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Get all your breaking sports news stories from across the campus on this page - links below.

Sports results are often posted in real time via each Division's Sports' Department Twitter accounts:

Girls' Division: @bsgirls_sport

Boys' Division: @SportatBolton

  • Y8 Girls are Town Rounders Champions

    Town Rounders Champions

    Tuesday, 03 July 2018

    The Bolton School Girls' Division Year 8 rounders team became Bolton Town Champions on Tuesday.The girls were undefeated in the group stages of their competition following wins against Thornleigh, Turton, St James’ and Rivington and went through to...

  • Bronze Medal in Free Skating for Hollie

    Roller Skating Solo Dance Champion

    Monday, 02 July 2018

    As June drew to a close, Hollie Asquith in Year 8 competed in her second British Championships of the year, this time in a different discipline: free skating. She skated a three-minute programme including double jumps, axles, and camel spins. She...

  • Traditional Sports Day Fun

    Sports Day sack race pair

    Friday, 29 June 2018

    The Junior Girls’ Sports Day took place in brilliant sunshine. Pupils competed in a range of sporting activities in the hopes of earning points for their House: Buttermere, Grasmere, Rydal, Ullswater or Windermere. In addition to sprint races,...

  • Alumni and Students Support GB Water Polo

    GB U19 Water Polo team OBs and pupils

    Monday, 14 May 2018

    The Great Britain Men’s U19 Water Polo team has qualified for this summer’s European Championships for the first time in a decade, with four players on the team who have a connection to Bolton School. Year 13 student Harrison Barker-Smith and alumni...

  • England Selection for NW U11 Champion Gymnast

    Dinburgh Gymnastics NW U11 Champion May 2018

    Monday, 14 May 2018

    Year 5 pupil Dinburgh Ai has been titled the Under 11 North-West Champion following a successful competition. She has also been offered a place on the English Squad for 2017-2018.

  • Football Festivals Fun for Primary Pupils

    Y5-6 Football Festival (2)

    Thursday, 10 May 2018

    Teams from more than 50 local primary schools flooded the pitches at Bolton School to take part in the annual Football Festivals. The non-competitive Year 3-4 event took place on Tuesday and was followed by the Year 5-6 tournaments on Thursday. The...

  • Thirteenth Consecutive National Water Polo Title

    U18 Water Polo win assembly presentation

    Tuesday, 08 May 2018

    The U18s water polo team at Bolton School Boys’ Division was commended this morning by Headmaster Philip Britton, who awarded them their national cup in a full assembly. It is the thirteenth consecutive national English Schools’ Swimming Association...

  • Sporting Cups and Colours for Bolton Boys

    Cups and Colours boys

    Tuesday, 01 May 2018

    Sporting cups and colours were awarded to almost 60 boys at this morning’s Bolton School Boys’ Division full assembly. Pupils collected awards for their success, often on a regional or national stage, in football, hockey, rugby, water polo,...

  • School Supplies Players to GB Water Polo U19s

    GB U19 Water Polo Squad Ben, Harrison and William

    Wednesday, 25 April 2018

    Two Old Boys and a student currently in the Sixth Form will join the Great Britain U19 Men’s team for the forthcoming qualifiers of the LEN European U19 Men’s Water Polo Tournament. Year 13 student Harrison Barker-Smith joins the team alongside...

  • Nine Lacrosse Players Join Regional Academy

    Regional Lacrosse Academy

    Tuesday, 24 April 2018

    During the Easter holidays, a number of girls in Years 8 and 9 trialled for the Regional Academy Lacrosse Programme. This is a development programme designed to identify players who have the potential to represent their sport at national level and...

  • Outstanding Biathlon Performances

    AJIS Biathlon gold

    Monday, 23 April 2018

    Y5 and Y6 girls at Bolton School performed outstandingly at the Association of Junior Independent Schools (AJIS) Biathlon competition held at Rossall School on Monday 23 April. There were excellent performances throughout the team, in particular...

  • Girls' Cross Country Success

    AJIS Biathlon Y3-4

    Friday, 20 April 2018

    Junior Girls from Bolton School have been going the extra mile, recording a number of cross country successes. Taking part in the Bolton Schools’ Cross Country Championships held at Moss Bank Park on Thursday 19 April, both year groups enjoyed an...

  • Cowgill Holloway Are New Cricket Kit Sponsors

    Cowgill Holloway Cricket Kit Sponsors

    Tuesday, 17 April 2018

    Cowgill Holloway have become the new kit sponsors for the Bolton School Boys’ Division cricket teams. The Bolton based accountants and business advisors has sponsored the kit for all age groups, from the Under 12s through to the 1XI and 2XI teams....

