Saturday 4th July 2015

The Sports Dinner will be held in the Boys’ Division Dining Hall, and will be preceded by an afternoon of reunion matches involving current pupils and Alumni on the Levels and elsewhere. Dust off your PE kit and get involved!

Click here for a list of those attending the Reunion, updated 23rd June 2015.

On the preceding day, Friday 3rd July, the annual Old Boltonians v School 1st XI fixture will take place between 10.30am and 7pm. This year, the format will be changed to embrace the T20 game with two semi-finals and a final involving four teams of similar mixed composition of Old Boltonians and current players. If you would like to play, please email Andy Compton at

Programme of Activities

12-2.30 pm Registration and Collection of Packed Lunches, Boys’ Division Dining Hall
Enjoy a welcome drink and watch a slide show of sports images before collecting your packed lunch and heading off for an afternoon of School sport, either as a player or a spectator
1-4.30 pm Reunion Matches
10.30am–2.30pm School Cricket matches on the Levels
1-2pm – Netball matches on the Girls’ Division Pitches
1.30pm – Free Water Polo Spectator Coach departs from School for Bolton One
2.30-4.30pm – Water polo matches at the Bolton One Centre
3pm – Rugby match on the Levels
3pm – Football match on the Levels
3.45pm – Water Polo Spectator Coach returns to School from Bolton One
5pm School site closes
7pm for 7.30pm Celebration Dinner, Boys’ Division Dining Hall
Recall past sporting glories and celebrate (or commiserate!) with former teammates following the afternoon’s endeavours, whilst enjoying an informal two-course supper in the Boys’ Division Dining Hall, hosted by Sir Philip Craven, President of the International Paralympic Committee and 2015-16 President of the OBA.

Parking Information: 

Parking will be available for guests attending the Reunion on the Beech House car park and playground (accessed from Park Road), on the Nursery car park (accessed from Dobson Road),  on the Park Road car park and on the Sports Field car park (accessed from Lower Tudor Avenue).  There will be signage directing you to the Boys’ Division Dining Hall from all of these areas of School, and a map of the School campus can be seen here.  Any guests who have requested a disabled parking space will be notified separately where they should park.  Please note that all car parks will be locked at 11pm on Saturday evening, with no further access until 8am on Monday morning.  Guests arranging taxis to the Dinner are advised to book these in advance.


Whole Day £25, including packed lunch and welcome drink on arrival, commemorative souvenir, and two-course supper with welcome drink in the evening
Dinner £20, including commemorative souvenir and two-course supper with welcome drink
Daytime £5, including packed lunch and welcome drink on arrival and commemorative souvenir
Child Free of Charge for Under 12s, including packed lunch and welcome drink