News for 2017

  • Singalong at Christmas

    Children at the Nursery were joined by their parents and grandparents for a festive Rhythm Time singalong session. They enjoyed...

  • Christmas Celebration with Parkview Residents

    Children from Bolton School Nursery and the Nursery Class visited Parkview Residential Home for two special Christmas...

  • A Celebration of Christmas

    Pupils, parents, teachers and governors at Bolton School Boys’ Division joined together for a Christmas Festival of joyous...

  • Guide Dog Visits Year 8

    Pupils in Year 8 were visited by Toni Forrest and her guide dog Quilla so that they could learn more about the difference that...

  • Girls Take On Knead for Speed Challenge

    A group of twenty-five pupils in Year 10 enjoyed participating in the Knead for Speed Aero Challenge. Researchers from the...

  • Christmas Cake is Out of this World

    Y10 pupil Annabelle Gibbs, who is studying for a GCSE in Food Preparation and Nutrition, has won this year's Christmas Cake...

  • A Celebration of Christmas

    Pupils, parents, teachers and governors at Bolton School Boys’ Division joined together for a Christmas Festival of joyous...

  • Christmas Cheer for Charities

    Pupils from the Girls’ Division put on their best festive dress in aid of The Christie for Christmas Jumper Day. They wore a...

  • Y7 Form's Advent Calendar for the Homeless

    A Year 7 Form at Bolton School Girls’ Division has certainly thought about others less fortunate than themselves this Christmas,...

  • Christmas Reflections at Ceremony of Carols

    The Ceremony of Carols in the Girls’ Division began in darkness with the Chamber Choir processing into the Great Hall to the...

  • Y11 Pupil Called Up to Wales U19 Lacrosse Squad

    Fifteen year old Millie Hurt from Bolton School has been called up to the Wales U19 Lacrosse squad. Having performed well at...

  • Year 1 Nativity Full of Little Stars

    The Year 1 pupils’ performance of Shine Star, Shine made for a magical nativity. The story focused on the big star that needed to...

  • Gymnastics Final One of the Best in Recent Years

    Contestants in this year’s Y7 Gymnastics Final at Bolton School Boys’ Division exhibited some of the most impressive balances and...

  • Uplifting Christmas Service from Juniors

    The Junior Boys once again put on a beautiful Christmas Service to celebrate the festive season. As is traditional, the evening...

  • Stuffing and Sauce for Urban Outreach Hampers

    Pupils at Bolton School have once again risen to the challenge of providing Urban Outreach with supplies for their Christmas...

  • Infants Entertain at Christmas Tea

    Children from Beech House Infant School provided entertainment for guests at Tea at the Riley, the Sixth Form Girls’ monthly tea...

  • Reception Shines in Traditional Nativity

    Children in Reception at Beech House put on a traditional Nativity performance this Christmas. A chorus of Narrators told the...

  • Juniors Perform Hosanna Rock!

    Pupils at the Junior Girls’ School impressed matinee and evening audiences with their Christmas concert, which was held in the...

  • Strictly Fun at Year 2 Nativity

    Pupils in Year 2 opened the Nativity season at Beech House with their production of Lights, Camel, Action. The children treated...

  • Chemistry Boys Meet Teacher at Conference

    Year 12 boys from Bolton School, who were attending an Inspire a Class: Chemistry in Action day at The University of Salford,...

  • Dr Peter Vardy to Give Free Sexual Ethics Talk

    On 31 January 2018, Bolton School will welcome philosopher and theologian Dr Peter Vardy for a free public talk in the Girls’...

  • Christmas Chemistry Lecture from RSC

    Bolton School has once again hosted two Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC) Christmas Lectures. These annual events allow pupils to...

  • A Life at Sea

    Recent leaver Chris Rowles, still in his twenties, enthralled Year 7 boys at Bolton School with his tales about life at sea in...

  • Senior Musicians Entertain at Park Road Assembly

    Bolton School Boys' Division Brass Group and Junior String Quartet were delighted to perform at today's Park Road’s morning...

