News for 2019

  • Mia in New BBC1 Remake of A Christmas Carol

    Mia Slater, a Y9 pupil at Bolton School Girls’ Division, will certainly have a Christmas to remember as she appears in BBC One’s...

  • Brilliant Bakes from Christmas Cake Club

    This term, girls in Years 8 and 9 have been hard at work creating an impressive batch of Christmas Cakes. The beautifully...

  • Choirs in Fine Voice for Ceremony of Carols

    The Ceremony of Carols in the Girls’ Division was once again an evening of tradition, reflection and beautiful music. The Chamber...

  • Girls' Charitable Giving at Christmas

    Pupils at Bolton School Girls’ Division have supported a wide range of charities in the run-up to Christmas while enjoying the...

  • Juniors' Gymnastics Final

    Eleven young gymnasts performed in the Junior Boys’ Gymnastics Final, which took place on the penultimate day of term before an...

  • Chocolate Workshop for Year 11

    Year 11 pupils had a fabulous trip to Slattery's Patissier and Chocolatier. The girls attended a chocolate-making course, during...

  • Old Boy's Filmmaking Success Story

    After leaving Bolton School in the summer of 2015, Old Boy Oliver Hill went to study Digital Film Production at Ravensbourne...

  • Y2 Choir Spreads Christmas Joy

    The Y2 Choir at Bolton School Infant School made the short journey up Chorley New Road to entertain local pensioners and...

  • Old Boy's Legal Insights at Tillotson Lecture

    This year’s Tillotson Lecture was given by The Rt Hon Sir Ernest Ryder. An Old Boy who attended the Boys’ Division from 1962 to...

  • Academy Selection for Young Netball Players

    Two Girls’ Division pupils in Year 8 have recently been selected for regional netball academies. Molly Grimshaw has been asked to...

  • Traditional Celebration at Carol Service

    The Junior Boys’ Carol Service in the Boys’ Division Great Hall was a delightful evening of readings, carols and choral...

  • School Meets Christmas Hamper Challenge Again

    Pupils at Bolton School have again risen to Urban Outreach’s Christmas Hamper Challenge. Each year, local charity Urban Outreach...

  • Boys Celebrate Christmas Through Words, Song and Prayer

    Headmaster Philip Britton welcomed a large gathering to this year’s Christmas Festival at Bolton School Boys’ Division. A...

  • Boys' Artistic Holocaust Tributes

    A group of Boys’ Division pupils have created commemorative artwork to honour the victims and survivors of the Holocaust. Art...

  • Stories from the Stable

    The Junior Girls told the story of the Nativity from the point of view of the animals who were there when Jesus was born, from...

  • Boys Perform 'A Christmas Carol'

    Old Boy Sam Warburton (Class of 2018) reviews the recent production of A Christmas Carol: For four nights, pupils from Years 9...

  • Local Pupils Enjoy RSC Christmas Chemistry Lecture

    Over 1,000 local pupils from 20 secondary schools from across the North-West joined pupils from the Boys’ Division and Girls’...

  • Special Visitor at Nursery's Christmas Party

    Children aged 0-4 years from Bolton School Nursery enjoyed their Christmas party at the School's Arts and Conference Centre....

  • Girls' Impressive Production of As You Like It

    A cast of 22 pupils in Years 7, 8 and 9 from Bolton School Girls’ Division produced an impressive interpretation of Shakespeare’s...

  • Children Benefit from Beech House Toys Collection

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

  • Girls’ Trolley Dash to Give Christmas Cheer

    With £4,448 raised, Charity representatives from each Form in Year 7 of Bolton School Girls’ Division enjoyed a lunchtime...

  • Nursery's 'Whoops-A-Daisy' Nativity

    The Nursery Class and Butterfly Class performed another successful collaborative Nativity production to kick off the festive...

  • Teacher Shortlisted onto the i25 List

    Congratulations have been in order this week for Nic Ford, Deputy Head (Academic) at Bolton School Boys’ Division, as he became...

  • Chemistry Collaboration Explores the Environmental Impact of Contact Lenses

    Students from the Boys’ Division of Bolton School are working with Sixth Form students from Haslingden High School and...

