Bolton School Senior Girls

Senior Girls' Latest News

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  • Olympians Inspire the Next Generation

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    Thursday, 13 September 2018

    Junior and Senior Girls in Years 6 and 7 had the exciting opportunity to meet inspiring Olympians Beth Tweddle and Eilish McColgan. The two athletes were at Bolton School to give keynote speeches at the national Girls Go Gold conference, but also...

  • Girls Told To Dream Big and Never Give Up


    Thursday, 13 September 2018

    The message from both keynote speakers at this year’s Girls Schools' Association (GSA) Girls Go Gold Sports Conference, held at Bolton School Girls’ Division, was to aim high, to persevere and don’t let anyone tell you that your goals cannot be...

  • Ball’s £10,000 Boost to Bursary Fund

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    Thursday, 06 September 2018

    Money raised at the hugely successful Bolton School Ball has been donated to the School’s Bursary Fund. The Boys’ and Girls’ Division Parents’ Associations, who organised the sparkling event in June, were delighted to hand over a cheque for...

  • Unfold Your Wings and Set the World on Fire


    Thursday, 06 September 2018

    Leavers from Bolton School Girls’ Division were sent out into the world with words of inspiration from former pupil the Rt Rev Dr Jill Duff, the recently consecrated Bishop of Lancaster. As guest speaker at the Sixth Form Presentation Evening, she...

  • Sharon's Busy Summer

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    Wednesday, 05 September 2018

    Sharon Daniel, a Y12 student at Bolton School Girls’ Division and former Child Genius winner, has had a busy summer as she took part in the UK chess challenge 2018 whilst doing her GCSEs! Sharon was one of 40,000 chess players who started the...

  • Bursary Campaign Raises Millions


    Monday, 03 September 2018

    The Bursary Fund at Bolton School is £5 million richer after the School’s hugely successful 100 Campaign for Bursaries reached its target, with the monies raised enabling deserving children from across the region to study for free or at reduced...

  • Almost Half of Papers Graded 8 or 9

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    Thursday, 23 August 2018

    Pupils at Bolton School Girls’ Division have shown no problems adapting to the new-style GCSEs and the 9-1 grading system, with almost half of all papers being graded at either 8 or 9, the equivalent to what was an A* or better.  48.2% of papers...

  • Young Corrie Star Celebrates Eleven Top GCSEs

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    Thursday, 23 August 2018

    Young Coronation Street actress Charleigh Adams has bagged herself 11 top GCSEs in today’s exam results. Charleigh attends Bolton School Girls’ Division and plays one of Amy Barlow’s friends, Jessica Bedford, in Corrie. She is celebrating six grade...

  • Climbing Champion Zoe Scales GCSE Heights

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    Thursday, 23 August 2018

    Indoor climbing champion Zoe Grainger has scaled the GCSE heights to achieve two grade 9s, five grade 8s, two grade 7s and two 5s in this year’s exams. Zoe, who attends Bolton School Girls’ Division, has won the Liverpool Hangar U16 Indoor...

  • School to Host Free Talk on Synthetic Biology


    Wednesday, 22 August 2018

    Bolton School will host a free, public talk on Wednesday 19 September 2018 at 7pm in which Dr Jack Heal will ask, ‘Do Scientists Dream of Synthetic Sheep?’ This event will introduce the world of synthetic biology: the human engineering of biological...

  • Two Artworks in National Competition's Top 10

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    Monday, 13 August 2018

    Two pieces of artwork by Girls’ Division students have been placed in the final ten of the national YPO Art Competition Secondary Category. The pieces are a watercolour featuring birds by Zainab Emritte in Year 11 and a portrait by Antonia Jameson...

  • Labs Named After Famous Female Scientists

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    Wednesday, 11 July 2018

    The Girls’ Division science laboratories are to be named after famous female scientists. The school held a competition in the summer term and many girls took part, nominating women who have made a contribution to science. Head of Science Dr Fielder...

  • Celebration for Y7 and Y8 Girls

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    Monday, 09 July 2018

    Pupils in Years 7 and 8 from Bolton School Girls’ Division joined with teachers and parents to celebrate their successful year at a joyous end of term evening of readings, poetry and music. Headmistress, Sue Hincks, commended the girls, telling...

  • 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...

  • School Shortlisted for MEN Secondary School of the Year Award

    Shortlisted for MEN Secondary School of the Year Award

    Friday, 06 July 2018

    Senior staff and pupils from both the Girls' Division and Boys' Division were delighted to attend the MEN School Awards ceremony at the Manchester Hilton on Deansgate. The School was one of three schools that made it to the final in the Secondary...

  • 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...

  • Y8 Girls are Town Rounders Champions

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    Tuesday, 03 July 2018

    The Bolton School Girls' Division Year 8 rounders team became Bolton Town Champions on Tuesday.The girls were undefeated in the group stages of their competition following wins against Thornleigh, Turton, St James’ and Rivington and went through to...

  • Bronze Medal in Free Skating for Hollie

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    Monday, 02 July 2018

    As June drew to a close, Hollie Asquith in Year 8 competed in her second British Championships of the year, this time in a different discipline: free skating. She skated a three-minute programme including double jumps, axles, and camel spins. She...

  • 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...

  • Antonia Wins Overall Art Prize

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    Tuesday, 26 June 2018

    GCSE and A Level Art students from Bolton School Girls' Division have been showcasing their art at the Best of Bolton Schools’ Art and Design Exhibition, now in its eleventh year and hosted by the University of Bolton.   The event, which is held in...

  • Athletics Success for Bolton School Girls

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    Tuesday, 26 June 2018

    The Bolton School Girls’ Division Year 7 & 8 Athletics teams enjoyed a successful meet at the Town Championships held at Leverhulme Park. The girls survived a hot afternoon of events, competing against strong opposition. The Year 8 team finished...

  • U16 Anna Selected for Man City U18 Spain Trip

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    Friday, 22 June 2018

    Anna Phillips has been selected to play in a tournament in San Sebastian in early July with the Manchester City Development Squad. It is another huge achievement for Anna as she is one of only a few of the U16 players that have been asked to...

  • Chemquiz Winners

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    Thursday, 21 June 2018

    A team of four pupils from the Girls’ Division scooped first prize at this year’s RSC Manchester and District Chemquiz. Amaani Adam and Teja Reece in Year 8, Yasmin Rose in Year 9 and Nabilah Thagia in Year 10 beat teams from 34 other schools by...

  • Interactive French Play Entertains Year 8

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    Thursday, 21 June 2018

    All pupils in Year 8 studying French headed to the Theatre to watch ‘Mes Chers Voisins’ (My Lovely Neighbours). The play, delivered by Onatti Productions, was performed two native French actors and was entirely in French. ‘Mes Chers Voisins’ told a...

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