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Team work in the great outdoors

The Bolton News: YOUNG people work together in the great outdoors

3:07pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

YOUNG people worked together as they tackled a range of challenges including abseiling and orienteering at the Anderton Centre.

Birtenshaw's plan to turn former care home into special college

The Bolton News:

6:00am Sunday 19th October 2014

AMBITIOUS plans to transform a former care home into a college for young people with disabilities have been revealed.

Bolton College's £4.3 million STEM Centre opens

The Bolton News:

10:56pm Friday 17th October 2014

BOLTON College’s £4.3 million STEM Centre — science, technology, engineering, and maths — has been officially opened.

Cleveland Preparatory School pupils perform in bi-annual concert

The Bolton News:

10:52pm Friday 17th October 2014

YOUNGSTERS at Cleveland Preparatory School brought music to people’s ears when the school hosted its bi-annual concert.

Police come up with imaginative new use for tax disc holder

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PC David Wise from Malvern Police Station with his Emergency Contact Disc designed to fit into the soon to be redundant car tax holder (11483610)

4:19pm Thursday 16th October 2014

POLICE have dreamt up a new use for the licence disc holders that every car carries on its windscreen - one which could save lives.

Award for star GCSE student

The Bolton News:

8:43am Wednesday 15th October 2014

A STAR GCSE student has scooped a prestigious award and a £200 book token from Westhoughton Rotary Club.

Horwich school's 'save the planet' day

The Bolton News:

8:39am Tuesday 14th October 2014

SCHOOLCHILDREN at a Horwich primary school went green for the day to highlight how they can help the planet.

School enlists gardening expert to create 'edible campus'

The Bolton News:

12:36pm Tuesday 14th October 2014

YOUNG gardeners are transforming their school grounds into an “edible campus” as part of an innovative project.

Supply teachers are being privatised, say unions at Bolton meeting

The Bolton News:

9:01am Monday 13th October 2014

TEACHING union officials gathered in Bolton on Saturday to address the issues facing supply teachers.

Former Bolton School pupil tells how he broke Scarlett Johansson's heart

The Bolton News:

8:57am Monday 13th October 2014

BOLTON School old boy Andy Paterson told how he broke Scarlett Johansson’s heart.

Schoolkids put through their paces by fearsome TA sergeant

The Bolton News:

8:47am Monday 13th October 2014

CHILDREN were put through their paces when they were taught to “be the best” by the country’s heroes.

In pictures: School's scarecrow creations to celebrate harvest festival

The Bolton News:

10:42am Monday 13th October 2014

THE sight of scarecrows at St Andrew’s CE Primary School did not frighten off visitors helping to celebrate their harvest festival.

Poet visits Markland Hill Primary School

The Bolton News:

12:00pm Sunday 12th October 2014

CHILDREN’S poet Ian Bland inspired young people to write and perform as he helped them develop a love of rhyme.

Row as Bolton UKIP claims single-sex faith schools are 'socially divisive'

The Bolton News:

6:00am Saturday 11th October 2014

A COUNCILLOR has hit out at Bolton UKIP after it claimed single-sex faith schools were “socially divisive”.

Sharples School hosts first Big Sing day

The Bolton News:

12:00pm Saturday 11th October 2014

PUPILS from four primary schools enjoyed a day of fun musical activities as Sharples School hosted its first Big Sing Day.

Kids at St Mary’s Primary School in Deane learn how to tie-dye

The Bolton News:

12:00pm Saturday 11th October 2014

Youngsters at St Mary’s CE Primary School in Deane were treated to a lesson in tie-dyeing as part of this year’s Black History Month celebrations.

Former school could be transformed into £2.4 million new home for free school

The Bolton News:

12:00pm Friday 10th October 2014

THIS image shows the multi-million pound transformation of the old Hayward School campus into a primary.

Farnworth kids learn about classic computer games

The Bolton News:

1:48pm Friday 10th October 2014

YOUNGSTERS recreated famous 1980s arcade favourite Pac-Man to launch a new computer game project.

Rivington and Blackrod High School wins gold Investors in People award

The Bolton News:

1:26pm Friday 10th October 2014

RIVINGTON and Blackrod High School is committed to the development and wellbeing of its staff — and that’s official.

New technical college at university gets £10 million funding from government

The Bolton News:

8:49am Thursday 9th October 2014

FUNDING has been confirmed for Bolton’s multi-million pound state-of-the-art University Technical College.

Bolton School sixth formers invite oldies to tea parties

The Bolton News:

3:40pm Thursday 9th October 2014

TEENAGERS are helping bridge the generation gap with a series of tea parties.

School gets high-vis safety jackets

The Bolton News:

3:17pm Thursday 9th October 2014

ELEVEN-year-old Zena Robson is pictured with one of the hi vis jacket presented to pupils at Devonshire Road, Heaton, to help keep them safe as the winter draws in.

Youngsters quiz MP about environment

The Bolton News:

3:13pm Thursday 9th October 2014

YOUNG eco-warriors quizzed their local MP on the environment.

Horwich schoolkids become chefs for the day

The Bolton News:

9:08am Thursday 9th October 2014

YOUNGSTERS became chefs for the day after enrolling at a special academy.

Westhoughton school opens nursery after overcoming 'serious weaknesses'

The Bolton News:

11:52am Wednesday 8th October 2014

A SCHOOL which overcame “serious weaknesses” is helping to educate even younger members of the community.

