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Parents blast school and council for not telling them about paedophile caretaker

The Bolton News: NO LETTER: Chorley New Road Primary School did not write to parents

6:02am Friday 30th January 2015

A PRIMARY school has come under fire for not telling parents about the suspension of a paedophile caretaker — after they heard about it two years later in The Bolton News.

Ladybridge pupils perform with Halle Orchestra

The Bolton News: MUSICAL: Rob Criswell from Halle Orchestra with Ladybridge Community Primary School pupil Laweeza Ali, aged 10, getting ready for Year Six's performances at the Bridgewater Hall

12:02pm Friday 30th January 2015

YOUNG musicians from Ladybridge Community Primary School are hitting all the right notes after performing at Manchester's Bridgewater Hall with the Halle Orchestra.

Jobs at risk as Kearsley Academy faces £475,000 cuts

The Bolton News: CUTS: Kearsley Academy

3:36pm Thursday 29th January 2015

A SCHOOL which celebrated its best GCSEs last summer is being forced to make nearly half-a-million pounds of cuts — but bosses say the curriculum will still be improved.

Bolton school league tables published - how did your school perform?

The Bolton News: Top of the Class: Bolton School girls

9:30am Thursday 29th January 2015

ONLY six schools in Bolton saw their GCSE results improve, official figures out today reveal.

Science convention goes off with a bang

The Bolton News: Science Convention.

5:57pm Thursday 29th January 2015

A SCIENCE convention went off with a bang as more than 200 students from across Bolton took part in a range of exciting workshops.

Former chancellor Norman Lamont in Bolton to speak about the European Union

The Bolton News: SPEAKER: Norman Lamont at the University of Bolton — photograph by Adrian Greenhalgh

10:05am Wednesday 28th January 2015

THE former chancellor of the exchequer, Norman Lamont, was in the hometown of his childhood hero Nat Lofthouse to speak about “Britain and the EU — the future of a troubled relationship”.

Bolton primary school caretaker contacted notorious paedophile in attempt to arrange £100-an-hour sex with 12-year-old girl

The Bolton News: COURT: Joseph Hart

6:02am Tuesday 27th January 2015

A PRIMARY school caretaker and married father-of-three has lost his job and his family — after trying to arrange for a 12-year-old girl to be sent to him for sex.

Children experience a night at the museum to find out about the wonders of science and technology

The Bolton News: Night at the Museum: Sally Jarvis, Logan Flynn and Mohammed Chana all aged 12.

6:02am Tuesday 27th January 2015

YOUNG people experienced a Night at the Museum for real.

School plans to build astronomical observatory with 2.7m dome

The Bolton News: OBSERVATORY: Ameena Patel, aged 15, and Kieran Bibby, aged 15

11:02am Monday 26th January 2015

A SECONDARY school has revealed ambitious plans to build Bolton's first observatory.

Top executive shares secrets of her success with Gordon Burns

The Bolton News: Success: Angela Spindler with Vice-Chancellor of the University of Bolton Professor George Holmes

7:22pm Monday 26th January 2015

A TOP executive urged people to "do what you love and love what you do" as she shared the secrets of her success at the University of Bolton.

Mum blasts council for failing to grit outside school

The Bolton News: ICY: Teachers gritting the road outside High Lawn primary school

10:03am Friday 23rd January 2015

A MUM has slammed Bolton Council for not gritting outside her son’s school, which she claims is putting pupils and parents in danger.

University researcher wins funding for tissue engineering

The Bolton News: Research: Dr Tao Sun, has received the Newton Research Collaboration Award.

7:22pm Friday 23rd January 2015

A UNIVERSITY of Bolton researcher has received a prestigious award.

