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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  • 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


    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:...

  • 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...

  • Sharing Stories on World Book Day

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    Thursday, 01 March 2018

    Fictional heroes and villains stepped from the pages of classic and modern books to fill the halls of Hesketh House for World Book Day. Hogwarts students rubbed shoulders with Gangsta Grannies and inhabitants of Wonderland, and a Golden Ticket to...

  • 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...

  • Passport to India for Languages Day

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    Thursday, 08 February 2018

    Pupils at the Junior Girls’ School absorbed the culture and languages of India during their annual Modern Foreign Languages (MFL) Day. The day was organised by Mrs Hornby, the Junior Girls’ MFL teacher, and Mrs Labbe. They also invited parents and...

  • Hesketh House Filled with Music for Festival

    The Junior Girls' Music Festival showed off the wide variety of talent in the school

    Tuesday, 06 February 2018

    The annual Music Festival at Hesketh House once again allowed the Junior Girls to show off their talents in front of an appreciative audience. In addition, every pupil in the Junior Girls’ School was able to spend time as a member of the audience,...

  • Magical Lessons for Harry Potter Day

    The School turned into Hogwarts for Harry Potter Book Night and held fantastic Care of Magical Creatures lessons in the libraries!

    Thursday, 01 February 2018

    Bolton School was transformed into Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry for magical ‘lessons’ to celebrate Harry Potter Book Night. Pupils were sorted into the four Hogwarts Houses and competed for House Points. As the theme for this year’s...

  • Paddington Inspires Young Writers

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    Thursday, 01 February 2018

    Paddington Bear’s adventures in this year’s Marks and Spencer Christmas advert inspired a Writing Competition at the Junior Girls’ School, organised by the Library. Pupils were asked to write a letter from Paddington to his Aunt Lucy: they could...

  • Coco Performs in Octagon's Jane Eyre

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    Friday, 19 January 2018

    Year 6 pupil Coco Jones has been cast in the Octagon’s production of Jane Eyre. Tonight is her opening night in front of an audience, and she is really looking forward to it. Coco plays the role of Adèle Varens, the French girl who is Mr...

  • Book Tells the Story of Bolton School Girls’ Division


    Wednesday, 17 January 2018

    Eric Fairweather, Archivist at Bolton School, has written a new book which charts the chronological history of Bolton School Girls’ Division. ‘Pride in the Past; Confidence in the Future’ traces the genealogy of women’s education and the formation...

  • Stuffing and Sauce for Urban Outreach Hampers

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    Thursday, 14 December 2017

    Pupils at Bolton School have once again risen to the challenge of providing Urban Outreach with supplies for their Christmas Hampers. The Hampers, which are filled with everything needed to make a traditional Christmas dinner, are given to families...

  • Juniors Perform Hosanna Rock!

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    Wednesday, 13 December 2017

    Pupils at the Junior Girls’ School impressed matinee and evening audiences with their Christmas concert, which was held in the Girls’ Division Great Hall. They performed Hosanna Rock!, an uplifting retelling of the story of the nativity interspersed...

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