Harper Green student named pastry chef of the year twice in a row

The Bolton News:

10:02am Wednesday 8th October 2014

TALENTED catering student Jessica Humphreys rose to the top when she took part in a bake-off competition.

Farnworth school kids raise £200 with coffee morning

The Bolton News:

6:14pm Tuesday 7th October 2014

WHEN youngsters at St Peters CE Primary School raised nearly £200 for charity, it was the icing on the cake.

Bromley Cross fashion student's work on display in high street

The Bolton News:

6:11pm Tuesday 7th October 2014

A FASHION student who has designs on success has already made her mark in the competitive field.

Children's fiction award shortlist announced at Bolton School

The Bolton News:

6:02pm Tuesday 7th October 2014

THE shortlist for Bolton Children’s Fiction Award 2015 has been announced at a launch ceremony at Bolton School girls’ division.

Rivington and Blackrod kids learn management-speak

The Bolton News:

9:55am Monday 6th October 2014

YOUNG people at Rivington and Blackrod High School are on track to be the leaders of the future as they learn how to embrace and overcome challenges — including viewing “exams as friends”.

Farnworth special school gets £750 boost

The Bolton News:

12:31pm Monday 6th October 2014

A SPECIAL school has been given a £750 cash boost.

Deaf campaigner leaves £30,000 in his will to create new nursery

The Bolton News:

9:59am Thursday 2nd October 2014

A NEW nursery for youngsters with hearing problems has been opened — after a deaf campaigner left £30,000 in his will to fund the project.

Tributes to former Farnworth Grammar School teacher

The Bolton News:

10:04am Thursday 2nd October 2014

TRIBUTES have been paid to a former Bolton teacher described as a “friend of everyone.”

Young naturalists follow in footsteps of renowned sculptor at Rivington Terraced Gardens

The Bolton News:

11:34am Thursday 2nd October 2014

YOUNG naturalists found themselves in the frame — as they followed in the footsteps of Andy Goldsworthy, a renowned British sculptor, photographer and environmentalist.

Bolton to host NUT conference as supply teacher pay row erupts

The Bolton News:

11:04am Thursday 2nd October 2014

BOLTON will stage the first North West National Union of Teachers conference to highlight and address the issues facing supply teachers.

Fire and explosion demonstrations to be staged at university

The Bolton News:

2:57pm Wednesday 1st October 2014

THE University of Bolton will be playing an explosive role in this year’s Manchester Science Festival.

Football author visits Tonge Moor Primary School

The Bolton News:

4:26pm Wednesday 1st October 2014

YOUNG bookworms teamed up with football author Tom Palmer.

Children's World War One poppies bloom

The Bolton News:

8:09am Tuesday 30th September 2014

YOUNG people are reaping the rewards of the seeds they have sown.

Suspended headteacher gets his life back after criminal admits stealing his identity

The Bolton News:

9:03am Monday 29th September 2014

A HEADTEACHER is back at “the school he loves” — following a nightmare year in which a criminal stole his identity and bombarded an unsuspecting woman with texts, pictures and emails.

Students flock to see Geordie Shore star Holly Hagan

The Bolton News:

9:37am Monday 29th September 2014

HUNDREDS of college and university students flocked to a shopping centre for a new “student night”.

Spotted in Bolton: Woman sitting on Natwest cash machine

The Bolton News:

4:47pm Monday 29th September 2014

WHAT'S going on here then?

Plans for £10 million new boys' school approved

The Bolton News:

8:24am Friday 26th September 2014

A £10 million all boys school has been approved.

Apprentice star Adam Corbally helps get Bolton's jobless back into work

The Bolton News:

1:25pm Friday 26th September 2014

APPRENTICE star Adam Corbally was in town to help the town’s jobless back in work and inspire the next generation to “make it happen”.

Clint Boon visits Bolton Sixth Form

The Bolton News:

1:03pm Friday 26th September 2014

INSPIRAL Carpets star Clint Boon went back to college to inspire the next generation desperate to break into the music industry.

VIDEO: New Nevada rink inspires next generation of skaters

The Bolton News:

11:30am Thursday 25th September 2014

THE legendary Navada roller skating rink is inspiring the next generation to get their skates on.

Harper Green School friends reunite after 50 years

The Bolton News:

1:45pm Thursday 25th September 2014

FORMER high school classmates met each other for the first time in half a century.

Questions as report reveals school sponsor paid £750,000 to 'parent company'

The Bolton News:

9:02am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

MORE than three quarters of a million pounds was paid by the sponsor of two Bolton academies to a “parent company”, a report has revealed.

Children debate whether homework should be banned

The Bolton News:

11:38am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

IT’S an issue which ignites fierce debate, divides public opinion and this week the contentious topic of whether homework should be banned was argued by young people who gathered for a special sitting of “parliament”.

Bolton schoolgirl wins IMechE scholarship

The Bolton News:

11:32am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

BOLTON School old girl Tejal Shanbhag has been awarded a scholarship from the Institute of Mechanical Engineers.

'School is struggling to supervise my daughter's diabetes'

The Bolton News:

12:22pm Monday 22nd September 2014

THE worried mum of a six-year-old girl with diabetes is calling for more steps to be taken to help school staff cope with her daughter’s medical needs.


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