News for 2016

  • Blackburn House Donates to The Blackburn Food Bank

    At the start of term, Blackburn House voted for The Blackburn Food Bank as their elected House Charity. House Captain Harry...

  • Impressive Routines at Year 7 Gymnastics Final

    Eight Year 7 pupils competed for glory in the annual Year 7 Gymnastics Floor Exercises Final, held on the morning of the last day...

  • Musicians Shine at Christmas Festival

    Boys’ Division Headmaster Philip Britton welcomed Bolton School pupils, parents, staff, alumni and friends for the annual...

  • Christmas Rhythm Time for Nursery Children

    The First Steps and Tweenies children at Bolton School Nursery had fun with their parents, grandparents, aunties and uncles at a...

  • Sixth Formers Selected for U19 GB Water Polo Squad

    Three sixth Form pupils and one Old Boy have been selected for the U19 National Water Polo Squad. Sixth Formers Harrison...

  • Butterflies and Caterpillars Tell the Christmas Story

    Children from the Butterfly and Caterpillar Rooms at Bolton School Nursery told the story of Christmas in their own special...

  • Boys Meet Tilly the Guide Dog

    Year 8 boys at Bolton School were thrilled to meet Tilly, the trainee guide dog that they have sponsored.  Sue Dearden, a Guide...

  • Girls Meet the Saucy Pies Challenge!

    Once again, Sixth Form Girls at Bolton School have proved up to the challenge of collecting food items for Urban Outreach’s...

  • Maria Joins Boys' Hockey Team

    Sixth Form student Maria Kettle, who has been playing hockey since the age of 10, has joined the Bolton School Boys' Division...

  • Mountain of Toys for Bolton Children

    Beech House children helped hand over new and nearly new toys to Bolton Lions for their Annual Big Christmas Toy Appeal. The...

  • Christmas Funds for Retrak Charity

    At the end of the Junior Girls’ ‘Winter Warmer’ Christmas Concert, a retiring collection was held in support of the charity...

  • Bolton School Archers Compete

    Archers went head-to-head at the first ever archery competition to take place between the Boys’ and Girls’ Divisions. It was held...

  • Enchanting Music at the Ceremony of Carols

    The Ceremony of Carols was once again a moving occasion as pupils, parents, staff and Old Girls came together to celebrate the...

  • Bolton School Archers Compete

    Archers went head-to-head at the first ever archery competition to take place between the Boys’ and Girls’ Divisions. It was held...

  • Boys' Division Named Apple Distinguished School

    Bolton School Boys' Division is pleased to announce that it has been recognised as an Apple Distinguished School for 2016-2018...

  • Boys' Division Named Apple Distinguished School

    Bolton School Boys' Division is pleased to announce that it has been recognised as an Apple Distinguished School for 2016-2018...

  • Christmas Post for Christies

    There was an atmosphere of excitement in the Girls’ Division Great Hall as Year 10 took to the stage for the annual Christmas...

  • Year 7’s Silence Sponsors Mission Christmas

    Girls in Year 7 spent a school day in silence to raise money for Cash for Kids and Key 103’s Mission Christmas. This annual...

  • Pupils Raise Money with Christmas Jumper Day

    The Girls’ Division turned out in their best festive dress to raise money for Save the Children. They came wearing a wide...

  • Wizard of Oz Delight for Infants

    The whole of Beech House, Bolton School's Infant School, enjoyed a fabulous morning as they were treated to a musical adaptation...

  • Musical Delights at Carol Service

    The Junior Boys’ Carol Service began in traditional style with the singing of ‘Once in Royal David’s City’. The clear first-verse...

  • Wizard of Oz Delight for Children

    The Nursery Class, children in the Butterfly room and the whole of Beech House, Bolton School's Infant School, enjoyed a fabulous...

  • Readers Take Advantage of Book Fair Deals

    Following the success of last year’s Scholastic Book Fair, the Library staff decided to hold one again in the Senior School...

  • Reception Nativity Delights Parents

    Children in Reception at Beech House, Bolton School’s Infant School, put on their annual Nativity for audiences of parents and...

  • Musical Celebration at Christmas Concert

    The inaugural Christmas Celebration Concert was held in the Arts Centre. This was a new venture from the Music Department and...

  • Everest Adventures with Author Matt Dickinson

    The Boys’ Division welcomed Matt Dickinson to talk to pupils in Years 8 and 9 about his experiences of climbing the world’s...

  • Carolling the Christmas Story

    Pupils in Years 1 and 2 at Beech House, Bolton School’s Infant School, told the Christmas story through traditional carols,...

  • Winter Warmer from the Junior Girls

    The Junior Girls presented a ‘Winter Warmer’ as their annual Christmas concert this year. Pupils gave it their all in two...

  • Pupils Impress at Business Challenge Final

    All three judges were impressed by the quality of the presentations at this year’s Business Challenge Final. Following on from...

  • Pupils Impress at Business Challenge Final

    All three judges were impressed by the quality of the presentations at this year’s Business Challenge Final. Following on from...

  • Christmas Party for Nursery Children

    Children attending Bolton School’s Nursery were invited to join staff in the Arts Centre for the Christmas Party. The hall had...

  • RSC Christmas Lecture Goes off with a Bang

    Almost 900 pupils from twenty-one senior schools including the Boys’ and Girls’ Divisions, plus a number of home-schooled...

  • Free Dame Evelyn Glennie Event at Bolton School

    Bolton School will host a free event ‘In Conversation with Evelyn Glennie’ on Thursday 26th January 2017 at 7.00pm in the Girls’...

  • RSC Christmas Lecture Goes off with a Bang

    Almost 900 pupils from twenty-one senior schools including the Boys’ and Girls’ Divisions, plus a number of home-schooled...

  • Opera House Role for Coco

    Year 5 pupil Coco Jones has appeared on the stage at Manchester Opera House in an adaption of George’s Marvellous Medicine by...

  • Sixth Formers Become Cowgill Holloway’s ‘Future Stars’

    Last year, Cowgill Holloway, a Bolton based accountants and business advisors, launched their ‘Future Stars’ programme. This...

  • Sixth Formers Become Cowgill Holloway’s ‘Future Stars’

    Last year, Cowgill Holloway, a Bolton based accountants and business advisors, launched their ‘Future Stars’ programme. This...

  • Boys Celebrate National and North West ISFA Selection

    Five pupils in the Boys’ Division have been selected for Independent Schools’ Football Association (ISFA) teams this year. James...

  • Boys Achieve £10,000 Charity Target

    The Boys’ Division has achieved its ambitious target of raising £10,000 and donating £500 to 20 charities in recognition of the...

  • Coffee and Cake Drop-in for Parents

    During autumn 2016, the Parents’ Association held a series of Friday afternoon coffee and cake drop-ins for parents picking up...

  • Book Fair Deals Encourage Young Readers

    Pupils have been flocking to the library to visit the Scholastic Book Fair this week. Following the success of last year’s book...

  • Target 2.0 Team Win Northern Heat

    A team of Boys’ Division pupils have won the Northern Heat of the Bank of England’s Target 2.0 challenge. The team was captained...

  • Guitar Teacher to Play on Radio 3

    Guitarist Jon Gjylaci, who teaches the instrument at Bolton School, will be featured on BBC Radio 3’s ‘In Tune’ drive-time...

  • Guitar Teacher to Play on Radio 3

    Guitarist Jon Gjylaci, who teaches the instrument at Bolton School, will be featured on BBC Radio 3’s ‘In Tune’ drive-time...

  • An Emotional Evening Spent with Lemn Sissay

    Lemn Sissay, writer and Chancellor of the University of Manchester, held the Great Hall of Bolton School Girls’ Division...

  • Now Marcus is Double English Open Champion

    Following on from becoming World Junior Thai Kickboxing Champion just last month, Marcus Williams, a Year 7 pupil at Bolton...

  • Thunder Selection for Cate

    Cate Lord in Year 10 has been selected for the Manchester Thunder Netball Development Squad. She took part in two netball trails...

  • Long Distance Lessons From Endurance World Champion

    Old Boy Chris Eatough returned to Bolton School to give the 2016 Tillotson Lecture on the subject of ‘Long Distance Learning’....

  • Year 6s Quiz Mountain Biking Champion

    Year 6 pupils from the Junior Boys’ and Junior Girls’ Schools were treated to a talk from Chris Eatough, an Old Boy who went on...

  • Multiple World Mountain Bike Champion Advises Elite Athletes

    Chris Eatough, who left Bolton School 26 years ago to move to the US with his family, returned today as six times World 24 hour...

  • Year 6s Quiz Mountain Biking Champion

    Year 6 pupils from the Junior Boys’ and Junior Girls’ Schools were treated to a talk from Chris Eatough, an Old Boy who went on...

  • Multiple World Mountain Bike Champion Advises Elite Athletes

    Chris Eatough, who left Bolton School 26 years ago to move to the US with his family, returned today as six times World 24 hour...

  • Lifesaver Lucy Wins Salford 100s

    Year 7 pupil Lucy Dixon has won the annual Salford 100s Lifesaving Competition. Sixty-two girls from schools in Bolton competed...

  • Team GB STEAM Day for Primary Girls

    Girls in Year 6 from 19 local primary schools visited Bolton School for a new STEAM day themed around the Olympics and Team GB....

  • MFL Debates Challenge Linguists

    ‘Brexit is the answer’, ‘Give me knowledge not money’, ‘Numbers are better than letters’ and ‘We need to halt the progress of...

  • Fencers Triumph at Tournament

    Dean Kirby in Year 4 and Ethan Caswell in Year 5 defeated stiff competition from seven rival schools to triumph in a Fencing...

  • Young Entrepreneurs Excel on Business Challenge Day

    Year 12 pupils in the Boys’ and Girls’ Divisions formed mixed teams and came up with entrepreneurial ideas for the annual...

  • Young Entrepreneurs Excel on Business Challenge Day

    Year 12 pupils in the Boys’ and Girls’ Divisions formed mixed teams and came up with entrepreneurial ideas for the annual...

