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  • Boys' Sponsored Walk to Raise Thousands


    Monday, 09 July 2018

    Close to six hundred boys from Bolton School Boys' Division Senior School undertook a 10 mile sponsored walk in sweltering conditions to raise funds for a wide range of worthwhile causes including Boot out Breast Cancer, The Woodland Trust, The...

  • Town Steps Back in Time


    Sunday, 08 July 2018

    The Levels (playing fields) of Bolton School have witnessed some competitive clashes over the years but nothing quite like this as dozens of pikemen, musketeers and drummers re-enacted “The Storming of Bolton” which took place during the English...

  • School Shortlisted for MEN Secondary School of the Year Award


    Friday, 06 July 2018

    Senior staff and pupils from both the Girls' Division and Boys' Division were delighted to attend the MEN School Awards ceremony at the Manchester Hilton on Deansgate. The School was one of three schools that made it to the final in the Secondary...

  • Reading Celebrated at Fiction Award Ceremony

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    Wednesday, 04 July 2018

    Six authors and more than seven hundred pupils enjoyed a morning of celebrating reading before the announcement of the 2018 Bolton Children’s Fiction Award winners. Bolton School hosted the Award Ceremony and a morning of sessions with all six of...

  • Wigan House Walks 200km for Charity

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    Monday, 02 July 2018

    Pupils in Wigan House have collectively walked four times the length of Dominica, or 200km, to raise money for charity. Boys in all Senior School year groups took part in the fundraising effort by gathering sponsorship and spending their House...

  • Boys in Port Sunlight Takeover


    Sunday, 01 July 2018

    Bolton School Boys’ Division pupils from Years 7 to 13 took part in a museum takeover day entitled The Leverhulme Festival at Port Sunlight on the Wirral, the model workers’ village created by the School’s founder, Lord Leverhulme. Activities took...

  • School Supports Bolton Station Community Gala


    Saturday, 30 June 2018

    Bolton School Boys’ Division, which is part of the Bolton Station Development Partnership, provided actors, artists and musicians to entertain at the Bolton Station Community Gala, held at the town’s railway station and transport interchange. The...

  • Local Pupils Enjoy Civil War Education Days

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    Friday, 29 June 2018

    Bolton School has hosted two Civil War Education Days for local pupils in Years 5, 6 and 7. These exciting opportunities to learn more about the English Civil War precede the re-enactment of the Storming of Bolton which will take place in School...

  • Congratulations and Advice at Prizegiving

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    Thursday, 28 June 2018

    This year was “the hottest Prizegiving on record”, according to the Headmaster’s welcome. With the summer sunshine streaming in through the windows, the prizes were presented and address given by Old Boy Mr Stuart Brooks CMG (1956-1966), who spent...

  • Ice Maidens Ask What’s Your Antarctica?

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    Wednesday, 27 June 2018

    Two members of the Ice Maiden expedition, the first all-female team to ski coast to coast across Antarctica using only muscle power, visited Bolton School to talk about their polar experience. Major Sandy Hennis and Lance Sergeant Sophie Montagne...

  • School Supports Steam Celebration

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    Tuesday, 26 June 2018

    Bolton School pupils and staff will help to mark the 50th anniversary of the last day of steam power in Bolton this weekend. A Community Gala is being held at Bolton Rail Station and Interchange on Saturday 30 June, half a century after the last...

  • A Celebration of Chemistry


    Saturday, 23 June 2018

    Several generations of Chemists from Bolton School Boys’ Division enjoyed a weekend dual celebration, marking 60 years since the opening of a purpose built chemistry block and the passing of Nobel Prize winning Old Boy, Professor Sir Harry Kroto...

  • Concert Band Performs at Brownlow Fold Primary


    Monday, 18 June 2018

    In the first of several community music primary school visits which take place at the end of the summer term, Bolton School’s Joint Intermediate Concert Band visited Brownlow Fold Primary School. The short concert included performances of 'Fame',...

  • School Ball is Big Fundraiser


    Saturday, 16 June 2018

    Not only was the Bolton School Ball, held at the A J Bell Stadium in Salford, a roaring success but it also raised £19,000! The money will go towards bursaries for girls and boys who begin their studies in Year 7 of the Girls’ or Boys’ Divisions at...

  • Rock and Roll Reflections


    Monday, 11 June 2018

    Former pupils of Bolton School, Mark Radcliffe (BBC Radio broadcaster) and Tony Wadsworth CBE (former Chairman and CEO of EMI and Parlophone) shared centre stage with recent leaver Adam Woolley (BBC) in an evening of rock and roll reflections at the...

  • Arts Day Celebrates Platinum Artsmark Application


    Monday, 11 June 2018

    A Creative Arts Day at Bolton School Boys’ Division and Manchester Art Gallery, involving several recent leavers, offered enrichment to boys and celebrated the recent submission of School’s Case Study for Platinum Artsmark status.  Former pupil...

  • Free Civil War Re-enactment for Bolton


    Thursday, 07 June 2018

    Cannon will fire, drums will sound, and swords will clash as the English Civil War returns to Bolton in a spectacular free event – almost 375 years since the notorious ‘Bolton Massacre’! Roundheads and Cavaliers will descend on Bolton School on 7...

  • ISM Silver Music Certificate is Reward for GCSE Success

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    Wednesday, 23 May 2018

    Bolton School Boys’ Division has been awarded the Incorporated Society of Musicians (ISM)/ISM Trust’s Silver Certificate. This means that more than 15% of all the school’s GCSE students achieved an A* to C in GCSE music and it places the School in...

  • Ernie’s Incredible Illucinations

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    Wednesday, 23 May 2018

    The Lower School Production of Alan Ayckbourn’s comic play was both a delight and great success. The boys delivered a slick and purposeful performance, but clear enjoyment from all was also evident. Ernie Fraser, a young boy, has an active...

  • Boys and Girls Compete in BCFA Voting

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    Monday, 21 May 2018

    In recent weeks, pupils across Bolton have been voting for their favourite book shortlisted for the Bolton Children’s Fiction Award 2018, which is decided entirely by young readers. Children who have read three or more of the six books on the...

  • Friends’ Concert Raises Funds for Speakeasy


    Friday, 18 May 2018

    The Friends of Bolton School Choir hosted an evening concert in the Arts Centre to raise funds for Speakeasy, a Bury-based charity specialising in helping people with aphasia. The Friends Choir, led by Choirmaster Andrea Price, Girls’ Division...

  • Staff Member’s Premier League Cycle Challenge

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    Thursday, 10 May 2018

    A member of BSS Leisure staff has completed a charity cycle challenge which saw him visit all twenty Premier League clubs by pedal-power. Mr Pete Lambert started in Newcastle and cycled 840 miles in just nine days, from 21 to 30 April, to finish his...

  • Football Festivals Fun for Primary Pupils

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    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...

  • School Musicians Perform at Parish Church

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    Tuesday, 08 May 2018

    On Tuesday 8 May, eight musicians from the Bolton School Foundation performed to a very appreciative audience at Bolton Parish Church as part of the church’s lunchtime concert series. The repertoire performed ranged from a reflective Chopin piano...

  • History Lesson in Founders and Benefactors Assembly


    Tuesday, 08 May 2018

    The Bank Holiday, Monday 7 May, was the anniversary of the death of Lord Leverhulme, who died in 1925. Marking the occasion, in what has now become an annual event, Headmaster Mr Philip Britton gave an insight into the history of Bolton School in...

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