"When I return to Bolton School to talk to pupils about entrepreneurship, my message is to 'go for it'. This is an attitude that I had instilled in me during my time at the school where my curiosity was fuelled and I became interested in ideas."

Caroline Plumb - CEO of Fresh Minds and youngest woman on Management Today's '35 under 35' list

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Bolton School Gallery

Bolton School is a busy community and this gallery reflects just a little of what takes place at the School.  To enlarge a photo, click on it.  This will also allow you to flick through the gallery. 

More recent photos are towards the end of the gallery.

Patterdale HallPatterdale Hallthe School's Outdoor Pursuits Centre
The Bolton School buildings were commended by English HeritageThe Bolton School buildings were commended by English Heritageas an example of how historic school buildings should be modernised
Oldest Nursery Nurse in the Country RetiresOldest Nursery Nurse in the Country RetiresStaff, children and parents at Bolton School's Nursery wished Anne Worsley all the best in her retirement
Hair Raises Money for HaitiHair Raises Money for HaitiJunior Girls were allowed to wear their hair how they wanted - the more outlandish the better - to raise money for Haiti
National Football ChampionsNational Football ChampionsBolton School U13s football team celebrate winning the Rensburg Sheppards ISFA Cup
Maasai in the ClassroomMaasai in the ClassroomYear 9 girls used a Skype link-up to talk directly to Maasai tribespeople, who were sitting under a tree on the plains of Tanzania
Iconic Vietnam War Child Brings Message of PeaceIconic Vietnam War Child Brings Message of PeaceBolton School was privileged to host Iconic Vietnam War Child Kim Phuc on only her second visit to the UK in 2010
School Production Celebrated 25 Years of Les MisSchool Production Celebrated 25 Years of Les Miswith its own stunning performance of the legendary musical
When Old Boy Sir Harry Met Old Boy Sir IanWhen Old Boy Sir Harry Met Old Boy Sir IanLucky Sixth Formers met Sir Ian McKellen and his school pal Sir Harry Kroto, Nobel Prize Winner in Chemistry, at Sir Ian's performance of 'Waiting for Godot' in London! Matthew Kelly is also in the photo.
Junior Girls Hautbois WorkshopJunior Girls Hautbois WorkshopYear 5 girls got to spend a day in the life of a Tudor by taking part in a Hautbois Workshop
EYFS Outstanding on Every LevelEYFS Outstanding on Every LevelBolton School's Early Years Foundation Stage (0-5 years old) was deemed "outstanding" in all aspects of its provision after a visit by the Independent Schools Inspectorate (ISI) in 2010
From Old Trafford to Bolton SchoolFrom Old Trafford to Bolton SchoolJunior Boys' PE teacher and former Manchester United player Mike Duxbury was back in the spotlight appearing in 'When the Floodlights Fade' on MUTV.
Foundation United in Red for JapanFoundation United in Red for Japanfor the Red Cross Japan Tsunami Appeal in 2011
Year 10 girls met the MaasaiYear 10 girls met the Maasaiwhile volunteering with LivLife in Tanzania
Year 9 bandYear 9 band'Why Not?' perform at the Iron Man Competition
Indonesia Trip of a LifetimeIndonesia Trip of a Lifetimefor Sixth Form boys who did conservation work and research in Southern Sulawesi and on Hoga Island
Dickens Day Set World RecordDickens Day Set World Recordand celebrated the bicentenary of Charles Dickens' birth
We Will Rock YouWe Will Rock YouJoint Production 2012
Foundation Fundraiser for LivLifeFoundation Fundraiser for LivLifeFoundation Fundraiser for LivLife
Wanderers' Captain Commends Students' Community WorkWanderers' Captain Commends Students' Community WorkWanderers' Captain Commends Students' Community Work
Bolton School Jazz Band are overall winners Bolton School Jazz Band are overall winners of the School Band Category of the Great North Big Band Festival
The Riley Sixth Form Centre OpensThe Riley Sixth Form Centre OpensFrom the start of the Autumn term 2013, Sixth Form students can now enjoy their new facilities
Bolton Children's Fiction Award LaunchBolton Children's Fiction Award LaunchAward-winning author Sufiya Ahmed launched the Award at Bolton School
Old Boy Bryan Appleyard returned to Bolton SchoolOld Boy Bryan Appleyard returned to Bolton Schoolto give the 2013 Tillotson Lecture, titled 'The Rise of the Machines'
Enterprising Sixth Formers raise funds for Urban OutreachEnterprising Sixth Formers raise funds for Urban Outreachand purchased 600 Christmas Puddings and 600 variety packs of biscuits for the charity's Christmas Hampers!
Olympians Inspire Next GenerationOlympians Inspire Next GenerationRebecca Adlington and Steve Parry visited the Bolton Schools' Swimming Championships 2014
Sixth Formers win place at vInspired National Awards Sixth Formers win place at vInspired National Awards Year 12 students clocked up a record-breaking 11,798 hours of voluntary work from September 2013 to June 2014.