  • Joint Senior Concert Band Wins Platinum Award

    Bolton School's Joint Senior Concert Band has been awarded a Platinum Award after performing at the North's Regional Festival of...

  • Joint Senior Concert Band Wins Platinum Award

    Bolton School's Joint Senior Concert Band has been awarded a Platinum Award after performing at the North's Regional Festival of...

  • Big Spotacular at Hesketh House

    All of the Junior Girls got involved with Children in Need’s Big Spotacular by adding spotted accessories to their normal school...

  • Linguists Debate at MFL Competition

    Recently, a group of Sixth Form pupils took part in the annual Northern Schools’ Modern Foreign Languages (MFL) Debating...

  • China Visit Leads to School Partnerships

    Languages’ Coordinator at Bolton School Junior Boys’ School, Mr Colin Hough, spent a productive half-term in China, developing...

  • Cake Sales Support Children in Need

    The whole of Year 9 in the Girls’ Division contributed to fundraising for Children in Need by putting on a series of cake and...

  • Children Enjoy Reception Class Taster Morning

    A dozen young children enjoyed a fun Reception Class Taster Morning at Bolton School Infant School. The pre-school children...

  • Diversity and Depth of Talent on Show at Autumn Concert

    Blowing away any Autumnal cobwebs, Mr Forgrieve’s Drum Corps opened the Boys’ Division Concert with Stx ‘n’ Clx, a catchy piece...

  • School Hosts Lemn Sissay MBE for Free Lecture

    Bolton School will host a free lecture from poet, author and broadcaster Lemn Sissay on Tuesday 29th November at 7.00pm in the...

  • Cricketer Reselected for Lancashire Squad

    Multi-talented young sportswoman Anna Phillips in Year 9 has been reselected to join the Lancashire Girls’ Cricket Squad....

  • School Hosts Lemn Sissay MBE for Free Lecture

    Bolton School will host a free lecture from poet, author and broadcaster Lemn Sissay on Tuesday 29th November at 7.00pm in the...

  • Junior Girls Help Operation Christmas Child Appeal

    Dozens of shoeboxes, full of hygiene products, sweets, school supplies and other items such as hats, scarves, hair accessories...

  • Oscar-Worthy Film Day

    Once again the Year 10 film day was a great success, due in no small part to the tutors Ed Boase and Graham Foote from the Young...

  • Tributes to Old Boys in Remembrance Assembly

    This year’s Remembrance Assembly at Bolton School Boys’ Division was led by Dr Holland and paid tribute to the courage,...

  • Top Award for Busy Outdoor Learning Centre

    Patterdale Hall, the adventure learning centre in the Lake District owned by Bolton School, has achieved The Association of Heads...

  • Pupil Reaching the Trampolining Heights

    Congratulations to Will Fothergill, a Year 7 pupil at Bolton School Boys’ Division, who came 2nd in the U12 North West...

  • Poetic Tributes at Remembrance Assembly

    Old Girls joined current pupils and staff for the annual Remembrance Assembly in the Girls’ Division. Alumni entered the Great...

  • Top Award for Busy Outdoor Learning Centre

    Patterdale Hall, the adventure learning centre in the Lake District owned by Bolton School, has achieved The Association of Heads...

  • Tributes to Old Boys in Remembrance Assembly

    This year’s Remembrance Assembly at Bolton School Boys’ Division was led by Dr Holland and paid tribute to the courage,...

  • School is Category Sponsor at MEN Business Awards

    Bolton School was delighted to once again sponsor the Young Business of the Year Award at the 24th Manchester Evening News...

  • School is Category Sponsor at MEN Business Awards

    Bolton School was delighted to once again sponsor the Young Business of the Year Award at the 24th Manchester Evening News...

  • Swimmers Succeed at John Parry Relays

    The Senior and U15 Swimming Teams travelled to Stonyhurst College for the annual John Parry Relays Competition. The Senior Team...

  • Twelfth Night Drama Delights Junior Girls

    An innovative interpretation of the Shakespearean romantic comedy drama Twelfth Night delighted pupils in Years 5 and 6 at...

  • Physics Lecture Searches for Northern Lights

    Dr Melanie Windridge continued the Girls’ Division’s series of Science and Arts lectures with a fascinating talk about the...

  • Old Boy Haseeb is England’s New Opening Batsman

    Fifteen months ago Haseeb Hameed was picking up his A level results from Bolton School; tomorrow he will open the batting for...

  • Boys Perform at Confucius Institute Tenth Anniversary

    This year marks the tenth anniversary of the Confucius Institute in Manchester. Last year the Junior Boys’ School achieved...

  • Boys Win International 360-VR Film-making Competition

    Boys from Years 7 and 8 of Bolton School Boys’ Division, along with their teacher, Deputy Head (Academic) Mr Nic Ford, have won...

  • Girls’ Country Football Squad Selection

    Three Girls’ Division pupils have been selected to join the U14 Greater Manchester Football squad. Anna Philips in Year 9 along...

  • Old Boy Haseeb is England’s New Opening Batsman

    Fifteen months ago Haseeb Hameed was picking up his A level results from Bolton School; tomorrow he will open the batting for...

  • Marcus Becomes World Junior Thai Kickboxing Champion

    Representing Great Britain at the World Championships in Spain, Marcus Williams, a Year 7 boy at Bolton School, has become the...

  • Bolton School Presence on ESSA Squad in Malta

    Over the half term break, Bolton School water polo players Jos Winstanley and Jack Phillips, both in Year 11, joined the English...

  • Life of a Roman Legionary with Author Ben Kane

    Historical fiction author and former veterinarian Ben Kane visited School to talk to Boys’ Division pupils about the Romans. Ben...

  • Water Polo Coach Receives Coach of the Year Award

    Bolton School Boys’ Division Water Polo Coach Andy McGinty has won this year’s British Swimming Water Polo Coach of the Year...

  • Thirteen Earn County Call-Up for Lacrosse Tournament

    Thirteen girls in Years 9 to 13 have been selected to play for the U18 Lancashire County Lacrosse A and B Squads. Ellie Bridge...

  • Sixth Formers Learn the Spanish Way

    Six Year 12 girls and three Year 12 boys enjoyed a Spanish trip to El Puerto de Santa María near Cádiz in Andalusia for 8 days...

  • Sixth Formers Learn the Spanish Way

    Six Year 12 girls and three Year 12 boys enjoyed a Spanish trip to El Puerto de Santa María near Cádiz in Andalusia for 8 days...

  • Dr Turner Demonstrates Conkers Chemistry on Countryfile

    Chemistry teacher Dr Kristy Turner has appeared on Countryfile’s Autumn Special to explain a fascinating and unusual use for...

  • Repeat Selection for County Netballers

    Georgina Owen and Cate Lord have both been re-selected for country netball squads. This follows their initial success last year,...

  • Economic Insights from Bank of England Old Boy

    Old Boy Paul Alexander, who now works for the Bank of England, returned to School to talk to Business and Economics pupils in the...

  • Pirates Ahoy in Swashbuckling Beech House Assembly

    An audience of parents and Reception and Year 1 children at Beech House were entertained as Year 2 children celebrated their...

  • Bolton Children's Fiction Award 2017 Shortlist Revealed

    After much anticipation, the Bolton Children’s Fiction Award 2017 Shortlist has finally been announced! The six books were...

  • Old Boys' Cricket Raises Funds for Bursaries

    A cricket match held earlier this summer between the "Outcasts" and the "Dukes" at Bolton School raised £75 for the School's...

  • Teambuilding Fun on House Day

    House Day saw the Junior Girls participate in a wide range of teambuilding activities. Pupils enjoyed five sessions over the...

  • Bolton Children's Fiction Award 2017 Shortlist Revealed

    After much anticipation, the Bolton Children’s Fiction Award 2017 Shortlist has finally been announced! The six books were...

  • U15 Netballers Win Schools' Netball Tournament

    The U15 Netball Team took part in the Bolton Schools’ Netball Tournament, competing against thirteen other local schools. They...

  • Prestigious Talent Poised for England Debut

    It is only just over a year since Haseeb Hameed picked up his A Level results from Bolton School and he now stands poised to open...

  • 10-Year-Old Toby Wins U18s Junior Golf Competition

    Toby Yates in Year 6 has once again won a golf competition for Under 18s despite being just ten years old! He competed in the...

  • School to Host Northern Lights Lecture

    Plasma physicist Dr Melanie Windridge will visit Bolton School on Wednesday 9 November to give a free, public lecture about the...

  • Career Insights on Media and Digital Media Day

    Girls’ and Boys’ Division pupils enjoyed a Media and Digital Media Day, and also welcomed pupils from St Joseph’s School in...

  • School to Host Northern Lights Lecture

    Plasma physicist Dr Melanie Windridge will visit Bolton School on Wednesday 9 November to give a free, public lecture about the...

  • Career Insights on Media and Digital Media Day

    Girls’ and Boys’ Division pupils enjoyed a Media and Digital Media Day, and also welcomed pupils from St Joseph’s School in...

  • Nursery Parents Benefit from Transition Meeting

    Parents from the Butterflies room and the Nursery Class had the opportunity to attend a transitions meeting as they start to...

  • Boys Join Voices with the Brixi Singers

    Thirty one boys from the Upper School Choir at Bolton School Junior Boys' School lent their voices to a joint concert held with...

  • Musical Tour as Infants Travel by Tuba

    The children at Beech House were visited by musical duo Travelling by Tuba for a special performance in front of the whole school...

  • Travelling by Tuba at Hesketh House

    Musical duo Travelling by Tuba once again visited the Junior Girls to help pupils to explore a range of instruments from around...

  • TV Historian Delivers Leadership Lessons from The Tudors

    Dr Susannah Lipscomb, who is Senior Lecturer in Early Modern History at the New College of the Humanities and regular tv...

  • U18 Netballers Compete at National Schools’ Tournament

    The Senior netball team took part in the County round of the National Schools’ Netball Tournament in October, where a series of...

