An audience of parents and Reception and Year 1 children at Beech House were entertained as Year 2 children celebrated their term’s work on pirates with a colourful pirate-themed assembly that involved singing sea shanties and narrating swashbuckling stories. . . . → Read More: Pirates Ahoy in Swashbuckling Assembly at Bolton School
Food fun will arrive at Market Place Shopping Centre this Bank Holiday weekend as part of Bolton 9th Food and Drink Festival with a lot of cooking masterclasses, kids food challenges and celebrity chef appearances. . . . → Read More: Food Festival Fever Hits Bolton Market Place
More than 2,200 children from across the world will be meeting in Bolton to compete in the ultimate, young-persons fitness challenge on Saturday July 19. . . . → Read More: Ironkids Inspire Active Lifestiles
More than 23,000 shoppers flocked to a shopping centre in Greater Manchester last weekend to see the colours of Copacabana when a Brazilian carnival came to town. . . . → Read More: Bolton Hits Fever Pitch
On the early morning of 1st of June, day 14 of the Olympic Torch Relay, starting just before 6.30, former Withington Girls’ school pupil Sasha Carter proudly carried the Olympic flame for 300 metres along Chorley New Road in Bolton.
“Happy birthday!” cheered the crowd who gathered there in spite of . . . → Read More: Sasha Carries the Torch
Richard Howarth of Oldham, a former pupil of Stockport Grammar School was chosen to be a torchbearer in Westhoughton, Bolton after being nominated for the honour by current Stockport Grammar Junior School teacher Mrs Debbie Flint. . . . → Read More: “Olympic torch bearer!! Go me!!..” says Richard Howarth
Research and studies suggest these are difficult times to be a boy. Girls tend to perform better than boys academically throughout each key stage of a school career and the gap is widening. Seventy per cent of women now progress to university compared to only 50% of men. I can’t help believing that the dramatic decline in the number of single-sex schools over the past 25 years has directly impacted these statistics. . . . → Read More: Boys learn differently