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  • U12s are Town Netball Champions


    Thursday, 22 March 2018

    Bolton School Girls' Division U12 Netball team has become town champions! The girls were winners of the group stages following convincing wins against Smithills, Harper Green, Thornleigh, Little Lever and Westhoughton. They overcame Turton in the...

  • 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

    The cast of The Tempest

    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...

  • Anna Helps City into Girls' U16 FA Cup Final


    Monday, 19 March 2018

    Anna Phillips, a Year 10 pupil at Bolton School Girls' Division, has helped Manchester City Academy girls' team into the U16 FA Cup Final, which will be held at St George's Park, the National Football centre and home of the England teams. As 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...

  • Live Link with CERN

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    Friday, 16 March 2018

    The Girls’ Division hosted a live webcast to CERN, the European Organisation for Nuclear Research, enabling pupils to speak to Mick Storr, CERN’s Education Programme Manager. Mick gave a short presentation about the work done at CERN, explaining...

  • 'Namedropping' Poetry Prizewinner

    Poetry prizewinner Amelia

    Wednesday, 14 March 2018

    Amelia Doherty in Year 11 has won first place in the Namedropping Poetry Challenge. This competition asked young people to write poems inspired by a name or names. These could be based on the names of places, people, animals or plants, by folk-names...

  • Old Girl Announced as Next Bishop of Lancaster

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    Tuesday, 13 March 2018

    Dr Jill Duff, an Old Girl of Bolton School, has been chosen to be the next Anglican Suffragan Bishop of Lancaster. She will be the first female Bishop to be appointed in Lancashire. Bolton-born Rev. Dr Jill Duff, 45, is currently the founding...

  • Lancashire Call for Y10 Badminton Player

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    Tuesday, 13 March 2018

    Shreya Kamath, a Year 10 pupil at Bolton School Girls’ Division, has been selected to represent the Lancashire in the Under 18 team at the upcoming Inter Counties Tournament, which will be held next month in Nottingham. Shreya, who trains four...

  • Vlada Helps GB to Gain European Tennis Silver


    Monday, 12 March 2018

    Tennis player Vlada Kozak, who is in Year 7, has helped Great Britain to gain second place in the European Finals. The Great Britain players faced teams from seven other nations and made it to the final where unfortunately they lost out to the Czech...

  • Girls Reach Ultimate STEM Challenge Final

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    Monday, 12 March 2018

    Uma Patel and Amelia Cordwell in Year 7 did extremely well to reach the final of the BP Ultimate STEM Challenge 2018, which took place on Monday 12th March at the Science Museum in London. They were one of twelve teams to be selected from across the...

  • Patterdale Hall Wins Boot and Paddle Challenge


    Friday, 09 March 2018

    Patterdale Hall, Bolton School's Adventure Learning Centre based on the shores of Lake Ullswater, has won this year’s Association of Heads of Outdoor Education Centres’ (AHOEC) Northern Region ‘Boot and Paddle’ competition.  Representatives from...

  • Astronauts TV Series Winner to Speak at School

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    Wednesday, 07 March 2018

    On 18 April 2018 at 7pm, Bolton School will host a free, public talk from Dr Suzie Imber, Associate Professor in Space Physics and winner of the BBC television series Astronauts: Do You Have What It Takes? Dr. Suzie Imber is an Associate Professor...

  • Dr Ralph Delivers Royal Statistical Society Lecture

    Jeff Ralph gave The Royal Society of Statistics William Guy Lecture at Bolton School, talking about 'Society and Teenagers: How statistics reveal the changes in young people’s lives through the last century' (2017/18 Lectures)

    Monday, 05 March 2018

    An audience of adults and students from Bolton School and the local community enjoyed a fascinating evening in the company of Dr Jeff Ralph, who is this year's Royal Statistical Society’s (RSS) William Guy Lecturer. A recently retired ONS...

  • Pupils Rewrite French Film’s Ending

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    Friday, 02 March 2018

    Pupils in Years 7 to 11 watched the 2010 French film Une vie de chat (‘A Cat’s Life’, titled ‘A Cat in Paris’ in English) as part of a ‘More, Able and Talented’ (MAT) event organised by the French Department. However, the film was paused before the...

  • Literary Fun on World Book Day

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    Thursday, 01 March 2018

    The Senior Schools enjoyed a host of World Book Day activities. Library staff challenged young readers in both Divisions to try ‘The Great Big Book Quiz’ and The Moderately Large World Book Day Quiz’. Pupils were also invited to design their own...

  • Inter-Division Archery Competition

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    Friday, 23 February 2018

    The boys have emerged victorious in an archery competition which pitted the Divisions against one another. Over lunchtime, pupils competed over short and long distances to see which Division could score the most points. While the girls came out on...

  • Elite Athletes Learn from Rugby Doctor and Paralympian

    Ayaz Bhuta, GB Wheelchair Rugby athlete and Rio 2016 Paralympian, and Old Boy Dr Vasudevan Mani, now Leeds Rhinos’ Team Doctor, gave pupils an insight into sport at the highest level

    Thursday, 22 February 2018

    Elite athletes from Bolton School’s Junior Boys’, Senior Boys’ and Senior Girls’ schools as well as the entirety of Year 5 girls from Hesketh House enjoyed an informative afternoon in the company of former pupil Dr Vasudevan Mani (1984-1998), who is...

  • School Receives Corporate Heraldry Award

    Bolton School was awarded the Heraldry Society’s Corporate Heraldry Award in February 2018

    Wednesday, 21 February 2018

    Following an application prepared and submitted by Old Boy Malcolm Howe (1948-1956), Bolton School has been awarded the Heraldry Society’s Corporate Heraldry Award. The submission detailed the many and varied ways in which the School has used its...

  • Michael Scott Reveals Sicily’s Diverse History

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    Tuesday, 20 February 2018

    Bolton School Girls’ Division was delighted to welcome Dr Michael Scott back to talk to pupils and the wider local community, this time about Sicily: an island for everyone. His address was based on his most recent television programme, Sicily:...

  • National Football Training Camp Call for Lizzy

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    Monday, 12 February 2018

    Lizzy Harkness, a Year 9 footballer at Bolton School Girls’ Division, has been selected to attend the upcoming FA National Performance Camp (NPC) at the University of Warwick at the end of the month. The camp is for players identified as having...

  • Town Team Successes for Cross Country Girls


    Monday, 12 February 2018

    Congratulations go out to Blythe Cordwell (Y7) and Lucy Dixon (Y8) who both had impressive runs at the start of the month as members of the Bolton Town Cross Country Team at the Greater Manchester Championships held at Heaton Park. Blythe finished...

  • Unusual Options Reviewed on Specialist Careers Day

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    Friday, 09 February 2018

    Students in Years 11 and 12 in the Boys’ and Girls’ Divisions gained an insight into a host of specialist university courses and career options in a day arranged by the Careers Department. The two year groups could opt in to any number of sessions,...

  • First MFL SCITT Trainee Through Bolton School


    Friday, 09 February 2018

    As Spring Half-term concludes, Steph Millar has become the first trainee teacher to pass through Bolton School Girls’ Division as part of a new national Modern Foreign Languages (MFL) School Centred Initial Teacher Training (SCITT) programme. The...

  • School Wins TES Community Initiative Award

    Bolton School won the ‘Whole school community initiative of the year’ award at the TES Independent School Awards 2018

    Thursday, 08 February 2018

    London, 8 February 2018: Bolton School has won the ‘Whole school community initiative of the year’ award at the prestigious Tes Independent School Awards 2018.  Local council cutbacks have been an unavoidable fact of life in this age of austerity,...

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