News for 2018

  • Girls Create Perfect Christmas Cakes

    Judges at Bolton School Girls’ Division were blown away by the intricacy, dedication and skill shown in this year’s Christmas...

  • Christmas Visit for Nursery Class

    Children in the Nursery Class joined in with Beech House’s Christmas Jumper Day, helping to raise money for Save the Children....

  • Librarian Shares Rainforest Experiences

    Year 5 pupils have recently been learning about the rainforest, and were excited to find out about what it is like to visit this...

  • Miss Hincks is New Girls’ Schools Association President

    Miss Hincks, Headmistress of Bolton School Girls' Division, has been announced as the new incoming president of the Girls’...

  • Joyful Music at Uplifting Christmas Festival

    The Boys’ Division Christmas Festival opened with the traditional singing of ‘Once in Royal David’s City’. Year 8 pupil Haseeb...

  • Christmas Traditions Support Charities

    The Girls’ Division has once again raised money for charity this festive season through much-loved Christmas traditions. As the...

  • Christmas Jumpers Help Save the Children

    Pupils brought festive cheer to Beech House’s halls and classrooms on the school’s Christmas Jumper Day. There were jumpers...

  • Teacher Goes Back in Time for School

    Dr Turner usually teaches chemistry here at Bolton School and at the University of Manchester, however, over the May and October...

  • Former Pupil Asks Who Do You Want to Be?

    Dentist, The Real Housewives of Cheshire tv star and former pupil Hanna Miraftab (1999-2006) delivered an inspiring PSHEE lesson...

  • Learning to Resolve Conflict

    Old Girl Hannah Bradley (1999-2006), who is now a Dispute Resolution Solicitor, returned to Bolton School to deliver an...

  • Ceremony of Carols Ushers in Christmas

    A large congregation in the Great Hall of Bolton School Girls’ Division enjoyed a magical evening of festive music-making at the...

  • Boys in Outstanding Gymnastics Final

    Y7 boys at Bolton School showed calmness under pressure as they performed a series of outstanding gymnastics routines and...

  • Drama Workshops with Professional Actor

    Pupils in Year 6 enjoyed a day of drama workshops with Coronation Street’s Melissa Johns. Each class spent half the day in the...

  • House Supports Blackburn Food Bank

    Boys’ Division pupils in Blackburn House brought in donations to help support Blackburn Food Bank. In total, they collected food...

  • Boys Perform Rousing Carol Service

    A Great Hall audience of parents, family and teachers was hugely appreciative of a wonderful Christmas Carol Service delivered by...

  • GP’s Advice to MedSoc

    Former Bolton School pupil Ashish Choudry (1989-99) was back at his alma mater to deliver an insightful lunchtime presentation to...

  • Girls Tell ‘The Shepherd’s Story’

    For their Christmas performance, Junior Girls told ‘The Shepherd’s Story’ through song, dance and narration. Adapted from Michael...

  • School Meets Selection Box Challenge

    Once again Bolton School has met the Christmas Hamper challenge put to it by Urban Outreach, who offer help to those in need in...

  • ‘Sailing for Gold’ with John Derbyshire

    The 46th annual Tillotson Lecture was given by Old Boy John Derbyshire OBE, whose involvement with the Royal Yachting Association...

  • Pupils Enthralled by RSC Flash, Bang Show

    Almost 1000 pupils from 20 schools from across the North-West travelled to Bolton School to spectate on this year’s Royal Society...

  • Girls Make Junior Wales Lacrosse Programme

    Two pupils from Bolton School Girls’ Division recently attended trials for the Junior Wales Lacrosse programme. The ‘Dragon...

  • National Water Polo Teams Visit

    Bolton School was delighted to host the Australian U17 schoolboys and schoolgirls and Romanian U17 national water polo teams...

  • Nursery in Whoops-A-Daisy Angel Nativity

    Bolton School’s Nursery Class and the Butterfly Room from the school nursery have collaborated on this year's nativity -...

  • Independent School of the Year Award for Bolton School

    Bolton School (Girls’ Division and Boys’ Division) has won Independent School Parent magazine’s inaugural Independent School of...

  • Mabelle Makes GB Gymnastics Squad

    Over the weekend, Mabelle Dawson, a Y7 pupil at Bolton School Girls’ Division, was delighted to learn the exciting news that...

  • Outstanding Gymnastics Routines

    Pupils and parents at Park Road, the Junior Boys’ School of Bolton School, enjoyed a gripping display of floor routines in their...

  • Toy Store Trolley Dash Spreads Christmas Cheer

    With £3,700 already raised and money still coming in, Form representatives from Year 7 of Bolton School Girls’ Division enjoyed a...

  • Students Show Creativity and Business Acumen

    Four teams of Year 12 students congregated in the School's Arts Centre for the final of the annual Business Challenge. These were...

  • Abigail Makes a Sale

    Little did Abigail Sharples know when she entered her ballerinas artwork into the recent Bolton School Open Art Exhibition that...

  • Old Boy Explains Salisbury Nerve Agent Incident

    There was standing room only in the Leverhulme Suite of Bolton School’s Sixth Form Centre as Old Boy Nick Gent (1969-1979)...

  • Parents Benefit from University Application Advice

    Bernard Strutt, Head of UK/EU student recruitment at the University of Manchester, gave a most informative talk to an audience of...

  • Young Scientists Experiment in School Lab

    Members of Beech House Science Club were excited to conduct a series of experiments in a real laboratory during a visit to the...

  • Old Boy Shares Story of Escaping Holocaust

    Year 6 had the opportunity to meet and hear from Old Boy John Kohorn, who told the incredible story of his family’s journey to...

  • Pupils Exceed Great Expectations

    Bolton School collaborated with the Octagon Theatre to put on this year’s Joint Middle/Lower School production of ‘Great...

  • Hannah Wins Young Speaker Award

    Year 9 pupil Hannah McKee has been named one of the English Speaking Board (ESB) Young Speakers of the Year 2018 from a field of...

  • Bringing Christmas Joy to Local Children

    The parents and guardians of children at Beech House, Bolton School’s Infant School, have once again shown themselves to be...

  • British Judo Bronze for Jamie

    Jamie Death, a Y9 pupil at Bolton School Boys’ Division, has won a Bronze medal at the British Judo Championships in Sheffield –...