  • Pupils’ Greater Manchester Cross Country Selection

    The weather was perfect for twelve girls in Years 7 and 8 who took part in the Bolton Schools’ Cross Country Championships held...

  • Harvest Donations to Urban Outreach

    The generous donation made to the Senior Girls’ Harvest collection this year have been donated to local charity Urban...

  • Beech House Choir Sings at Harvest Tea at the Riley

    The Sixth Form Girls will once again host Tea at the Riley this year. This intergenerational tea party has in recent years...

  • Bolton Schools’ Netball Sees U16s Win Silver

    The U16 netball team were in action at the Bolton Schools’ Netball Tournament in October. After winning all of their opening...

  • Beech House Choir Sings at Harvest Tea at the Riley

    The Sixth Form Girls will once again host Tea at the Riley this year. This intergenerational tea party has in recent years...

  • Teenage Journey Continues with Health and Fitness Talk

    The Boys’ Division Parents’ Association has once again this year organised a series of ‘Teenage Journey’ talks, each designed to...

  • Year 3 Learn About The H Factor

    The Year 3 girls spent an afternoon learning about healthy eating with the catering department. The H Factor helped the girls to...

  • Pupil’s National Road Relay Success

    Year 8 pupil Matthew Mair competed in the National Road Relay Championships at Sutton Coldfield. This was a big competition with...

  • Jamie is British Minors Judo Champion

    Year 7 pupil at Bolton School Boys’ Division, Jamie Death, has become the Great British Minors Champion at Judo. He won all six...

  • Winter Watch Benefit from Boys' Harvest Celebrations

    Boys at Park Road, Bolton School Junior Boys’ School, have been busy collecting food items which they donated to the local branch...

  • Well-Good Project Funds First Well

    Last academic year, maths teachers Mr Heppleston and Mr Hitchin launched Well-Good, a website that allows pupils to provide safe...

  • Poetic Presents on National Poetry Day

    This year, on National Poetry Day, Book Club members took the words of renowned poet Michael Rosen to heart: “Poetry is the sound...

  • Nursery Manager Relishing New Role

    Joining the School in August, Miss Joanne Hewitt has greatly enjoyed her first few weeks as Bolton School Nursery's new manager....

  • Harvest Support for Urban Outreach

    This year’s Harvest celebration at the Junior Girls’ School once again supported Urban Outreach, with pupils’ families sending in...

  • PA Coffee Morning Raises Funds for Macmillan

    A Macmillan Coffee Morning organised by the Junior Boys’ School Parents’ Association has raised funds for cancer...

  • Boys in Regional and National Finals as Cricket Season Closes

    The cricket season of summer 2016 drew to a close with a flurry of finals being played in September. The U15 team travelled to...

  • Army Leadership Day for Year 9s

    The Year 9 girls improved their problem solving, leadership and teamwork skills through a Leadership Day led by the Army. Pupils...

  • Activity Week for Year 8 Girls

    Pupils in Year 8 enjoyed a week off their normal timetable to take part in an array of exciting activities. Half of the year...

  • Girls Aim to Retrak Street Kids

    A non-uniform day at Bolton School Junior Girls' School has raised £661.53 for Retrak, a Stockport-based charity who help...

  • Young Golfer Victorious in Knockout Competition

    Over the summer holidays, Year 6 pupil Toby Yates competed in the Judge Kershaw Junior Knockout Competition at Bolton Golf Club....

  • Senior Girls Go Gold

    Top athletes from Bolton School Girls' Division have been inspired to aim for the very top after attending this year's GSA's...

  • Runner Competes in Northern Road Relay

    Year 8 pupil Matthew Mair competed in the Northern Road Relay championships for his club, running against teams from across the...

  • Girls are Runners-up at GSA Netball Tournament

    The Year 9 netball team almost went all the way this year at the national GSA's Netball Tournament, just losing out in the final...

  • Year 12s Rise to BEST Day Challenges

    Girls in Year 12 took part in the annual Business Enterprise Skills Training Day, or BEST Day, to develop their soft skills. This...

  • Virtual Field Trips with Google Expeditions

    Boys in Years 7 to 9 had the chance to experience state-of-the-art virtual reality as part of a Google Expeditions Day. With the...

  • PA Raises Funds with Macmillan Coffee Morning

    The Junior Girls’ School Parents’ Association hosted their annual Macmillan Coffee Morning in the hall. A spectacular array of...

  • A Day of Musical Experiences

    Bolton School Girls’ Division GCSE Music students took a day off-timetable to enjoy a day of new musical experiences. Starting...

  • School to Host Suzannah Lipscomb Lecture

    Historian, author and broadcaster Suzannah Lipscomb is visiting Bolton School on Thursday 13 October to give a free lecture...

  • Judge Explores the Origins of Human Rights

    The 44th Marcus Tillotson lecture was given by Immigration Judge Roy Battersby, an Old Boy of the School, on the subject of the...

  • Bursary Funds Raised At Golf Day

    The good weather held for the third year running at Bolton School’s Bursary Golf Day. Sunshine welcomed the teams of Old Boys,...

  • School to Host Suzannah Lipscomb Lecture

    Historian, author and broadcaster Suzannah Lipscomb is visiting Bolton School on Thursday 13 October to give a free lecture...

  • Bursary Funds Raised At Golf Day

    The good weather held for the third year running at Bolton School’s Bursary Golf Day. Sunshine welcomed the teams of Old Boys,...

  • Pupil's Article Published in Young Scientists Journal

    Year 13 pupil Adam Shine has had an article on climate science published in The Young Scientists Journal. He originally wrote the...

  • Students Contemplate Alternatives to Animal Testing

    GCSE and A level students and their parents enjoyed an enlightening evening lecture entitled “Alternatives to Animal Testing” by...

  • Samba Band Perform at Hospice's Bubble Rush Fundraiser

    Bolton School’s Joint Samba Band set the pace for runners at Bolton Hospice’s Bubble Rush fundraising event held at Queen’s Park...

  • Samba Band Perform at Hospice's Bubble Rush Fundraiser

    Bolton School’s Joint Samba Band set the pace for runners at Bolton Hospice’s Bubble Rush fundraising event held at Queen’s Park...

  • Aspirations Raised for SHINE Pupils

    Seven pupils who attended the SHINE ‘Serious fun on Saturdays’ programme at Bolton School in 2014-15 have now joined the School...

  • Aspirations Raised for SHINE Pupils

    Seven pupils who attended the SHINE ‘Serious fun on Saturdays’ programme at Bolton School in 2014-15 have now joined the School...

  • Life Lessons From Selina Scott at School Awards Night

    Bolton School Girls’ Division was delighted to welcome television presenter Selina Scott as guest speaker at this year’s Sixth...

  • PM Writes to Pupils About Education Campaign

    At the end of the last academic year, pupils at Bolton School sent personalised letters to David Crausby, the MP for Bolton North...

  • Samuel Places 7th in Euro Sailing Championships

    Bolton School Year 13 student Samuel Platt’s sailing career reached new heights when he recorded a 7th place finish in the...

  • Summer of Success for Sailor

    Year 8 pupil Harvey Leigh has enjoyed a summer of sailing which has culminated in two impressive feats. Harvey recently...

  • Macbeth Workshop with Globe Theatre Storytellers

    Pupil in Year 9 broadened their knowledge of Shakespeare’s tragedies with the Globe Theater’s storytellers. The focus was on...

  • School Aims for Platinum Artsmark

    With the start of a new school year, the Boys’ Division has launched a project with the aim of achieving the highest level of...

  • School Hosts National ISFA Soccer Sixes Tournament

    Bolton School hosted this year’s Independent Schools’ Football Association (ISFA) Soccer Sixes Competition sponsored by Complete...

  • National Call-up for England Youth Chess Champion

    Over the summer, Sharon Daniel, a Year 10 pupil at Bolton School Girls’ Division, represented England in the European Youth Chess...

  • Arron's Silver and Bronze Medals in Euro Water-Skiing Finals

    Arron Davies returned to School having spent his summer productively - winning Silver and Bronze Medals at the August U17 (and...

  • Boys’ Impressive GCSE Results

    Bolton School Boys’ Division has posted another impressive set of GCSE results with 99% of pupils once again achieving the...

  • A Star Girls

    Year 11 pupils at Bolton School Girls’ Division have been celebrating excellent GCSE results with an increase in the number of...

  • Farewell to Nursery Manager

    At a farewell fun-filled afternoon tea party, staff, governors, parents and children at Bolton School Nursery bid an emotional...

  • Boys' A Level Delight

    Students at Bolton School Boys’ Division have been celebrating an excellent set of A level results with 22.5% of papers being...

  • A Level Success for Bolton School Girls

    Students and teachers at Bolton School Girls’ Division have celebrated another excellent year for A Level results with an...

  • Glen Chapple Visits Local Children at Flintoff Cricket Academy

    Lancashire bowler Glen Chapple was the guest start at the Andrew Flintoff Cricket Academy held at Bolton School. This week-long...

  • Glen Chapple Visits Local Children at Flintoff Cricket Academy

    Lancashire bowler Glen Chapple was the guest start at the Andrew Flintoff Cricket Academy held at Bolton School. This week-long...

  • England Star Visits Netball Fever at Bolton School

    During the summer holidays, forty local girls between the ages of six and fourteen took part in Activate Sport’s Netball Fever....

  • England Star Visits Netball Fever at Bolton School

    During the summer holidays, forty local girls between the ages of seven and fourteen took part in Activate Sport’s Netball Fever....

  • International Youth Philharmonic Rehearses at School

    Over one hundred young musicians from the twin towns of Bolton and Paderborn in Germany came together to form an International...

  • Reflections from Water Polo Olympian

    Once again this year, Bolton School has won a clean sweep of national water polo titles at the three different age groups; U13,...

  • Catch up with Emma, School's International Swimmer

    Emma Saunders: Commonwealth Silver & Bronze Medal-Winning Swimmer   Emma Saunders left Bolton School in 2012, having won...

  • Reflections from Water Polo Olympian Ed Scott

    Once again this year, Bolton School has won a clean sweep of national water polo titles at the three different age groups; U13,...

