Bolton School Sixth Form Boys

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  • Best A Level Results in a Decade

    A Level Results high achievers jumping KKP-000240-1

    Thursday, 16 August 2018

    Students and teachers at Bolton School Boys’ Division have been celebrating some of the best A level results in recent years. Almost four out of five (79.5%) papers were graded at A*-B, the highest figure in recent years and 52.4% were marked at...

  • Bolton School | Community Action Programme Commended

    Community Action Awards Group

    Thursday, 05 July 2018

    Mr Barry Dixon, Deputy Lieutenant of Greater Manchester, has commended the Bolton School Community Action plan and the great breadth of volunteering that students commit to each year. Mr Dixon, who gave the keynote presentation at this year’s...

  • Boys in Port Sunlight Takeover

    Port Sunlight takeover day

    Sunday, 01 July 2018

    Bolton School Boys’ Division pupils from Years 7 to 13 took part in a museum takeover day entitled The Leverhulme Festival at Port Sunlight on the Wirral, the model workers’ village created by the School’s founder, Lord Leverhulme. Activities took...

  • School Supports Bolton Station Community Gala

    Steam Community Gala My Room, My Bolton (3)

    Saturday, 30 June 2018

    Bolton School Boys’ Division, which is part of the Bolton Station Development Partnership, provided actors, artists and musicians to entertain at the Bolton Station Community Gala, held at the town’s railway station and transport interchange. The...

  • Congratulations and Advice at Prizegiving

    Prizegiving Guest Speaker, Head and Chair of Governors

    Thursday, 28 June 2018

    This year was “the hottest Prizegiving on record”, according to the Headmaster’s welcome. With the summer sunshine streaming in through the windows, the prizes were presented and address given by Old Boy Mr Stuart Brooks CMG (1956-1966), who spent...

  • Ice Maidens Ask What’s Your Antarctica?

    Ice Maidens Arctic expedition Jr Boys

    Wednesday, 27 June 2018

    Two members of the Ice Maiden expedition, the first all-female team to ski coast to coast across Antarctica using only muscle power, visited Bolton School to talk about their polar experience. Major Sandy Hennis and Lance Sergeant Sophie Montagne...

  • Recent Leavers Offer Advice to the Sixth Form

    2017 Leavers return (1)

    Monday, 25 June 2018

    Alumni from the Class of 2017 returned to Bolton School to talk to current Sixth Form students. Around forty-five Old Boys and Old Girls joined the whole of Year 12 for a convivial and very warm afternoon of passing on advice. Year 12 students from...

  • A Celebration of Chemistry

    Chemistry Lab Anniversary group

    Saturday, 23 June 2018

    Several generations of Chemists from Bolton School Boys’ Division enjoyed a weekend dual celebration, marking 60 years since the opening of a purpose built chemistry block and the passing of Nobel Prize winning Old Boy, Professor Sir Harry Kroto...

  • Boys’ BEST Days

    BEST Days OB Pete Aunins (1)

    Tuesday, 19 June 2018

    Business Enterprise and Skills Training, or BEST, is held annually across two days for Year 12 students in the Boys’ Division. The event helps to develop a wide range of skills which will be useful to them in the world of work. The first day began...

  • School Ball is Big Fundraiser

    Bolton School Ball (1)

    Saturday, 16 June 2018

    Not only was the Bolton School Ball, held at the A J Bell Stadium in Salford, a roaring success but it also raised £19,000! The money will go towards bursaries for girls and boys who begin their studies in Year 7 of the Girls’ or Boys’ Divisions at...

  • 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

    Civil War Re-enactment musketeers

    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

    GB U19 Water Polo team OBs and pupils

    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

    Fun Run KKP-150179

    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

    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

    U18 Water Polo win assembly presentation

    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

    DofE Awards Evening

    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

    Cowgill Holloway Apprenticeships with OB

    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

    Cowgill Holloway 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

    Coping with your adolescent

    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

    Spring Concert Victoria Hall KKP-152468.jpg

    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

    Civil War Re-enactment musketeers

    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

    SHINE Graduation group KKP-148615

    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...

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