  • Girls Help Lancashire to Lacrosse Win

    Four Bolton School girls - Phoebe Hurt, Eve Gould, Chloe Ferguson and Martha Halford - have helped Lancashire U15s' A squad win a...

  • England Call Up for Footballer Anna

    Y11 pupil at Bolton School Girls' Division Anna Phillips has been called up to the England Women's U16 football squad. Anna will...

  • Grant Helps Teacher Share Chemistry Method

    Boys’ Division Chemistry teacher Miss Bramhall has been given one of five small grants as part of a scheme to encourage the...

  • Girls Demonstrate Powers of Persuasion

    Sixth Form students at Bolton School Girls’ Division Issy Plant and Rebecca McGinty, working as a team, have progressed to the...

  • Old Boy’s Robots Benefit Electronics Club

    Rob Dobson, who attended Bolton School Boys’ Division from 1973-1982, holds fond memories of his former school and all that it...

  • Year 12 Rise to Business Challenge

    The preliminary round of the Business Challenge saw Year 12 students from both Divisions teaming up to create innovative business...

  • Y5 Girl Donates Birthday Money to Charity

    Anushka Kishore, a Y5 pupil, at Bolton School Girls’ Division Junior School, impressed family and friends when she requested that...

  • Staff Win Bolton News School Awards

    Staff from Bolton School have scooped two prizes at this year’s Bolton News School Awards, held at The Last Drop Village Hotel....

  • Jonny Ashton

    Freelance Documentary Director Jonny Ashton (1998-2005) was part of the victorious production team whose programme Celebrity...

  • Dinner Commemorates Fallen Old Boys

    A special Uniformed Services Dinner, presided over by the Headmaster and Headmistress at Bolton School, saw staff and former...

  • Students Sign Up to Save Lives

    Students at Bolton School have signed up to be potential lifesavers as part of a campaign to educate young people about blood,...

  • Vast Variety at Autumn Concert

    Varied ensembles and groups performed familiar tunes in a broad range of musical styles at the Boys’ Division Autumn Concert....

  • Lancashire Call-ups for U15 Lacrosse Girls

    Girls from Years 8, 9 and 10 of Bolton School Girls' Division have been called up to the U15 Lancashire County Lacrosse...

  • Boys in Concert for Muscular Dystrophy

    Bolton School Boys’ Division Music Department has been supporting the charity Muscular Dystrophy UK for a number of years now by...

  • Superheroes Raise Children in Need Money

    Bolton School’s Nursery Class teacher Mrs Browning was delighted that the children had dressed up as ‘Superheroes’ to raise funds...

  • Y1 Learn History Through Drama

    Year 1 children at Bolton School Infant School really enjoyed a drama based history workshop from the Freshwater Theatre...

  • Girls’ Animation Wins Competition

    At the end of the last academic year, Rosalyn Harper and Shreya Kamath, who are now in Year 11, entered the UK Schools Computer...

  • School Shortlisted for TES Senior School of the Year Award

    Bolton School (Girls' Division and Boys' Division) has been shortlisted in the Senior School of the Year category in the 2019 TES...

  • School Makes MEN Young Business of the Year Award

    Staff from Bolton School’s Central Services joined over 400 of Manchester’s business elite at the Manchester Evening News (MEN)...

  • Children in Need has School Seeing Spots

    Pupils at Bolton School have been decked out in spots to support Children in Need. Children at Beech House, Bolton School’s...

  • Singing The Snowman’s Iconic Song

    Cormac Thompson in Year 5 has been selected as one of two soloists who will sing ‘Walking in the Air’ at the Hallé’s screening of...

  • Old Boy’s AI Talk Attracts Large Audience

    A talk about Artificial Intelligence (AI) by Rik Thwaites, a former pupil (1967-77) of both Park Road and the Senior Boys’ School...

  • Diwali Learning at Local Temple

    The Nursery Class was joined by children from the Nursery’s Butterflies Room for a visit to the local Krishna Temple as part of...

  • Foundation’s Creative Talents Revealed at Art Exhibition

    An Open Art Exhibition, running this week and curated by the Boys’ Division Art Department and PA on behalf of the entire Bolton...

  • Dinburgh's Gymnastics Medals Haul

    Rhythmic gymnast Dinburgh Ai, a pupil at Bolton School Girls’ Division Junior School, has enjoyed a very successful two weeks,...

  • The Rollercoaster Story of Green & Black's

    Leading entrepreneur and award-winning journalist Josephine Fairley recounted her “rollercoaster” journey as co-founder of Green...

  • Y9 Teja Makes Greater Manchester County Football Team

    Teja Reece, a Y9 pupil at Bolton School Girls' Division, came out on the winning team having been selected to play as goalkeeper...

  • Special Remembrance for Armistice Centenary

    Shortly before 11 o’clock on the Friday before 11 November, pupils and teachers at the Junior Boys’ School gathered in the hall...

  • Girls' Moving Tribute to the Fallen in Remembrance Assembly

    This morning, Year 6 girls at Hesketh House, the Junior Girls’ Department of Bolton School, delivered a mature and moving whole...

  • Commemorating 100th Anniversary of Armistice

    Pupils and staff were joined by Old Girls for the Girls’ Division Armistice Assembly, which commemorated 100 years since the end...

  • Assembly Commemorates Lives Lost in Tumultuous Conflict

    Dr Holland, ably assisted by ten Year 9 boys, conducted a thought-provoking and moving Remembrance Assembly at Bolton School...

  • School Helps Old Boy Remember War Heroes

    Once again Bolton School has stepped in to help, Old Boy, James Butchart on Remembrance Sunday. In a show of true solidarity...

  • Soldier Reveals First World War

    All year groups at the Junior Boys’ School met ‘Tommy Atkins’, who gave a thorough overview of what life was really like in the...

  • Pupils Produce Movies With Film Academy

    The whole of Year 10 enjoyed a masterclass in movie-making with the Young Film Academy. The day introduced them to various...

  • Hedgehogs Lessons for Nursery Class

    The children in Nursery Class has been fascinated with hedgehogs over the past few weeks. Nursery Class teacher Mrs Browning...

  • Fantastic Feasts and Fireworks

    The annual Bonfire Night fireworks display organised by the Girls’ Division PA was once again a bustling evening of fun. Titanium...

  • Business That Keeps On Giving

    Lots of businesses take their Corporate Social Responsibility seriously but few can boast that it is their raison d’etre!  Bolton...

