Bolton School Junior Girls

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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  • Splash of Colour for Photography Competition

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    Wednesday, 11 July 2018

    The Junior Girls’ annual Photography Competition challenged pupils to capture ‘A Splash of Colour’. This year the girls’ entries were judged by photographer Adam Crowther, who was very impressed with the entries from all four year groups. The five...

  • Junior Girls End The Year With Farewells

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    Wednesday, 11 July 2018

    The end of the academic year at Hesketh House, Bolton School’s Junior Girls’ School, was filled with a mix of celebration and sadness as pupils and staff looked back on the year’s achievements but also said farewell to two teachers and bid adieu to...

  • Eloquence for English Speaking Board

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    Tuesday, 10 July 2018

    In Year 6, pupils at the Junior Girls' School take part in English Speaking Board (ESB) examinations, which promote and assess excellence in public speaking. Click the links below to watch a selection of presentations, poem recitations and book...

  • 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...

  • Former Pupil Consecrated as the New Bishop of Lancaster


    Wednesday, 04 July 2018

    The Rt Rev. Dr Jill Duff, a former Bolton School pupil, has become the new Bishop of Lancaster. She was Consecrated at York Minster on June 29, before her Installation Service - the formal welcome to her new Diocese - took place at Blackburn...

  • Year 6 Raises Money for 15 Charities

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    Wednesday, 04 July 2018

    The Junior Girls’ Charity Afternoon was once again a bustling occasion. Pupils in Years 3, 4 and 5 enjoyed the glorious sunny weather while browsing the stalls around the playground before deciding where to spend their pocket money and which...

  • Girls Perform ‘Alice the Musical’

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    Tuesday, 03 July 2018

    The Junior Girls’ Summer Concert transported the audience to Wonderland. Pupils performed ‘Alice the Musical’, a retelling of ‘Alice in Wonderland’ by Lewis Carroll packed with memorable poems and songs. Eva Hurst, Sienna White and Jennah Kideer...

  • 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...

  • Traditional Sports Day Fun

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    Friday, 29 June 2018

    The Junior Girls’ Sports Day took place in brilliant sunshine. Pupils competed in a range of sporting activities in the hopes of earning points for their House: Buttermere, Grasmere, Rydal, Ullswater or Windermere. In addition to sprint races,...

  • 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...

  • Fun in the Sun for Outdoor Learning Day

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    Thursday, 07 June 2018

    Outdoor Learning Day is a chance for Junior Girls in Year 3 to discover outdoor pursuits in a familiar environment. The whole year group took part in a carousel of exciting activities. Different activities on the school field challenged the girls’...

  • Life in the RAF?


    Friday, 25 May 2018

    Y6 and Y8 girls at Bolton School were given a fascinating glimpse into a career in the Royal Air Force (RAF), when their interactive roadshow visited the Girls’ Division. The dynamic young team of demonstrators impressed the audience with their...

  • 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...

  • England Selection for NW U11 Champion Gymnast

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    Monday, 14 May 2018

    Year 5 pupil Dinburgh Ai has been titled the Under 11 North-West Champion following a successful competition. She has also been offered a place on the English Squad for 2017-2018.

  • Outstanding Biathlon Performances


    Monday, 23 April 2018

    Y5 and Y6 girls at Bolton School performed outstandingly at the Association of Junior Independent Schools (AJIS) Biathlon competition held at Rossall School on Monday 23 April. There were excellent performances throughout the team, in particular...

  • Girls' Cross Country Success


    Friday, 20 April 2018

    Junior Girls from Bolton School have been going the extra mile, recording a number of cross country successes. Taking part in the Bolton Schools’ Cross Country Championships held at Moss Bank Park on Thursday 19 April, both year groups enjoyed an...

  • Day of Science for Bolton Pupils


    Wednesday, 18 April 2018

    Local primary and secondary school children visited Bolton School Girls’ Division (BSGD), where they joined Senior, Junior and Infant pupils in enjoying a Science Day, which was organised by Mr Brendan Ickringill, a Science teacher and Academic...

  • 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...

  • Pupils Make Architectural Wonders in Workshop

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    Thursday, 22 March 2018

    Pupils in Year 5 enjoyed a unique design and technology workshop based around building historical structures. Working together in small groups, they joined together bamboo canes using elastic bands to construct equilateral, isosceles and scalene...

  • 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,...

  • Musicians Shine at Ramsbottom Music Festival

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    Monday, 19 March 2018

    Pupils from the Junior Girls’ School competed in several categories at the twenty-fifth Ramsbottom Music Festival, held on Friday 9 March and Saturday 10 March. The String Quartet competed on the Saturday, coming first place in their category! As a...

  • 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...

  • Swimmers Qualify for ESSA National Finals

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    Monday, 12 March 2018

    A group of five swimmers in Year 6 competed in the ESSA (English Schools Swimming Association) North West Division Primary Team Championships, held at Everton Park in Liverpool. This competition serves as the qualifying round for the ESSA Nationals:...

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