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  • Nursery Leavers Celebrate Memories

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    Thursday, 28 June 2018

    Children in the Butterfly Room at Bolton School’s Nursery who will join “big school” in September celebrated their many happy memories and achievements. Parents, grandparents and other family members were invited to join them at a Leavers’ Assembly,...

  • Tea Parties Celebrate Eid

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    Monday, 18 June 2018

    Children attending Bolton School Nursery enjoyed tasty themed tea parties to celebrate Eid. The whole of the Nursery took part, from First Steps up to Butterflies.

  • School Ball is Big Fundraiser

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    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...

  • Bolton School Celebrates Royal Wedding

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    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...

  • Children Enjoy Easter Bonnet Competition

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    Friday, 23 March 2018

    Today, children in the Nursery Class at Bolton School enjoyed an Easter Bonnet Competition. The children created some wonderful bonnets with their parents at home and there was a prize for the best two bonnets, judged by Laura Smith, Kidzone...

  • Springtime Education for Nursery Class at Smithills Farm

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    Tuesday, 20 March 2018

    Bolton School's Nursery Class for 3 and 4 year olds spent an enjoyable day down on the farm - Smithills Farm that is - learning about animals and Springtime. Class Teacher Mrs Browning tells the story: "We have just arrived back from an amazing day...

  • Nursery Class Creates Special Mother's Day Canvas

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    Friday, 09 March 2018

    Three and four year old girls and boys in Bolton School's Nursery Class have had a busy week creating special Mother's Day canvases. They also offered some lovely messages, including:  “I love my mummy because she is lovely and so special.”  “I...

  • Nursery Class Celebrate World Book Day

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    Thursday, 01 March 2018

    Bolton School's Nursery Class for 3 and 4 year olds has enjoyed World Book Day festivities. The children came dressed as their favourite book character, brought their favourite storybook as well as their favourite cuddly toy.

  • Celebrating World Book Day 2018

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    Thursday, 01 March 2018

    Children at Bolton School’s Nursery joined in the fun on World Book Day by dressing up as their favourite book characters. There were lots of Gruffalos in attendance, but Nursery staff also spotted The Tiger Who Came To Tea, Peter Rabbit, Stick Man,...

  • 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...

  • Nursery Class Provides So Much More

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    Tuesday, 23 January 2018

    Mrs Louise Browning is the new teacher for Bolton School’s Nursery Class for 3 and 4 Year Olds. She joined the School in September last year, and has had a wonderful and busy first term getting to know the Nursery Class. Mrs Browning joined Bolton...

  • Book Tells the Story of Bolton School Girls’ Division

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    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...

  • Singalong at Christmas

    Christmas Sing-Along with the Nursery children

    Thursday, 21 December 2017

    Children at the Nursery were joined by their parents and grandparents for a festive Rhythm Time singalong session. They enjoyed singing, dancing and playing along to a host of Christmas tunes with their families and friends from the Nursery. The...

  • Christmas Celebration with Parkview Residents

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    Tuesday, 19 December 2017

    Children from Bolton School Nursery and the Nursery Class visited Parkview Residential Home for two special Christmas visits. The children entertained the residents with songs from their Christmas production of ‘Away in a Manger’. The children sang...

  • A Baby in Maurice’s Manger!

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    Tuesday, 05 December 2017

    Caterpillars, Butterflies and the Nursery Class got the Nativity season at Bolton School off to a spectacular start when Maurice the Mule found a baby in his manger!   ‘Away in a Manger’, written by Niki Davies and performed by the three and four...

  • Discovering Diwali at Hindu Temple

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    Wednesday, 18 October 2017

    The children in the Nursery Class have learned all about the Hindu celebration of Diwali. As part of this learning, the class, plus some children from the Butterfly Room at Bolton School Nursery, visited a local Hindu temple to find out what happens...

  • Children Enjoy Woodland Nature Area

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    Wednesday, 04 October 2017

    Nursery Class Teacher Mrs Louise Browning and the new Nursery Class have been enjoying themselves as they make weekly visits to a woodland nature area on the School site. Mrs Browning said: "Although the children have daily access to outdoor...

  • Nursery Announces Employee of the Month

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    Monday, 02 October 2017

    Parents and staff have been busily voting for the employee of the month. In September, the winner was Khatija Shabir! Parents commented that she is very warm and welcoming in the Tweenies room and goes the extra mile to enable everyone to settle...

  • Rhythm Time for First Steps

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    Friday, 29 September 2017

    Children in the First Steps room at Bolton School Nursery enjoyed Rhythm Time with Sarah Brooks, who visits the Nursery every two weeks to deliver this session. They listened to and sang along with a host of nursery rhymes and were also able to play...

  • Cookery School Teaches Children about Healthy Eating

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    Friday, 29 September 2017

    Every Friday afternoon, the Bolton School Nursery Class for 3 and 4 Year Olds has been joining children from the Nursery's Butterflies class to develop their skills in making, cooking and baking different types of healthy food from worldwide...

  • Nursery Class Starts Intergenerational Visits

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    Wednesday, 27 September 2017

    Children in the Nursery Class for Three and Four Year Olds have enjoyed their first visit Park View Residential Home on Chorley New Road. The children shared songs and stories with the residents, as well as getting involved in art activities. One...

  • Nursery Staff Raise Money in Memory of Tragic Toddler

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    Tuesday, 01 August 2017

    This summer, members of staff at Bolton School Nursery took part in a duathlon to raise money for When You Wish Upon a Star in honour of Scarlett Walker, a toddler who died tragically last year. Scarlett’s grandmother Carol Walker works at the...

  • Down on the Farm with the Caterpillars

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    Tuesday, 27 June 2017

    Children in the Caterpillar Room at Bolton School’s Nursery visited Smithills Open Farm in Bolton to spend some time with the animals! The children got to feed the sheep, deer and llamas by hand. They were also able to hold some of the baby...

  • Children Learn About the Emergency Services

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    Wednesday, 07 June 2017

    Children at Bolton School Nursery have enjoyed an exciting week learning about the emergency services and all the important work they do in the region. Older children enjoyed talks from the ambulance service, which involved looking at the different...

  • 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...

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