  • Fun and Fundraising at PA Wine Tasting Evening

    Our first wine-tasting event was an intimate affair in a transformed Leverhulme Suite. Guests enjoyed a glass of Prosecco on...

  • Children Perform a Joyous Harvest Celebration

    Year 2 children at Beech House, bedecked in colourful Autumn outfits, led a joyous Harvest Assembly in front of a packed audience...

  • Girls Selected to Play County Lacrosse

    Congratulations to all the Bolton School pupils who have been selected for the U19 Lancashire County Lacrosse A and B teams. They...

  • Ella's Lancashire Netball Call-up

    Y8 pupil Ella Brophy has been selected for the U13 Lancashire Academy Centre of Excellence for Netball.

  • Owls Pay a Flying Visit

    Margaret and Michael from Lancashire Hawks and Owls brought a number of rescued birds to visit Year 1 pupils at Beech House. The...

  • Halloween and Bonfire Night Advice from the Experts

    Junior Boys at Bolton School listened attentively as they received words of wisdom on the dos and don'ts for Halloween and...

  • Co-founder of Green & Black's to Speak at Bolton School

    Bolton School will host a free, public talk from Jo Fairley, award-winning journalist and co-founder of the global ethical...

  • MasterChef Old Boy Inspires GCSE Pupils

    Old Boy Chris Harbour (1972-1979) appeared on MasterChef last year and reached the quarter-finals of the competition. He returned...

  • A Splendid Evening of Musical Variety

    Twenty two pupils representing every year group in the Boys' Division from Years 7-13 entertained a supportive and appreciative...

  • Girls to Represent the Town after Cross Country Success

    Bolton School Girls’ Division Cross Country teams have enjoyed success at the recent Bolton Schools’ Cross Country Championships...

  • Revealing Careers Related to the Environment

    The Careers Department arranged a Careers Relating to the Environment Day for pupils in Years 10 to 13 in both Divisions. This...

  • U15 and U16 Netball Teams are Town Champions

    The Girls' Division Under 15 Netball team was deserving winners of the Bolton Schools’ Netball tournament held at Bolton School...

  • Year 8 Start Radio Broadcasting Project

    Pupils in Year 8 have started work on an exciting radio broadcasting project with Bolton FM. The project will see them work in...

  • Roman Feast Launches Historical MasterChef

    Pupils in years 7 to 10 pulled out all of the stops to create a fabulous array of dishes worthy of a Roman banquet for the...

  • Boys Raise £10,000 for Charity

    Ten charities received £1,000 each as a result of this year’s Bolton School Boys’ Division summer charity walk. Hit by moorland...

  • Mabelle Becomes North West Gymnastics Champion

    Mabelle Dawson, a Year 7 pupil at Bolton School Girls’ Division, has won a gymnastics competition which means she has become the...

  • Y2 Learn About Victorian School Days

    Year 2 children at Beech House enjoyed learning about Victorian school days.  Pupils were shown the cane, the finger stocks and...

  • Train to be a Maths or Physics Teacher at Bolton School

    Bolton School leads training on behalf of The National Mathematics and Physics SCITT, a specialist, national, teacher training...

  • MFL Teacher Training at Bolton School

    Bolton School is proud to be part of this exciting initiative which allows teacher training to take place in both the independent...

  • Harvest Focuses Minds on What is Important

    This year’s Girls’ Division Harvest Assembly saw Senior Girls process into the Hall and make a donation to the mountain of food...

  • ‘You Are Awesome’ Message for Pupils

    Around 300 children from local primary schools, including Junior Boys’ School pupils, attended a presentation based on the book...

  • Teenage Journey - the RAP Project - Social Skills for Life

    Deana Puccio was an assistant district attorney in New York, working in the sex crimes unit, before moving to the UK and...

  • Recent Leaver Stewart Presents at National Art Festival

    Stewart Knights, who left Bolton School in the summer and is now an International Business Management student at Lancaster...

  • Time to Think About Others in Harvest Assembly

    A whole school Harvest Assembly at Park Road saw Urban Outreach's Dave Bagley offer an inspiring talk that illustrated how what...

  • Questioning our Obsession with Nefertiti

    Old Girl Dr Joyce Tyldesley returned to Bolton School to give a fascinating talk based on her latest book, Nefertiti’s Face: The...

  • New A Level PE Class is Up and Running

    After some excellent A Level results over the summer, A Level PE at Bolton School, a subject open to both boys and...

  • Harvest Lessons at Hesketh House

    The Junior Girls’ Charity Representatives led a thoughtful Harvest Celebration. Earlier in the day, the girls had helped Mrs...

  • Year 8 Discover Practical Maths and Physics

    Pupils in Year 8 enjoyed a fascinating interactive presentation about maths and physics from BAE Systems, the RAF and the Navy....

  • Coffee Mornings for Macmillan Cancer Support

    Teachers, staff and parents across the Bolton School campus have taken part in the “World’s Biggest Coffee Morning” campaign for...

  • BCFA Shortlist 2019 Announced

    The hotly anticipated shortlist for the 2019 Bolton Children’s Fiction Award has been revealed at a ceremony held at Bolton...

  • IDNS Are New Rugby Sponsors

    Bolton-based IDNS are the new kit sponsors for Bolton School rugby. The leading ICT and audio-visual specialists, who have a long...

  • Y9 Showjumper Amongst Best in UK

    Despite suffering a number of recent injuries which included a double fracture of his clavicle and ongoing back and shoulder...

  • Footballer Lizzie Joins England U15s

    Year 10 pupil Lizzie Harkness has been called up to join the England U15 football squad. She was selected after attending...

  • School Receives Platinum Artsmark

    The Boys’ Division has received the Platinum Artsmark Award, confirming that the School’s arts and cultural provision is of the...

  • Zara Joins Hallé Children’s Choir

    This summer, Zara Kadva in Year 7 was selected to join the Hallé Children’s Choir and is now preparing for her first performance...

  • Opportunity for Future Stars at Cowgills

    The Cowgills' Future Stars programme has been launched once again at Bolton School. Rob Lord, a partner at Cowgills, and his...

  • Old Girl to give Nefertiti Lecture at School

    Bolton School will host a free, public talk from Egyptologist Dr Joyce Tyldesley on Thursday 4 October 2018 at 7pm. Dr Tyldesley,...

