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...

  • 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,...

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