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  • 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


    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

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    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!


    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

    Nursery Class Woodland Nature Area

    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

    Khatija employee of the month

    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

    Nursery Class at Park View Residential Care Home

    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

    Caterpillars Smithills Farm - donkey riding

    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

    Emergency Services Week - Children with the Fire Engine

    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...

  • Muddy Puddle Walk Raises Funds for Save the Children

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    Tuesday, 09 May 2017

    Children at Bolton School Nursery were thrilled to splash through puddles, squelch through mud and explore the world around them – all to raise money for charity. The Peppa Pig’s Muddy Puddle Walk took place on the Boys’ Division sports field,...

  • Dough Disco

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    Monday, 08 May 2017

    Children at Bolton School Nursery and their parents were invited to a Saturday drop-in session. They enjoyed a fun-filled ‘dough disco’ as well as a host of other mark making activities on the day.

  • Easter Egg Hunt

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    Monday, 10 April 2017

    An amazing time was had by all at Bolton School Nursery’s Easter Egg Hunt! All the families at nursery were invited and over a hundred people came along. The sun shone and there was even music from a live band to enjoy. There was face painting,...

  • Healthy Body, Happy Me

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    Monday, 03 April 2017

    Children at the Nursery took part in a host of activities promoting ‘Healthy Body, Happy Me!’ The Caterpillar Room organised different events with each day focused on a different sense: Smelly Monday, Tasty Tuesday, Watchful Wednesday, Listening...

  • Nursery Class Eats Its Words

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    Friday, 24 March 2017

    This week Bolton School's Nursery Class enjoyed a delightful French breakfast after their morning French lesson. As the 3 and 4 year olds have been learning lots of French words, many associated with food, it seemed only fair that they should try...

  • Nursery's Wear Red Day for Comic Relief

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    Friday, 24 March 2017

    Children at Bolton School Nursery wore red today to help raise funds for Comic Relief. Cake sales and donations from parents further boosted funds raised. Across the two Junior Schools, Infant School and Nursery, over £1,000 was raised!

  • Nursery Class Celebrates Mothers' Day

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    Friday, 24 March 2017

    Children in the Nursery Class for Three and Four Year Olds enjoyed celebrating Mothers' Day with their mums and grandmas! They had fun making crafts and decorating cupcakes together.

  • Mums Visit for Mothers’ Day

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    Wednesday, 22 March 2017

    Bolton School’s Nursery celebrated Mothers’ Day early by inviting mothers and grandmothers to join in with activities one morning. First Steps had fun making rice crispy cakes and painting with their mums, while Tweenies, Butterflies and...

  • Fairytale Playtime

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    Monday, 20 March 2017

    Children in the Nursery Class for Three and Four Year Olds have been reading the story of Hansel and Gretel. Some children had a go at making their own spells and potions after finishing the story!

  • Hurdling Fun for Sport Relief

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    Monday, 20 March 2017

    Children in the Butterfly and Caterpillar Rooms at the Nursery had a go at hurdling to join in the fun for Sport Relief. Under the expert instruction of Nursery Cook Brenda, who is a member of Horwich Harriers and helps to train the junior members...

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