  • Portrait Places Second in National Art Competition

    A portrait by Antonia Jameson in Year 13 has been announced as runner up in the Secondary Category of the national YPO Art...

  • Leverhulme's Public Life Remembered

    Pupils at Bolton School Boys’ Division celebrated the birthdate (19th September) of Lord Leverhulme, the School's benefactor, in...

  • Fun Run £2,000 Presented to Alzheimer's Society

    Pupils at Park Road presented a cheque for £2,000 to Alzheimer’s Society following the Fun Run at the end of last year. The event...

  • Do Scientists Dream of Synthetic Sheep?

    Imaginatively entitled “Do Scientists Dream of Synthetic Sheep?” Dr Jack Heal delivered a fascinating presentation to open this...

  • Artwork to Adorn Specialist Crafts Front Cover

    A piece of artwork entitled ‘Camden’ by Lauren Whitaker, a Year 12 student at Bolton School Girls’ Division, has been selected to...

  • Samba Band Boosts Bubble Rush Runners

    The Boys’ Division Samba Band performed at Bolton Hospice’s Bubble Rush fundraising event at Queen’s Park. Eight pupils in Years...

  • Millie Helps Wales Win European Bronze

    Millie Hurt in Year 12 played for Wales in the U20s European Lacrosse Championships, which were held in Poland during the summer...

  • Reception Pupils Settle In

    It's the end of the first full week of term, and pupils in Reception at Beech House, Bolton School’s infant school, have settled...

  • Enjoying the Challenges of BEST Day

    Sixth Form girls in Year 12 applied their entrepreneurial abilities in a series of workshops on Business Enterprise and Skills...

  • Olympians Inspire the Next Generation

    Junior and Senior Girls in Years 6 and 7 had the exciting opportunity to meet inspiring Olympians Beth Tweddle and Eilish...

  • Girls Told To Dream Big and Never Give Up

    The message from both keynote speakers at this year’s Girls Schools' Association (GSA) Girls Go Gold Sports Conference, held at...

  • Ball’s £10,000 Boost to Bursary Fund

    Money raised at the hugely successful Bolton School Ball has been donated to the School’s Bursary Fund. The Boys’ and Girls’...

  • Unfold Your Wings and Set the World on Fire

    Leavers from Bolton School Girls’ Division were sent out into the world with words of inspiration from former pupil the Rt Rev Dr...

  • Sharon's Busy Summer

    Sharon Daniel, a Y12 student at Bolton School Girls’ Division and former Child Genius winner, has had a busy summer as she took...

  • Bursary Campaign Raises Millions

    The Bursary Fund at Bolton School is £5 million richer after the School’s hugely successful 100 Campaign for Bursaries reached...

  • Boys Excel with 9s in Maths and Sciences

    GCSE pupils in Bolton School Boys’ Division have performed outstandingly well in the new 9-1 grading system, with one in three...

  • Twins Celebrate GCSE Success

    Twins Joseph and Oliver De Blainsin celebrated their excellent sets of GCSE results. Oliver received four 9s, four A*s and three...

  • Almost Half of Papers Graded 8 or 9

    Pupils at Bolton School Girls’ Division have shown no problems adapting to the new-style GCSEs and the 9-1 grading system, with...

  • Young Corrie Star Celebrates Eleven Top GCSEs

    Young Coronation Street actress Charleigh Adams has bagged herself 11 top GCSEs in today’s exam results. Charleigh attends...

  • Climbing Champion Zoe Scales GCSE Heights

    Indoor climbing champion Zoe Grainger has scaled the GCSE heights to achieve two grade 9s, five grade 8s, two grade 7s and two 5s...

  • School to Host Free Talk on Synthetic Biology

    Bolton School will host a free, public talk on Wednesday 19 September 2018 at 7pm in which Dr Jack Heal will ask, ‘Do Scientists...

  • Best A Level Results in Recent Years for Both Divisions

    Girls' Division With 54.5% of all papers graded at A* or A, pupils at the Girls’ Division of Bolton School have recorded the...

  • Best A Level Results in a Decade

    Students and teachers at Bolton School Boys’ Division have been celebrating some of the best A level results in recent years....

  • Girls Achieve Best A Level Results in Recent Years

    With 54.5% of all papers graded at A* or A, pupils at the Girls’ Division of Bolton School have recorded the School’s best set of...

  • Two Artworks in National Competition's Top 10

    Two pieces of artwork by Girls’ Division students have been placed in the final ten of the national YPO Art Competition Secondary...

  • Splash of Colour for Photography Competition

    The Junior Girls’ annual Photography Competition challenged pupils to capture ‘A Splash of Colour’. This year the girls’ entries...

  • Junior Girls End The Year With Farewells

    The end of the academic year at Hesketh House, Bolton School’s Junior Girls’ School, was filled with a mix of celebration and...

  • Labs Named After Famous Female Scientists

    The Girls’ Division science laboratories are to be named after famous female scientists. The school held a competition in the...

  • Eloquence for English Speaking Board

    In Year 6, pupils at the Junior Girls' School take part in English Speaking Board (ESB) examinations, which promote and assess...

  • Boys’ Colourful and Accomplished Aladdin Production

    After months of preparation, Junior Boys at Bolton School have delivered a stunning three night-run of Aladdin. The audience was...

  • Boys' Sponsored Walk to Raise Thousands

    Close to six hundred boys from Bolton School Boys' Division Senior School undertook a 10 mile sponsored walk in sweltering...

  • Celebration for Y7 and Y8 Girls

    Pupils in Years 7 and 8 from Bolton School Girls’ Division joined with teachers and parents to celebrate their successful year at...

  • Sixth Form Girls Rise to Chemistry Challenge

    Year 12 students from Bolton School Girls’ Division have enjoyed success at the recent Cambridge Lower Sixth Challenge in...

  • Town Steps Back in Time

    The Levels (playing fields) of Bolton School have witnessed some competitive clashes over the years but nothing quite like this...

  • Supporting Moorlands Fire Fighters

    In light of the recent wildfires on Winter Hill, Beech House staff, pupils and their families decided to show their support and...

  • Tug of War Returns to Sports Day

    The Boys’ Division Sports Day saw the return of the tug of war competition for the first time in over a decade. For all pupils in...

