"I would just like to put on record that my husband and I are absolutely delighted with the education that our daughter has received at Bolton School."

Parent, Beech House - Sixth Form

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Choosing Your A Level Subjects

Subject Options

All students embark on a combination of four AS subjects in the Lower Sixth, taken from the list of subjects below. Once students have indicated their preferences for Lower Sixth courses, we draw up option pools which allow for as many of your different combinations as possible.  The enormous flexibility of this arrangement is illustrated by the...

The Curriculum

The Sixth Form offers great opportunities for students to construct their own curriculum. Most students study four subjects at AS level, and continue three in the Upper Sixth to A2 level. A few (especially double mathematicians) choose to study five AS subjects in the Lower Sixth, and continue four subjects to A2. Many students are clear that...

Extended Project Qualification

During their time in the Sixth Form, the students are offered the opportunity to take the AQA Extended Project Qualification as part of their A Level course. The qualification is explained to the students early in Year 12 so that they can give it careful thought before signing up in June of that year if they wish to take part. The EPQ involves...