"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

Read more testimonials


Keep abreast of all the latest Parents' Association news stories on this page

Natasha Devon Talk Promotes Good Mental Health


Parents, Sixth Form students and staff at Bolton School were privileged to meet Natasha Devon MBE, writer and activist, who spoke eloquently and insightfully about how to promote good mental health and self-esteem. She told the audience that in any g...
Read more »

Parents Benefit from University Application Advice

2018-12-05 19.40.31.jpg

Bernard Strutt, Head of UK/EU student recruitment at the University of Manchester, gave a most informative talk to an audience of 40 parents, covering the why and the how of going to university. Bernard presented new research from the Institute for F...
Read more »

Fun and Fundraising at PA Wine Tasting Evening

2018-10-05 19.57.12.jpg

Our first wine-tasting event was an intimate affair in a transformed Leverhulme Suite. Guests enjoyed a glass of Prosecco on arrival before taking their seats to hear about, and taste, three white wines from small growers. A lavish buffet was served ...
Read more »

Teenage Journey - the RAP Project - Social Skills for Life

Teenage Journey 2018-10-09.jpg

Deana Puccio was an assistant district attorney in New York, working in the sex crimes unit, before moving to the UK and co-founding the Rap Project. Her obvious expertise and enthusiastic and engaging delivery enthralled a large audience of 70 paren...
Read more »

PA Funds Enhance Life in the Boys’ Division


The Parents’ Association has once more funded a range of initiatives to enhance life in the Boys’ Division.  The brand new Bola cricket bowling machine is an invaluable piece of equipment in developing young cricketers towards excellence. It is used...
Read more »

Refreshments at The Tempest

The Tempest cake

Once again, the Senior School Parents’ Associations provided refreshments during the interval of the Senior Joint Production. Members of the audience briefly departed Prospero’s Island to enjoy an array of home-made cakes created by parents and frien...
Read more »

Teenage Journey - Coping With Your Adolescent


Dick Moore had a large audience of Bolton School parents gripped by his powerful, moving and enlightening presentation on “Coping with your adolescent”. This event was one of the highlights of the Teenage Journey series this year, and parents came aw...
Read more »

Funds Raised at Firework Extravaganza

2017-11-05 13.11.53.jpg

Our stall at the Senior Girls’ PA Fireworks Extravaganza was a great success. Many families came along to enjoy the superb display and wide range of stalls and entertainment on 5th November. Our stall had a prime spot next to the food queue, where th...
Read more »

Teenage Journey – Choices Beyond School

PA Teenage Journey Choices Beyond School

We were delighted to welcome Bernard Strutt, Head of Undergraduate Admissions at the University of Manchester, to present this evening’s talk. Bernard described how the student world has altered dramatically over the last 10-20 years and how what is ...
Read more »

Gin Tasting Evening

Gin Tasting

An audience of potential gin connoisseurs arrived at the Arts Centre for a welcome drink of Malfy gin and heard a brief history of gin from Chris Coombs of Turton Wines. Guests were then invited to sample four different gins at the speed tasting tabl...
Read more »