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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Thirteenth Consecutive National Water Polo Title


    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...

  • Wanted: Trainee Teachers of Modern Languages

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    Friday, 04 May 2018

    The National Modern Foreign Languages SCITT  (School-centred Initial Teacher Training) as well as the National Maths and Physics SCITT are at the forefront of a DfE initiative to spearhead subject specific teacher training on a national basis in...

  • Year 10 Learn Leadership with the Army


    Wednesday, 02 May 2018

    Boys’ Division pupils in Year 10 enjoyed a challenging morning with the Army North West Outreach Team as they worked on their leadership and teamwork skills. Pupils were put through their paces on a variety of ‘Command Tasks’ which have been...

  • Sporting Cups and Colours for Bolton 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,...

  • Apple Distinguished Educators Chicago-bound

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    Friday, 27 April 2018

    Bolton School Boys’ Division’s very own Apple Distinguished Educators (ADEs), Mr Nic Ford, Deputy Headteacher, and Mrs Lisa Whittaker, Junior School Teacher, are heading off to Chicago for next week’s Apple Distinguished Schools’ Global Innovation...

  • Celebration of Duke of Edinburgh Achievements

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    Tuesday, 24 April 2018

    The annual Joint Duke of Edinburgh Awards Ceremony took place this week, giving family members and staff an opportunity to celebrate the achievements of pupils who have completed Bronze, Silver and Gold Awards. Boys’ Division Headmaster Philip...

  • Pupils Contribute to RNCM Music Festival


    Sunday, 22 April 2018

    Pupils from Bolton School Boys’ and Girls’ Divisions travelled to the Royal Northern College of Music in Manchester to perform with Bolton School's Senior Concert Band on Sunday 22nd April, as part of the RNCM's Wind, Brass and Percussion...

  • Cowgill Holloway Are New 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....

  • Clothes Collection Benefits Hospice


    Monday, 16 April 2018

    Manchester House, one of four Houses at Bolton School Boys' Division, has been working hard collecting items of clothing during a recycling themed week, which have been passed on to Bolton Hospice. Gratefully collecting the donation, Felicity...

  • Innovative Parents' Associations Engage Parents


    Tuesday, 10 April 2018

    Active collaboration between school, pupils and parents has always been essential to the successful development of a child. It might be reasonably argued that it is more critical today than it ever has been with youngsters facing issues that many...

  • Real Tennis Pupils Given Royal Seal of Approval


    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...

  • Boys in Port Sunlight Takeover

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    Thursday, 29 March 2018

    Pupils from all year groups from Y7 to the Sixth Form of Bolton School Boys’ Division are preparing to spring a ‘Takeover Day’ at a variety of sites throughout the village of Port Sunlight on the Wirral. The model village was built by the Lever...

  • Old Boy's Royal Appointment

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    Monday, 26 March 2018

    Former pupil, former President of the Old Boltonians’ Association and current Executive Governor, Roger Gould heads off to London this week for a very special royal appointment.  Roger, along with his wife, will meet the Queen at St George’s Chapel...

  • Pupils Excel at Classics Reading Competition

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    Friday, 23 March 2018

    Five Boys’ Division students placed in the top two at the recent Classics Reading Competition held at Cheadle Hulme School. The competition asked pupils to read a passage in front of an audience, with categories for Ancient Greek, Latin and Classics...

  • Local Primaries Lend Voices at Victoria Hall Concert


    Wednesday, 21 March 2018

    Choirs and musicians from five local primary schools joined pupils from Bolton School Senior and Junior Schools in delivering a wonderful Spring Concert at Bolton’s Victoria Hall. Children from Beaumont Primary School, Eagley Primary School,...

  • The Tempest Joint Production Charms Audiences

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    Monday, 19 March 2018

    This year’s Joint Production of Shakespeare’s The Tempest brought “such stuff / As dreams are made on” for audiences on all four nights of its run. There was both magic and drama in the air as the cast of pupils, drawn from Years 10 to 13 in both...

  • History Boys' Railway Lesson

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    Monday, 19 March 2018

    A busy Bolton School Boys’ Division’s History Society enjoyed a fascinating lunchtime presentation on the story of the railway by Professor Paul Salveson MBE, who works as UK Trains Group Advisor on Society and Communities for Arriva plc.  The...

  • Civil War to be Reenacted at Bolton School


    Friday, 16 March 2018

    Cannon will fire, drums will sound, and swords will clash as schoolchildren from across Bolton get the chance to go back in time to the English Civil War - thanks to a grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund.  A new project will see special education...

  • Bolton Boys Win U15 Rugby 7s’ Competition


    Thursday, 15 March 2018

    An all-conquering Bolton School U15s' rugby 7s’ team swept aside opposition from across the North-West as they went on to pick up the silverware on their own turf.  In a tense final, Bolton defeated Hutton Grammar in a winner takes all final match....

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