"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

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Physical Education

We enjoy a strong sporting tradition at Bolton School and believe that sport plays an important role in our pupils' development. Our facilities, which include tennis and netball courts, a swimming pool, gym and extensive playing fields, are excellent.

Taught by specialist staff, the children play netball, hockey and lacrosse during the winter and rounders, tennis and athletics in the summer.

Years 4, 5 and 6 also visit the School's own Outdoor Pursuits centre at Patterdale Hall in the Lake District. Supervised at all times by fully qualified instructors, they can safely enjoy a range of exciting activities such as sailing, gorge walking and abseiling. Fun and a real sense of achievement is virtually guaranteed!

I think the sports teachers are very supportive.  I'm not very good at swimming but when I swam my first 25 metres they were really proud of me.
Anna (Year 5)

Junior Girls Physical Education