Bright young things receive offers from the country's top universities

The Bolton News: University:  (Back row l-r): Paul Greenhalgh (18), Sohail Daniel (17), Henry Mitson (17), Shyam Dhokia (17), Alex Lawrence (17), Alex Johnson (18)(Front row l-r): Sarah Richards (17), Natasha Hall (17), Than Dar (17) and Katie Hurt (17)

4:04pm Friday 23rd January 2015

FIRST class students are celebrating after receiving offers from the country's top universities.

Children create their own Grecian pots

The Bolton News: Greek: Sharples High School student Ameena Patel aged 15 helps Billy Raftery aged 10 with his pottery.

2:46pm Friday 23rd January 2015

YOUNGSTERS are going potty for all things Greek.

Robots welcome visitors to university

The Bolton News: Dr Zubair Hanslot, Provost of the University of Bolton and Project Director for UTC Bolton

12:12pm Thursday 22nd January 2015

VISITORS to the University of Bolton will be given a glimpse into tomorrow's world — by two robots

Special school is 'failing to give pupils acceptable standard of education'

The Bolton News: Lever Park Special School, Horwich

11:41am Thursday 22nd January 2015

A SECONDARY school which educates youngsters with behavioural, emotional and social difficulties is failing to give pupils an “acceptable standard of education”, according to Ofsted.

Plans for £10 million advanced performance engineering centre in Bolton

The Bolton News: Among the worst in the country: University of Bolton students still looking for job after six months

6:45pm Tuesday 20th January 2015

A MULTI-MILLION pound state-of-the-art centre to drive forward the engineering behind high performance cars is planned for Bolton.

Asking primary school kids about lesbian sex and transgender issues 'is appalling'

The Bolton News: UKIP Euro MP Paul Nuttall

9:34am Monday 19th January 2015

A NORTH West MEP says he was "horrified" to read that Ofsted inspectors were asking primary school children "about lesbian sex and transsexuality".

Young historians travel back in time to music

The Bolton News: MUSIC: Pop Project visited Bolton School Junior Boys today to give them a tour of history from 1950 to the present day,

9:47am Monday 19th January 2015

YOUNG people went back in time to enjoy a musical history tour.

Bolton schoolboy named 2014 Young Photographer of the Year

The Bolton News: James Sloane award winning 2013 picture taken in Switzerland

8:01am Tuesday 13th January 2015

HE may only be 16 years old but keen photographer James Sloane has already snapped up a top award.

All-boys' school appoints first female headteacher

The Bolton News: HISTORY: Susan Faulkner

9:02am Monday 12th January 2015

BOLTON School boys has made history by appointing its first female headteacher.

How music has helped these youngsters see the world

The Bolton News: Declan Cullen aged 19, Phoebe Matthews 16 and  Emma Smith 15.

3:55pm Monday 12th January 2015

THEY may still only be at school but youngsters at Smithills School have visited places and had more experiences than most will have in a lifetime.

How music has helped these youngsters see the world

The Bolton News: Declan Cullen aged 19, Phoebe Matthews 16 and  Emma Smith 15.

3:53pm Monday 12th January 2015

THEY may still only be at school but youngsters at Smithills School have visited places and had more experiences than most will have in a lifetime.

Student jailed for setting fire to ex-girlfriend's house

The Bolton News: Damon Daniels (15886980)

6:03am Saturday 10th January 2015

A JILTED student has been jailed for 39 months after setting fire to rubbish bags piled up against his ex-girlfriend's back door.

Teacher found dead in insomnia tragedy

The Bolton News: Sue Greenwood

6:02am Friday 9th January 2015

A GRIEVING husband has launched a campaign to raise awareness of the despair caused by insomnia after the tragic death of his wife.

University of Bolton racing car unveiled at prestigious Autosport Show

The Bolton News: The University of Bolton's Vice Chancellor George Holmes is on the left and Ginetta Lawrence Tomlinson is on the right behind the steering wheel

4:29pm Thursday 8th January 2015

MOTORSPORTS fans at the prestigious Autosport Show were the first to see the unveiling of a new race car built in Bolton which will compete in this year's European Le Mans series.

