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Senior Girls' Latest News

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Wednesday, 12 July 2017

Summer Fundraising Supports Good Causes

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The Girls’ Division has raised over £1,700 for four charitable causes over the course of the summer term. Following the Grenfell Tower fire, pupils were moved to support those affected by the events of 14 June. The whole school took part in a non-un...
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Monday, 10 July 2017

Celebration Evening for Y7 and Y8 Girls


Pupils in Years 7 and 8 at Bolton School Girls’ Division and their parents and teachers enjoyed a celebratory end of year presentation evening. Headmistress Miss Sue Hincks presided over the evening in a packed Great Hall and, along with Chairman of ...
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Friday, 7 July 2017

Old Girl Caroline Receives OBE

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Caroline Plumb (1986-1996) has been awarded an OBE in the Queen’s 90th Birthday Honours list for her services to Business and Charity. Caroline is an entrepreneur, founding recruitment business and innovation consultancy FreshMinds, as well as, more ...
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Friday, 7 July 2017

School Wins MEN’s Active Community Award


Bolton School was delighted to pick up its second award in a month for making a positive contribution to the local community. Mrs Sophie Entwistle, Head of Community Action at Bolton School, along with two Sixth Form students, Lena Ahmed from the Gir...
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Thursday, 6 July 2017

Bolton Children’s Fiction Award 2017 Winner Announced

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Over 200 pupils from 14 schools joined the whole of Year 7 from both Divisions at Bolton School for the Bolton Children’s Fiction Award Ceremony and a morning of activities themed around reading. Over the past six months, excitement has steadily moun...
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Wednesday, 5 July 2017

Remembering Passchendaele and Welsh Poet Hedd Wyn

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The Girls’ Division remembered the Battle of Passchendaele during morning assembly. Mrs Hone recalled Fabian Ware, the founder of the Imperial War Graves Commission which later became the Commonwealth War Graves Commission, and the decision to bury ...
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Friday, 30 June 2017

Girls Tell The Story of ‘Animal Farm’

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George Orwell’s political fable Animal Farm was brought to life on stage by girls in Year 7 to 9, with the help of some fantastic masks created by the Textiles department! Written in 1945 in the style of Aesop’s fables, Animal Farm uses animals on an...
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Friday, 30 June 2017

Students Come Together for a Matthew Sharp Musical Masterclass


On Friday evening, string players from Bolton School, Bolton Music Service and MAPAS were treated to an inspirational workshop and masterclass led by cello virtuoso and opera singer Matthew Sharp.  Matthew is internationally recognised as both a cel...
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Thursday, 29 June 2017

Year 9 Campaigns to ‘Send My Friend to School’

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The whole of Year 9 in the Girls’ Division has been working on the Send My Friend to School project in their Geography lessons. Each pupil has designed a jigsaw piece to illustrate the most important aspects of school and has written a political mess...
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Thursday, 29 June 2017

The Journey to a Football Academy

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Two Bolton School Girls’ Division pupils, Anna Phillips (Y9) and Lizzie Harkness (Y8), recently celebrated being given football contracts with Manchester City and Everton.  Here, the girls’ parents document the sporting journey that led to them being...
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