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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  • Such Musical Talent in this School

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    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

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    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,...

  • Lancashire Bowler Visits Flintoff Cricket Academy

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    Friday, 11 August 2017

    Forty cricketing enthusiasts aged 5-16 years from across the region took part in this year’s Andrew Flintoff Cricket Academy held at Bolton School. Children of all levels of ability enjoyed a fantastic opportunity to learn cricket the Andrew...

  • Sunshine for Sports Day

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    Wednesday, 12 July 2017

    The last day of term saw the four Junior Boys’ School houses go head-to-head in the final event of the school calendar: Sports Day. The Long Jump, Cricket Ball and High Jump competitions had already taken place with Chadwick, Crompton, Dobson and...

  • Junior Boys Perform ‘Joseph’

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    Wednesday, 05 July 2017

    After three months of preparations, the Year 6 boys finally put on their end of year production of Joseph and his Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat. Telling the biblical story of Joseph through Andrew Lloyd-Webber’s music and songs is no easy task, but...

  • Park Road Charities Boost

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    Tuesday, 27 June 2017

    Four charity representatives were delighted to attend Park Road, the Junior School of Bolton School Boys’ Division, with each one picking up a cheque for £1,880.40. Earlier in the summer, over 200 boys in Years 3, 4, 5 and 6 and their teachers...

  • 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...

  • Boys Will Raise Thousands in Charity Run

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    Friday, 26 May 2017

    Over two hundred junior school boys from Bolton School will raise thousands of pounds after their charity fancy dress fun run. The sun shone for the fundraiser, which took place on the sports field of Bolton School, as boys paired up to take turns...

  • Alumni Share Careers with Year 6

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    Thursday, 25 May 2017

    The annual Junior Careers Carousel brought together Park Road and Hesketh House pupils at the Junior Girls’ School for an afternoon spent learning all about a variety of different jobs. Four alumni gave their time to speak to Year 6 boys and girls...

  • Mass for Peace at Bolton Parish Church

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    Thursday, 18 May 2017

    Junior School pupils supported the Friends of Bolton School Choir during a special performance at Bolton Parish Church. The theme of the concert was peace and war, with ‘The Armed Man: A Mass for Peace’ at the heart of the programme. Parents and...

  • Teachers Perform Lunchtime Concert

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    Tuesday, 09 May 2017

    Miss Ormerod and Mrs Ives took to the stage, accompanied by Mrs Hall-Smith, to give a delightful Lunchtime Concert. Around twenty-five boys attended the concert. Miss Ormerod played two movements of a suite by Handel on the recorder to start the...

  • Boys’ Success in 500 Word Essay Competition

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    Friday, 05 May 2017

    Nineteen Junior Boys’ School pupils at Bolton School have made it to the next round of judging in Chris Evans and BBC Radio 2’s 500 Words writing competition. In order to take part, entrants had to write a short story of no more than 500 words....

  • Joint Cross Country League Win for Juniors

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    Friday, 28 April 2017

    At the recent Bolton Schools’ Cross Country Championships, the results of the League competition from earlier in the year were announced. There are four League events in total, and at each event, the top four runners’ positions count towards the...

  • Bolton School Hosts AJIS Proms

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    Monday, 24 April 2017

    Eighty pupils from nineteen independent schools across the North West, including the Junior Boys’ and Junior Girls’ Schools, came together in the Girls’ Division Great Hall to form an orchestra. They had just one day to practise before putting on...

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