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Junior Boys' Latest News

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Friday, 3 February 2017

Juniors Help with BBC’s Terrific Scientific Filming

The Year 6 pupils proved able actors - and very patient!

Year 6 pupils from Bolton School have been helping the BBC film for their Terrific Scientific initiative. Two Park Road boys, Cameron and Jayden, and two Hesketh House girls, Eimaan and Vlada, spent the day looking at trees across the campus with a s...
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Thursday, 2 February 2017

Festival Celebrates School Musicians

Music Festival group

The Music Festival at the Junior Boys’ School showcased the talents of Park Road’s musically inclined pupils over the course of two days. Pupils were joined by members of staff, parents and grandparents to watch the musicians take to the stage and pe...
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Tuesday, 24 January 2017

Young Writers’ Dreams Come True with Published Poems

Young Writers poetry competition

Budding writers in Year 4 entered the Young Writers poetry writing competition earlier this year, alongside pupils from primary schools all over the UK. A large number of boys had their poems chosen from the thousands of entries for publication in a...
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Friday, 20 January 2017

Tuba Tour Around the World

Travelling by Tuba Jan 2017 cimbasso

The Travelling by Tuba duo entertained the Junior Boys with a musical trip around the world. They brought with them a variety of instruments from across the globe and allowed pupils to see, hear and learn about them. A number of lucky pupils even go...
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Friday, 9 December 2016

Boys' Division Named Apple Distinguished School


Bolton School Boys' Division is pleased to announce that it has been recognised as an Apple Distinguished School for 2016-2018 for its application of technology in developing the boys' learning and that of local teachers. iPad usage at the School has...
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Thursday, 8 December 2016

Musical Delights at Carol Service

Carol Service 2016 Junior Boys singing

The Junior Boys’ Carol Service began in traditional style with the singing of ‘Once in Royal David’s City’. The clear first-verse solo from Joseph Carolan in Year 6 and the Upper School Choir’s rendition of the second verse before the whole audience ...
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Thursday, 24 November 2016

Year 6s Quiz Mountain Biking Champion

Old Boy Chris Eatough with pupils from the Junior Schools

Year 6 pupils from the Junior Boys’ and Junior Girls’ Schools were treated to a talk from Chris Eatough, an Old Boy who went on to become six times World 24 hour Solo Mountain Bike Racing Champion. He was back at Bolton School to deliver the Tillotso...
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Monday, 21 November 2016

Fencers Triumph at Tournament

Dean and Ethan with the trophy and their medals

Dean Kirby in Year 4 and Ethan Caswell in Year 5 defeated stiff competition from seven rival schools to triumph in a Fencing tournament held at Manchester Grammar School. The boys took top fencer position and made Bolton School the top scoring schoo...
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Friday, 18 November 2016

China Visit Leads to School Partnerships

Mr Hough and the group came away with lots of ideas for how partnerships might work

Languages’ Coordinator at Bolton School Junior Boys’ School, Mr Colin Hough, spent a productive half-term in China, developing partnerships with Honggangcheng Primary School and Changqingshu Experimental School in Wuhan, Hubei Province. He made conta...
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Tuesday, 8 November 2016

Boys Perform at Confucius Institute Tenth Anniversary

Junior Boys perform Kuai Ban at the anniversary celebrations

This year marks the tenth anniversary of the Confucius Institute in Manchester. Last year the Junior Boys’ School achieved Confucius Classroom status, and so the school was invited to take part in the anniversary celebrations at the University of Man...
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