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Wednesday, 26 April 2017

Creative Voices Perform at Open Mic Night

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The Girls’ Division Open Mic Night was a creative celebration of pupils’ individual voices and perspectives. The girls shared the stage with Caroline Bird, a poet and playwright whose first collection was published when she was fifteen. She has since...
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Tuesday, 25 April 2017

Competitive Buzz at Spelling Bee


There was a real competitive buzz at this year’s Bolton School Spelling Bee. Eight local primary schools sent their two very best Year 5 boys and girls spellers, who amazed the audience with their spelling ability and coolness under pressure. The six...
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Monday, 24 April 2017

Shreya Plays for Lancashire

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Year 9 pupil Shreya Kamath represented Lancashire as a Rank 1 player in the U18 Girls at the Inter County Badminton Tournament held in Nottingham in April. Forty counties from across the UK attended the event, and she had the opportunity to play agai...
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Monday, 24 April 2017

Girls Get Butchery Tips from the Experts


As part of the Food Preparation and Nutrition GCSE, teachers at Bolton School Girls’ Division called in the experts from locally-based Provenance Food Hall and Restaurant to demonstrate the skill of preparing a whole chicken into portions.  In an in...
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Friday, 21 April 2017

Enthusiasm for Entomology

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Pupils at Bolton School were excited to meet some of the beetles and bugs from Bolton Museum’s collection. Over the course of lunchtime, Year 7 and 8 pupils from both Divisions took part in fascinating sessions with Alex McLeman, Learning Manager at ...
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Thursday, 13 April 2017

Catering's Easter Donation for Derian House

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The Catering Department at Bolton School has donated a huge collection of Easter Eggs to Derian House. More than 40 items were collected during the School’s Easter holidays, and the whole lot was dropped off just in time to be delivered to the childr...
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Thursday, 30 March 2017

Triumph for Under 12s

U12s Win Bolton Schools' Netball Tournament

The U12 Netball team were victorious at the most recent Bolton Schools’ Netball Tournament. They had convincing wins in the group stages of the competition against Westhoughton, Canon Slade, St.James’s and Smithills. As winners of their section, the ...
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Thursday, 30 March 2017

Non-Uniform Day Raises Over £700 for Birtenshaw

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Girls’ Division pupils have raised £713.41 with their Spring Term non-uniform day in support of Birtenshaw, a charity which provides a range of services for children and young adults with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities. Year 13 pupil Ale...
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Thursday, 30 March 2017

Free Talk on 'The Poetry of Art and the Art of Poetry'

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Bolton School will host a free lecture from Art Historian Michael Howard about ‘The Poetry of Art and the Art of Poetry’ on Thursday 27th April 2017 at 7.00pm in the Girls’ Division Sutcliffe Studio. Members of the public are invited to join Bolton ...
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Monday, 27 March 2017

Everton Signing for Lizzie

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Lizzie Harkness in Year 8 has been signed for Everton’s U14 squad following recent trials. As Everton is one of the Regional Talent Centres in the North West, she will be able to develop her skills and play at a higher level. Lizzie now attends two...
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