Bolton School Infants

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  • Mrs Shaw's Long Walk Home for Sport Relief

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    Thursday, 22 March 2018

    Mrs Shaw, a Reception Class teacher at Bolton School Infant School (Beech House), is all set to take the long walk home - 13 miles, up and down hills from Bolton to Withnell - as she aims to raise £1,000 for Sport Relief. Looking forward to the...

  • Beech House Children Learn All About Circusology

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    Thursday, 22 March 2018

    Year 1 and Year 2 children at Beech House, Bolton School’s Infant School, enjoyed a day of ‘Circusology’ workshops as they developed their balance, perseverance and patience whilst learning a range of exciting circus skills. The circusology day...

  • Infants Show Eggs-pert Decorating Skills

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    Thursday, 22 March 2018

    Children at Beech House, the Infant School of Bolton School, have shown their creative skills - with just a little help from their parents - as they produced some wonderfully decorated (boiled) Easter Eggs. Head Teacher Mrs Taylor said: "It was...

  • Reception’s Judo Experience

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    Tuesday, 20 March 2018

    Children in Reception at Beech House Infant School had the chance to try out Judo as part of the School’s Sport Relief activities. Each of the Reception classes enjoyed a workshop with Antony Parkinson in which they learned a Judo pin, tried their...

  • Civil War to be Reenacted at Bolton School

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    Friday, 16 March 2018

    Cannon will fire, drums will sound, and swords will clash as schoolchildren from across Bolton get the chance to go back in time to the English Civil War - thanks to a grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund.  A new project will see special education...

  • School Receives Corporate Heraldry Award

    Bolton School was awarded the Heraldry Society’s Corporate Heraldry Award in February 2018

    Wednesday, 21 February 2018

    Following an application prepared and submitted by Old Boy Malcolm Howe (1948-1956), Bolton School has been awarded the Heraldry Society’s Corporate Heraldry Award. The submission detailed the many and varied ways in which the School has used its...

  • Infants Enjoy an Enterprising Week

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    Friday, 09 February 2018

    Bolton School Infants in Reception, Year 1 and Year 2 have enjoyed a fascinating week learning about a wide range of jobs whilst undertaking a range of activities aimed at developing skills which will be valued in the workplace. Over the course of...

  • Trip to Maritime Museum Enhances Titanic Learning

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    Thursday, 18 January 2018

    Year 2 children at Beech House enjoyed a day trip to The Maritime Museum in Liverpool to enhance their learning about The Titanic. Teacher Mrs Clarke recounts: "We had a workshop learning about a family who were on the Titanic and how they were...

  • Book Tells the Story of Bolton School Girls’ Division

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    Wednesday, 17 January 2018

    Eric Fairweather, Archivist at Bolton School, has written a new book which charts the chronological history of Bolton School Girls’ Division. ‘Pride in the Past; Confidence in the Future’ traces the genealogy of women’s education and the formation...

  • Year 1 Nativity Full of Little Stars

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    Friday, 15 December 2017

    The Year 1 pupils’ performance of Shine Star, Shine made for a magical nativity. The story focused on the big star that needed to light the way to the newborn baby Jesus, but could not shine. The other stars tried to encourage the big star to shine...

  • Infants Entertain at Christmas Tea

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    Thursday, 14 December 2017

    Children from Beech House Infant School provided entertainment for guests at Tea at the Riley, the Sixth Form Girls’ monthly tea party for elderly people in the local community. The special Christmas menu was festive and featured turkey and...

  • Reception Shines in Traditional Nativity

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    Wednesday, 13 December 2017

    Children in Reception at Beech House put on a traditional Nativity performance this Christmas. A chorus of Narrators told the story of the birth of Jesus, helped along by pupils acting as various characters in the tale. The narrative was...

  • Strictly Fun at Year 2 Nativity

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    Tuesday, 12 December 2017

    Pupils in Year 2 opened the Nativity season at Beech House with their production of Lights, Camel, Action. The children treated an audience of parents and family members of a variety of dances as they told the story of the birth of Jesus. These...

  • Christmas Panto Visits Beech House

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    Thursday, 07 December 2017

    All the children at Beech House Infant School had a fabulous time as the Take Away Theatre Company entertained them with a traditional pantomime performance of Jack and the Beanstalk. Pupils laughed and booed in all the right places and enjoyed the...

  • Helping Bolton Lions Spread Christmas Cheer

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    Monday, 04 December 2017

    Families at Beech House have once again made an enormous donation to the Bolton Lions’ Caring Christmas Appeal. The appeal gives gifts to families who would otherwise not be able to buy presents for their children at Christmas. The School has now...

  • Artistic Inspiration for Y2 at The Lowry

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    Monday, 27 November 2017

    Year 2 children at Bolton School enjoyed an inspiring visit to the Lowry Museum in Salford. Teacher Mrs Clarke coordinated the visit and oversaw the girls and boys who learnt how to draw industrial scenes, buildings and people – looking at them as...

  • Pupils Explore the Great Fire of London

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    Wednesday, 15 November 2017

    The Freshwater Theatre Company came into school to work with all the Year 1 classes at Beech House, Bolton School’s Infant School. The children were whisked back in time to 1666 so that they could explore how the Great Fire of London affected...

  • Infants Travel the World by Tuba

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    Friday, 13 October 2017

    All the children in Beech House enjoyed a trip around the world today with Travelling by Tuba. They listened to music from many countries including Italy, Africa and Great Britain and had a wonderful time learning to play a range of unusual...

  • Generous Harvest Donations from Beech House Families

    The whole Foundation supported charities with their Harvest donations. The Infants made their donation to Urban Outreach

    Friday, 06 October 2017

    Year 2 pupils at Beech House led this year's Harvest Assembly with Reception and Year 1 joining in with their own harvest songs - a particular highlight being "Harvest Rock and Roll!" Beech House families were particularly generous this year in...

  • Bolton School Collects Queen’s Award at Ceremony

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    Wednesday, 30 August 2017

    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,...

  • Sports Day Fun

    Sports Day at Beech House

    Thursday, 06 July 2017

    Pupils at Beech House enjoyed not one but two excellent Sports Days: one for Reception and another for pupils in Years 1 and 2. The children in Reception were cheered on by parents and family members as they took part in the varied activities for...

  • Bowland Farm Animals Visit Beech House

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    Thursday, 08 June 2017

    Pupils in Reception and Year 1 enjoyed becoming farmers for the day as Bowland Farm came to Beech House. The children loved seeing the goose, goats, sheep, hens and ducks. They were able to stroke and handle some of the animals, which was really...

  • Outdoor Adventure Learning for Y2s

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    Wednesday, 07 June 2017

    Year 2 pupils at Bolton School Infant School had a fun-packed and adventurous outdoor learning day at the nearby Anderton Centre. Teacher Mrs Clarke reflected: "We went canoeing and sang heads, shoulders, knees and toes whilst balancing in a...

  • Police Horses Visit Beech House

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    Tuesday, 06 June 2017

    Children at Beech House were really excited to meet a pair of police horses and discover more about these working animals. Bumble and Steel, ridden by PCs Emma and Wendy, arrived in the playground and were greeted by a group of very enthusiastic...

  • School Wins Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service

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    Friday, 02 June 2017

    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...

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