School shuts suddenly

The Bolton News: Rivington Park Prep School. Inset,  Michael Ruaux

11:11am Friday 2nd January 2015

AN independent school has closed suddenly.

University of Bolton students design racing car for Le Mans series

The Bolton News: The Ginetta-Juno LMP3

11:07am Tuesday 30th December 2014

A NEW sports prototype race car being developed by students in Bolton will be unveiled at a prestigious event.

Schoolchildren look after mice, cockroaches and snake

The Bolton News: Member of the Animal Care Club at Bolton School Tyler Titley aged 11 with cockroaches.

11:05am Tuesday 30th December 2014

ANIMALS are the stars of the show at a Bolton school.

Bolton student among first cohort to graduate from unique law course

The Bolton News: Some of the successful graduates from the first cohort of the MLaw degree at UCLan with their Dean od School, from l-r Melissa Bryan, Rebecca Billinge, Dean of the Lancashire Law School Jane Anthony, Katie Hitchen and Claudia Doherty.

12:00pm Monday 29th December 2014

A LEGAL eagle from Bolton became one of the first to graduate from a unique law course at the University of Central Lancashire.

Youngsters perform nativity with a 'modern twist'

The Bolton News: Angels Oliver Bell aged five and Kayleigh Hunt aged six from Eagley Infants School performing their Christmas show

11:10am Monday 22nd December 2014

PUPILS at Eagley Infants School gave the nativity story a modern twist for their end of term Christmas show.

Bolton youngsters perform at Manchester Cathedral

The Bolton News: Young members of the Bolton School Concert Band perform at the NSPCC's Carols by Candlelight service at Manchester Cathedral

10:18am Monday 22nd December 2014

TALENTED young musicians have helped raise more than £4,500 for needy children.

Harper Green school kids design Christmas cards

The Bolton News:

12:36pm Sunday 21st December 2014

HARPER Green School showcased the creative talents of young people this Christmas.

Little Lever pupils donate presents for needy children

The Bolton News: Pictured left, Morgan Plimmer (13), Jenna Bannister, Head of girls PE and Tomlinson House leader, Phil Hewitt, Head teacher and Charlie Strout (14) at Little Lever School

12:13pm Sunday 21st December 2014

YOUNG people at Little Lever School have helped to make a child's Christmas this year.

Bolton School boys' division Christmas concert

The Bolton News: A choir of boys sings at Bolton School boys' division's Christmas carol concert

12:00pm Sunday 21st December 2014

A ROUSING rendition of Once in Royal David’s City sung by choir and congregation opened the Bolton School boys’ division Christmas festival.

Amir Khan expresses sadness at school massacre

The Bolton News: Amir Khan paid a visit to Bolton School Junior Boys School.

4:07pm Wednesday 17th December 2014

BOXER Amir Khan has spoken of his sadness at the loss of more than 100 young lives in the Peshawar school massacre.

VIDEO: Schoolchildren's bid to stop killer whale cruelty with moving poetry film

The Bolton News: Young people stand up for Killer Whales in captivity Iqra Hussain 10, on an ipad

3:30pm Tuesday 16th December 2014

PRIMARY school children have shunned a trip to SeaWorld in America in favour of a visit to the European Parliament to protest against keeping killer wales in captivity.

Young people help the vulnerable this Christmas

The Bolton News: From the left are Chloe Rule aged 16, Shereen Akhtar aged 15, Sarah Burke, Social, Moral, Spritual and Cultural Co-ordinator, Chris Goodwin, Year 11 Assistant Pastoral Leader, Jack Norris aged 15 and Kurt Taylor aged 16.

12:13pm Tuesday 16th December 2014

YOUNG people in Bolton are helping to feed the borough’s most vulnerable families this Christmas.

Former Teach First teacher develops app to tell parents how their child is doing in school

The Bolton News: Assistant Head at Smithills School Paul Almeida  showcasing the new  app with developer, James Whitaker.

