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Bolton School News

Catch up with all the latest news stories as they happen around the campus.

Senior Boys' Latest News: Monday, 16 October 2017

School Launches Community Theatre Project


As part of their 2017/18 School Residency Programme, RoughHouse Theatre will develop a brand new piece of verbatim theatre about Boltonians, played by Boltonians, with material generated by the School community and the wider Bolton community. Using t...
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Infants Latest News: Friday, 13 October 2017

Infants Travel the World by Tuba


All the children in Beech House enjoyed a trip around the world today with Travelling by Tuba. They listened to music from many countries including Italy, Africa and Great Britain and had a wonderful time learning to play a range of unusual instrumen...
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Senior Girls' Latest News: Thursday, 12 October 2017

Cate Joins Manchester Thunder U17s

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Netball player Cate Lord in Year 11 has been selected for the Manchester Thunder U17s. She recently attended trials and was successful in her bid to join the team. This follows on from her joining the Manchester Thunder Netball Development Squad last...
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Infants Latest News: Friday, 6 October 2017

Generous Harvest Donations from Beech House Families


Year 2 pupils at Beech House led this year's Harvest Assembly with Reception and Year 1 joining in with their own harvest songs - a particular highlight being "Harvest Rock and Roll!" Beech House families were particularly generous this year in thei...
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Junior Boys' Latest News: Friday, 6 October 2017

Boys’ Harvest Offering for Urban Outreach


Over 200 Junior Boys and their parents enjoyed a Harvest Assembly of singing and praying with CEO of Urban Outreach, Dave Bagley.  Mr Bagley, who collected a large haul of food items on the day, thanked the boys for their generous and kind offerings ...
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Senior Girls' Latest News: Thursday, 5 October 2017

Enlightening Engineering Lecture


Visiting Bolton School Girls’ Division as part of a series of enrichment lectures open to the general public, Isobel Garner offered up a fascinating lecture entitled ‘Engineering, the Building Blocks of Life’.  Having studied Civil Engineering, Isob...
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Nursery Latest News: Wednesday, 4 October 2017

Children Enjoy Woodland Nature Area

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Nursery Class Teacher Mrs Louise Browning and the new Nursery Class have been enjoying themselves as they make weekly visits to a woodland nature area on the School site. Mrs Browning said: "Although the children have daily access to outdoor learnin...
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Junior Girls' Latest News: Wednesday, 4 October 2017

Junior Girls Learn the Origins of the Harvest Festival


Junior Girls at Bolton School enjoyed a fascinating assembly learning about the Reverend Robert Stephen Hawker who, as a Cornish Anglican priest, introduced the first Harvest Festival on 13 September 1843. Whilst the offerings of bread, fruit and veg...
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Sixth Form Boys' Latest News: Wednesday, 4 October 2017

School Trades Back Head After 100 Years

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In 1911, former Bolton School teacher Maynard Andrews was appointed Headmaster of Hipperholme Grammar School in Halifax. This year, Mr Jack Williams has reversed that journey to become Head of the Sixth Form at Bolton School Boys’ Division. Mr Willi...
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Nursery Latest News: Monday, 2 October 2017

Nursery Announces Employee of the Month

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Parents and staff have been busily voting for the employee of the month. In September, the winner was Khatija Shabir! Parents commented that she is very warm and welcoming in the Tweenies room and goes the extra mile to enable everyone to settle well...
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