  • Catch up with Emma Saunders, School's International Swimmer

    Emma Saunders: Commonwealth Silver & Bronze Medal-Winning Swimmer   Emma Saunders left Bolton School in 2012, having won...

  • New Winwick Bus Route for School

    Bolton School will run a new bus route from September for children wishing to travel from the Winwick and North Warrington area....

  • New Winwick Bus Route for School

    Bolton School will run a new bus route from September for children wishing to travel from the Winwick and North Warrington area....

  • New Winwick Bus Route for School

    Bolton School will run a new bus route from September for children wishing to travel from the Winwick and North Warrington area....

  • School Jazz Band Performs at Kneller Hall

    Bolton School Jazz Band was delighted to spend a day packed with activities at Kneller Hall, the Royal Military School of Music...

  • New Winwick Bus Route for School

    Bolton School will run a new bus route from September for children wishing to travel from the Winwick and North Warrington area....

  • New Winwick Bus Route for School

    Bolton School will run a new bus route from September for children wishing to travel from the Winwick and North Warrington area....

  • School Jazz Band Performs at Kneller Hall

    Bolton School Jazz Band was delighted to spend a day packed with activities at Kneller Hall, the Royal Military School of Music...

  • A Glorious Cricketing Summer

    Despite the all too often soggy conditions preventing a sense of real momentum being achieved, the 2016 season has brought...

  • Lewis Travels the World in Pursuit of Water Polo Dream

    Last Summer, Lewis Daly left Bolton School with a clutch of A levels and his university entry sorted (he starts at Liverpool...

  • Mr Teasdale is 2nd in Biology Teacher of the Year Award

    Mr David Teasdale, Biology Teacher at Bolton School Boys’ Division, has been awarded the runner-up spot in the Royal Society of...

  • Old Boy is Biology Teacher of the Year Runner Up

    Mr David Teasdale, Biology Teacher at Bolton School Boys’ Division, has been awarded the runner-up spot in the Royal Society of...

  • Old Boy Lewis Daly Travels the World in Pursuit of Water Polo Dream

    Last Summer, Lewis Daly left Bolton School with a clutch of A levels and his university entry sorted (he starts at Liverpool...

  • Mandarin Success for Y6 Boys

    A staggering 86% of Year 6 boys at Bolton School Junior Boys’ School, which had Confucius Classroom status bestowed upon it...

  • Saxophone Choir Perform at Music for Youth National Festival

    The Joint Saxophone Choir travelled to Birmingham on Wednesday 6 July to perform at the Music For Youth (MFY) National Festival...

  • Emma is Picture Perfect

    The hotly contested Junior Girls’ Photography Competition has been won by Emma Arnison from Year 4. This year’s theme was...

  • Saxophone Choir Perform at Music for Youth National Festival

    The Joint Saxophone Choir travelled to Birmingham on Wednesday 6 July to perform at the Music For Youth (MFY) National Festival...

  • Swimmer Elly's National Call Up

    Twelve year old Year 8 pupil Elly Fraser has been selected to swim for the British national team (14 years and under) at 200m...

  • Girls Share Wallwork Sport Trophy

    This year the Wallwork trophy was awarded to Amy Chicken, Mabel Horridge and Maddie Kennedy in Year 9. The annual award is...

  • Young Entrepreneurs Raise Funds for Cancer Research (1)

    Entrepreneurial Year 6 boys at Bolton School have been busy raising money for Cancer Research UK. Working in groups of two and...

  • Gangster Antics at Boys' 'Bugsy Malone' Production

    As the summer term drew to a close, the Year 6 boys put on their much anticipated production of Bugsy Malone. Performed over...

  • School Wins the North of England U15 Cricket Cup

    The North of England Finals day at Netherfield Cricket Club, Kendal, proved to be the icing on the cake for the Bolton School U15...

  • Y7 & Y8 Girls’ Celebration Evening

    As the school year drew to a close, over 225 girls from Years 7 and 8 and their parents and teachers came together to celebrate...

  • Gold DofE Girls Go Sailing

    Eight Sixth Form Girls at Bolton School – Hannah Shaw, Ruch Sharma, Beth Holbrook, Charlotte Johnson, Lauren Hurst, Eleanor...

  • Infants' Cheque for the RNLI

    Pupils from Beech House, the Infant Department of Bolton School, have handed over a cheque for £330 to the RNLI; the money was...

  • Leavers Showcase Talent in Final Concert

    The Year 2 pupils put on a spectacular show for their parents, grandparents and other members of their families in their final...

  • Y7 Pupils Perform in National Somme Commemoration Concert

    Year 7 pupils James Hopkinson and Olivia Sample had a busy day on Friday as members of a national children’s choir drawn from the...

  • Boys' £10,000 Rivington Pike Walk

    Six hundred and fifty pupils from Years 7, 8, 9 and 10 as well as some Year 12 students at Bolton School Boys’ Division undertook...

  • Sports Day Fun for Junior Girls

    The Junior Girls enjoyed a variety of sporting challenges at their Sports Day. Although the initial date had to be rearranged due...

  • Commemorating the Centenary of the Somme

    One hundred years to the day after the Battle of the Somme commenced, the Girls’ Division remembered this largest battle of the...

  • Y7 Pupils Perform in National Somme Commemoration Concert

    Year 7 pupils James Hopkinson and Olivia Sample had a busy day on Friday as members of a national children’s choir drawn from the...

  • Boys Raise £10,000

    Junior Boys at Bolton School have raised £10,000 for the Motor Neurone Disease Association (MNDA). Two hundred boys from Years 3...

  • Architecture Inspiration From Gherkin Designer

    Old Boy Robin Partington returned to Bolton School to present the awards at this year’s Senior Boys’ Prizegiving, but also found...

  • Musical Ensembles Entertain Local Primary Schools

    Junior and Senior Musical Ensembles from Bolton School have been out and about across the local area, performing to local...

  • Gherkin Designer Returns to Inspire

    Robin Partington, who attended Bolton School in the early 1970s, is the man behind the design of “the Gherkin” and other iconic...

  • Success Celebrated at Annual Prizegiving

    Pupils, parents, teachers and governors gathered to celebrate the wide range of academic and extra-curricular achievement that...

  • Charity Afternoon Raises Over £680

    The Junior Girls’ annual Charity Afternoon has raised an impressive £682.94. All of the charities were chosen by the Year 6...

  • Musical Ensembles Entertain Local Primary Schools

    Junior and Senior Musical Ensembles from Bolton School have been out and about across the local area, performing to local...

  • Team Wins Greater Manchester Chemquiz

    A team of four Boys’ Division pupils travelled to Manchester Metropolitan University to take part in this year’s Greater...

  • Artwork Exhibited at University

    Artwork produced by Bolton School’s GCSE and A Level artists has been exhibited at the Best of Bolton Schools’ Art and Design...

  • Artwork Exhibited at University

    Artwork produced by Bolton School’s GCSE and A Level artists has been exhibited at the Best of Bolton Schools’ Art and Design...

  • Bolton Children’s Fiction Award Ceremony 2016

    The much-anticipated Bolton Children’s Fiction Award Ceremony took place at Bolton School today with all six nominated authors in...

  • ‘Once Upon A Time’ Summer Concert

    The Junior Girls transported their audience to ‘Once Upon A Time’ at their wonderful Summer Concert. Opening with ‘I Remember...

  • Bolton Children’s Fiction Award Ceremony 2016

    The much-anticipated Bolton Children’s Fiction Award Ceremony took place at Bolton School today with all six nominated authors in...

  • Wind in the Willows Delights Children

    The whole of Beech House, Bolton School’s Infant School, enjoyed an end of term treat when the Takeaway Theatre Company performed...

  • National Finals for Dinburgh

    At the recent Rhythmic Gymnastics National Grade Finals competition, Dinburgh Ai in Year 3 won 5th place in the rope competition,...

  • Girls’ School Raises over £12,000 for Charity

    A delighted Miss Marrs, who helps coordinate charitable giving in the Girls’ Division of Bolton School, has praised pupils and...

  • Girls Tell ‘Grimm Tales’

    Grimm Tales was this year’s Middle School Production. Performed by pupils in Years 7 to 9, this version of the Grimm brothers’...

  • Niamh Qualifies for Open Water National Championships

    Over the weekend, Niamh Knowles in Year 10 swam in her first open water competition at Salford Quays in Manchester. Niamh took...

  • Hollie's Roller-Skating Success

    At the weekend Hollie Asquith was crowned British Champion for Free Skating. She was also 2nd on June 10th in the British Solo...

  • Centenary Ball Completes Anniversary Celebrations

    The School’s 100 and 500 Year Anniversary Celebrations were brought to a close with the fabulous Centenary Ball. Held at the...

  • Centenary Ball Completes Anniversary Celebrations

    The School’s 100 and 500 Year Anniversary Celebrations were brought to a close with the fabulous Centenary Ball. Held at the...

  • Centenary Ball Completes Anniversary Celebrations

    The School’s 100 and 500 Year Anniversary Celebrations were brought to a close with the fabulous Centenary Ball. Held at the...

  • Centenary Ball Completes Anniversary Celebrations

    The School’s 100 and 500 Year Anniversary Celebrations were brought to a close with the fabulous Centenary Ball. Held at the...

  • School Hosts and Excels in Languages' Poetry Competition

    Pupils from Bolton School Girls’ Division met with success in the first ever North-West Association for Language Learning (ALL)...

  • Centenary Ball Completes Anniversary Celebrations

    The School’s 100 and 500 Year Anniversary Celebrations were brought to a close with the fabulous Centenary Ball. Held at the...

  • School v MCC Game is Drawn

    In weather that has rarely greeted this, Bolton School's most prestigious fixture in recent years, a dozen or so guests basked...

  • Year 4's Midsummer Night's Dream

    To celebrate William Shakespeare’s work and his 400 year legacy, Year 4 pupils presented two assemblies based on one of his most...

