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News for March 2019

  • Children Prepare Mother's Day Treats

    Bolton School’s Nursery Class children have produced some beautiful handmade canvases for their mums for Mother’s Day, this...

  • Army Activities Build Soft Skills

    Activities organised and run by the Army North West Outreach Team helped pupils in Year 10 to develop their teamwork,...

  • Holly Looks Set to Follow in Father's Golfing Footsteps

    Y7 pupil at Bolton School Girls’ Division Holly Durnian looks set to follow in her father’s golfing footsteps, having won the...

  • Spanish Spelling Bee Success

    Three pupils in Year 7 competed at the Regional Final of the Spanish Spelling Bee. Adifah Haffeji, Olivia Melling and Du’a Qedwai...

  • School Celebrates Books and Reading

    The Boys’ Division held its own celebration of books and reading following World Book Day 2019. The English Department held a...

  • Individual Award at Top of the Bench

    A team of four pupils from Bolton School Girls’ Division competed at the Royal Society of Chemistry’s national Top of the Bench...

  • Bolton School Fills Bridgewater Hall with Music

    The Joint Gala Concert at Manchester’s Bridgewater Hall brought together musical talent from across the Bolton School Foundation...

  • Medals for Acrobatic Gymnast

    Poppy Donohue in Year 9 has recently competed in two acrobatic gymnastics competitions. She achieved a silver medal at the...

  • Girls Make the Lancashire Lacrosse Cut

    Over the last few Friday evenings at Timperley Lacrosse Club, girls from Year 7 and 8 at Bolton School have been attending U13...

  • Pupil Takes Part in Act of Remembrance

    Year 9 pupil Halimah Natha was chosen by Bolton’s Faith Leaders Forum to speak at the vigil held on Saturday 23rd March to...

  • An Astrophysicist Returns

    Dr Becky Smethurst returned to Bolton School as a Junior Research Fellow in Astrophysics at Christ Church College, Oxford...

  • Pulsars and Dark Matter Learning at Café Scientifique

    Bolton School girls from across several year groups learnt about pulsars and dark matter in the latest Café Scientifique...

  • Conference Makes Philosophy Real

    A trio of fascinating speakers and over 100 delegates from five schools in the north-west joined students from the Boys’ and...

  • Y10 Fundraiser for Rossendale Special Ski Club

    Girls in Y10 at Bolton School have raised an impressive £1,307.32 for Rossendale Special Ski Club. Race Coordinator Mrs Jenni...

  • Am I too Sensitive for Science?

    Am I too sensitive for Science? A question that Dr Emily Grossman has considered on a number of occasions throughout her life. Dr...

  • Survivor’s Experience of the Holocaust

    Holocaust survivor Iby Knill visited the Boys’ Division to speak about her experiences prior to and during the Second World War....

  • U12s Are Town Netball Champions

    Bolton School Girls’ Division U12 netball team was crowned town champions after an outstanding performance which saw them...

  • U13s Continue Netball Winning Streak

    The Girls’ Division team won their section at the recent U13s Bolton Schools’ Netball Tournament, scoring 42 goals and conceding...

  • International Representation at Water Polo

    Three Bolton School boys have been selected to represent the England U16 water polo team at the weekend. Daniel Bentham from Y11,...

  • Tim Bouverie to Discuss WW2 Appeasement

    Bolton School will host a free talk from author and political journalist Tim Bouverie based on his new book, Appeasing Hitler:...

  • A Celebration of Technicians!

    From 4th-8th March, schools across the UK took part in #TECHOGNITION week to celebrate the work that school technicians do on a...

  • Girls Selected for North-East Super Counties Lax Squad

    Seven girls were selected for the North-East Super Counties Lacrosse Squad, which competed against the North West, South East and...

  • Writers Explore Creativity at Patterdale Hall

    This year’s February half term Writing Retreat expanded to twice the number of pupils. Thirty-two young writers from Years 5 to...

  • Red Noses for Comic Relief

    Children at Bolton School have been helping to raise money for Comic Relief. Nursery children were invited to wear red...

  • Exciting Experiments for Science Week

    The Girls’ Division commemorated Science Week 2019 with a session organised by Dr Christie, one of the School’s physics teachers....

  • School Hosts PE Conference for Local Primaries

    Bolton School hosted this year’s Bolton School Games PE Conference which focused heavily on inclusion. School Games organisers...

  • Ocean Currents and Climate Change

    Sixth Form students had the opportunity to learn more about climate change and the physics of the oceans from Old Boy Meric...

  • A Life of Crime?

    Former pupil Lindsy Slamon returned to Bolton School to deliver a fascinating insight into the working life of a Senior Crime...

  • Young Musician Competition Showcases Outstanding Musical Talent

    Bolton School Boys’ Division’s fifteenth Young Musician of the Year competition showcased the school’s outstanding range of...

  • Lacrosse Champions of the North

    Last Saturday, the U12 and U13 lacrosse teams travelled to Queen Margaret’s School in York, to compete in the Northern Schools...

  • Girls Benefit from a Wealth of Career and Life Advice

    As part of International Women’s Day, pupils at Bolton School Girls’ Division were given a wealth of advice from twenty...

  • Children Enjoy a Brilliant World Book Day

    Children in Bolton School’s Nursery Class dressed in a variety of costumes from Little Miss Sunshine and Peter Rabbit, to The...

  • Pupils Share Love of Books

    Colourful costumes were in evidence throughout Bolton School as pupils dressed up as their favourite fictional characters to...

  • Workshops Help Uncover Medieval History

    Pupils in Year 5 at the Junior Girls’ School have been finding out about Vikings and Anglo-Saxons as part of their Learning...

  • Free Talk Will Challenge Science Stereotypes

    Bolton School will host a free, public talk from Dr Emily Grossman entitled ‘Too Sensitive For Science? Emotion, The Secret Asset...

  • How to Get into Oxford University

    Matthew Schaffel, a Sixth Form student at Bolton School Boys’ Division, explains how he successfully applied to read Classics at...

  • Oxbridge Candidate’s Application Experience

    Emily Manock is one of the Bolton School Sixth Form students who has successfully applied to the Universities of Oxford or...

  • Barrister Discusses Career in Law

    Barrister Sophie Cartwright visited Bolton School to speak about her career in law as part of the Girls’ Division’s series of...

  • U14s are Town Champions

    The U14 Netball Team have been crowned very worthy winners of the Bolton Schools’ Tournament. They were winners of their section...

  • Boys Enjoy Electro City Creative Building Workshop

    Over the course of two days, all boys at Park Road, Bolton School’s Junior Boys’ School, enjoyed the delights of creative...

  • U18s Successfully Defend their National Water Polo Title

    Bolton School Boys’ Division U18 water polo team successfully defended their English Schools Swimming Association (ESSA) title on...

  • Y2 Visit The Lowry

    Year 2 children at Bolton School enjoyed a day of learning and discovery at The Lowry art gallery at Media City, Manchester. The...

  • School's Value to the Local Economy

    A recent report by Oxford Economics has found that in the last financial year Bolton School, which employs 460 staff and has...

  • Celebrating St David’s Day

    Bolton School’s Nursery celebrated St David’s Day by filling every room with daffodils! The children dressed in yellow to match...

  • Early Years at Bolton School are Outstanding

    Bolton School’s Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) provision has, once again, been found to be ‘outstanding’ in all categories...

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