Bolton School Junior Boys

Entry to the Junior Boys' School

Year 3 Entry

All applicants to Year 3 (from schools other than Bolton School Infant School) sit our Entrance Examination in the January before they wish to join the School. They complete papers in:

  • English
  • Mathematics
  • Verbal reasoning
  • Non-verbal reasoning 

as well as a creative writing essay task set by the School.

If you want to apply for an immediate place, please contact us direct to enquire about the availability of places.

All applicants must fill out an Entrance Examination application form, which can be downloaded below or requested from the Junior School Secretary on 01204 434735.

Entry to Years 4, 5 and 6

Depending on pupil migration, places are sometimes available in Years 4, 5 and 6. Applicants to these year groups complete web-based Verbal Reasoning and Non-Verbal Reasoning exams, a reading test and a piece of creative writing.


The prospectus is available to download via our website here.

You can also request for a hard copy of the prospectus to be posted to you via our website here or by contacting the School Secretary on 01204 434735 or

Tours of the School

The best way to appreciate our Junior School is to visit us and the Head would be delighted to welcome you at any time during the term. Please telephone (01204 434735) to arrange this at a mutually convenient time.

Fees Information

Details of our fees for the current academic year can be found here.

Apply Now

You can download the Junior Boys' Application Form and the School's Admissions Policy here:

Bolton School Boys' Division
Junior Department
Park Road
Bolton BL1 4RD

Telephone: 01204 434735
01204 410073