  • Girls Win Mace Debating Competition

    A team of three Sixth Form girls from Bolton School – Lily Rimmer, Sarah Walker and Jessica Buckthorpe – has won through to the...

  • Chairman of Governors Retires

    Michael Griffiths has retired as Chairman of the Governing Body at Bolton School. Mr Griffiths, who is a former pupil of the...

  • Musical Accompaniment to Winter Sparkle Fair

    Members of the Girls’ Division Flute Quartet and a joint band, the Tepid Grapes were delighted to perform at the Beech House...

  • Platinum Award for Concert Band

    The Joint Concert Band was recently invited to perform at the National Concert Band Festival (NCBF) heats, held at Newman RC...

  • Old Girl's Lessons on Modern Slavery

    Students in both Divisions had important lessons on Modern Slavery from Old Girl Susan Banister (1982 to 1989). She returned to...

  • The Taming of Three Species: A Presentation by Alice Roberts

    A 400-strong public audience, including pupils from five local schools, attended the much anticipated enrichment presentation...

  • Shreya Presented with Engineering Scholarship

    Shreya Kamath in Year 12 was one of the students hand-picked from across England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland to achieve...

  • Lancashire Call-up for Over 20 Lacrosse Girls

    Over the last month, a number of pupils from Bolton School Girls’ Division Year 9 upwards have trialled for the Under 18 and...

  • Junior Boys are the Bolton News’ Fundraiser of the Year

    Pupils and staff from Park Road, the Junior Boys’ School of Bolton School, were delighted to win this year’s Fundraiser of the...

  • Boys Perform Hits at Autumn Concert

    Concert season in the Boys’ Division commenced with the Autumn Concert. Pupils, parents and staff gathered in the Great Hall for...

  • Choir Performs for Conference

    The Girls’ Division Middle School Choir travelled to Bristol to sing at the GSA (Girls’ School Association) Conference 2019, an...

  • Y1 Learns About The Fire of London

    Y1 girls and boys at Bolton School Infant School (Beech House) enjoyed a hands-on and instructive visiting History workshop about...

  • Old Girl Teaches Boys About Antibiotics

    As part of World Antibiotics Awareness Week Thorrun Govind, who left Bolton School in 2010 and went on to complete a degree in...

  • School Sees Spots for Children in Need

    Pupils all across Bolton School got involved with raising money for Children in Need. Children in the Nursery Class for Three-...

  • Linguists Excel at Debate

    Three teams of Bolton School students took part in the Languages Debating Competition held at Cheadle Hulme School and all three...

  • U13s’ Win Seals Last 16 Place in ISFA Cup

    Bolton School’s U13 football team enjoyed a profitable trip over The Pennines recording an impressive 4-1 victory over The...

  • Anna Helps England U17s to Victory in Euro Qualifiers

    Anna Phillips, a Y12 student at Bolton School, joined up with the England Women’s U17 Squad at the UEFA Phase 1 Euro Qualifiers...

  • Software Engineer Shares His Story with Boys

    Andrew Warburton, who left Bolton School in 2014 having attended from Nursery through to Sixth Form, returned to his alma mater...

  • Class Support for Chorley Hedgehog Rescue Centre

    Bolton School's Nursery Class has been studying a new topic ‘Into The Dark . . .’ As part of the topic, the three and four year...

  • RRG Group Sponsor Football Kit

    RRG Group Bolton are the new sponsors of Bolton School Boys' Division's football kit. They have sponsored six teams from U12s...

  • Reflecting on Remembrance

    Poetry readings and time for reflection during prayers, music and moments of silence formed this year’s service of Remembrance in...

  • Assembly Marks 100 Years of Remembrance

    One hundred years since the first Remembrance Sunday and the laying of wreaths in Whitehall, pupils, staff and governors gathered...

  • Gold for Marcus at World Thai Boxing

    Competing in Italy at the World Thai Boxing Championship, Marcus Williams, a Y10 GCSE pupil at Bolton School Boys’ Division, has...

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