"Certainly, I would not be a Harvard student today if it were not for my experience at Bolton School."

Paddy Pender - Harvard Student

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Beech House Activities

Out of school Visits

All children love school trips and they can be some of the most memorable moments of childhood. Our Reception children usually walk to the local supermarket to buy a vegetable for Harvest Soup, to a garden centre to buy seeds to plant and sometimes to the nearby temple to find out about the Hindu faith. In the summer, they go down to the woods...

Recent Trips

Year 2 children have been finding out about different faiths in R.E. Last year, they visited a local church and, also, the Manchester Jewish Museum, housed in a former synagogue. They were fascinated by the ark and the Torah scroll but were horrified by the large red tongue worn by the early 20th century schoolchildren who chattered too much! Our...

Visitors to Beech House

Our visiting speakers are always very welcome as they add a new and exciting dimension to children's learning. Each year, we hold a special week - Book Week, Hobbies and Interests Week, Animal Week, a week on a musical theme or People at Work Week. During these weeks, local organisations, parents, grandparents and friends come to talk to the...

Thinking of Others

We encourage our children to think about others less fortunate than themselves. This year, at our Harvest and Christmas events, we raised money for CLIC (a cancer charity for children) and a local charity which helps street children in Romania. Our Harvest goods were donated to a local organisation which helps the homeless. Beech House children...