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  • ISM Silver Certificate Marks GCSE Music Success


    Monday, 21 May 2018

    Bolton School Girls’ Division has been awarded the Incorporated Society of Musicians (ISM)/ISM Trust’s Silver Certificate. This means that more than 15% of all the school’s GCSE students achieved an A* to C in GCSE music. In its third year, the...

  • 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...

  • Showstopper Final for Bolton School Bake Off

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    Friday, 11 May 2018

    The 2018 Bolton School Bake Off was bigger than ever. As so many pupils took part in previous years, the School decided to hold not one but two competitions: one for Year 7 pupils and one for girls in Years 8 and 9, running on alternate...

  • Staff Member’s Premier League Cycle Challenge

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    Thursday, 10 May 2018

    A member of BSS Leisure staff has completed a charity cycle challenge which saw him visit all twenty Premier League clubs by pedal-power. Mr Pete Lambert started in Newcastle and cycled 840 miles in just nine days, from 21 to 30 April, to finish his...

  • School Musicians Perform at Parish Church

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    Tuesday, 08 May 2018

    On Tuesday 8 May, eight musicians from the Bolton School Foundation performed to a very appreciative audience at Bolton Parish Church as part of the church’s lunchtime concert series. The repertoire performed ranged from a reflective Chopin piano...

  • Wanted: Trainee Teachers of Modern Languages

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    Friday, 04 May 2018

    The National Modern Foreign Languages SCITT  (School-centred Initial Teacher Training) as well as the National Maths and Physics SCITT are at the forefront of a DfE initiative to spearhead subject specific teacher training on a national basis in...

  • May Serenade Celebrates Musical Talents


    Thursday, 03 May 2018

    The May Serenade is traditionally the last whole school musical event in the Girls’ Division calendar each year, and never fails to be an occasion of outstanding performances. The programme was filled with a selection of choral, instrumental and...

  • Pupils View Soyuz Space Craft at MOSI

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    Wednesday, 02 May 2018

    Girls’ Division pupils in Year 8 and Year 10 visited Manchester’s Museum of Science and Industry (MOSI) to take a closer look at Tim Peake’s Soyuz TMA-19M descent module, which he used to return to Earth in 2016. This was the highlight of the day...

  • Poetic Inspiration from Simon Armitage


    Wednesday, 02 May 2018

    Simon Armitage, poet, playwright, novelist, Professor of Poetry at Oxford University and one of the country’s most feted contemporary writers inspired young and old alike at Bolton School Girls' Division with his wry humour, insightful reflections...

  • Musketeer Discusses English Civil War

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    Tuesday, 01 May 2018

    Pupils studying History at GCSE and A Level were given a fascinating insight into the English Civil War from the point of view of a musketeer in the Earl of Manchester’s Regiment. An actor inhabited the part of ‘Obadiah Watt’ in full costume and...

  • Expert's National Medical Screening Talk

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    Friday, 27 April 2018

    Pupils from across Bolton School Girls’ Division enjoyed an enlightening lunchtime presentation from Dr Helen Lewis-Parmar on the what, why and how of national medical screening. As Head of Screening Quality Assurance (North), Dr Lewis Parmar gave...

  • Celebration of Duke of Edinburgh Achievements

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    Tuesday, 24 April 2018

    The annual Joint Duke of Edinburgh Awards Ceremony took place this week, giving family members and staff an opportunity to celebrate the achievements of pupils who have completed Bronze, Silver and Gold Awards. Boys’ Division Headmaster Philip...

  • Nine Lacrosse Players Join Regional Academy

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    Tuesday, 24 April 2018

    During the Easter holidays, a number of girls in Years 8 and 9 trialled for the Regional Academy Lacrosse Programme. This is a development programme designed to identify players who have the potential to represent their sport at national level and...

  • Manahil Shows Racism the Red Card


    Tuesday, 24 April 2018

    A piece of art created by Year 9 pupil Manahil Masood has been announced as the overall winner in the national Show Racism the Red Card (SRtRC) School Competition! She entered her moving piece in the Year 7-9 Artwork category, in which she also won...

  • Pupils Contribute to RNCM Music Festival


    Sunday, 22 April 2018

    Pupils from Bolton School Boys’ and Girls’ Divisions travelled to the Royal Northern College of Music in Manchester to perform with Bolton School's Senior Concert Band on Sunday 22nd April, as part of the RNCM's Wind, Brass and Percussion...

  • 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...

  • Revealing What It Takes to be an Astronaut


    Wednesday, 18 April 2018

    Dr Suzie Imber visited Bolton School to give a talk about her career, her varied interests beyond the world of science, and her experiences on BBC 2’s reality television programme Astronauts: Do You Have What It Takes? which she won last year. Dr...

  • School to Host Audience with Fitness Guru Ken Heathcote

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    Monday, 16 April 2018

    On Wednesday 16 May at 7.15pm, Bolton School will host An Audience with Ken Heathcote, interviewed by Angela Kelly. Ken has written several books, the latest being We’re Going To Live Forever, which will also be the focus of the discussion. A...

  • 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...

  • Shreya Up Against UK's best Badminton Players


    Monday, 09 April 2018

    Year 10 pupil Shreya Kamath of Bolton School Girls' Division has successfully participated in this year's Under 18 Badminton Inter County Tournament that was held at Nottingham University. Shreya was part of the Lancashire team comprising of 10...

  • Real Tennis Pupils Given Royal Seal of Approval


    Tuesday, 03 April 2018

    Four boys and three girls from Bolton School, who have been attending coaching sessions at the Manchester Real Tennis and Racquets Club in Salford for the past five months, were thrilled to be paid a visit by HRH Prince Edwards, The Earl of...

  • Poetry Festival to Bring Creative Celebration

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    Wednesday, 28 March 2018

    On Wednesday 2 May, Bolton School will hold a Poetry Festival featuring acclaimed poet Simon Armitage. Members of the public are invited to join Bolton School pupils and staff for this free celebration of creativity at the School, which will also...

  • Young Actor’s Career Takes Off

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    Tuesday, 27 March 2018

    Charleigh Adams in Year 11 recently landed a role in Coronation Street: she played one of Amy Barlow’s friends in episodes that aired in February. She said that working on Coronation Street was fun and different from her previous roles: “It was...

  • U12s are Town Netball Champions


    Thursday, 22 March 2018

    Bolton School Girls' Division U12 Netball team has become town champions! The girls were winners of the group stages following convincing wins against Smithills, Harper Green, Thornleigh, Little Lever and Westhoughton. They overcame Turton in the...

  • England Water Polo Call for Harriet

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    Thursday, 22 March 2018

    Harriet Dickens, a Y7 pupil at Bolton School Girls’ Division, has been selected to attend the England National Water Polo Academy for U14 girls. The commitment for this is at least 12 hours of training per week, attendance at weekend camps and a...

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