  • School Shortlisted for MEN Secondary School of the Year Award

    Senior staff and pupils from both the Girls' Division and Boys' Division were delighted to attend the MEN School Awards ceremony...

  • Battle of the Band Monies Go To Ross Smith

    At the beginning of the summer term, we were delighted to welcome back Old Boy Jordan Allen to judge Battle of the Bands. His...

  • Inaugural Lower School Prizegiving Held

    The inaugural Lower School Prizegiving celebrated the successes, achievements and wide-ranging participation of boys in Year 7 to...

  • Bolton School | Community Action Programme Commended

    Mr Barry Dixon, Deputy Lieutenant of Greater Manchester, has commended the Bolton School Community Action plan and the great...

  • Year 6 Raises Money for 15 Charities

    The Junior Girls’ Charity Afternoon was once again a bustling occasion. Pupils in Years 3, 4 and 5 enjoyed the glorious sunny...

  • Reading Celebrated at Fiction Award Ceremony

    Six authors and more than seven hundred pupils enjoyed a morning of celebrating reading before the announcement of the 2018...

  • Former Pupil Consecrated as the New Bishop of Lancaster

    The Rt Rev. Dr Jill Duff, a former Bolton School pupil, has become the new Bishop of Lancaster. She was Consecrated at York...

  • Girls Perform ‘Alice the Musical’

    The Junior Girls’ Summer Concert transported the audience to Wonderland. Pupils performed ‘Alice the Musical’, a retelling of...

  • Y8 Girls are Town Rounders Champions

    The Bolton School Girls' Division Year 8 rounders team became Bolton Town Champions on Tuesday.The girls were undefeated in the...

  • Primary Engineer’s Leadership Award for Ollie

    Y6 pupil Ollie Evans from Bolton School Junior Boys’ School collected the prestigious Primary Engineer’s Leaders Award for his...

  • Wigan House Walks 200km for Charity

    Pupils in Wigan House have collectively walked four times the length of Dominica, or 200km, to raise money for charity. Boys in...

  • Girls 3rd in North West Regional Biology Quiz

    A team of Girls’ Division Year 12 students achieved third place in the North West Regional Biology Quiz. Amelia Bolton, Nicola...

  • Bronze Medal in Free Skating for Hollie

    As June drew to a close, Hollie Asquith in Year 8 competed in her second British Championships of the year, this time in a...

  • Boys in Port Sunlight Takeover

    Bolton School Boys’ Division pupils from Years 7 to 13 took part in a museum takeover day entitled The Leverhulme Festival at...

  • Bolton School Nursery Celebrates 20 Years

    Children, staff and parents enjoyed a special Saturday morning party as Bolton School Nursery celebrated its twentieth...

  • School Supports Bolton Station Community Gala

    Bolton School Boys’ Division, which is part of the Bolton Station Development Partnership, provided actors, artists and musicians...

  • Local Pupils Enjoy Civil War Education Days

    Bolton School has hosted two Civil War Education Days for local pupils in Years 5, 6 and 7. These exciting opportunities to learn...

  • Traditional Sports Day Fun

    The Junior Girls’ Sports Day took place in brilliant sunshine. Pupils competed in a range of sporting activities in the hopes of...

  • Nursery Leavers Celebrate Memories

    Children in the Butterfly Room at Bolton School’s Nursery who will join “big school” in September celebrated their many happy...

  • Congratulations and Advice at Prizegiving

    This year was “the hottest Prizegiving on record”, according to the Headmaster’s welcome. With the summer sunshine streaming in...

  • Ice Maidens Ask What’s Your Antarctica?

    Two members of the Ice Maiden expedition, the first all-female team to ski coast to coast across Antarctica using only muscle...

  • School Supports Steam Celebration

    Bolton School pupils and staff will help to mark the 50th anniversary of the last day of steam power in Bolton this weekend. A...

  • Athletics Success for Bolton School Girls

    The Bolton School Girls’ Division Year 7 & 8 Athletics teams enjoyed a successful meet at the Town Championships held at...

  • Antonia Wins Overall Art Prize

    GCSE and A Level Art students from Bolton School Girls' Division have been showcasing their art at the Best of Bolton Schools’...

  • PA Funds Enhance Life in the Boys’ Division

    The Parents’ Association has once more funded a range of initiatives to enhance life in the Boys’ Division.  The brand new Bola...

  • Recent Leavers Offer Advice to the Sixth Form

    Alumni from the Class of 2017 returned to Bolton School to talk to current Sixth Form students. Around forty-five Old Boys and...

  • A Celebration of Chemistry

    Several generations of Chemists from Bolton School Boys’ Division enjoyed a weekend dual celebration, marking 60 years since the...

  • U16 Anna Selected for Man City U18 Spain Trip

    Anna Phillips has been selected to play in a tournament in San Sebastian in early July with the Manchester City Development...

  • Chemquiz Winners

    A team of four pupils from the Girls’ Division scooped first prize at this year’s RSC Manchester and District Chemquiz. Amaani...

  • Interactive French Play Entertains Year 8

    All pupils in Year 8 studying French headed to the Theatre to watch ‘Mes Chers Voisins’ (My Lovely Neighbours). The play,...

  • Boys’ BEST Days

    Business Enterprise and Skills Training, or BEST, is held annually across two days for Year 12 students in the Boys’ Division....

  • Tea Parties Celebrate Eid

    Children attending Bolton School Nursery enjoyed tasty themed tea parties to celebrate Eid. The whole of the Nursery took part,...

  • Concert Band Performs at Brownlow Fold Primary

    In the first of several community music primary school visits which take place at the end of the summer term, Bolton School’s...

  • Ninth in National Javelin Competition

    Year 8 pupil at Bolton School Girls’ Division, Olivia Maguire, has placed ninth nationally in the Junior Girls’ Javelin...

  • School Ball is Big Fundraiser

    Not only was the Bolton School Ball, held at the A J Bell Stadium in Salford, a roaring success but it also raised £19,000! The...

  • Silver for Girls at Salters’ Festival

    Four Y8 girls from Bolton School Girls’ Division, Yaqeen Alkaabi, Amaani Adam, Molly Bell and Alara Unsal, won second prize in...

  • Girls Show Their Entrepreneurial Flair

    The much anticipated final of the Bolton School Girls’ Division Parents’ Association Future Entrepreneurs (PAFE) competition took...