8:46am Tuesday 16th December 2014

IT’s no secret that parents play a key part in how well their child does in school.

Pupils help make school’s Christmas tree dazzle with unique decorations

The Bolton News: Alishpa Sikander aged 11 adds her decoration to the Christmas tree

6:11pm Monday 15th December 2014

PUPILS at a Farnworth primary school got creative for Christmas.

Young entreprenaurs enter the dragon's den

The Bolton News: Photo – iControl (Winning Team) with JudgesBack Row (left to right): Mr Luke Bradley, Yasin Ahmad, Chris Bornwlow, Oliver Rhodes, and Ms Stephanie FosterFront Row (left to right): Amina Jameel, Emma Rayner, Neha Jeyam, and Ms Vicki Hill

9:49am Monday 15th December 2014

YOUNG entrepreneurs entered the dragon's den in a bid to get their hands on the KPMG Trophy.

Hats the way: Youngsters at Chorley New Road Primary School don festive headgear in lessons

The Bolton News: Anahita Kesharwanr aged 10

9:31am Sunday 14th December 2014

HATS off to these festive youngsters who celebrated the season of goodwill in style.

Families join Snow White and Batman for Christmas celebrations

The Bolton News: L-R:  Back:Catherine Booth (Snow White) and Garry O'Neill (Batman).  Front: Saoirse McGovern (aged seven), Rhia Carr (aged 13), George Leedham (aged eight) and Nathan Booth (aged 17) at the Daytrippers Christmas party at The Roundhouse, Kenton Road.

11:29am Friday 12th December 2014

SNOW White and Batman joined families to celebrate the festive season with a party.

Father Christmas joins the fun at St Joseph's RC High School

The Bolton News: L-R: Molly Mitchell (aged eleven) and Abigail Mosley (aged eleven) celebrate Christmas at St Joseph's RC High School, Chorley New Road, Horwich, by hooking a duck.

11:26am Friday 12th December 2014

FATHER Christmas joined in the fun at St Joseph's RC High School's seasonal fair.

More Bolton pupils hit super scores in key exams

The Bolton News: All Saints Primary, Farnworth head teacher Katie Hague (centre) celebrates good school league tables with staff and pupils

10:39am Thursday 11th December 2014

PRIMARY schools in Bolton have once again proved they are a class act when it comes to teaching the 3Rs.

Smithills brass band blowing their own trumpets to raise money for Paris trip

The Bolton News: Smithills School Senior Brass Band performing outside Marks & Spencer

2:58pm Monday 8th December 2014

SMITHILLS School Senior Brass Band entertained shoppers over the weekend as they raise money for their trip to Euro Disney.

Best brains in Bolton go head to head in maths competition

The Bolton News: Year six Bolton School maths challenge contestants

9:47am Monday 8th December 2014

IT all added up for pupils who took part in Bolton School's maths challenge.

Apprentice star Adam Corbally congratulates successful students

The Bolton News: Wilem Gould, Head Boy and Savanna Shaw, Head Girl with Adam Corbally

2:25pm Thursday 4th December 2014

APPRENTICE star Adam Corbally congratulated successful Harper Green School pupils at the annual presentation evening.

Special walking frames needed for Firwood pupils

The Bolton News: WALKING TALL  Student Jamie Scowcroft from Firwood School with the special frame

2:15pm Thursday 4th December 2014

FIRWOOD School pupils are being supported by the children's charity MedEquip4Kids to improve their mobility by raising funds for a specialist walking frame.

Bolton student will spend every day dressed as Father Christmas

The Bolton News: Blackrod student, Elliot Martos is vowing to spend the entire month dressed as Father Christmas for the charirty 'Urban Outreach'.

9:28am Wednesday 3rd December 2014

MEET madcap Elliot Martos — Bolton's very own Father Christmas.


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