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 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


    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


    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...

  • Such Musical Talent in this School


    Wednesday, 07 February 2018

    Expertly organised by Mrs Ives, Park Road’s annual Music Festival saw a large parental audience enjoy two days of intensive music-making. In a busy programme, a large number of Junior Boys from across all age groups impressed in a wide range of...

  • Inspiring a Generation of Engineers

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    Friday, 26 January 2018

    Dr Zubair Hanslot, the Provost of the University of Bolton, and James Kitson, one of the university’s lecturers, visited the Junior Boys’ School to talk to Year 6 pupils. The idea behind the visit was “careers through inspiration”: they hoped to...

  • Junior Boys Enjoy Brass Group Concert

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    Wednesday, 24 January 2018

    The Boys’ Division Senior School Brass Group entertained Park Road pupils in a lunchtime performance as part of the Junior School’s ongoing concert series. Ten pupils gave splendid accounts of ‘Let Me Entertain You, ‘The Eye of the Tiger’, ‘Living...

  • Discovering British Values with Pop Project

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    Friday, 19 January 2018

    Pupils at the Junior Boys’ School were treated to a morning of music, learning and fun with Pop Project. Graham, Henry and Malcolm brought their instruments and a wide variety of props and costumes into school to help the boys learn more about Great...

  • Uplifting Christmas Service from Juniors

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    Thursday, 14 December 2017

    The Junior Boys once again put on a beautiful Christmas Service to celebrate the festive season. As is traditional, the evening began with ‘Once in Royal David’s City’, with Michael Stivaros performing the first verse as a solo and the Upper School...

  • Senior Musicians Entertain at Park Road Assembly


    Friday, 08 December 2017

    Bolton School Boys' Division Brass Group and Junior String Quartet were delighted to perform at today's Park Road’s morning assembly. A total of 16 Senior Boys entertained the Junior pupils who filled the hall. This was a feel-good concert which...

  • Jazz Band Entertains Park Road Boys

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    Wednesday, 29 November 2017

    The 12-strong Joint Jazz Band from Bolton School's Senior Schools was the featured ensemble at this Wednesday's lunchtime concert at the Junior Boys' School. It was pleasing to see two former Park Road pupils, Laurence Britton and Thomas...

  • Lollipop Man Named Unsung Hero

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    Friday, 10 November 2017

    Barry Massey, the Junior Boys’ School lollipop man, has received the Unsung Hero Award at the Bolton News Schools Awards. Each morning and evening, come rain or shine, Barry takes up his post outside the Junior Boys’ School and has done so for the...

  • Boys’ Harvest Offering for Urban Outreach

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    Friday, 06 October 2017

    Over 200 Junior Boys and their parents enjoyed a Harvest Assembly of singing and praying with CEO of Urban Outreach, Dave Bagley.  Mr Bagley, who collected a large haul of food items on the day, thanked the boys for their generous and kind offerings...

  • Expansion Leads to Additional Year 5 Places

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    Monday, 02 October 2017

    Due to popular demand, the Junior School of Bolton School Boys’ Division, will be introducing a third class to its Year 5 intake in September 2018. Demand for places at the highly regarded school has been buoyant for several years and from Autumn...

  • School Joins World’s Biggest Coffee Morning

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    Friday, 29 September 2017

    The Junior Schools each hosted their own event in support of Macmillan, with parents from the Junior Girls’ School congregating in the dining hall and Junior Boys’ School parents heading to the library. Both events were well attended and had a...

  • Alex Helps Europe Overcome the USA in the Junior Ryder Cup

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    Friday, 08 September 2017

    Earlier in the summer, Year 6 pupil at Bolton School Boys’ Junior School, Alex Bowen-Heaton, helped Team Europe overcome the USA to win the Styal Junior Ryder Cup. Alex won his individual match in the 8-16 year old category.  Alex is a keen golfer...

  • 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,...

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