  • Rock and Roll Reflections

    Former pupils of Bolton School, Mark Radcliffe (BBC Radio broadcaster) and Tony Wadsworth CBE (former Chairman and CEO of EMI and...

  • Arts Day Celebrates Platinum Artsmark Application

    A Creative Arts Day at Bolton School Boys’ Division and Manchester Art Gallery, involving several recent leavers, offered...

  • Fun in the Sun for Outdoor Learning Day

    Outdoor Learning Day is a chance for Junior Girls in Year 3 to discover outdoor pursuits in a familiar environment. The whole...

  • Free Civil War Re-enactment for Bolton

    Cannon will fire, drums will sound, and swords will clash as the English Civil War returns to Bolton in a spectacular free event...

  • Sports Day Excitement and Fundraising

    The annual Sports Day took place in warm sunshine. Pupils cheered their friends on as they competed in a variety of running...

  • National Sports Conference for Girls

    Bolton School will host the prestigious Girls Go Gold Conference on Thursday 13 September, an annual event organised in...

  • Hollie is British Skating Solo Dance Champion

    Hollie Asquith, a Year 8 pupil in Bolton School Girls’ Division, has become the Espoir (Ages 12-13) British Solo Dance Champion...

  • Boys' Charity Run To Raise Thousands

    Over 200 Junior Boys at Bolton School will raise thousands of pounds for four charities, chosen by the pupils themselves, after a...

  • If You Have a Passion, Never Give Up

    “If you have a passion, never give up” was the number one tip from visiting author Sufiya Ahmed upon her return to Bolton School...

  • Life in the RAF?

    Y6 and Y8 girls at Bolton School were given a fascinating glimpse into a career in the Royal Air Force (RAF), when their...

  • Future Entrepreneurs Pitch Creative Ideas

    The Parents’ Association Future Entrepreneurs (PAFE) competition has returned for the second year. Girls in Year 9 were...

  • ISM Silver Music Certificate is Reward for GCSE Success

    Bolton School Boys’ Division has been awarded the Incorporated Society of Musicians (ISM)/ISM Trust’s Silver Certificate. This...

  • Ernie’s Incredible Illucinations

    The Lower School Production of Alan Ayckbourn’s comic play was both a delight and great success. The boys delivered a slick and...

  • Juniors Discover the World of Work

    Junior Boys’ and Junior Girls’ School pupils in Year 6 thoroughly enjoyed the annual Careers Carousel. The boys walked over to...

  • Careers Revealed to Year 8

    Pupils in Year 8 spent the morning learning more about a variety of different career options from visiting professionals. The...

  • ISM Silver Certificate Marks GCSE Music Success

    Bolton School Girls’ Division has been awarded the Incorporated Society of Musicians (ISM)/ISM Trust’s Silver Certificate. This...

  • Boys and Girls Compete in BCFA Voting

    In recent weeks, pupils across Bolton have been voting for their favourite book shortlisted for the Bolton Children’s Fiction...

  • Bolton School Celebrates Royal Wedding

    Children at Bolton School celebrated the royal wedding in style one day early. Children in the Nursery and Nursery Class held a...

  • Friends’ Concert Raises Funds for Speakeasy

    The Friends of Bolton School Choir hosted an evening concert in the Arts Centre to raise funds for Speakeasy, a Bury-based...

  • An Audience with Father of Fitness Ken Heathcote

    Addressing an audience in Bolton School Arts’ Centre, eighty two year old local fitness fanatic Ken Heathcote told of his amazing...

  • Children’s Charity to Benefit from Fun Run

    The annual Sixth Form Boys’ charity Fun Run took place in glorious sunshine on the Levels. Boys donned an array of unusual attire...

  • Alumni and Students Support GB Water Polo

    The Great Britain Men’s U19 Water Polo team has qualified for this summer’s European Championships for the first time in a...

  • England Selection for NW U11 Champion Gymnast

    Year 5 pupil Dinburgh Ai has been titled the Under 11 North-West Champion following a successful competition. She has also been...

  • Showstopper Final for Bolton School Bake Off

    The 2018 Bolton School Bake Off was bigger than ever. As so many pupils took part in previous years, the School decided to hold...

  • African Drumming Workshop

    Pupils in Year 4 enjoyed African Drumming Workshops with Mr Ian Bamford. He brought with him a number of large djembes so that...

  • Staff Member’s Premier League Cycle Challenge

    A member of BSS Leisure staff has completed a charity cycle challenge which saw him visit all twenty Premier League clubs by...

  • Football Festivals Fun for Primary Pupils

    Teams from more than 50 local primary schools flooded the pitches at Bolton School to take part in the annual Football Festivals....

  • School Musicians Perform at Parish Church

    On Tuesday 8 May, eight musicians from the Bolton School Foundation performed to a very appreciative audience at Bolton Parish...

  • History Lesson in Founders and Benefactors Assembly

    The Bank Holiday, Monday 7 May, was the anniversary of the death of Lord Leverhulme, who died in 1925. Marking the occasion, in...

  • Thirteenth Consecutive National Water Polo Title

    The U18s water polo team at Bolton School Boys’ Division was commended this morning by Headmaster Philip Britton, who awarded...

  • Wanted: Trainee Teachers of Modern Languages

    The National Modern Foreign Languages SCITT  (School-centred Initial Teacher Training) as well as the National Maths and Physics...

  • May Serenade Celebrates Musical Talents

    The May Serenade is traditionally the last whole school musical event in the Girls’ Division calendar each year, and never fails...

  • Visiting the Terracotta Warriors

    Pupils in all year groups at the Junior Boys’ School made the most of the rare opportunity to see the famous Terracotta Warriors...

  • Year 10 Learn Leadership with the Army

    Boys’ Division pupils in Year 10 enjoyed a challenging morning with the Army North West Outreach Team as they worked on their...

  • Pupils View Soyuz Space Craft at MOSI

    Girls’ Division pupils in Year 8 and Year 10 visited Manchester’s Museum of Science and Industry (MOSI) to take a closer look at...

  • Poetic Inspiration from Simon Armitage

    Simon Armitage, poet, playwright, novelist, Professor of Poetry at Oxford University and one of the country’s most feted...

  • Musketeer Discusses English Civil War

    Pupils studying History at GCSE and A Level were given a fascinating insight into the English Civil War from the point of view of...

