Bolton School Senior Girls

Senior Girls' Latest News

This page is updated regularly to keep you up to date with all the breaking news!

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  • Celebration for Y7 and Y8 Girls


    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


    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


    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


    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


    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


    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...

  • Concert Band Performs at Brownlow Fold Primary


    Monday, 18 June 2018

    In the first of several community music primary school visits which take place at the end of the summer term, Bolton School’s Joint Intermediate Concert Band visited Brownlow Fold Primary School. The short concert included performances of 'Fame',...

  • School Ball is Big Fundraiser


    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...

  • Ninth in National Javelin Competition

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    Saturday, 16 June 2018

    Year 8 pupil at Bolton School Girls’ Division, Olivia Maguire, has placed ninth nationally in the Junior Girls’ Javelin Competition at the English Schools’ Athletics Association Finals in Birmingham on Saturday 16 June where she was representing...

  • Silver for Girls at Salters’ Festival


    Wednesday, 13 June 2018

    Four Y8 girls from Bolton School Girls’ Division, Yaqeen Alkaabi, Amaani Adam, Molly Bell and Alara Unsal, won second prize in the University Challenge at the recent Salters’ Festival at the Chemistry Department of Manchester University. The...

  • Rock and Roll Reflections


    Monday, 11 June 2018

    Former pupils of Bolton School, Mark Radcliffe (BBC Radio broadcaster) and Tony Wadsworth CBE (former Chairman and CEO of EMI and Parlophone) shared centre stage with recent leaver Adam Woolley (BBC) in an evening of rock and roll reflections at the...

  • Girls Show Their Entrepreneurial Flair


    Monday, 11 June 2018

    The much anticipated final of the Bolton School Girls’ Division Parents’ Association Future Entrepreneurs (PAFE) competition took place in front of a panel of esteemed local judges. Dave Bagley of Urban Outreach; the Mayor of Bolton Elaine...

  • Free Civil War Re-enactment for Bolton


    Thursday, 07 June 2018

    Cannon will fire, drums will sound, and swords will clash as the English Civil War returns to Bolton in a spectacular free event – almost 375 years since the notorious ‘Bolton Massacre’! Roundheads and Cavaliers will descend on Bolton School on 7...

  • Sports Day Excitement and Fundraising


    Tuesday, 05 June 2018

    The annual Sports Day took place in warm sunshine. Pupils cheered their friends on as they competed in a variety of running races, from sprints to long distance and including the exciting relays. While the races were taking place, other girls...

  • National Sports Conference for Girls

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    Thursday, 31 May 2018

    Bolton School will host the prestigious Girls Go Gold Conference on Thursday 13 September, an annual event organised in conjunction with the Girls’ School Association (GSA), which attracts hundreds of elite sportswomen in Years 10-13 who represent...

  • Hollie is British Skating Solo Dance Champion


    Wednesday, 30 May 2018

    Hollie Asquith, a Year 8 pupil in Bolton School Girls’ Division, has become the Espoir (Ages 12-13) British Solo Dance Champion 2018 after a tournament held at Hayward’s Heath earlier in the month. She won with all five judges placing her first out...

  • If You Have a Passion, Never Give Up


    Friday, 25 May 2018

    “If you have a passion, never give up” was the number one tip from visiting author Sufiya Ahmed upon her return to Bolton School Girls’ Division. Her address and the ensuing writing workshop that she led inspired the next generation of writers in...

  • 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...

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