Bolton School Sixth Form Boys

Sixth Form Boys' Latest News

This page is updated regularly to keep you up to date with all the breaking news from the Sixth Form Boys' Division.

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  • School Supplies Players to GB Water Polo U19s

    GB U19 Water Polo Squad Ben, Harrison and William

    Wednesday, 25 April 2018

    Two Old Boys and a student currently in the Sixth Form will join the Great Britain U19 Men’s team for the forthcoming qualifiers of the LEN European U19 Men’s Water Polo Tournament. Year 13 student Harrison Barker-Smith joins the team alongside...

  • Cowgill Holloway Are New Cricket Kit Sponsors

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    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....

  • Innovative Parents' Associations Engage Parents

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    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...

  • Local Primaries Lend Voices at Victoria Hall Concert

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    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...

  • Civil War to be Reenacted at Bolton School

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    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...

  • Celebration as SHINE Children Graduate

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    Monday, 12 March 2018

    Saturday night at Bolton School saw over 40 local Year 5 children collect awards and enjoy a graduation dinner from this year’s SHINE: Serious Fun on Saturday mornings’ programme. Run by teachers and students at Bolton School, SHINE is part of a...

  • Oxbridge Offers for Sixth Form Students

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    Wednesday, 07 March 2018

    There have been celebrations in the Riley Centre as students in the Sixth Form at Bolton School received offers from the Universities of Oxford and Cambridge. The two prestigious institutions, which are ranked among the best in the world, require...

  • Discovering the World of Work

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    Monday, 26 February 2018

    Boys’ Division students in Year 12 learned more about careers options on a ‘World of Work’ morning arranged by the Careers Department. Throughout the event, the Sixth Form students could discover more about future employment options that interested...

  • 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...

  • 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,...

  • 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,...

  • Old Boy Explains Effects of Drug Abuse

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    Monday, 05 February 2018

    Old Boy Richard Garland returned to the Boys’ Division to talk to students in Year 13 about drugs and how they impact people’s lives. Richard has been a police officer for 25 years, has worked on drug investigations with organisations such as the UK...

  • SHINE Inspires Year 5 Pupils

    Forty-three Year 5 pupils from a dozen local primary schools are enjoying this year’s SHINE: Serious Fun on Saturday programme at Bolton School

    Saturday, 03 February 2018

    Forty three Year 5 pupils from a dozen local primary schools are enjoying this year’s SHINE: Serious Fun on Saturday programme at Bolton School. The project, which runs over the course of the Spring Term on Saturday mornings in the Girls' and Boys'...

  • Tickets Available for The Tempest Joint Production

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    Thursday, 01 February 2018

    William Shakespeare’s The Tempest is Bolton School’s Joint Production for 2018, and tickets are now on sale. The show will run from Wednesday 14 until Saturday 17 March 2017, with each performance at 7.00pm in the Arts Centre. On a distant island a...

  • Chamber Choir in Barnardos National Choral Competition Final

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    Monday, 29 January 2018

    Bolton School’s Senior Chamber Choir is in full rehearsals ahead of its trip to the Royal Festival Hall on Monday 12 March for the national final of the Barnardo’s Choral Competition.   The Choir saw off much stiff competition in the ages 12-18...

  • Language Students Immersed in Day of French

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    Friday, 26 January 2018

    Sixth Form students in the Boys’ and Girls’ Divisions studying French to A Level benefitted from the annual joint French Day, held in the Arts Centre. Guest speaker Richard Peltier returned to Bolton School to immerse students in a day of...

  • Insight into Realities of Law Career

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    Monday, 22 January 2018

    Old Boy Jarlath Pratt returned to Bolton School to talk to students in Year 13 about his career in law. He attended the Boys’ Division from 1994 to 1999 and went on to study Law at London School of Economics and Political Science. He spoke briefly...

  • It Takes a Man to Feel

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    Monday, 22 January 2018

    In three separate sessions, visiting speaker Dick Moore spent the day at Bolton School Boys’ Division holding students, teachers, visitors and parents captivated with his personal insights into ‘dealing with your adolescent’. In a hard-hitting and...

  • Insight into Realities of Law Career

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    Monday, 22 January 2018

    Old Boy Jarlath Pratt returned to Bolton School to talk to students in Year 13 about his career in law. He attended the Boys’ Division from 1994 to 1999 and went on to study Law at London School of Economics and Political Science. He spoke briefly...

  • A Celebration of Christmas

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    Tuesday, 19 December 2017

    Pupils, parents, teachers and governors at Bolton School Boys’ Division joined together for a Christmas Festival of joyous singing and poignant readings as the Bishop of Bolton, the Right Reverend Mark Ashcroft, recalled the true meaning of...

  • Eco-Friendly Business Ideas Impress Judges

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    Friday, 08 December 2017

    Five teams of Year 12 students congregated in the Arts Centre for the final of the annual Business Challenge. These teams’ ideas were selected as the cream of the crop from the business plans pitched on Business Challenge Day. Students had just a...

  • Endeavour Rewarded with Lancashire Call Up

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    Sunday, 03 December 2017

    Morgan Skeels-Caldwell, a Sixth Form student at Bolton School Boys’ Division, has seen his dedication and hard work pay off rewarded with a call-up to the Lancashire RFU U18s’ team. Taking his position as flanker in the back row and performing two...

  • Old Boy Discusses Dangers of Alcohol

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    Friday, 01 December 2017

    Old Boy Julian Butterworth attended Bolton School from 1981 to 1990. He returned to the Boys’ Division to talk to Year 13 students about the dangers of alcohol as part of their SPACE session. Julian is a Public Information Officer for Manchester...

  • Enterprising Students Create Business Ideas

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    Monday, 27 November 2017

    Students in Year 12 from both Divisions joined together in mixed teams to create their own business ideas as part of the Joint Business Challenge Day. This was a great opportunity for students to work on their soft skills, such as teamwork and...

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