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Tuesday, 31 January 2017

School Tops Local A Level Results League Table

Students' 2016 A Level results were the best in the borough

Bolton School has placed top of the government’s latest league table of local schools and colleges by A level results. The Girls’ Division leads  the table when a school or college is measured by the average point score performance per student and th...
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Monday, 30 January 2017

Jewellery Donation for Alzheimer’s Society

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In the run-up to Christmas, the Girls’ Division held a collection of unwanted jewellery to donate to Alzheimer’s Society. In support of this worthy cause, Old Girls, Girls’ Division Sixth Form students and staff all emptied their jewellery boxes to c...
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Monday, 30 January 2017

Fourteen Offers for Oxbridge Applicants

Oxbridge - boys and girls with offers

Bolton School’s Sixth Formers have been celebrating after fourteen students received offers from the Universities of Oxford and Cambridge. These prestigious institutions, both among the best universities in the world, ask applicants to stand out eve...
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Friday, 27 January 2017

Sixth Formers Improve Skills at French Conference

French Conference - Richard Peltier

Students in Years 12 and 13 improved their language skills at the annual joint French conference for Bolton School Sixth Form students, presented by Richard Peltier of Français Facile. Each year group spent three sessions with Richard, Year 13 in the...
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Tuesday, 24 January 2017

Doughnut Sales Raise Funds for Penny Appeal

Penny Appeal

Sixth Form pupils Hanna Jiva and Aaisha Patel have raised £261.40 for the charity Penny Appeal. They raised the money by selling Krispy Kreme doughnuts at the Family Fireworks night organised by the Parents’ Association, and in the Riley Centre the f...
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Friday, 20 January 2017

Saxophonist Achieves Diploma

Zoe Sitrzacker

Talented musician Zoe Stirzaker, who is also the Head Girl, has taken her saxophone ATCL Diploma and passed with Distinction. Zoe is therefore now an Associate of Trinity College London: a rare achievement for a student of school age!
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Tuesday, 13 December 2016

Girls Meet the Saucy Pies Challenge!

Urban Outreach Christmas Hamper Appeal 2

Once again, Sixth Form Girls at Bolton School have proved up to the challenge of collecting food items for Urban Outreach’s Christmas Hamper Appeal, which will bring cheer to those townsfolk in most need over the festive period.  This year, the Year...
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Monday, 12 December 2016

Maria Joins Boys' Hockey Team

Maria played her first game for the boys' team in a home game against St Anselm's

Sixth Form student Maria Kettle, who has been playing hockey since the age of 10, has joined the Bolton School Boys' Division hockey team.   Maria has been training with the boys and took part in her first game for their team, playing left midfield ...
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Tuesday, 6 December 2016

Pupils Impress at Business Challenge Final

Business Challenge Final 2016 Matchmymeal presentation

All three judges were impressed by the quality of the presentations at this year’s Business Challenge Final. Following on from the Business Challenge Day earlier in the term, during which all Boys’ and Girls’ Division pupils in Year 12 came up with b...
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Monday, 5 December 2016

Sixth Formers Become Cowgill Holloway’s ‘Future Stars’

Successful 'Future Stars' applicants Luke and Priya with Cowgill Holloway's Rob Lord

Last year, Cowgill Holloway, a Bolton based accountants and business advisors, launched their ‘Future Stars’ programme. This placement opportunity gives two Bolton School Year 12 pupils a preview into the world of business and finance through a serie...
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