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Sir Ian McKellen - Actor and Old Boy

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Nine Athletes Reach National Biathlon Final

Wednesday, 01 November 2006

Boys from Bolton School performed exceptionally well at the North West Biathlon Championships, which took place at the Palatine Leisure Centre, Blackpool on 12 November 2006. The gruelling test of running and swimming stamina saw nine pupils progress to the National Finals on 25 February 2007 at the University of Bath.

The Junior Boys' Division will be represented individually by Sam Hart of Year 5, and at Year 6 both individually by Andrew Keat and in the team competition by Andrew Keat, Robert Gliddon and James Barker.

The Senior Boys' School will be represented at Year 7 by Oliver Walker and Callum Kay, at Year 8 by Tom Higgins, at Year 9 by Sam Higgins and by Peter Lucas at Year 11.

In 2006 the Junior Boys' School was British Biathlon and Sefton Triathlon Champions.

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Pupils proudly display their medals

Pupils proudly display their medals. Nine athletes will represent Bolton School Boys' Division in the National Final