  • French Language Play for Year 8

    Pupils in Year 8 watched a play in French to help to improve their language skills. Touring theatre company Onatti performed Les...

  • Physics Teacher Delighted with her Latest Publication

    Bolton School Girls’ Division Physics teacher and resident author Mrs Sue Holt is delighted to see Physics for You, the GCSE...

  • Old Boy Jonathan Shaw takes part in the annual MCC match against School

    In weather that has rarely greeted this, Bolton School's most prestigious fixture in recent years, a dozen or so guests basked...

  • Summer Sports Days

    A large audience of parents, grandparents, siblings and family members gathered on the sports field for the Year 1 and Year 2...

  • Y7 Pupils’ World Premiere is Recorded for CD

    Two Year 7 pupils from Bolton School, James Hopkinson and Olivia Sample, have performed with the Hallé Children’s Choir and...

  • Y7 Pupils’ World Premiere is Recorded for CD

    Two Year 7 pupils from Bolton School, James Hopkinson and Olivia Sample, have performed with the Hallé Children’s Choir and...

  • Patterdale Hall Looking Good

    Hundreds of guests who attended the Patterdale Hall Open Day were delighted to see just how well the Hall and grounds were...

  • Patterdale Hall Looking Good

    Hundreds of guests who attended the Patterdale Hall Open Day were delighted to see just how well the Hall and grounds were...

  • Midnight Memories Walk Boost for Bolton Hospice

    Thirteen members of staff at Beech House, Bolton School's Infant School, completed the Midnight Memories Walk through Bolton on...

  • 1920s Costumes to Celebrate Centenary

    The Nursery Class for Three- and Four-Year-Olds joined in with Beech House’s celebration of Bolton School’s 100th and 500th...

  • 100 Years of History in a Day

    Children at Beech House celebrated Bolton School’s 100th and 500th Anniversaries in style by dressing up in clothes from all the...

  • School's 80 Acre Classroom

    Lots of schools endeavour to provide outdoor activities for their pupils but few can boast their own fully equipped adventure...

  • Safari Park Visit for Leavers

    Children from the Butterfly Room at Bolton School’s Nursery, who will be leaving to start school in September, enjoyed a trip to...

  • School's 80 Acre Classroom

    Lots of schools endeavour to provide outdoor activities for their pupils but few can boast their own fully equipped adventure...

  • Beech House Ball Boosts PMSF

    This year's Beech House Summer Ball, held at the Macron Stadium and organised by the Infants' Parent Association, has raised...

  • Sixth Formers Look Beyond Bolton School

    Girls in Year 12 took part in a careers day which allowed them to expand their horizons and consider some of the different...

  • Alumni help Sixth Formers look beyond Bolton School

    Girls in Year 12 took part in a careers day which allowed them to expand their horizons and consider some of the different...

  • Sixth Formers' Volunteering is Commended

    Year 12 students in the Girls’ and Boys’ Divisions of Bolton School have, over the course of the past year, contributed a...

  • Sixth Formers' Volunteering is Commended

    Year 12 students in the Girls’ and Boys’ Divisions of Bolton School have, over the course of the past year, contributed a...

  • Infants Find Themselves Back in an 1877 Classroom

    Thanks to a History Alive project, Year 2 children at Beech House, the Infant Department of Bolton School, found themselves...

  • Honours for Old Girls

    Two Old Girls are among those who have been recognised in the Queen’s 90th Birthday Honours list, and another has received the...

  • Honours for Old Girls

    Two Old Girls are among those who have been recognised in the Queen’s 90th Birthday Honours list, and another has received the...

  • Picnic Lunch to Celebrate Queen’s 90th

    The Junior Girls’ School was a riot of red, white and blue as pupils celebrated the Queen’s 90th birthday! The girls dressed in...

  • Old Girl Achieves Sax Diploma Distinction

    In March, Natasha Lomas, performed her examination for the Licentiate of Trinity College London (LTCL) diploma in saxophone...

  • Old Girl Achieves Sax Diploma Distinction

    In March, Natasha Lomas, performed her examination for the Licentiate of Trinity College London (LTCL) diploma in saxophone...

  • Cricket’s Greatest All Rounder at Bolton School

    The cricketing community at Bolton School was thrilled to welcome Sir Garfield Sobers, widely regarded as cricket’s “greatest...

  • Beech House Staff in Midnight Memories Walk

    Thirteen staff from Beech House, Bolton School’s Infant School, including the Head of the School Mrs Tracey Taylor, are all set...

  • School Repeats Water Polo Hat-Trick

    The U13 Water Polo Team has won the National Final, meaning that Bolton School teams have won all three English Schools’ National...

  • International Success for Year 7 Sailor

    Harvey Leigh in Year 7 was selected for the 2016 Great Britain Under 16 International Optimist Team competing at Braassemermeer...

  • Boys' Music is Commended

    The Boys’ Division at Bolton School has had its excellent work in music recognised by the Incorporated Society of Musicians (ISM)...

  • Primaries Do Battle to be Local Quiz Champions

    Teams of six Year 5 girls and boys from eleven local primary schools battled it out at this year's Big Quiz hosted by Bolton...

  • Primaries Do Battle to be Local Quiz Champions

    Teams of six Year 5 girls and boys from eleven local primary schools battled it out at this year's Big Quiz hosted by Bolton...

  • Two Hundred Boys in Charity Fun Run

    The sun shone and two hundred boys from Bolton School Junior Boys’ School (Years 3 to 6) donned a fantastic range of fancy dress...

  • Drama Brings Rugby History to Year 9

    Bolton School hosted a performance of Hands Up for Jonny Wilkinson’s Right Boot as part of a three-week theatre tour supported by...

  • Last Act of Kindness

    Year 13 girls at Bolton School Girls' Division were in high spirits on their last day of school before they go on study leave but...

  • Sixth Formers Awaken Childhood Memories on Leavers’ Day

    The Sixth Form girls started their Study Leave in style with their celebrations on Leavers’ Day. Year 13 pupils wore a marvellous...

  • Career Inspiration from Alumni

    Six Old Boys and Old Girls returned to School to talk to pupils in the Junior Schools about their work as part of an exciting...

  • Boys Perform Diverse Range of Solo and Ensemble Pieces

    Twenty three Boys' Division pupils entertained an appreciate audience in a concert in the Arts Centre. Any gloominess caused by...

  • Career Inspiration from Alumni

    Six Old Boys and Old Girls returned to School to talk to pupils in the Junior Schools about their work as part of an exciting...

  • Bolton School Girls Raise Funds for St Ann's Hospice

    Sixth Form charity representatives from Bolton School Girls' Division handed over a cheque for £727.33 to St Ann's Hospice, the...

  • Career Inspiration from Alumni

    Six Old Boys and Old Girls returned to School to talk to pupils in the Junior Schools about their work as part of an exciting...

  • Pupils Help Clean Up Park

    Pupils in one of the Reception classes at Bolton School’s Infant School have been reading the stories of Percy the Park Keeper...

  • Guitarists Conclude Junior Lunchtime Concert Series

    Five Senior School guitarists from Years 7 to 10 performed solos in a Lunchtime Concert at Park Road, the Junior Boys’ School....

  • Guitarists Conclude Junior Lunchtime Concert Series

    Five Senior School guitarists from Years 7 to 10 performed solos in a Lunchtime Concert at Park Road, the Junior Boys’ School....

  • Alumni Inspire with Virtual Visit

    Old Boys Matthew Entwistle, Tim Lightfoot and Jon Marsden all now live and work in London. However, with a little help from...

  • Alumni Inspire with Virtual Visit

    Old Boys Matthew Entwistle, Tim Lightfoot and Jon Marsden all now live and work in London. However, with a little help from...

  • Jazz Band Impresses at Horwich Music Festival

    Bolton School's award-winning Joint Jazz Band impressed at this year's Horwich Music Festival held at the Horwich Community...

  • Jazz Band Impresses at Horwich Music Festival

    Bolton School's award-winning Joint Jazz Band impressed at this year's Horwich Music Festival held at the Horwich Community...

  • Past and Present Pupils in National Water Polo Triumph

    This weekend, the City of Manchester Water Polo Club won the Men’s British Championship in Gloucester beating the defending...

  • Past and Present Pupils in National Water Polo Triumph

    This weekend, the City of Manchester Water Polo Club won the Men’s British Championship in Gloucester beating the defending...

  • Showstoppers Crown Bake Off Final

    Twenty-two Girls’ Division pupils in Years 7 to 9 took part in this year’s Bake Off. Competing over the course of five weeks...

  • Nursery Nominated for National Award

    Bolton School’s Nursery has been nominated for the national ‘Apprenticeship Employer of the Year Award’ in the National...

  • Francovision Song Contest for Y7s

    Year 7 Girls at Bolton School have taken part in a Francovision song contest as part of their French studies. Francovision is the...

  • School Helps Barnardo’s Celebrate its 150th Anniversary

    Bolton School Boys’ Division was invited to Buckingham Palace for an afternoon tea party to celebrate 150 years of the Barnardo’s...

  • OG Natasha Lomas completes her Gold Duke of Edinburgh Award

    After a five-day trek in Wales, success in the Lancashire County U18 girls Doubles Winter League tennis competition, achieving a...

  • New Fee Assistance for “Squeezed Middle”

    Parents whose children are applying for entry into Year 7 in Bolton School Girls’ or Boys’ Division in the Autumn of 2017 will...

  • New Fee Assistance for “Squeezed Middle”

    Parents whose children are applying for entry into Year 7 in Bolton School Girls’ or Boys’ Division in the Autumn of 2017 will...

  • Butterflies Receive Royal Letter

    In honour of the Queen’s 90th Birthday, the Butterflies made an extra-special card to send to Her Majesty. The children were...

  • Quincentenary Assembly Celebrates School’s History

    Pupils in Years 7 to 9 were joined by Old Boys, Governors, former Headmaster Mervyn Brooker and the families of two previous...

  • Staff and Pupils in Charity Dodgeball Clash

    An “all-stars” teaching staff team at Bolton School Boys’ Division took on champion dodgeball teams from across Years 7, 8, 11,...

