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News for March 2018

  • Boys in Port Sunlight Takeover

    Pupils from all year groups from Y7 to the Sixth Form of Bolton School Boys’ Division are preparing to spring a ‘Takeover Day’ at...

  • Poetry Festival to Bring Creative Celebration

    On Wednesday 2 May, Bolton School will hold a Poetry Festival featuring acclaimed poet Simon Armitage. Members of the public are...

  • Young Actor’s Career Takes Off

    Charleigh Adams in Year 11 recently landed a role in Coronation Street: she played one of Amy Barlow’s friends in episodes that...

  • Old Boy's Royal Appointment

    Former pupil, former President of the Old Boltonians’ Association and current Executive Governor, Roger Gould heads off to London...

  • Children Enjoy Easter Bonnet Competition

    Today, children in the Nursery Class at Bolton School enjoyed an Easter Bonnet Competition. The children created some...

  • Pupils Excel at Classics Reading Competition

    Five Boys’ Division students placed in the top two at the recent Classics Reading Competition held at Cheadle Hulme School. The...

  • Mrs Shaw's Long Walk Home for Sport Relief

    Mrs Shaw, a Reception Class teacher at Bolton School Infant School (Beech House), is all set to take the long walk home - 13...

  • Beech House Children Learn All About Circusology

    Year 1 and Year 2 children at Beech House, Bolton School’s Infant School, enjoyed a day of ‘Circusology’ workshops as they...

  • Infants Show Eggs-pert Decorating Skills

    Children at Beech House, the Infant School of Bolton School, have shown their creative skills - with just a little help from...

  • Concert to Welcome the Spring

    The Junior Boys’ Spring Concert was a wonderful way to welcome the season. Parents and family members joined staff and pupils in...

  • Pupils Make Architectural Wonders in Workshop

    Pupils in Year 5 enjoyed a unique design and technology workshop based around building historical structures. Working together in...

  • U12s are Town Netball Champions

    Bolton School Girls' Division U12 Netball team has become town champions! The girls were winners of the group stages following...

  • England Water Polo Call for Harriet

    Harriet Dickens, a Y7 pupil at Bolton School Girls’ Division, has been selected to attend the England National Water Polo Academy...

  • Local Primaries Lend Voices at Victoria Hall Concert

    Choirs and musicians from five local primary schools joined pupils from Bolton School Senior and Junior Schools in delivering a...

  • Springtime Education for Nursery Class at Smithills Farm

    Bolton School's Nursery Class for 3 and 4 year olds spent an enjoyable day down on the farm - Smithills Farm that is - learning...

  • Reception’s Judo Experience

    Children in Reception at Beech House Infant School had the chance to try out Judo as part of the School’s Sport Relief...

  • Refreshments at The Tempest

    Once again, the Senior School Parents’ Associations provided refreshments during the interval of the Senior Joint Production....

  • History Boys' Railway Lesson

    A busy Bolton School Boys’ Division’s History Society enjoyed a fascinating lunchtime presentation on the story of the railway by...

  • Musicians Shine at Ramsbottom Music Festival

    Pupils from the Junior Girls’ School competed in several categories at the twenty-fifth Ramsbottom Music Festival, held on Friday...

  • Anna Helps City into Girls' U16 FA Cup Final

    Anna Phillips, a Year 10 pupil at Bolton School Girls' Division, has helped Manchester City Academy girls' team into the U16 FA...

  • The Tempest Joint Production Charms Audiences

    This year’s Joint Production of Shakespeare’s The Tempest brought “such stuff / As dreams are made on” for audiences on all four...

  • Words of Wisdom from Old Boy Peter

    After twenty five years of “great fun” in technology and the financial services industry, former pupil Peter Richards (1969-1975)...

  • A Lesson in Conflict Resolution

    Sixth Form girls at Bolton School enjoyed an instructive PSHEE session on dealing with difficult situations and resolving...

  • Advice on Dealing with Stress and Depression

    Former pupil Dr Lynne Daly (1965-1973) delivered a very useful PSHEE lesson to Y11 girls, offering them advice and techniques for...

  • Live Link with CERN

    The Girls’ Division hosted a live webcast to CERN, the European Organisation for Nuclear Research, enabling pupils to speak to...

  • Civil War to be Reenacted at Bolton School

    Cannon will fire, drums will sound, and swords will clash as schoolchildren from across Bolton get the chance to go back in time...

