"Parents are blown away by the facilities when they first come here. "

Infant School Parent

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Testimonials

Read a wide selection of quotes about Bolton School:

  • "I love the peaceful, calm learning environment where I can achieve to the best of my ability and develop as a person."

    Charlotte, Year 10
  • "Every time I drive through the centre arch of Bolton School, I feel an immense sense of pride and thankfulness that our girls attend this wonderful school. As a parent, I am delighted to be part of the Bolton School family."

    Mrs Bethan Pickup, Parent
  • "There is such a relaxed atmosphere in school, especially in the Sixth Form - all the teachers put in all their efforts to help get you through your exams, make the right university and career choices, and for you to reach your full potential."

    April, Year 12
  • "The outstanding range of interesting and stimulating extra curricular activities provide excellent opportunities for pupils to take initiative and extend their capabilities. Throughout the school the personal development of pupils is exceptional."

    Independent Schools’ Inspectorate, 2010 (Girls’ Division)
  • "I remember my days at school vividly and with great affection. Bolton School has a great tradition in the liberal arts. I've always acted for the love of it and this first love was inspired at Hopefield, the school theatre."

    Sir Ian McKellen - Actor and Old Boy
  • "There is no doubt this is a very special school with fantastic facilities and fantastic teachers who make all the difference. It's just a shame that every school in the country cannot be like Bolton School."

    Sir Harry Kroto - Nobel Prize Winner in Chemistry and Old Boy
  • "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
  • "One mum in a family with three generations of Boltonian men said, 'You can't better this school - it's belting', and we are inclined to agree."

    Good Schools Guide Review