  • Quincentenary Assembly Celebrates School’s History

    Pupils in Years 7 to 9 were joined by Old Boys, Governors, former Headmaster Mervyn Brooker and the families of two previous...

  • Outdoor Adventures at the Anderton Centre

    The Year 2 children went on an outdoor adventure at the Anderton Centre. There were three different activities to try out and the...

  • Circusology at Beech House

    All of the children at Beech House, Bolton School’s Infant School, enjoyed lessons in ‘Circusology’ this week. They tried their...

  • School Hosts Dutch Water Polo Friends

    Bolton School Boys’ Division was delighted to host the U17 Dutch water polo team Koudekerk, a club that has regularly hosted...

  • Team GB Tradition for Winstanley Brothers

    Playing water polo for Great Britain is rapidly becoming a tradition for the three Winstanley brothers. Middle brother Aaron is...

  • Team GB Tradition for Winstanley Brothers

    Playing water polo for Great Britain is rapidly becoming a tradition for the three Winstanley brothers. Middle brother Aaron is...

  • Chess Winner Through to National Gigafinal

    Janani Velayutham in Year 5 has won the regional final of the Delancey UK Schools’ Chess Challenge, and made it through to the...

  • Old Girl Passes Out From Sandhurst

    Old Girl Nikki Reid has commissioned from the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst as an officer in the British Army. On 15 April,...

  • Old Girl Passes Out From Sandhurst

    Old Girl Nikki Reid has commissioned from the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst as an officer in the British Army. On 15 April,...

  • GB Call Up for Y6 Thai Boxing Champion

    Marcus Williams, a Year 6 pupil at Bolton School Junior Boys’ School, has been called up to fight for Great Britain at the Thai...

  • Girls' May Serenade

    Senior School girls from Years 7 to 13 of Bolton School showed a wonderfully diverse range of musical talent at this year’s May...

  • Old Boy Tom Besford Judges Battle of the Bands

    The annual Battle of the Bands was greeted with sunshine as boys and girls gathered to listen to the four varied finalists...

  • Hashir Called to Join England Chess Squad

    Hashir Sapra in Year 6 has been selected for the England Under 11s Chess Squad. He started playing chess when he joined the...

  • Spring Concert Heralds New Season

    The Junior Boys’ Spring Concert filled the Boys’ Division Great Hall with music and song to herald the new season. An audience of...

  • Old Boy Aaron Looks Forward to European Water Polo Qualifiers

    Aaron Winstanley will captain the U19 GB Water Polo team in their forthcoming European Championship Qualifiers in Turkey. The...

  • Old Boy Aaron Looks Forward to European Water Polo Qualifiers

    Aaron Winstanley will captain the U19 GB Water Polo team in their forthcoming European Championship Qualifiers in Turkey. The...

  • Friendly Matches at Football Festival for Years 3 and 4

    Bolton School’s annual Football Festival for Years 3 and 4 was once again a huge success, with hundreds of primary school...

  • Girls Kick Off Annual Football Festivals

    Girls in Year 7 and 8 kicked off the annual Football Festival at Bolton School. Seven teams from four schools across the north of...

  • Trio Receive Queen’s Scout Awards Honour

    Three members of the 19th Bolton (Bolton School) Scout Troop have been awarded the Queen’s Scout Award, the highest award in...

  • Trio Receive Queen’s Scout Awards Honour

    Three members of the 19th Bolton (Bolton School) Scout Troop have been awarded the Queen’s Scout Award, the highest award in...

  • Old Boy Tom Besford judges Battle of the Bands

    The annual Battle of the Bands was greeted with sunshine as boys and girls gathered to listen to the four varied finalists...

  • Swimmers Qualify for National Final

    Five girls from Years 5 and 6 travelled to Everton Park in Liverpool to take part in the qualifying round of the English Schools’...

  • Battling Bands Impress with Original Songs

    The annual Battle of the Bands was greeted with sunshine as boys and girls gathered to listen to the four varied finalists...

  • Boys’ Stories Selected for 500 Words Second Round

    Five Junior Boys’ School pupils have made it to the next round of judging in Chris Evans and BBC Radio 2’s 500 Words writing...

  • Boys’ Stories Selected for 500 Words Second Round

    Six Boys’ Division pupils have made it to the next round of judging in Chris Evans and BBC Radio 2’s 500 Words writing...

  • Sports Colours Awards

    Impressive sporting performances over the course of 2015-16 in Bolton School Boys’ Division were recognised with the awarding of...

  • String Quartet Wins Gold at Ramsbottom Music Festival

    The Junior Girls’ String Quartet recently performed in the string ensemble category at the Ramsbottom Music Festival in March....

  • Sports Colours Awards

    Impressive sporting performances over the course of 2015-16 in Bolton School Boys’ Division were recognised with the awarding of...

  • Children Enjoy an “Outstanding” Start at Bolton School

    Bolton School’s Early Years’ Foundation Stage (EYFS) provision has been awarded the top judgement of being “outstanding” in all...

  • Children Enjoy an “Outstanding” Start at Bolton School

    Bolton School’s Early Years’ Foundation Stage (EYFS) provision has been awarded the top judgement of being “outstanding” in all...

  • Year 5s Spelling Bee Buzz

    Sixteen Year 5 girls and boys from eight local schools took part in this year’s Spelling Bee held at Bolton School. The...

  • Creative Juices Flow at Open Mic Night

    Mike Garry, who has been lauded as “the best street poet ever” and “the hardest angel in poetry heaven”, returned to Bolton...

  • Year 5s Spelling Bee Buzz

    Sixteen Year 5 girls and boys from eight local schools took part in this year’s Spelling Bee held at Bolton School. The...

  • Nursery Class Visits Martin Mere

    The Nursery Class for Three- and Four-Year-Olds visited Martin Mere as part of the children’s work about Spring and Growth. The...

  • Year 2 Piano Recital

    Pianists in Year 2 took centre stage, many of them for the first time ever, to perform in front of an audience of parents and...

  • Double Success for Cross Country Teams

    The Junior Boys’ School enjoyed dual success as the boys won both age groups in the Bolton Schools’ Cross Country League. The...

  • Duke of Edinburgh Award Achievements Celebrated

    The Duke of Edinburgh Awards Evening was held for the second time at Bolton School, cementing its place as an annual event in the...

  • Team Blasts Off At UKAYRoC

    A team of six Boys’ Division pupils travelled to Elvington Aerodrome to take part in the UK Aerospace Youth Rocketry Challenge...

  • Duke of Edinburgh Award Achievements Celebrated

    The Duke of Edinburgh Awards Evening was held for the second time at Bolton School, cementing its place as an annual event in the...

  • Laura Moss and Toryn Dalton speak at the Duke of Edinburgh Award Evening

    The Duke of Edinburgh Awards Evening was held for the second time at Bolton School, cementing its place as an annual event in the...

  • ‘The Macbeth Curse’ Entertains Pupils

    Year 8 boys and pupils from the Junior Boys’ and Junior Girls’ Schools enjoyed a special touring production of The Macbeth Curse...

  • ‘The Macbeth Curse’ Entertains Pupils

    Year 8 boys and pupils from the Junior Boys’ and Junior Girls’ Schools enjoyed a special touring production of The Macbeth Curse...

  • National ISFA Call Up for Y8 Boys

    Jameson Goloba and Luca Williams-Denton from Year 8 at Bolton School Boys' Division have both been called up to the national...

  • Skills Developed on Army Leadership Afternoon

    The Year 10 boys spent an afternoon with the Army North West Outreach Team developing skills such as teamwork, leadership,...

  • ‘The Macbeth Curse’ Entertains Pupils

    Year 8 boys and pupils from the Junior Boys’ and Junior Girls’ Schools enjoyed a special touring production of The Macbeth Curse...

  • Charities Supported by Sixth Form Fun Run

    The Sixth Form boys donned a colourful combination of costumes for the annual Fun Run, which this year supported two charities....

  • Celebrating SHINE at Graduation Dinner

    A celebration dinner heralded the end of this year’s SHINE: Serious Fun on Saturday Mornings programme at Bolton School. The work...

  • Celebrating SHINE at Graduation Dinner

    A celebration dinner heralded the end of this year’s SHINE: Serious Fun on Saturday Mornings programme at Bolton School. The work...

  • Evensong Sees School Return to its Beginnings

    In a Centenary and Quincentenary celebratory Choral Evensong that gave thanks to Bolton School’s Founders and Benefactors, the...

  • Evensong Sees School Return to its Beginnings

    In a Centenary and Quincentenary celebratory Choral Evensong that gave thanks to Bolton School’s Founders and Benefactors, the...

  • PGCE Friendship Benefits Rumworth Sixth Form

    A friendship that developed whilst David Teasdale and Gina Burrows were undertaking their PGCEs to become teachers proved...

  • U13s End Season With Town Cup Victory

    Bolton School Boys’ Division U13 football team ended their season on a high as they won the Town Cup, beating St James’s School...

  • School's Well Good Project Seeks Funding

    Bolton School Girls’ Division Mathematics teacher Mr Grant Heppleston has entered his and Mr Hitchin’s Well Good Project into the...

  • School's Well Good Project Seeks Funding

    Bolton School Girls’ Division Mathematics teacher Mr Grant Heppleston has entered his and Mr Hitchin’s Well Good Project into the...

  • School's Well Good Project Seeks Funding

    Bolton School Girls’ Division Mathematics teacher Mr Grant Heppleston has entered his and Mr Hitchin’s Well Good Project into the...

  • PGCE Friendship Benefits Rumworth Sixth Form

    A friendship that developed whilst David Teasdale and Gina Burrows were undertaking their PGCEs to become teachers proved...

  • Skiing in Superdévoluy

    The Junior Boys travelled to the resort of Superdévoluy in the French Alps over the Easter holidays to enjoy some end-of-season...

  • Old Boys Selected for GB U19 Water Polo Squad

    Old Boy Aaron Winstanley has been chosen to captain the British squad in Turkey for the Men’s European U19 Water Polo...