  • Sporting Cups and Colours for Bolton Boys

    Sporting cups and colours were awarded to almost 60 boys at this morning’s Bolton School Boys’ Division full assembly. Pupils...

  • Expert's National Medical Screening Talk

    Pupils from across Bolton School Girls’ Division enjoyed an enlightening lunchtime presentation from Dr Helen Lewis-Parmar on the...

  • Apple Distinguished Educators Chicago-bound

    Bolton School Boys’ Division’s very own Apple Distinguished Educators (ADEs), Mr Nic Ford, Deputy Headteacher, and Mrs Lisa...

  • School Supplies Players to GB Water Polo U19s

    Two Old Boys and a student currently in the Sixth Form will join the Great Britain U19 Men’s team for the forthcoming qualifiers...

  • Manahil Shows Racism the Red Card

    A piece of art created by Year 9 pupil Manahil Masood has been announced as the overall winner in the national Show Racism the...

  • Celebration of Duke of Edinburgh Achievements

    The annual Joint Duke of Edinburgh Awards Ceremony took place this week, giving family members and staff an opportunity to...

  • Nine Lacrosse Players Join Regional Academy

    During the Easter holidays, a number of girls in Years 8 and 9 trialled for the Regional Academy Lacrosse Programme. This is a...

  • Outstanding Biathlon Performances

    Y5 and Y6 girls at Bolton School performed outstandingly at the Association of Junior Independent Schools (AJIS) Biathlon...

  • Pupils Contribute to RNCM Music Festival

    Pupils from Bolton School Boys’ and Girls’ Divisions travelled to the Royal Northern College of Music in Manchester to perform...

  • Boys Present Cheque to NSPCC

    Karen Wood, Schools Organiser for the NSPCC, was delighted to return to Bolton School Junior Boys’ School to collect a cheque for...

  • Cowgills Discusses Apprenticeship Options

    Representatives from local accountants and business advisors Cowgill Holloway visited students in the Sixth Form to discuss their...

  • Girls' Cross Country Success

    Junior Girls from Bolton School have been going the extra mile, recording a number of cross country successes. Taking part in the...

  • Corbyn Enjoys Italy Experience with Man Utd

    Corbyn Murray, a pupil at Bolton School Junior Boys’ School, enjoyed a great footballing experience over Easter as he took part...

  • Revealing What It Takes to be an Astronaut

    Dr Suzie Imber visited Bolton School to give a talk about her career, her varied interests beyond the world of science, and her...

  • Debating in French at National Final

    Year 13 students Caroline Blair and Maya Drummond reached the National Final of the Joutes Oratoires Lycéennes, a French-language...

  • Day of Science for Bolton Pupils

    Local primary and secondary school children visited Bolton School Girls’ Division (BSGD), where they joined Senior, Junior and...

  • Cowgill Holloway Are New Cricket Kit Sponsors

    Cowgill Holloway have become the new kit sponsors for the Bolton School Boys’ Division cricket teams. The Bolton based...

  • Clothes Collection Benefits Hospice

    Manchester House, one of four Houses at Bolton School Boys' Division, has been working hard collecting items of clothing during a...

  • Girls Help Bolton to School Games Medals’ Haul

    A swimming relay team comprised of Year 4 and 5 girls from Bolton School Girls’ Division Junior School won bronze at the recent...

  • Anna Helps City Win the FA Cup

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

  • School to Host Audience with Fitness Guru Ken Heathcote

    On Wednesday 16 May at 7.15pm, Bolton School will host An Audience with Ken Heathcote, interviewed by Angela Kelly. Ken has...

  • Innovative Parents' Associations Engage Parents

    Active collaboration between school, pupils and parents has always been essential to the successful development of a child. It...

  • Shreya Up Against UK's best Badminton Players

    Year 10 pupil Shreya Kamath of Bolton School Girls' Division has successfully participated in this year's Under 18 Badminton...

  • Real Tennis Pupils Given Royal Seal of Approval

    Four boys and three girls from Bolton School, who have been attending coaching sessions at the Manchester Real Tennis and...

  • 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...

  • Discovering the World of Work

    Boys’ Division students in Year 12 learned more about careers options on a ‘World of Work’ morning arranged by the Careers...

  • Inter-Division Archery Competition

    The boys have emerged victorious in an archery competition which pitted the Divisions against one another. Over lunchtime,...

  • Elite Athletes Learn from Rugby Doctor and Paralympian

    Elite athletes from Bolton School’s Junior Boys’, Senior Boys’ and Senior Girls’ schools as well as the entirety of Year 5 girls...

  • School Receives Corporate Heraldry Award

    Following an application prepared and submitted by Old Boy Malcolm Howe (1948-1956), Bolton School has been awarded the Heraldry...

  • Michael Scott Reveals Sicily’s Diverse History

    Bolton School Girls’ Division was delighted to welcome Dr Michael Scott back to talk to pupils and the wider local community,...

  • National Football Training Camp Call for Lizzy

    Lizzy Harkness, a Year 9 footballer at Bolton School Girls’ Division, has been selected to attend the upcoming FA National...

  • Town Team Successes for Cross Country Girls

    Congratulations go out to Blythe Cordwell (Y7) and Lucy Dixon (Y8) who both had impressive runs at the start of the month as...

  • Infants Enjoy an Enterprising Week

    Bolton School Infants in Reception, Year 1 and Year 2 have enjoyed a fascinating week learning about a wide range of jobs whilst...

  • Inter-School Quiz Competition Winners

    Seven boys in Year 9 and above recently accompanied Mrs Brace, Mr Cropper and Mr Humphrey to Bury Grammar School for the Annual...

  • First MFL SCITT Trainee Through Bolton School

    As Spring Half-term concludes, Steph Millar has become the first trainee teacher to pass through Bolton School Girls’ Division as...

  • Unusual Options Reviewed on Specialist Careers Day

    Students in Years 11 and 12 in the Boys’ and Girls’ Divisions gained an insight into a host of specialist university courses and...

  • Vaulting Final Reaches New Heights

    The grace, balance and courage of the eight Year 8 finalists in this year’s Bolton School Boys’ Division vaulting competition...

  • Passport to India for Languages Day

    Pupils at the Junior Girls’ School absorbed the culture and languages of India during their annual Modern Foreign Languages (MFL)...

