bolton School Girls’ Division have been chosen for the Lancashire U15 lacrosse...

  • Toy Trolley Dash Aids Cash for Kids

    Girls in Year 7 spent their lunchtime dashing around Toys R Us to purchase presents for disadvantaged children and young people...

  • Silver Medal for Para-Swimmer

    After achieving national qualifying times for 100m breaststroke, 100m backstroke, 100m freestyle and 50m freestyle, Emily Manock,...

  • Girls Don Christmas Jumpers for Charity

    Girls’ Division pupils celebrated Christmas Jumper Day and came to School dressed in their best festive gear. Girls were invited...

  • Nativity Entertains Church Luncheon Club

    Year 2 pupils entertained the Luncheon club at Christ Church in Heaton with a special performance of their Nativity. The club is...

  • Pop Culture Comedy for Christmas Post

    The annual Year 10 Christmas Post assembly is certainly one of the pupils’ highlights of the festive season, and this year was no...

  • Festive Cheer on Christmas Jumper Day

    Boys in the Sixth Form at Bolton School donned Christmas Jumpers to raise money for charity. Each of the boys gave a donation of...

  • Children Bring Nativity to Life

    As the Christmas holidays draw near, children at Beech House have been welcoming their families to the hall to watch their...

  • Boys' Brass Band Performs Christmas Favourites

    Children at Beech House enjoyed a festive concert by the Boys’ Division Brass Ensemble who entertained them with lots of...

  • Carol Song Fills the Night

    Bolton School Junior Boys’ Carol Service, held in the Senior School Great Hall, proved a joyous occasion as 200 boys aged 7 to 11...

  • God and the Big Bang Conference

    Pupils in Year 10 and above were entertained and fascinated at the ‘God and the Big Bang’ conference, held at Bolton School. The...

  • God and the Big Bang Conference

    Pupils in Year 10 and above were entertained and fascinated at the ‘God and the Big Bang’ conference, held at Bolton School. The...

  • Cub Harry’s Unprecedented Achievement

    Bolton School Junior Boys’ School hosted a special Cub Scout assembly for both boys and girls to celebrate the very unusual...

  • Chinese Visitors at Bolton School for Stamp Design Awards

    Bolton School was delighted to welcome some very important Chinese visitors to the Boys’ Division, where they attended a ceremony...

  • Chinese Visitors at Bolton School for Stamp Design Awards

    Bolton School was delighted to welcome some very important Chinese visitors to the Boys’ Division, where they attended a ceremony...

  • Witnesses Tell The Christmas Story

    The Junior Girls filled the Girls’ Division Senior School Great Hall with wonderful music as they put on their Christmas show,...

  • Sixth Formers Pinpoint KPMG Enterprise Trophy

    In a competition which saw more than 230 Year 12 girls and boys from Bolton School split into 29 mixed groups, six very...

  • Sixth Formers Pinpoint KPMG Enterprise Trophy

    In a competition which saw more than 230 Year 12 girls and boys from Bolton School split into 29 mixed groups, six very...

  • Headmaster’s Blog Critiques Prevent Strategy

    A blog on the Sunday Times’ website by Bolton School Boys’ Division Headmaster Philip Britton has urged schools to move beyond...

  • Bolton School to Host ESB Teacher Training Event

    On 3 February 2016, Bolton School will host a Teacher Training event for Speaking and Listening, run by English Speaking Board...

  • Bolton School to Host ESB Teacher Training Event

    On 3 February 2016, Bolton School will host a Teacher Training event for Speaking and Listening, run by English Speaking Board...

  • Astrophysicist Inspires the Next Generation

    Old Girl Dr Sarah Hutton who is now Ogden Science Officer at University College London returned to Bolton School to help inspire...

  • Choir Performs at Bolton Parish Church

    The Junior Boys’ Choir provided Christmas cheer to the townsfolk of Bolton on Saturday evening as they performed with the...

  • Toy Mountain Donated to Bolton Lions

    Families at Beech House have been showing their generosity of spirit this Christmas by donating a ‘Toy Mountain’ to Bolton Lions....

  • Toby Wins U14s Golf Trophy

    Nine-year-old Toby in Year 5 has been named Bolton Golf Club’s Under 14 Champion! He beat off competition from the whole of the...

  • Decking the Halls

    The Junior Boys spent their House Morning trimming the whole of Park Road with hand-made decorations. The boys came into School...

  • School Hosts RSC’s Flash Bang Show

    Over 900 pupils from eighteen different schools from across the North-West, including schools from Bradford, Lancaster,...

  • School Hosts RSC’s Flash Bang Show

    Over 900 pupils from eighteen different schools from across the North-West, including schools from Bradford, Lancaster,...

  • ‘The Best of Both Worlds’ Centenary Book Launch

    Alumni, current and former staff, Governors and guests gathered in the Leverhulme Suite of the Riley Sixth Form Centre for the...

  • ‘The Best of Both Worlds’ Centenary Book Launch

    Alumni, current and former staff, Governors and guests gathered in the Leverhulme Suite of the Riley Sixth Form Centre for the...

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