  • Hollie Competes in ‘A’ Class International Competition

    During the Easter holidays, Year 6 pupil Hollie Asquith travelled to France to compete in an ‘A’ Class international solo...

  • Coco Takes Shakespeare’s Granddaughter Role

    Over the Easter holidays, Coco Jones in Year 4 took to the stage at The Lowry Theatre for four nights in the English Touring...

  • Old Boys Selected for GB U19 Water Polo Squad

    Old Boy Aaron Winstanley has been chosen to captain the British squad in Turkey for the Men’s European U19 Water Polo...

  • Dinburgh Crowned North-West Champion

    Year 3 pupil Dinburgh Ai took part in the North West Rhythmic Gymnastics Open Championships, held in Wigan. She performed in the...

  • Gold Award for Jazz Band at National Final

    Having been awarded a Gold Award in the regional heats of the National Concert Band Festival in November, the Bolton School Jazz...

  • Gold Award for Jazz Band at National Final

    Having been awarded a Gold Award in the regional heats of the National Concert Band Festival in November, the Bolton School Jazz...

  • Old Girl Nominated for Awards

    Heather Henry attended the Girls’ Division from 1972 to 1979 and went on to become a student nurse at Manchester Royal Infirmary....

  • Old Girl Nominated for Awards

    Heather Henry attended the Girls’ Division from 1972 to 1979 and went on to become a student nurse at Manchester Royal Infirmary....

  • Old Boy To Produce Wonderland The Musical

    Bolton School Old Boy Neil Eckersley is set to produce a British version of the Broadway hit musical Wonderland. Following sold...

  • School to hold Centenary Ball with Help of 100 Club

    This Summer Bolton School will hold a Centenary Ball that brings to a close celebrations that have been taking place since March...

  • Studying the Bard in Shakespeare Week

    Activities based on the Bard’s work were enthusiastically undertaken by the pupils at the Junior Girls’ School to celebrate...

  • School to hold Centenary Ball with Help of 100 Club

    This Summer Bolton School will hold a Centenary Ball that brings to a close celebrations that have been taking place since March...

  • These Girls Definitely Can

    Senior Girls at Bolton School have had their sporting prowess rewarded at an end of season cups and colours' presentation...

  • These Girls Definitely Can

    Senior Girls at Bolton School have had their sporting prowess rewarded at an end of season cups and colours' presentation...

  • Children Show Creativity with their Eco-Bonnets

    Children from Bolton School's Nursery Class and Infant School have been busy in the build up to Easter, showing wonderful...

  • Fun at the Fair

    Parents and pupils had fun at the annual Hesketh House Spring Fair. The Junior Girls’ School was packed filled with fun stalls...

  • Young Musician Award Winners Entertain Junior Boys

    Five Senior School pupils from Bolton School Boys' Division entertained an appreciative audience of Junior School pupils at Park...

  • Careers Afternoon Widens World of Work for Year 9

    Boys in Year 9 recently took part in a Careers Afternoon where they heard from five very different speakers about a wide variety...

  • Doctor Faustus Production Helps Mark 500th Anniversary

    Doctor Faustus, a play almost 500 years old, was chosen as the Joint Production in the year Bolton School celebrates the...

  • Doctor Faustus Production Helps Mark 500th Anniversary

    Doctor Faustus, a play almost 500 years old, was chosen as the Joint Production in the year Bolton School celebrates the...

  • Doctor Faustus Production Helps Mark 500th Anniversary

    Doctor Faustus, a play almost 500 years old, was chosen as the Joint Production in the year Bolton School celebrates the...

  • Doctor Faustus Production Helps Mark 500th Anniversary

    Doctor Faustus, a play almost 500 years old, was chosen as the Joint Production in the year Bolton School celebrates the...

  • Senior Concert Band's Music for Youth Appearance

    Saturday 19 March saw the Bolton School Senior Concert Band travel to Wardle Academy, Rochdale, to perform as part of the Music...

  • Senior Concert Band's Music for Youth Appearance

    Saturday 19 March saw the Bolton School Senior Concert Band travel to Wardle Academy, Rochdale, to perform as part of the Music...

  • Obstacle Course and Danceathon for Sport Relief

    Children at Bolton School’s Nursery had been raising money and awareness for Sport Relief this week. The children got involved...

  • Beech House Steps It Up For Sport Relief

    The whole of Beech House for in on the Sport Relief action, donating £1 each to come into School wearing sporty outfits – from...

  • Boys Create Electric Lego City

    Pupils at the Junior Boys’ School enjoyed two days of creative building with Lego as part of Electro City Workshops provided by...

  • Double Success for U13 Water Polo Team

    The U13 Water Polo team has made it through the English Schools Swimming Association (ESSA) qualifying round and will now play at...

  • Junior Girls Run the Sport Relief Mile

    The Junior Girls raised money for Sport Relief by coming into School wearing their pyjamas inside-out and making a £1 donation!...

  • School Hosts Chemistry TeachMeet

    The Chemistry department at Bolton School was pleased to host the first Royal Society of Chemistry TeachMeet. Teachers of A...

  • Inspection Acclaims School’s Excellence

    Bolton School Girls’ Division has received the highest judgement of being “excellent” in all categories by the Independent...

  • Inspection Acclaims School’s Excellence

    Bolton School Girls’ Division has received the highest judgement of being “excellent” in all categories by the Independent...

  • Telling Traditional Tales

    Children in Reception at Beech House, Bolton School’s Infant School, have been enjoying lots of traditional tales this half...

  • Inspection Acclaims School’s Excellence

    Bolton School Girls’ Division has received the highest judgement of being “excellent” in all categories by the Independent...

  • Girls Celebrate Cross Country Double

    A successful afternoon running as two Bolton School Junior Girls’ teams both won their age category events at the Bolton Primary...

  • Inspection Acclaims School’s Excellence

    Bolton School Girls’ Division has received the highest judgement of being “excellent” in all categories by the Independent...

  • School Hosts Chemistry TeachMeet

    The Chemistry department at Bolton School was pleased to host the first Royal Society of Chemistry TeachMeet. Teachers of A...

  • Inspection Acclaims School’s Excellence

    Bolton School Girls’ Division has received the highest judgement of being “excellent” in all categories by the Independent...

  • Comedic Classics Lectures from Natalie Haynes

    Classicist, author, comedian and broadcaster Natalie Haynes visited the Boys’ Division towards the end of term to deliver two...

  • Girls Discover Their Voice

    Year 7 girls at Bolton School have been "discovering their voice" during a day's training in formal debating run by the English...

  • Leadership Experience for Water Polo Player

    Year 10 pupil Thea Simpson joined a number of fellow water polo players from the Boys’ Division at the Greater Manchester School...

  • Youngsters Enjoying Chance to SHINE at Bolton School

    Fifty Year 5 children from 13 primary schools in Bolton have been enjoying the SHINE: Serious Fun on Saturday mornings programme,...

  • Girls’ Science Projects Earn Crest Awards

    Pupils from Bolton School Girls’ Division have once again participated in the British Science Association’s Crest Awards, which...

  • Youngsters Enjoying Chance to SHINE at Bolton School

    Fifty Year 5 children from 13 primary schools in Bolton have been enjoying the SHINE: Serious Fun on Saturday mornings programme,...

  • Port Sunlight Gala Concert

    The annual joint Gala Concert was this year held in the marvellous setting of Hulme Hall in Port Sunlight. This wonderful...

  • Port Sunlight Gala Concert

    The annual joint Gala Concert was this year held in the marvellous setting of Hulme Hall in Port Sunlight. This wonderful...

  • Y10 Support Manchester Children’s Hospital

    Gill Moss, a Specialist Nurse at the Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital, returned to Bolton School Girls' Division to collect a...

  • Zoe Secures North-West Climbing Double

    Zoe Grainger, a Year 9 pupil in Bolton School Girls’ Division, has completed an indoor climbing double after winning the sixth...

  • Downhill Ski Race Silver Medal Winners

    Two pupils in Year 5 have won silver medals in downhill ski races over the February half term break! Stephen Lomax has been...

  • Junior Girls Entertain Tea at the Riley Guests

    Each month, Bolton School’s Sixth Form girls host an intergenerational tea party for elderly people in the local area. This...

  • U13 Team Continues Netball Tournament Winning Streak

    The Under 13 Netball Team has continued Bolton School Girls’ Division’s winning streak in the Bolton Schools’ Netball Tournament....

  • Junior Girls Entertain Tea at the Riley Guests

    Each month, Bolton School’s Sixth Form girls host an intergenerational tea party for elderly people in the local area. This...

  • Giant Crumpet Insights for Business Studies Boys

    Mark Simester, the Marketing Director for Warburtons, came in to the Boys’ Division to talk to a group of twenty-five Year 12...

  • Flying Visit to Manchester Airport

    Pupils in Year 2 visited Manchester Airport’s Runway Visitor Park as part of their learning about geography and different...

  • Pupils Discover the Science of the Mind

    Year 10 pupils from the Girls’ and Boys’ Divisions were joined by pupils from Manchester Academy, Accrington Academy and William...

  • Pupils Discover the Science of the Mind

    Year 10 pupils from the Girls’ and Boys’ Divisions were joined by pupils from Manchester Academy, Accrington Academy and William...

  • Netball Team Victorious in Bolton Schools’ Tournament

    Just like the Under 16 and Under 15 teams before them, the Under 14 team was undefeated in their first round of matches in the...

  • Year 11 Engage with National Citizen Service

    For the sixth year running, Bolton School’s Year 11 pupils have been encouraged to take part in National Citizen Service, or NCS....

  • Impressive Great North Big Band Jazz Festival Performance

    Bolton School's Joint Jazz Band, directed by Mr Wares, entertained the crowd at the ‘Great North Big Band Jazz Festival’ on...

  • Impressive Great North Big Band Jazz Festival Performance

    Bolton School's Joint Jazz Band, directed by Mr Wares, entertained the crowd at the ‘Great North Big Band Jazz Festival’ on...