  • School to Host Audience with Fitness Guru Ken Heathcote

    Ken Heathcote Poster short

    Monday, 16 April 2018

    On Wednesday 16 May at 7.15pm, Bolton School will host An Audience with Ken Heathcote, interviewed by Angela Kelly. Ken has written several books, the latest being We’re Going To Live Forever, which will also be the focus of the discussion. A...

  • Real Tennis Pupils Given Royal Seal of Approval

    Royal visit to Manchester Real Tennis and Racquets Club

    Tuesday, 03 April 2018

    Four boys and three girls from Bolton School, who have been attending coaching sessions at the Manchester Real Tennis and Racquets Club in Salford for the past five months, were thrilled to be paid a visit by HRH Prince Edwards, The Earl of...

  • Under 13s Win Bolton Schools’ Netball Tournament

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    Wednesday, 14 March 2018

    The U13 Netball team have been crowned winners of the Bolton Schools’ Netball Tournament. The team played seven matches in the group stages of the competition, winning all seven comfortably. In total, they scored an impressive 68 goals while...

  • Vlada Helps GB to Gain European Tennis Silver

    GB team European Tennis Silver (1)

    Monday, 12 March 2018

    Tennis player Vlada Kozak, who is in Year 7, has helped Great Britain to gain second place in the European Finals. The Great Britain players faced teams from seven other nations and made it to the final where unfortunately they lost out to the Czech...

  • Swimmers Qualify for ESSA National Finals

    Swimming - ESSA nationals qualification

    Monday, 12 March 2018

    A group of five swimmers in Year 6 competed in the ESSA (English Schools Swimming Association) North West Division Primary Team Championships, held at Everton Park in Liverpool. This competition serves as the qualifying round for the ESSA Nationals:...

  • Incredible National Water Polo Record Continues

    U15 Water Polo win

    Thursday, 08 March 2018

    Bolton School Boys’ Division has continued its dominance at water polo on the national stage. The U15s’ 7-3 victory over Dulwich College in the national English Schools’ Swimming Association (ESSA) final held in Northampton meant the School has won...

  • Inter-Division Archery Competition

    Archery BD vs GD

    Friday, 23 February 2018

    The boys have emerged victorious in an archery competition which pitted the Divisions against one another. Over lunchtime, pupils competed over short and long distances to see which Division could score the most points. While the girls came out on...

  • Elite Athletes Learn from Rugby Doctor and Paralympian

    Ayaz Bhuta, GB Wheelchair Rugby athlete and Rio 2016 Paralympian, and Old Boy Dr Vasudevan Mani, now Leeds Rhinos’ Team Doctor, gave pupils an insight into sport at the highest level

    Thursday, 22 February 2018

    Elite athletes from Bolton School’s Junior Boys’, Senior Boys’ and Senior Girls’ schools as well as the entirety of Year 5 girls from Hesketh House enjoyed an informative afternoon in the company of former pupil Dr Vasudevan Mani (1984-1998), who is...

  • National Football Training Camp Call for Lizzy

    National Football Training Camp KKP-138045

    Monday, 12 February 2018

    Lizzy Harkness, a Year 9 footballer at Bolton School Girls’ Division, has been selected to attend the upcoming FA National Performance Camp (NPC) at the University of Warwick at the end of the month. The camp is for players identified as having...

  • Town Team Successes for Cross Country Girls

    Bolton Town Cross Country Championships

    Monday, 12 February 2018

    Congratulations go out to Blythe Cordwell (Y7) and Lucy Dixon (Y8) who both had impressive runs at the start of the month as members of the Bolton Town Cross Country Team at the Greater Manchester Championships held at Heaton Park. Blythe finished...

  • Vaulting Final Reaches New Heights

    Y8 Vaulting Final group

    Friday, 09 February 2018

    The grace, balance and courage of the eight Year 8 finalists in this year’s Bolton School Boys’ Division vaulting competition was, as ever, quite remarkable. Performing with nerves of steel in front of their entire year group, their Form Teachers...

  • Girls Chosen for Lancashire U13 Lacrosse Squads

    Lancashire U13 Lacrosse

    Tuesday, 06 February 2018

    Having attended trials, nine girls from Bolton School Girls' Division have been chosen for Lancashire's A and B lacrosse squads who will play in the Northern Counties Tournament in a few weeks' time. Phoebe Chuck, Ella Brophy, Jasmine...

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