  • Toys R Us Trolley Dash for Mission Christmas

    Five Year 7 girls, each one representing their Form, became ‘Santa’s Little Helpers’ as they dashed around Bolton’s Toys R Us...

  • County Call-Ups for Lacrosse Players

    A significant number of the Girls’ Division’s lacrosse players have once again been called up to represent their county....

  • Eco-Friendly Business Ideas Impress Judges

    Five teams of Year 12 students congregated in the Arts Centre for the final of the annual Business Challenge. These teams’ ideas...

  • County Call-Ups for Lacrosse Players

    A significant number of the Girls’ Division’s lacrosse players have once again been called up to represent their county....

  • Christmas Panto Visits Beech House

    All the children at Beech House Infant School had a fabulous time as the Take Away Theatre Company entertained them with a...

  • Ballet and Gymnastics Success for Dinburgh

    Towards the end of November, Year 5 pupil Dinburgh Ai took part in two prestigious competitions, one in ballet and the second in...

  • A Baby in Maurice’s Manger!

    Caterpillars, Butterflies and the Nursery Class got the Nativity season at Bolton School off to a spectacular start when Maurice...

  • Tomasz Schafernaker Talks About the Weather

    There was a buzz of excitement in the Girls’ Division Great Hall as the audience gathered to hear from Tomasz Schafernaker, BBC...

  • Helping Bolton Lions Spread Christmas Cheer

    Families at Beech House have once again made an enormous donation to the Bolton Lions’ Caring Christmas Appeal. The appeal gives...

  • U13s into National Semi-Final of Football Cup

    After a stunning 4-2 comeback in the last round of the national Independent Schools' Football Association (ISFA) Cup against...

  • Endeavour Rewarded with Lancashire Call Up

    Morgan Skeels-Caldwell, a Sixth Form student at Bolton School Boys’ Division, has seen his dedication and hard work pay off...

  • Pupils Learn About Physics Acting Out

    Hannah Renshaw from the Institute of Physics (IoP) visited the Girls’ Division to give a presentation entitled ‘Physics Acting...

  • Old Boy Discusses Dangers of Alcohol

    Old Boy Julian Butterworth attended Bolton School from 1981 to 1990. He returned to the Boys’ Division to talk to Year 13...

  • Old Boy Discusses Dangers of Alcohol

    Old Boy Julian Butterworth attended Bolton School from 1981 to 1990. He returned to the Boys’ Division to talk to Year 13...

  • Jazz Band Entertains Park Road Boys

    The 12-strong Joint Jazz Band from Bolton School's Senior Schools was the featured ensemble at this Wednesday's lunchtime concert...

  • Ralf Little's Unimportant Opinions

    Actor, writer and former pupil Ralf Little, who left Bolton School in 1998, returned to his alma mater to deliver a humorous and...

  • Old Boy Ralf Delivers Acting Masterclass

    Aspiring Senior School actors enjoyed an instructive masterclass in the hands of Ralf Little, who left Bolton School in 1998....

  • Sponsored Silence Benefits Manchester Children

    One hundred and twenty six girls in Year 7 at Bolton School Girls’ Division underwent a 24 hours’ sponsored silence to raise...

  • Ralf Little's Unimportant Opinions

    Actor, writer and former pupil Ralf Little, who left Bolton School in 1998, returned to his alma mater to deliver a humorous and...

  • Pupil Reaches National Dressage Championships

    Year 8 pupil Beth McGuinness has qualified to compete in the British National Dressage Championships next April. Beth started...

  • Artistic Inspiration for Y2 at The Lowry

    Year 2 children at Bolton School enjoyed an inspiring visit to the Lowry Museum in Salford. Teacher Mrs Clarke coordinated the...

  • Carousel of Careers Advice for Boys

    Pupils in Year 9 of Bolton School Boys’ Division spent the afternoon on a careers carousel as part of the school’s innovative...

  • Alumni Track Career Paths Into Finance

    During the Year 13 boys’ recent SPACE session, two Old Boys reconnected with the School in order to provide an interesting and...

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