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Sixth Form Girls' Latest News

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History and Digital Media Workshops

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Year 13 students studying History at A Level had the opportunity to discuss the use of digital media in this subject with Catriona Oliphant, Director of Chrome Radio, and Caitlin Kennedy. Chrome Radio recently produced ‘Enter the Peace Broker’, a doc...
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Economics Introduction from Old Girl

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A group of Year 12 students were introduced to one of their new subjects by Old Girl and entrepreneur Ingrid Murray, who joined them for their first ever Economics class. Three fellow Economics students from Year 13 also attended the lesson to benefi...
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Bolton School Collects Queen’s Award at Ceremony

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Earlier this year, Bolton School received the Queen’s Awards for Voluntary Service. This award recognises best practice in volunteering work, and is equivalent to getting an MBE. At a special ceremony held at Gorton Monastery, Sue Hincks, Headmistre...
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Increase in Top A Level Grades in the Girls’ Division

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The percentage of papers graded A*-B and A*-C improved this year in the Girls’ Division of Bolton School. Over three quarters of grades were in the A*-B range, up from 72.4% last year to 76.6% this year. There was a similar improvement in the percent...
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Environmental Benefit from Once in a Lifetime Trip

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Students from Bolton School Girls’ and Boys’ Divisions have enjoyed an amazing “once in a lifetime” visit to Dominica, whilst enriching research into biodiversity. Eighteen boys and fourteen girls took part in the two week Operation Wallacea trip to ...
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Eight Receive Cambridge Chemistry Challenge Awards

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Eight students in Year 12 received Copper awards in the Cambridge Chemistry Challenge! 7,056 entrants in total sat the Challenge, which is a demanding paper of chemistry questions extending ideas beyond the A level specification. Roentgenium, Gold, ...
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Advice on Student Life from Recent Leavers

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  Boys and Girls from the graduating Bolton School Sixth Form Classes of 2016 returned to their alma mater to offer real world advice to current Year 12 students on what the first year of student life is like. The large panel of former pupils expand...
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A Celebration of Volunteering

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Having recently been awarded the Queen’s Award for Voluntary Services (QAVS), there was extra reason for celebration at this year’s Bolton School Year 12 student volunteering awards night. The top 40 performing Sixth Form students from both Divisions...
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Sixth Form Students Look Beyond Bolton School

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Girls in Year 12 were encouraged to look beyond Bolton School during a day organised by the Careers Department. Numerous guests were invited to speak to the students about their plans for the future. There were representatives from Manchester Univer...
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School Wins Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service

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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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