Friday, 30 April 2010

Bolton School Blog: 26/4 - 30/4/2010

This week Bolton School has been gripped by Election fever! The Boys' Division is holding its own election to mirror the General Election, and just like the real thing the vote will be held on 6 May. There are five candidates in the school election representing Labour, Conservative, Liberal Democrats, UKIP and the Green Party. All parties have been busy campaigning and both teachers and pupils will be able to cast their vote on the day.

Once again there are several sporting achievements to report this week particularly on the Cricket field. The U13 Cricketers have been crowned Lancashire Indoor Champions after a successful day at Old Trafford, and the U15 Cricket Tour to the West Midlands was a resounding success with three wins in three matches giving them a 100% tour success rate!

Year 11 pupil James Roberts has gone from strength to strength with his involvement in Disability sports which has given him the opportunity to represent his country at football with a place in the England Cerebral Palsy Development Squad.

Also this week Bolton School Chamber Choir joined forces and voices with the Concert Choir from Concordia University in Canada, who are on tour in the UK at the moment, to raise money for Haiti by performing a concert at St Ann's Church in Manchester.

Bolton School's War Memorial boards have been officially documented by the UK National Inventory of War Memorials (UK NIWM), which is part of the Imperial War Museum. A representative from UK NIWM, came along to the school to photograph the boards for their on-line database, which documents the location, type, inscription and historical details of memorials around the country.

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