"The provision for learning and care is exemplary, with the needs of all children, including those identified as having SEND, EAL and the more able, catered for extremely well."

Early Years Foundation Stage ISI Inspection 2016

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Junior Girls' Latest News

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

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Ballet and Gymnastics Success for Dinburgh


Towards the end of November, Year 5 pupil Dinburgh Ai took part in two prestigious competitions, one in ballet and the second in rhythmic gymnastics. First, Dinburgh entered The Mabel Ryan Awards 2017 in London. This event is organised by the Cecche...
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Moving Remembrance Assembly at Hesketh House

Remembrance Day group

Year 6 girls at Hesketh House, showing great maturity, conducted a moving assembly in front of a busy hall of classmates, parents and teachers, which reflected on the heroism of those involved in the First World War and the brutality and horror they ...
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Teacher Visits Malawi with Retrak Charity

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Over the October half term break, Junior Girls’ School teacher Mrs Julia Marsden travelled to Malawi to work with Retrak. This charity aims to support street children in Africa and South America through education, healthcare and shelter, and to reint...
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Girls Raise Funds for Teacher’s Retrak Trip to Malawi

Retrak cheque

The Junior Girls have raised over £3,000 to send one of their teachers to Malawi over the half term break to work with the charity Retrak. Retrak works to transform the lives of street children in Africa and South America, helping them to access edu...
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Young Gymnast Joins GB Squad

Dinburgh gymnast posed

Year 5 pupil Dinburgh Ai has been selected to join the Britain Gymnastics U12 Squad. She will now have the opportunity to take part in training sessions with British Gymnastics to help her to improve even further. The photos are from Dinburgh's bron...
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Travelling by Tuba Visits Hesketh House

Travelling by Tuba trumpet and flags

The Junior Girls enjoyed a tour around the world and through musical history with the Travelling by Tuba duo. They listened to a wide range of pieces on various different instruments, including of course the tuba! Some lucky girls were able to join i...
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Junior Girls Learn the Origins of the Harvest Festival

Harvest donations

Junior Girls at Bolton School enjoyed a fascinating assembly learning about the Reverend Robert Stephen Hawker who, as a Cornish Anglican priest, introduced the first Harvest Festival on 13 September 1843. Whilst the offerings of bread, fruit and veg...
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School Joins World’s Biggest Coffee Morning

Macmillan Coffee Morning 2017 BD staff

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 lovely...
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Inspiration from Olympic and Commonwealth Athletes

Athletic Inspiration - Kelly Massey with pupils

Future sports stars from Bolton School have been inspired by a visit from Kelly Massey, an Olympic medal winner and Dave Readle, a two-sport international and Commonwealth Games athlete. Year 11 boys, Year 5 girls and elite athletes from the Girls’ ...
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Bolton School Collects Queen’s Award at Ceremony

Queen's Award Ceremony - Receiving Award

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, Headmistre...
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