Bolton School Sixth Form Girls

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  • Unusual Options Reviewed on Specialist Careers Day

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    Friday, 09 February 2018

    Students in Years 11 and 12 in the Boys’ and Girls’ Divisions gained an insight into a host of specialist university courses and career options in a day arranged by the Careers Department. The two year groups could opt in to any number of sessions,...

  • School Wins TES Community Initiative Award

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    Thursday, 08 February 2018

    London, 8 February 2018: Bolton School has won the ‘Whole school community initiative of the year’ award at the prestigious Tes Independent School Awards 2018.  Local council cutbacks have been an unavoidable fact of life in this age of austerity,...

  • SHINE Inspires Year 5 Pupils

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    Saturday, 03 February 2018

    Forty three Year 5 pupils from a dozen local primary schools are enjoying this year’s SHINE: Serious Fun on Saturday programme at Bolton School. The project, which runs over the course of the Spring Term on Saturday mornings in the Girls' and Boys'...

  • Tickets Available for The Tempest Joint Production

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    Thursday, 01 February 2018

    William Shakespeare’s The Tempest is Bolton School’s Joint Production for 2018, and tickets are now on sale. The show will run from Wednesday 14 until Saturday 17 March 2017, with each performance at 7.00pm in the Arts Centre. On a distant island a...

  • Chamber Choir in Barnardos National Choral Competition Final

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    Monday, 29 January 2018

    Bolton School’s Senior Chamber Choir is in full rehearsals ahead of its trip to the Royal Festival Hall on Monday 12 March for the national final of the Barnardo’s Choral Competition.   The Choir saw off much stiff competition in the ages 12-18...

  • Language Students Immersed in Day of French

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    Friday, 26 January 2018

    Sixth Form students in the Boys’ and Girls’ Divisions studying French to A Level benefitted from the annual joint French Day, held in the Arts Centre. Guest speaker Richard Peltier returned to Bolton School to immerse students in a day of...

  • Book Tells the Story of Bolton School Girls’ Division

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    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...

  • Christmas Cheer for Charities

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    Tuesday, 19 December 2017

    Pupils from the Girls’ Division put on their best festive dress in aid of The Christie for Christmas Jumper Day. They wore a colourful selection of Christmas jumpers, hats or socks with their normal uniform, or even brightened up their jumpers with...

  • Christmas Reflections at Ceremony of Carols

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    Monday, 18 December 2017

    The Ceremony of Carols in the Girls’ Division began in darkness with the Chamber Choir processing into the Great Hall to the ethereal notes of ‘Hodie’. The first verse of ‘Once in Royal David’s City’ was sung by Vanessa Azavedo in Year 13, with the...

  • Stuffing and Sauce for Urban Outreach Hampers

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    Thursday, 14 December 2017

    Pupils at Bolton School have once again risen to the challenge of providing Urban Outreach with supplies for their Christmas Hampers. The Hampers, which are filled with everything needed to make a traditional Christmas dinner, are given to families...

  • Infants Entertain at Christmas Tea

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    Thursday, 14 December 2017

    Children from Beech House Infant School provided entertainment for guests at Tea at the Riley, the Sixth Form Girls’ monthly tea party for elderly people in the local community. The special Christmas menu was festive and featured turkey and...

  • Eco-Friendly Business Ideas Impress Judges

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    Friday, 08 December 2017

    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...

  • County Call-Ups for Lacrosse Players

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    Friday, 08 December 2017

    A significant number of the Girls’ Division’s lacrosse players have once again been called up to represent their county. Following trials over four weeks, sixteen pupils have been selected for the Under 18 and Under 15 A and B Squads. Scarlett Amos...

  • County Call-Ups for Lacrosse Players

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    Friday, 08 December 2017

    A significant number of the Girls’ Division’s lacrosse players have once again been called up to represent their county. Following trials over four weeks, seventeen pupils have been selected for the Under 18 and Under 15 A and B Squads. Scarlett...

  • Tomasz Schafernaker Talks About the Weather

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    Tuesday, 05 December 2017

    There was a buzz of excitement in the Girls’ Division Great Hall as the audience gathered to hear from Tomasz Schafernaker, BBC weather presenter and meteorologist. This was the latest in a series of free, public Evening Enrichment Lectures hosted...

  • Girls’ Division in North West Top Ten

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    Monday, 27 November 2017

    The Girls’ Division has been listed among the Top Ten independent schools in the North West of England. Parent Power, The Sunday Times Schools Guide 2018, ranked the Girls’ Division as ninth in the North West. However, the School is the best...

  • Enterprising Students Create Business Ideas

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    Monday, 27 November 2017

    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...

  • Celebrating Chemistry Week

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    Monday, 27 November 2017

    The Girls’ Division celebrated National Chemistry Week (20-24 November 2017) with a number of exciting themed competitions. The Chemistry Department held two quiz events, one for Years 7-9 and one for Years 10-13. Chemical structures and formulae of...

  • Old Boy Discusses Reality of Medical Career

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    Thursday, 23 November 2017

    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...

  • Sixth Formers’ Help for Anthony Nolan

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    Wednesday, 22 November 2017

    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....

  • Girls Win French Debates

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    Friday, 17 November 2017

    Four Sixth Form languages students attended the North Schools’ Modern Languages Debating Competition held at Cheadle Hulme School, accompanied by Mrs Naughton. They debated a variety of challenging motions entirely in a foreign language. The French...

  • Students Named Ogden Trust School Physicists

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    Wednesday, 15 November 2017

    Two students in the Sixth Form have been named Ogden Trust School Physicists of the Year for 2017. Nadiya Hall and Reem Harandou were nominated for the award by their A Level physics teacher, Mr Ball, who is also the Girls’ Division Head of...

  • Bolton School Pupils Contribute to ESSA’s Water Polo Success

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    Monday, 30 October 2017

    Two boys and a girl from Bolton School have spent the October half-term helping out the English Schools’ Swimming Association (ESSA) put in some impressive displays at the Malta Exiles International Water Polo Tournament. Jack Phillips and Marcus...

  • Bolton School Pupils Contribute to ESSA’s Water Polo Success

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    Monday, 30 October 2017

    Two boys and a girl from Bolton School have spent the October half-term helping out the English Schools’ Swimming Association (ESSA) put in some impressive displays at the Malta Exiles International Water Polo Tournament.  Jack Phillips and Marcus...

  • Chamber Choir Enters Barnardo’s Choral Competition

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    Thursday, 26 October 2017

    The Chamber Choir is entering the Barnardo’s National Choral Competition. A recording session is booked for after half term and the choir has been rehearsing the two contrasting pieces which they will record for their entry. The choir is entering...

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