"While at school I had so many opportunities to participate in both the Senior Choir and Chamber Choir, and the Music Department regularly held informal concerts which were fantastic opportunities to perform."

Laurie Ashworth - Prize-Winning Opera Singer

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Beyond Bolton School

Beyond Bolton School

Bolton School provides: Bespoke Higher Education application advice, information and guidance for each student Development of interview skills and help with the Personal Statement Guest speakers from universities and an HE Day Help with every stage of the UCAS application Careers advice Extra assistance with dentistry, medicine and...

Preparation for Life

The Sixth Form years are about preparing you for university, a job and for life. The two years are about much more than academic study. Bolton School will provide you with the opportunity and experiences to develop your team-playing, leadership and life skills. As part of your university application you will need to draw up a Personal Statement....

Careers Advice

Throughout the Sixth Form years there is an active programme which helps build your work-related skills and follows on from the outcome of the Morrisby Profile in Year 11. Some of the main activities include: In November of Year 12, you will participate in the Business and Enterprise Awareness Training (BEAT) course, held at the School's own...

University Application

A detailed programme regarding entry to Higher Education is launched in the Spring Term of Year 12: it involves the Head of Sixth Form, the Director of Higher Education Applications, the Head of Careers and departmental staff. The programme continues as a coordinated procedure for the remaining four terms, and includes post-GCE Advanced Level...

Alumni Perspectives on HE Application

Bolton School provides excellent advice to you on how to successfully apply and be accepted at the HE institution of your choice.  Here Old Boys reflect on the help they were given: Vinay Anicatt "Hi, my name is Vinay Anicatt and I am at the very beginning of my Philosophy, Politics and Economics course at Wadham College, Oxford University. The...

Overseas Study

There can be no doubt that studying overseas can be a really rewarding and exciting experience. It is challenging and requires, of course, rather more preparation than an application made through UCAS. However, many employers worldwide are seeking to attract applicants who have had such experience, especially if they have begun to learn a new...