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Parents' Association News

Tuesday, 13 June 2017

Teenage Journey – Choices Beyond School

PA Teenage Journey Choices Beyond School

We were delighted to welcome Bernard Strutt, Head of Undergraduate Admissions at the University of Manchester, to present this evening’s talk. Bernard described how the student world has altered dramatically over the last 10-20 years and how what is ...
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Friday, 9 June 2017

Gin Tasting Evening

Gin Tasting

An audience of potential gin connoisseurs arrived at the Arts Centre for a welcome drink of Malfy gin and heard a brief history of gin from Chris Coombs of Turton Wines. Guests were then invited to sample four different gins at the speed tasting tabl...
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Thursday, 20 April 2017

Teenage Journey – Anxiety and Stress

Clinical psychologists Rachel and Natalie

Clinical psychologists Rachel Andrew and Natalie Powell addressed a large audience of parents on the subject of anxiety and stress in teenage boys. They described the sorts of things boys feel anxious about in today’s world, stressing that anxiety is...
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Saturday, 25 March 2017

Miss Saigon Refreshments

Miss Saigon Refreshments - Table

The Senior Boys’ and Senior Girls’ Parents’ Associations joined forces to put on a lavish spread of refreshments during the interval of Miss Saigon. Guests were treated to a huge choice of home-made cakes, kindly baked and donated by parents and frie...
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Saturday, 25 February 2017

Wish List Items Funded by Parents' Association

Boys have benefitted from kayaks recently being added to the school fleet

Each year the Parents’ Association considers requests from Boys’ Division staff for funding for items to enhance the experience of boys at Bolton School. A variety of bids were made for “nice but not necessary” items and these were considered by the ...
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Friday, 2 December 2016

Coffee and Cake Drop-in for Parents

Coffee & Cake Drop-In Table

During autumn 2016, the Parents’ Association held a series of Friday afternoon coffee and cake drop-ins for parents picking up their children. This was an opportunity for parents to catch up with each other in the Senior Boys’ dining hall, with a hot...
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