Bolton School Sixth Form Boys

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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Alumni and Students Support GB Water Polo

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    Monday, 14 May 2018

    The Great Britain Men’s U19 Water Polo team has qualified for this summer’s European Championships for the first time in a decade, with four players on the team who have a connection to Bolton School. Year 13 student Harrison Barker-Smith and alumni...

  • Children’s Charity to Benefit from Fun Run

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    Monday, 14 May 2018

    The annual Sixth Form Boys’ charity Fun Run took place in glorious sunshine on the Levels. Boys donned an array of unusual attire and made their way around the course three times to raise money for Wipe Your Tears. Dylan Feingold in Year 13, who is...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Cowgills Discusses Apprenticeship Options

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    Friday, 20 April 2018

    Representatives from local accountants and business advisors Cowgill Holloway visited students in the Sixth Form to discuss their Apprenticeship Scheme. Lisa Wilson, a partner at the firm, was joined by Old Boy Adam Flynn, who left Bolton School in...

  • 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....

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Celebration as SHINE Children Graduate


    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


    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...

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