Bolton School Junior Boys

Junior Boys' Latest News

This page is updated regularly to keep you up to date with all the breaking news from the Junior Boys' Division.

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  • Boys’ Colourful and Accomplished Aladdin Production


    Monday, 09 July 2018

    After months of preparation, Junior Boys at Bolton School have delivered a stunning three night-run of Aladdin. The audience was transported to Agrabah and the large-scale production, showcasing demanding roles and fantastic singing, opened with the...

  • Town Steps Back in Time

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    Sunday, 08 July 2018

    The Levels (playing fields) of Bolton School have witnessed some competitive clashes over the years but nothing quite like this as dozens of pikemen, musketeers and drummers re-enacted “The Storming of Bolton” which took place during the English...

  • Reading Celebrated at Fiction Award Ceremony

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    Wednesday, 04 July 2018

    Six authors and more than seven hundred pupils enjoyed a morning of celebrating reading before the announcement of the 2018 Bolton Children’s Fiction Award winners. Bolton School hosted the Award Ceremony and a morning of sessions with all six of...

  • Primary Engineer’s Leadership Award for Ollie


    Monday, 02 July 2018

    Y6 pupil Ollie Evans from Bolton School Junior Boys’ School collected the prestigious Primary Engineer’s Leaders Award for his invention, the ‘Ollie Cap’ which he designed with his grandmother in mind. The ingenious cap facilitates easy hair-washing...

  • Local Pupils Enjoy Civil War Education Days

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    Friday, 29 June 2018

    Bolton School has hosted two Civil War Education Days for local pupils in Years 5, 6 and 7. These exciting opportunities to learn more about the English Civil War precede the re-enactment of the Storming of Bolton which will take place in School...

  • Ice Maidens Ask What’s Your Antarctica?

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    Wednesday, 27 June 2018

    Two members of the Ice Maiden expedition, the first all-female team to ski coast to coast across Antarctica using only muscle power, visited Bolton School to talk about their polar experience. Major Sandy Hennis and Lance Sergeant Sophie Montagne...

  • School Ball is Big Fundraiser


    Saturday, 16 June 2018

    Not only was the Bolton School Ball, held at the A J Bell Stadium in Salford, a roaring success but it also raised £19,000! The money will go towards bursaries for girls and boys who begin their studies in Year 7 of the Girls’ or Boys’ Divisions at...

  • Boys' Charity Run To Raise Thousands


    Friday, 25 May 2018

    Over 200 Junior Boys at Bolton School will raise thousands of pounds for four charities, chosen by the pupils themselves, after a fancy dress fun run. Headteacher Mrs Sue Faulkner said: “The charities, which are BAND (Building a New Direction), The...

  • Juniors Discover the World of Work

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    Wednesday, 23 May 2018

    Junior Boys’ and Junior Girls’ School pupils in Year 6 thoroughly enjoyed the annual Careers Carousel. The boys walked over to Hesketh House to spend the afternoon in joint sessions with the girls, learning more about different job options and...

  • Bolton School Celebrates Royal Wedding


    Friday, 18 May 2018

    Children at Bolton School celebrated the royal wedding in style one day early. Children in the Nursery and Nursery Class held a ‘Princes and Princesses’ day: some of the children came dressed up as royals, while others wore the colours of the UK and...

  • African Drumming Workshop

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    Thursday, 10 May 2018

    Pupils in Year 4 enjoyed African Drumming Workshops with Mr Ian Bamford. He brought with him a number of large djembes so that the boys could learn how to play. The two Year 4 classes spent an hour in the Hall discovering more about different...

  • Visiting the Terracotta Warriors

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    Wednesday, 02 May 2018

    Pupils in all year groups at the Junior Boys’ School made the most of the rare opportunity to see the famous Terracotta Warriors while they are being exhibited at the World Museum in Liverpool. This is the first time in almost ten years that this...

