"Three years ago I was undereducated, underachieving and underestimated. The bursary at Bolton School meant that I had a chance at changing my life. It offered me new blueprints for the future, and I saw endless possibilities."

Niomi, Former Pupil

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Friday, 24 March 2017

Nursery's Wear Red Day for Comic Relief


Children at Bolton School Nursery wore red today to help raise funds for Comic Relief. Cake sales and donations from parents further boosted funds raised. Across the two Junior Schools, Infant School and Nursery, over £1,000 was raised!
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Friday, 24 March 2017

Nursery Class Eats Its Words


This week Bolton School's Nursery Class enjoyed a delightful French breakfast after their morning French lesson. As the 3 and 4 year olds have been learning lots of French words, many associated with food, it seemed only fair that they should try ou...
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Wednesday, 22 March 2017

Mums Visit for Mothers’ Day

Mothers' Day First Steps musical instruments

Bolton School’s Nursery celebrated Mothers’ Day early by inviting mothers and grandmothers to join in with activities one morning. First Steps had fun making rice crispy cakes and painting with their mums, while Tweenies, Butterflies and Caterpillar...
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Monday, 20 March 2017

Fairytale Playtime

Hansel and Gretel - Potion Brewing

Children in the Nursery Class for Three and Four Year Olds have been reading the story of Hansel and Gretel. Some children had a go at making their own spells and potions after finishing the story!
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Monday, 20 March 2017

Hurdling Fun for Sport Relief

Sport Relief - Hurdles

Children in the Butterfly and Caterpillar Rooms at the Nursery had a go at hurdling to join in the fun for Sport Relief. Under the expert instruction of Nursery Cook Brenda, who is a member of Horwich Harriers and helps to train the junior members of...
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Friday, 10 March 2017

Learning Through ‘The Three Little Pigs’

3 Little Pigs - Children act out the story as a puppet show

The Nursery Class for Three and Four Year Olds has been looking at the story of The Three Little Pigs this week. The classic children’s tale helped to inspire lots of further learning. Some of the children re-told the story with the three little pig...
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Thursday, 2 March 2017

Characters Come Alive on World Book Day

World Book Day - Tweenies draw with Gruffalos

World Book Day at the Nursery saw characters from a host of stories come to life! The children dressed up as their favourite characters: everyone from fairytale princesses to comic book superheroes were in attendance on the day. There were even some ...
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Saturday, 25 February 2017

Weekend Drop-in Session Benefits Nursery Parents

Drop-In - Parents and children playing together

Parents of children attending Bolton School Nursery enjoyed a weekend session on helping them understand different aspects of the Early Years’ Foundation Stage and finding out about activities that they could do to benefit home learning with their ch...
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Wednesday, 15 February 2017

Learning About the Dentist

Dentist Visit - Drilling a model tooth

The children in the Butterfly Room were visited by dentist Mayuri Mirji, whose child attends the Nursery. She brought with her lots of exciting dentistry activities for the children to try out. They used working toy drills on model teeth to remove ‘...
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Tuesday, 14 February 2017

Valentine’s Day Fun at Nursery

Valentine's Day red costumes

Children at Bolton School’s Nursery dressed in their finest red and pink outfits to honour Valentine’s Day! Boys and girls also had fun making Valentine’s Day themed artwork and baking special chocolate cakes together in honour of the day. To celeb...
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