  • Y7 Focus on Online Safety

    Forms in Year 7 of Bolton School Girls' Division have been focusing on e-safety as part of their PSHEE programme. After...

  • School Wins TES Community Initiative Award

    London, 8 February 2018: Bolton School has won the ‘Whole school community initiative of the year’ award at the prestigious Tes...

  • Such Musical Talent in this School

    Expertly organised by Mrs Ives, Park Road’s annual Music Festival saw a large parental audience enjoy two days of intensive...

  • Chinese Pupils Enjoy Bolton School Visit

    Pupils from Bocai Boarding School, China enjoyed a taster morning at Bolton School! The children are in the UK for a few weeks...

  • School Hosts Young Scientists Journal Conference

    Bolton School Boys’ Division has hosted the first Northern Young Scientists Journal Conference, and the fifth conference overall....

  • Hesketh House Filled with Music for Festival

    The annual Music Festival at Hesketh House once again allowed the Junior Girls to show off their talents in front of an...

  • Celebrating 100 Years of the Vote

    The Girls’ Division this week celebrated the centenary of the first women receiving the vote with a display in the library...

  • Girls Chosen for Lancashire U13 Lacrosse Squads

    Having attended trials, nine girls from Bolton School Girls' Division have been chosen for Lancashire's A and B lacrosse squads...

  • Extra Lessons Benefit Lostock Mathematicians

    Ten aspiring Year 6 mathematicians at Lostock Primary School have had their learning bolstered by attending after school classes...

  • Old Boy Explains Effects of Drug Abuse

    Old Boy Richard Garland returned to the Boys’ Division to talk to students in Year 13 about drugs and how they impact people’s...

  • County Swim Successes for Lucy

    Girls' Division pupil Lucy Dixon has been spending her weekends profitably at the Lancashire County Swimming Championships. Over...

  • SHINE Inspires Year 5 Pupils

    Forty three Year 5 pupils from a dozen local primary schools are enjoying this year’s SHINE: Serious Fun on Saturday programme at...

  • Night Safe Donation from Blackburn House

    Pupils from Blackburn House in the Boys’ Division of Bolton School have donated over 500 unwanted Christmas gifts and toiletries...

  • Paddington Inspires Young Writers

    Paddington Bear’s adventures in this year’s Marks and Spencer Christmas advert inspired a Writing Competition at the Junior...

  • Tickets Available for The Tempest Joint Production

    William Shakespeare’s The Tempest is Bolton School’s Joint Production for 2018, and tickets are now on sale. The show will run...

  • Magical Lessons for Harry Potter Day

    Bolton School was transformed into Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry for magical ‘lessons’ to celebrate Harry Potter...

  • Junior and Intermediate Swim Teams are Town Champions

    Bolton School Girls’ Division Junior and Intermediate Swim Teams have been crowned town champions after triumphing in the town...

  • National Citizen Service Proves Popular

    Last year, almost one third of the Girls’ Division Year 11 cohort took part in National Citizen Service (NCS): a three to four...

  • Chamber Choir in Barnardos National Choral Competition Final

    Bolton School’s Senior Chamber Choir is in full rehearsals ahead of its trip to the Royal Festival Hall on Monday 12 March for...

  • Inspiring a Generation of Engineers

    Dr Zubair Hanslot, the Provost of the University of Bolton, and James Kitson, one of the university’s lecturers, visited the...

  • Language Students Immersed in Day of French

    Sixth Form students in the Boys’ and Girls’ Divisions studying French to A Level benefitted from the annual joint French Day,...

  • Boys are U14 Greater Manchester Badminton Champions

    A team from Bolton School Boys’ Division has become the U14 Greater Manchester badminton champions. In progressing to the final,...

  • Junior Boys Enjoy Brass Group Concert

    The Boys’ Division Senior School Brass Group entertained Park Road pupils in a lunchtime performance as part of the Junior...

  • Junior Boys Enjoy Brass Group Concert

    The Boys’ Division Senior School Brass Group entertained Park Road pupils in a lunchtime performance as part of the Junior...

  • Students Contribute to Town’s Holocaust Memorial Service

    Held in Bolton Town Hall, this year’s Holocaust Memorial Day Service was led by Bolton Interfaith Council and supported by Bolton...

  • Nursery Class Provides So Much More

    Mrs Louise Browning is the new teacher for Bolton School’s Nursery Class for 3 and 4 Year Olds. She joined the School in...

  • School to Welcome TV Historian for Talk on Sicily

    On 20 February 2018, Bolton School will welcome historian Michael Scott to give a free public talk in the Girls’ Division Great...

  • Teenage Journey - Coping With Your Adolescent

    Dick Moore had a large audience of Bolton School parents gripped by his powerful, moving and enlightening presentation on “Coping...

  • It Takes a Man to Feel

    In three separate sessions, visiting speaker Dick Moore spent the day at Bolton School Boys’ Division holding students, teachers,...

  • School to Host Royal Statistical Society Annual Lecture

    Society and teenagers – How statistics reveal the changes in young people’s lives through the last century On 5 March 2018,...

  • It Takes a Man to Feel

    In three separate sessions, visiting speaker Dick Moore spent the day at Bolton School Boys’ Division holding students, teachers,...

  • Insight into Realities of Law Career

    Old Boy Jarlath Pratt returned to Bolton School to talk to students in Year 13 about his career in law. He attended the Boys’...

  • Insight into Realities of Law Career

    Old Boy Jarlath Pratt returned to Bolton School to talk to students in Year 13 about his career in law. He attended the Boys’...

  • Discovering British Values with Pop Project

    Pupils at the Junior Boys’ School were treated to a morning of music, learning and fun with Pop Project. Graham, Henry and...

  • Coco Performs in Octagon's Jane Eyre

    Year 6 pupil Coco Jones has been cast in the Octagon’s production of Jane Eyre. Tonight is her opening night in front of an...

  • Trip to Maritime Museum Enhances Titanic Learning

    Year 2 children at Beech House enjoyed a day trip to The Maritime Museum in Liverpool to enhance their learning about The...

  • Book Tells the Story of Bolton School Girls’ Division

    Eric Fairweather, Archivist at Bolton School, has written a new book which charts the chronological history of Bolton School...

  • New Initiatives Aim to Boost Teacher Recruitment

    Bolton School, as the Northern hub school, is playing its part in a new Department for Education (DfE) drive to recruit more...

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