  • School's National Water Polo Dominance Continues

    Bolton School retained English Schools’ Swimming Association (ESSA) water polo titles at U18 and U15 level with resounding...

  • School's National Water Polo Dominance Continues

    Bolton School retained English Schools’ Swimming Association (ESSA) water polo titles at U18 and U15 level with resounding...

  • Mums Welcomed for Mothers’ Day

    In honour of Mothers’ Day, families of the children at Bolton School’s Nursery were invited to join their children for a series...

  • Zoe Sets Sights on North-West Climbing Double

    Zoe Grainger, a Year 9 pupil in Bolton School Girls’ Division has set her sights on an indoor climbing double!  On Friday of...

  • Gruffalo Theme for World Book Day

    Children at Bolton School’s Nursery took part in World Book Day by dressing up as their favourite fictional characters. From...

  • Illustrations Come to Life for World Book Day

    It was as if children’s book illustrations had come to life at Beech House as the children celebrated World Book Day by dressing...

  • Boys Celebrate World Book Day

    Pupils at Bolton School Boys’ Division were thrilled to arrive into School to find that, overnight, the book elves had scattered...

  • Young Musician of the Year Contest Reveals Breadth of Talent

    The twelfth Young Musician of the Year Final revealed both the breadth and depth of talent within Bolton School Boys’ Division....

  • Magical World Book Day Celebration

    Celebrating World Book Day is one of the liveliest events in the school calendar. This year’s celebration was a colourful and...

  • Pupils Compete at Physics Olympics

    Year 9 pupils from eleven north-west Ogden Trust Partnership schools battled it out in a series of scientific challenges at the...

  • Pupils Compete at Physics Olympics

    Year 9 pupils from eleven north-west Ogden Trust Partnership schools battled it out in a series of scientific challenges at the...

  • Three Rugby Teams in County Finals

    Congratulations go to Bolton School rugby teams who have made it into three county finals. The Lancashire Schools' U18s' Finals...

  • New Head 'Comes Home'

    When Carol Laverick took over as the new Head of Hesketh House, the Junior Girls’ School at Bolton School, she felt she was...

  • Lake District Retreat for Creative Writing Girls

    Eighteen Girls’ Division students from Years 9-12 at Bolton School enjoyed a half-term Creative Writing Retreat at Patterdale...

  • 1947 and 2015 Salford 100s Lifesaving Winners Meet

    When Mrs Joan Sheridan read about Year 7 pupil Elly Fraser winning the Salford 100s Lifesaving Competition in The Bolton News, it...

  • Alumni Inspire at Career Day

    Bolton School welcomed back fifteen alumni who returned to speak to Boys’ and Girls’ Division pupils in Years 11 to 13 as part of...

  • Alumni Inspire at Career Day

    Bolton School welcomed back fifteen alumni who returned to speak to Boys’ and Girls’ Division pupils in Years 11 to 13 as part of...

  • Alumni Inspire at Career Day

    Bolton School welcomed back fifteen alumni who returned to speak to Boys’ and Girls’ Division pupils in Years 11 to 13 as part of...

  • Alumni Inspire at Career Day

    Bolton School welcomed back fifteen alumni who returned to speak to Boys’ and Girls’ Division pupils in Years 11 to 13 as part of...

  • Alumni Inspire at Career Day

    Bolton School welcomed back fifteen alumni who returned to speak to Boys’ and Girls’ Division pupils in Years 11 to 13 as part of...

  • Monica Grady: When Space Comes Down to Earth

    Bolton School Girls’ Division pupils studying maths and the sciences were delighted to meet Monica Grady, Professor of Planetary...

  • Boys Enjoy Classics Reading Success

    Judges had a tough afternoon of it at Bolton School Boys’ Division as they attempted to identify category winners at the Classics...

  • Year 10 Netball Team Wins Bolton Schools’ Tournament

    The Year 10 netball team has taken part in the Bolton Schools’ Netball Tournament. This involved fifteen local schools from the...

  • Faiths Come Together to Move Beyond Prevent

    Feeling passionate that schools should be a place where faith can be openly discussed, Headmaster of Bolton School Boys’...

  • Former Student Excels in US Swimming Championship

    Bolton School Old Boy and former Bolton Metro swimmer, Teddy Pender, took top honours at last weekend’s New England Small College...

  • Former Student Excels in US Swimming Championship

    Bolton School Old Boy and former Bolton Metro swimmer, Teddy Pender, took top honours at last weekend’s New England Small College...

  • Biology Teacher Shortlisted for National Award

    Boys’ Division teacher Mr David Teasdale has been named as one of the four finalists in the running for the Royal Society of...

  • Biology Teacher Shortlisted for National Award

    Boys’ Division teacher Mr David Teasdale has been named as one of the four finalists in the running for the Royal Society of...

  • Boys Show Athleticism and Nerve in Vaulting Final

    Competition this year was as fierce as ever in the Year 8 vaulting competition. The semi-final was held first thing in the...

  • Year 2 Investigate Maths

    Children in Year 2 have been working on their problem solving skills with further investigative mathematics work. Pupils get...

  • Oh Crumbs Impresses Young Enterprise Dragons

    Young Enterprise company Oh Crumbs has won the Greater Manchester Dragon’s Den competition. The company was set up at the start...

  • Sixth Year of KPMG Summer Internships Launched

    The KPMG summer internship programme will once again offer two Bolton School Sixth Form pupils the opportunity to spend four...

  • Sixth Year of KPMG Summer Internships Launched

    The KPMG summer internship programme will once again offer two Bolton School Sixth Form pupils the opportunity to spend four...

  • Sixth Year of KPMG Summer Internships Launched

    The KPMG summer internship programme will once again offer two Bolton School Sixth Form pupils the opportunity to spend four...

  • Year 7s Join Sale Sharks’ Number Cruncherz Programme

    Pupils in Year 7 received a training session in touch rugby from former world-class rugby player Hendre Fourie and two community...

  • Fun at Maths Challenge

    Young mathematicians put their skills to the test at Bolton School’s annual Maths Challenge. This annual event has now been...

  • Fantastique French Day

    The French festivals of La Chandeleur and Mardi Gras were celebrated at this year’s Modern Foreign Languages Day at Hesketh...

  • Fun at Maths Challenge

    Young mathematicians put their skills to the test at Bolton School’s annual Maths Challenge. This annual event has now been...

  • Celebration Concert by Music Festival Winners

    A wide range of instrumentalists from Year 7 to Sixth Form took part in a special Celebration Concert held in Bolton School’s...

  • Zoo Visit Inspires Further Learning

    Following their recent trip to Blackpool Zoo, where the children learned all about hot and cold habitats, children in Reception...

  • Gold Award for School Sport

    Bolton School Boys' Division has been awarded the Sainsbury’s School Games Gold Mark Award for the academic year 2014/2015. The...

  • Children Celebrate Pancake Day

    Children at Beech House celebrated Pancake Tuesday by getting out the frying pans and trying their hand at flipping their own...

  • Over 100 Girls Perform in Music Festival

    More than one hundred Junior Girls performed over the course of this year’s Music Festival! The annual celebration of music...

  • Spanish Film Study Trip for GCSE Girls

    Year 11 Spanish iGCSE students enjoyed a visit to HOME, a centre for contemporary international film, art and theatre in...

  • Crafting Moon Buggies for Bob

    Children in Year 2 at Beech House have been reading ‘The Man on the Moon’ and other stories by Simon Bartram about Bob, the...

  • Runners Represent Town For Cross Country Championships

    Congratulations to the six Girls’ Division pupils who were selected to represent the Bolton Town Cross Country Team at the...

  • Dan Wins Second Place in ARTiculation Heat

    Year 13 pupil Daniel Anderson has taken second place in the regional heat of ARTiculation 2016, a national public speaking...

  • Boys Progress to National Chess Semi-Final

    U11 and U9 chess teams from Bolton School Junior Boys’ School have made it through to the English Primary Schools’ Chess...

  • Chess Success for Girls

    Under 9 and Under 11 chess teams from the Junior Girls’ School at Bolton School, performed well in the recent English Primary...

  • Happy Puzzle Challenge Day at Beech House

    Children at Beech House, Bolton School’s Infant School, enjoyed a challenging day with the Happy Puzzle Company. Pupils from...

  • Double Success for Y4 and Y5 Biathlon Boys

    Boys' teams from Years 4 and 5 at Bolton School performed outstandingly well in a recent mini-biathlon competition held at...

  • Boys Perform at the URC of St Andrew and St George

    Bolton School Boys Division Music Department took a selection of boys from Year 9 and 10 to perform at Bolton’s St Andrew and St...

  • Young Directors Work With Shakespeare

    Boys’ Division pupils in Year 8 developed their directing skills with Christina Lydon, the Octagon Theatre’s Creative Learning...

  • Great Team Success in Biathlon

    Teams from the Junior Girls’ School recorded great success at the AJIS Biathlon running and swimming event held at Rossall...

  • Great War Play Brings History to Life

    Year 10 girls at Bolton School were captivated by a one-man play performed by Peter Gill which saw Private Tommy Atkins reflect...

  • Lads and Girls Club Introduction to NCS for Boys

    The whole of Year 11 Bolton School Boys’ Division visited Bolton Lads and Girls Club for an introduction to National Citizen...

  • School Hosts ESB Speaking and Listening Training Event

    Bolton School was delighted to welcome primary and secondary school teachers from the local area for a training session run by...

  • Lifesaving Medal for Elly

    Year 7 pupil Elly Fraser has won the Salford 100s Lifesaving Competition. All of the Year 7 girls entered the competition, which...

  • Year 8s Join Lancashire Lacrosse Squad

    A group of four Year 8 pupils have joined the Under 13 Lancashire Lacrosse Squad. Arabella Barker-Smith, Ellie Bridge, Abigail...

  • Memorial Bursary Opens Outdoor Opportunities to Pupils

    Old Boy Roger Dobson talked to pupils in the Sixth Form about the Clifford H Ingham Bursary Fund, which was established to...