  • Apple Distinguished Educators Chicago-bound

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    Friday, 27 April 2018

    Bolton School Boys’ Division’s very own Apple Distinguished Educators (ADEs), Mr Nic Ford, Deputy Headteacher, and Mrs Lisa Whittaker, Junior School Teacher, are heading off to Chicago for next week’s Apple Distinguished Schools’ Global Innovation...

  • Boys Present Cheque to NSPCC


    Friday, 20 April 2018

    Karen Wood, Schools Organiser for the NSPCC, was delighted to return to Bolton School Junior Boys’ School to collect a cheque for £253.36 which was raised at the boys’ recent Spring Concert.  Earlier in the year, she had visited the Park Road school...

  • Corbyn Enjoys Italy Experience with Man Utd

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    Wednesday, 18 April 2018

    Corbyn Murray, a pupil at Bolton School Junior Boys’ School, enjoyed a great footballing experience over Easter as he took part in a European knockout tournament in Tuscany, Italy with Man United. The Y5 boy was one of the youngest selected in a...

  • Innovative Parents' Associations Engage Parents


    Tuesday, 10 April 2018

    Active collaboration between school, pupils and parents has always been essential to the successful development of a child. It might be reasonably argued that it is more critical today than it ever has been with youngsters facing issues that many...

  • Concert to Welcome the Spring

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    Thursday, 22 March 2018

    The Junior Boys’ Spring Concert was a wonderful way to welcome the season. Parents and family members joined staff and pupils in the Great Hall of the Boys’ Division Senior School for the occasion, which showcased much musical talent. The evening...

  • Local Primaries Lend Voices at Victoria Hall Concert

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    Wednesday, 21 March 2018

    Choirs and musicians from five local primary schools joined pupils from Bolton School Senior and Junior Schools in delivering a wonderful Spring Concert at Bolton’s Victoria Hall. Children from Beaumont Primary School, Eagley Primary School,...

  • Civil War to be Reenacted at Bolton School


    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...

  • Chess Boys Will Represent Manchester


    Tuesday, 13 March 2018

    Five pupils from Bolton School Junior Boys’ School will represent Manchester at the national English Primary Schools' Chess Association (EPSCA) final in Warwickshire in April.  The Year 4 boys were chosen after their winning performances at the...

  • Patterdale Hall Wins Boot and Paddle Challenge

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    Friday, 09 March 2018

    Patterdale Hall, Bolton School's Adventure Learning Centre based on the shores of Lake Ullswater, has won this year’s Association of Heads of Outdoor Education Centres’ (AHOEC) Northern Region ‘Boot and Paddle’ competition.  Representatives from...

  • Learning to Speak Out, Stay Safe with NSPCC

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    Tuesday, 06 March 2018

    The NSPCC visited the Junior Boys to deliver an important message to the whole school. Karen Wood and Chris Willetts, with the help of NSPCC mascot Buddy, taught pupils to ‘Speak out Stay safe’ through an interactive morning assembly. The boys...

  • School Filled with Characters for World Book Day


    Thursday, 01 March 2018

    The Junior Boys dressed as their favourite book characters from the worlds of fiction and non-fiction on World Book Day this year. Amongst the crowds of literary figures flooding Park Road there were a huge number of Harry Potters, several Gangsta...

  • Elite Athletes Learn from Rugby Doctor and Paralympian

    Ayaz Bhuta, GB Wheelchair Rugby athlete and Rio 2016 Paralympian, and Old Boy Dr Vasudevan Mani, now Leeds Rhinos’ Team Doctor, gave pupils an insight into sport at the highest level

    Thursday, 22 February 2018

    Elite athletes from Bolton School’s Junior Boys’, Senior Boys’ and Senior Girls’ schools as well as the entirety of Year 5 girls from Hesketh House enjoyed an informative afternoon in the company of former pupil Dr Vasudevan Mani (1984-1998), who is...

  • 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...

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