"I am very much indebted to Bolton School. I leave as a well-rounded person, having developed in so many ways."

Paloma, Former Pupil

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Junior Boys' Latest News

This page is updated regularly to keep you up to date with all the breaking news from the Junior Boys' Division.

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Thursday, 30 March 2017

Junior Boys Herald Spring with Concert

Spring Concert

The Junior Boys welcomed the new season with a wonderful array of music at their Spring Concert, held in the Boys’ Division Great Hall. The evening was opened by the Percussion Ensemble performing ‘A Little Taste of Latin’ and ‘Biscuit Boys Drum Lin...
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Thursday, 16 March 2017

Boys and Parents Raise Money to Fight Breast Cancer

RBH Breast Unit Donation - Cheque Presentation

Junior Boys at Bolton School joined forces with their parents at the school’s Christmas Fair to raise £1,350 for the Breast Unit at the Royal Bolton Hospital (RBH). Motivated by School Secretary and Old Girl Mrs Kate Iddon being diagnosed with breast...
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Monday, 13 March 2017

Seniors Entertain Juniors

The four senior pupils played outstandingly and were warmly received by the junior school audience

A lunchtime audience of fifty junior boys at Bolton School enjoyed a concert performed by four senior boys, three of whom were former pupils at the junior school and all of whom were winners of their sections in the recent Senior School Young Musicia...
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Wednesday, 8 March 2017

Schoolchildren Are Taken to the Moon

Google Expeditions - Junior School pupils discovered virtual locations together

Infants and Juniors at Bolton School have enjoyed a thrilling range of adventures which included visiting the Milky Way, the centre of a volcano, the Borneo rainforest, the Seven Wonders of the World and a journey back in time to Anglo-Saxon Britain,...
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Tuesday, 28 February 2017

10 Year Old Wins Junior Slalom Race

Henry in skiing action at Obergurgl

Henry Ainscough, a Year 6 pupil at Bolton School Junior Boys’ School, enjoyed success over the half-term break, placing first in a downhill slalom at the Obergurgl Village Race. An impressive feat given he was only 10 years old at the time and the ra...
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Friday, 24 February 2017

Pupils Meet Olympic Runner

Eilish McColgan speaking to Year 4

Gifted and talented athletes and pupils in the Junior Schools were excited to meet Olympic runner Eilish McColgan when she visited the School to talk about her career. Eilish is a double Olympian, having competed at London 2012 in the 3000m steeplec...
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Wednesday, 22 February 2017

Pupils Face Grandmaster in Simultaneous Chess Match

Nigel Short plays chess

Old Boy and chess grandmaster Nigel Short returned to Bolton School to meet the new crop of chess enthusiasts at his former school, and to inspire the next generation of players. He spent the afternoon in School, culminating a simultaneous chess matc...
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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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