Friday, 1 October 2010

27 September - 1 October 2010

SHINE Project is Shortlisted for National Award
Good news this week as Bolton School's 'SHINE: Serious Fun on Saturdays' project has been shortlisted for a National Independent Schools Award! The project has been shortlisted for the Outstanding Community/Public Benefit Initiative award in recognition of its involvement with, and benefit to, the local community and winning this award would also mean the School could walk away with the title of Independent School of the Year.

In the Boys’ History Department an exciting new scheme is taking place in conjunction with the Imperial War Museum as Miss Helen Breedon, an interactor at the Museum has begun a two term secondment as the Department's first ever 'Historian in Residence'. Miss Breedon will spend every Friday afternoon assisting the Department in the teaching of the boys' lessons ranging from Year 7 to Year 12 and she will also offer sessions at the weekly History Society meetings on Friday lunchtimes.

Sporting successes are once again plentiful - as the Lancashire Cricket Board celebrated its end of season annual presentation, it became apparent that Bolton School has provided them with enough players to make up a full team! One girl and ten boys have represented Lancashire throughout the year - a full team's worth of players-in what proved to be an excellent year for Bolton School cricket.Bolton School's First XV enjoyed a practice session with a difference when they were joined by the Sale Sharks team and the U12 Water Polo team is celebrating a double victory after winning both the Bolton and District Knockout Cup and the League.

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