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ISI Inspection of the Girls' Division 2016

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Eco-Friendly Business Ideas Impress Judges

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Five teams of Year 12 students congregated in the Arts Centre for the final of the annual Business Challenge. These teams’ ideas were selected as the cream of the crop from the business plans pitched on Business Challenge Day. Students had just a wee...
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Endeavour Rewarded with Lancashire Call Up


Morgan Skeels-Caldwell, a Sixth Form student at Bolton School Boys’ Division, has seen his dedication and hard work pay off rewarded with a call-up to the Lancashire RFU U18s’ team. Taking his position as flanker in the back row and performing two t...
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Old Boy Discusses Dangers of Alcohol

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Old Boy Julian Butterworth attended Bolton School from 1981 to 1990. He returned to the Boys’ Division to talk to Year 13 students about the dangers of alcohol as part of their SPACE session. Julian is a Public Information Officer for Manchester Inte...
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Enterprising Students Create Business Ideas

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Students in Year 12 from both Divisions joined together in mixed teams to create their own business ideas as part of the Joint Business Challenge Day. This was a great opportunity for students to work on their soft skills, such as teamwork and presen...
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Alumni Track Career Paths Into Finance

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During the Year 13 boys’ recent SPACE session, two Old Boys reconnected with the School in order to provide an interesting and informative glimpse into their careers. This was particularly interesting for the Year 13s, as both speakers admitted that ...
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Old Boy Discusses Reality of Medical Career

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Old Boy Mobeen Qureshi returned to Bolton School to talk to students interested in a career in medicine about his experiences of training and working as a doctor. He was able to give pupils from both Divisions an insight into the hardships of a caree...
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Sixth Formers’ Help for Anthony Nolan


Dozens of Sixth Form boys and girls at Bolton School showed their caring and charitable nature over lunch when they signed up to the Anthony Nolan stem cell register, representatives of the charity having set up in the Riley Sixth Form Centre. Sevent...
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School Integral in England EU Nations Water Polo Win

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Current pupil Harrison Barker-Smith and recent leaver Ben Ray helped the England U21 Water Polo Team win the EU Nations' Tournament held at Manchester Aquatics over the weekend of 18 and 19 November. Old Boy Ben Riding should also have joined the squ...
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German Students Win Debate Trophy

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A group of languages students from Bolton School’s Sixth Form attended the North Schools’ Modern Languages Debating Competition held at Cheadle Hulme School. They debated a variety of challenging motions entirely in a foreign language. Year 13 stude...
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Drugs Education from Returning Pharmacists


Former pupils Alex Quayle, who left Bolton School in 2009, and Thorrun Govind, who finished in 2010, returned as practising Pharmacists to deliver a practical and insightful lecture on drugs to the whole of Boys’ Division Year 12. Alex as a Practice ...
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