  • Bolton Boys Win U15 Rugby 7s’ Competition

    An all-conquering Bolton School U15s' rugby 7s’ team swept aside opposition from across the North-West as they went on to pick up...

  • 'Namedropping' Poetry Prizewinner

    Amelia Doherty in Year 11 has won first place in the Namedropping Poetry Challenge. This competition asked young people to write...

  • Under 13s Win Bolton Schools’ Netball Tournament

    The U13 Netball team have been crowned winners of the Bolton Schools’ Netball Tournament. The team played seven matches in the...

  • Chess Boys Will Represent Manchester

    Five pupils from Bolton School Junior Boys’ School will represent Manchester at the national English Primary Schools' Chess...

  • Lancashire Call for Y10 Badminton Player

    Shreya Kamath, a Year 10 pupil at Bolton School Girls’ Division, has been selected to represent the Lancashire in the Under 18...

  • Old Girl Announced as Next Bishop of Lancaster

    Dr Jill Duff, an Old Girl of Bolton School, has been chosen to be the next Anglican Suffragan Bishop of Lancaster. She will be...

  • Girls Reach Ultimate STEM Challenge Final

    Uma Patel and Amelia Cordwell in Year 7 did extremely well to reach the final of the BP Ultimate STEM Challenge 2018, which took...

  • Celebration as SHINE Children Graduate

    Saturday night at Bolton School saw over 40 local Year 5 children collect awards and enjoy a graduation dinner from this year’s...

  • Vlada Helps GB to Gain European Tennis Silver

    Tennis player Vlada Kozak, who is in Year 7, has helped Great Britain to gain second place in the European Finals. The Great...

  • Swimmers Qualify for ESSA National Finals

    A group of five swimmers in Year 6 competed in the ESSA (English Schools Swimming Association) North West Division Primary Team...

  • Nursery Class Creates Special Mother's Day Canvas

    Three and four year old girls and boys in Bolton School's Nursery Class have had a busy week creating special Mother's Day...

  • Patterdale Hall Wins Boot and Paddle Challenge

    Patterdale Hall, Bolton School's Adventure Learning Centre based on the shores of Lake Ullswater, has won this year’s Association...

  • Lancashire Cricketers Inspire U15s

    Bolton School’s U15s’ cricket team was given a fillip this week when former Lancashire and England cricketer Warren Hegg dropped...

  • Young Musician of the Year Event Showcases Breadth of Talent

    This year’s Bolton School Boys’ Division Young Musician of the Year competition once again showcased a wealth of talent on...

  • Incredible National Water Polo Record Continues

    Bolton School Boys’ Division has continued its dominance at water polo on the national stage. The U15s’ 7-3 victory over Dulwich...

  • Astronauts TV Series Winner to Speak at School

    On 18 April 2018 at 7pm, Bolton School will host a free, public talk from Dr Suzie Imber, Associate Professor in Space Physics...

  • Oxbridge Offers for Sixth Form Students

    There have been celebrations in the Riley Centre as students in the Sixth Form at Bolton School received offers from the...

  • Learning to Speak Out, Stay Safe with NSPCC

    The NSPCC visited the Junior Boys to deliver an important message to the whole school. Karen Wood and Chris Willetts, with the...

  • Boys' Oscar Efforts

    Year 11 boys enjoyed an absorbing day dedicated to film-making as Ed Boase’s Young Film Academy returned to Bolton School. The...

  • Dr Ralph Delivers Royal Statistical Society Lecture

    An audience of adults and students from Bolton School and the local community enjoyed a fascinating evening in the company of Dr...

  • Pupils Rewrite French Film’s Ending

    Pupils in Years 7 to 11 watched the 2010 French film Une vie de chat (‘A Cat’s Life’, titled ‘A Cat in Paris’ in English) as part...

  • Nursery Class Celebrate World Book Day

    Bolton School's Nursery Class for 3 and 4 year olds has enjoyed World Book Day festivities. The children came dressed as their...

  • Celebrating World Book Day 2018

    Children at Bolton School’s Nursery joined in the fun on World Book Day by dressing up as their favourite book characters. There...

  • School Filled with Characters for World Book Day

    The Junior Boys dressed as their favourite book characters from the worlds of fiction and non-fiction on World Book Day this...

  • Sharing Stories on World Book Day

    Fictional heroes and villains stepped from the pages of classic and modern books to fill the halls of Hesketh House for World...

  • Literary Fun on World Book Day

    The Senior Schools enjoyed a host of World Book Day activities. Library staff challenged young readers in both Divisions to try...

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