Bolton School Boys' Division A GSG School
- Bolton School Boys' Division
Chorley New Road
- Head: Mr Philip Britton
- T 01204 840201
- F 01204 849477
- E firstname.lastname@example.org
- W www.boltonscho…org/seniorboys
- A mainstream independent school for boys aged from 7 to 18
- Boarding: No
- Local authority: Bolton
- Pupils: 1,017
- Religion: Non-denominational
- Fees: £9,204 - £11,508 pa
- Open days: October Saturday, plus conducted tours by appointment
- Review: View The Good Schools Guide Review
- ISI report: View the ISI report
- Linked schools: Bolton School Boys’ Junior School, Bolton School Girls' Division, Bolton School Junior Girls' School (Hesketh House), Beech House
What The Good Schools Guide says..
All sixth formers must do twenty hours of 'compulsory volunteering'. (Yes, really. Look no further if you’re an English student searching for an example of an oxymoron.) ... the range of sporting, creative, cultural and academic extra curricular activities is...
What the school says...
Bolton School Boys' Division is a single-sex school but with opportunities for joint activities with the adjacent Bolton School Girls' Division. We offer academic excellence at one of the North's pre-eminent schools, outstanding facilities and resources set in 32 acres of grounds, strong extra-curricular and pastoral programmes, an emphasis on developing the whole person and an inclusive, caring and friendly environment.
Full fee bursaries from age 11+ and our coach service covering 22 routes, ensures pupils are drawn from a wide geographical area. ...Read more
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What The Good Schools Guide saysAll sixth formers must do twenty hours of 'compulsory volunteering'. (Yes, really. Look no further if you’re an English student searching for an example of an oxymoron.) ... the range of sporting, creative, cultural and academic extra curricular activities is superb. You can even buy Bolton School honey produced by the bee-keeping club.
Since 2008, Mr Philip Britton, MBE MA MEd FInstP (40s). Was state-educated in the North East then read physics at Oxford, followed by a PGCE from Cambridge and a masters from Leeds. His academic pedigree really is first class: firsts, distinctions, top of the year awards – he’s got them all. Passionate both about physics and teaching, he was rather disgruntled that everyone thought he was doing a PGCE because he couldn’t think of anything else to do. Before Bolton he was head...
Special Education Needs
Bolton School tries to cater for the needs of all pupils who have mild special needs, although we are not SEN registered and do not cater for those who would be statemented for moderate or severe special needs in state schools. There is no formal withdrawal from lessons: all pupils follow the appropriate timetable for their age group. However, additional learning support is available at lunchtimes, with one-to-one tuition and/or counselling with the school's Learning Support Officer.
|Condition||Provision for in school|
|ASD - Autistic Spectrum Disorder||Y|
|Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorders||Y|
|CReSTeD registered for Dyslexia|
|English as an additional language (EAL)|
|Has an entry in the Autism Services Directory|
|Has SEN unit or class|
|HI - Hearing Impairment|
|MLD - Moderate Learning Difficulty|
|MSI - Multi-Sensory Impairment|
|Natspec Specialist Colleges|
|OTH - Other Difficulty/Disability|
|Other SpLD - Specific Learning Difficulty|
|PD - Physical Disability|
|PMLD - Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulty|
|SEMH - Social, Emotional and Mental Health|
|SLCN - Speech, Language and Communication|
|SLD - Severe Learning Difficulty|
|Special facilities for Visually Impaired|
|SpLD - Specific Learning Difficulty|
|VI - Visual Impairment|