"Bolton School was such a large part of my life. I can safely say that I would not be doing what I do for a living if it wasn’t for the vibrant arts scene at the school and the encouragement that I was given."

Neil Eckersley, Former Pupil and Theatre Producer

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Senior Girls' Latest News

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Monday, 26 June 2017

School's Community Programme Begins


Bolton School's community music concert series began on Monday 19th June with the Junior Concert Band, directed by Mr Dawkins, performing at Rivington Foundation Primary School. Some of the musicians in the band demonstrated how to play their instrum...
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Friday, 23 June 2017

Swimmers are Among the Top in the North West

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Over half term, two Girls’ Division pupils competed at the North West Regional Summer Swimming Championships. These were held at Manchester Aquatics Centre at the end of May. Lucy Dixon in Year 7 achieved 11 of the 16 qualifying times, but only swam...
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Wednesday, 21 June 2017

Spanish Flash Fiction Winner


Anna Clark in Year 10 has won joint first prize in the Year 7-11 category of the inaugural Oxford University Spanish Flash Fiction Competition! Her 100-word story is about someone losing a member of their family in a tragic accident, and she wrote ea...
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Tuesday, 20 June 2017

Trophies for Teja

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Year 7 pupil Teja Reece has received five trophies for her football performance over the last season. At a presentation evening held at Old Trafford, her team received the Cheshire League Cup, which they won in May. Teja was surprised to discover th...
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Monday, 19 June 2017

Contracts for Footballing Girls


Year 9 pupil Anna Phillips and Year 8 pupil Lizzie Harkness are both celebrating being given football contracts with Manchester City and Everton academies respectively.  Lizzie re-signed with Everton U14s on a 2 year contract and will train three ti...
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Friday, 16 June 2017

Well-Good Raises £5,200

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Well-Good, the charity set up by Girls’ Division maths teachers Mr Heppleston and Mr Hitchin, has this year raised £5,200 to fund the construction of wells around the world. The money has been put to use in places such as Malawi, India, Indonesia, Pa...
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Tuesday, 13 June 2017

PA Future Entrepreneurs Final

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Earlier in the term, the whole of Year 9 took part in the inaugural Parents’ Association Future Entrepreneurs (PAFE) event. Arranged by the Girls’ Division PA, this competition divided the year group into teams and asked the girls to create a persona...
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Tuesday, 13 June 2017

Year 7s Treat Their Former Teachers to Lunch

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Pupils in Year 7 invited their former Year 6 teachers and junior school Headteachers to Bolton School for a delightful lunch. The entire menu had been prepared by the girls themselves with a little help from the Food Technology Department, and featur...
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Monday, 12 June 2017

Expert Advice in Understanding the Graduate Job Market


Martin Birchall, Managing Director of High Fliers Research, delivered a captivating and insightful presentation for students and parents of Bolton School which analysed the current graduate job market, helping focus minds on A level and degree choice...
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Friday, 2 June 2017

School Wins Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service


Bolton School has won the Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service (QAVS) 2017. This unique UK national honour was created by The Queen in 2002 to mark the occasion of her Golden Jubilee, recognising excellence in voluntary activities carried out by group...
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