Romeo and JulietRomeo and JulietThe Joint Production 2014
Junior Boys' Y6 Football Team Win at WembleyJunior Boys' Y6 Football Team Win at WembleyThe team represented Bolton Wanderers and the North of England in the Football League Kids' Cup Final - and won the cup!
May SerenadeMay Serenadeheld in the Girls' Division Great Hall
Bolton Childrens Fiction Award CeremonyBolton Childrens Fiction Award CeremonyNominees and pupils, with winner Gillian Cross in the centre
Sir Harry Kroto VisitSir Harry Kroto VisitOld Boy Sir Harry gave a 'Buckyballs' workshop to local primary pupils
Tillotson Lecture 2014Tillotson Lecture 2014Old Boy and Film Producer Andy Paterson gave a masterclass in 'Telling Stories'
Girls Go Gold Northern Conference 2014Girls Go Gold Northern Conference 2014Helen Glover and Jenny Meadows were the keynote speakers at this prestigious event
Remembrance Day 2014Remembrance Day 2014Current and former pupils remembered the Great War 100 years on
Girls Host 'Tea at the Riley'Girls Host 'Tea at the Riley'inter-generational tea parties for older people in the local area
Rats TalesRats TalesThe inaugural Lower and Middle School Production took place in December 2014
Hosting the Ogden Trust Physics Olympics 2015Hosting the Ogden Trust Physics Olympics 2015Image from the 'Jelly Baby Tower' challenge
Bridgewater Hall Gala Concert 2015Bridgewater Hall Gala Concert 2015This was the start of the School's 100/500 Anniversary Celebrations
Dedicating 81 Tower of London PoppiesDedicating 81 Tower of London PoppiesEach poppy represents a pupil or member of staff who fell in WWI
The Sound of MusicThe Sound of MusicThe Joint Production 2015
Treble Water Polo SuccessTreble Water Polo SuccessThe U18, U16 & U14 teams claimed all three 2015 ESSA National Champions titles
French Exchange Celebrates 30th AnniversaryFrench Exchange Celebrates 30th AnniversaryPupils from Bolton School and Le Collège Saint-Benoît together in the Riley Quad
Foundation Family FestivalFoundation Family FestivalThe Parents' Associations created a fantastic day of fun as part of the 100/500 Celebrations
Sports Reunion WeekendSports Reunion WeekendHeld in July 2015 as part of the 100/500 Celebrations
Grand ReunionGrand ReunionHeld in September 2015 as part of the 100/500 Celebrations
Sir Ian McKellenSir Ian McKellenvisiting to talk about Stonewall and equality
HRH Prince EdwardHRH Prince Edwardcame to find out about pupils' Duke of Edinburgh Award participation
AliceAliceLower & Middle School Joint Production 2016
Port Sunlight Gala ConcertPort Sunlight Gala ConcertHeld in March 2016 as part of the 100/500 Celebrations
Doctor FaustusDoctor FaustusThe Joint Production 2016
Quincentenary AssemblyQuincentenary Assemblyand the unveiling of the Roll of Headmasters
Sir Garfield SobersSir Garfield Sobersvisited the School's cricketers in the Summer Term 2016
Teams Repeat Water Polo Hat Trick WinsTeams Repeat Water Polo Hat Trick WinsThe U17, U15 and U13 teams all won the ESSA Nationals for the 2nd year running
100 Years of History at Beech House100 Years of History at Beech HouseThe Infant School's Centenary celebrations
The Centenary BallThe Centenary Ballwas the finale of the School's 100/500 Celebrations
Boys' Division Charity Walk to Rivington PikeBoys' Division Charity Walk to Rivington Pikeraising £500 each for 20 charities to commemorate the 500th Anniversary
Selina ScottSelina Scottwas the guest speaker at the Girls' Division's Sixth Form Presentation Evening
HarvestHarvestPupils across the Foundation supported local organisations with their Harvest collections
Dr Suzannah Lipscomb gave an evening lectureDr Suzannah Lipscomb gave an evening lectureon 'Leadership Lessons from the Tudors'
Remembrance TributesRemembrance Tributesand the unveiling of a plaque commemorating an Old Boy who was inexplicably omitted from the memorial boards
Team GB STEAM Day for primary school girlsTeam GB STEAM Day for primary school girlsincluded science, technology, engineering, art and maths workshops
Long Distance LessonsLong Distance Lessonsfrom Old Boy Chris Eatough, six times World 24hr Solo Mountain Bike Champion
Christmas Time at Beech HouseChristmas Time at Beech Housewas celebrated with traditional Nativity carol concerts
A Christmas ConcertA Christmas Concertshowcased the talents of the Friends of Bolton School Choir and various ensembles
High Sheriff of Greater Manchester, the Lady SmithHigh Sheriff of Greater Manchester, the Lady Smithvisited her former school, speaking to the Junior and Senior Girls
WonderWonderThe 2017 Middle/Lower School Joint Production was devised by the cast of Y8/9 pupils
Old Boy Nigel Short returnedOld Boy Nigel Short returnedand played a simultaneous chess match against 23 boys and girls
Miss SaigonMiss SaigonThe Joint Production 2017