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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.

Young people share their experiences to tackle hate crime

The Bolton News: Claire Massingham (Volunteer AFC Master Academy), Alexis Platt from The Box TV and front Josh Nolan-Podmore and Shawn Casey

7:02am Sunday 30th November 2014

YOUNG people from Bolton shared their experiences of hate crime to produce a powerful new video aimed at stamping it out.

Determined Madi Richardson lands dream job

The Bolton News: L-R:  Kath Richardson, Madi Richardson and Dave Richardson.  Madi came from a Romanian orphanage to live in Bolton with Kath and Dave and has just achieved a first in her graphic design degree.  Photo by Karen Hope, Newsquest (Bolton) Ltd, Friday July 04

8:02am Sunday 30th November 2014

THIS inspirational young woman is living the dream and it is all down to her hard work and determination.

Ladybridge Primary School kids stage art exhibition

2:39pm Friday 28th November 2014

YOUNG artists found themselves in the frame as they proudly showcased their work in a professional exhibition.

Children's poet visits Bowness Primary School in Little Lever

2:30pm Friday 28th November 2014

YOUNGSTERS at Bowness Primary School got their creative juices flowing when they were inspired by children's poet Ian Bland.

Pupil designs school's logo

2:09pm Friday 28th November 2014

YOUNG Ryan Cain has chalked up success in a school competition by designing a new logo.

Youngsters learn about other faiths and promote peace

The Bolton News: SS Peter and Paul Primary School pupils Jaimani Patel, aged 10, and Akanksha Sashikumar, aged nine, with Akshara Parmar, from Bolton Hindu Forum

12:11pm Thursday 27th November 2014

MORE than 100 people came together to share food and learn about other faiths in Bolton.

Anti-bullying week at Rivington and Blackrod School

The Bolton News: Olivia Owen, aged 16

6:04am Tuesday 25th November 2014

A POWERFUL play inspiring young people to stand up for what they believe in was at the heart of this year's anti-bullying week at Rivington and Blackrod School.

In pictures: Bolton's interfaith cricket tournament

The Bolton News: Kearsley Academy Sports Hall
 As part of Interfaith Week, there will be an interfaith cricket match.
Bowling is Jess Collingborn from Unite.

Picture by Richard Holton Newsquest(Bolton) ltd Copyright. 3rd November, 2014

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10:37am Monday 24th November 2014

YOUNGSTERS of all faiths came together in enjoyment of one of the world’s most popular sports – cricket.

Bolton schoolgirls sing Christmas carols on Coronation Street

The Bolton News: Students from Bolton School who are performing at Christmas on the Cobbles.

10:34am Monday 24th November 2014

YOUNG singers from Bolton stepped out onto the legendary cobbles of the nation's favourite street for a special performance to celebrate the festive season.

UPDATED: Primary school worker who videoed kids admits voyeurism and child porn charges

The Bolton News:

12:23pm Wednesday 19th November 2014

A WELFARE assistant who filmed youngsters at a school in Bolton has admitted voyeurism and making indecent images of children.

School recognised as 'one of best in Bolton'

The Bolton News: Headteacher Louise Close celebrates with staff and children

12:33pm Thursday 20th November 2014

IT'S a school which children love going to — and now it is officially one of the best in Bolton.

Football club opens academy for disabled

The Bolton News: Mayor congratulates young people on their success

8:59am Thursday 20th November 2014

A FOOTBALL club's project to help open more doors for young people with disabilities has been celebrated as part of a special event.

Apprentice star motivates Bolton's schoolchildren

The Bolton News: Apprentice star Adam Corbally with Johnathan Keenan aged 13 and Theo Feeney aged 13

1:12pm Tuesday 18th November 2014

YOUNG people looking to their future after school were motivated by by Apprentice star Adam Corbally to make the right choices.

Horwich school gets new state-of the-art gym

The Bolton News: The opening of a new gym which the school won
Rivington and Blackrod School.
In the photo are, GCSE students, Chloe Dalton, Thomas Crookson and Lauren Gillett all aged 14 with Paul Bartle MD USN Bolton Arena and PE teacher Graham Green.

Reporter: Saiqa C

11:26am Tuesday 18th November 2014

YOUNG people have no reason not to stay fit and healthy after taking delivery of a new gym to their school — thanks to members at Bolton Arena.

Pupils hit the front page during visit

6:39pm Friday 14th November 2014

GIRLS from Bolton School made headlines when they travelled to India to help the country's street children look forward to a bright future.

Outstanding: Primary is inspiration to schools nationwide

The Bolton News: Prestolee Primary School,Stoneclough, Bolton, named one of the best on the country.Assistant Head, Alex Keane, pictured with the proud children.
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6:17am Thursday 13th November 2014

ONE of Bolton's top performing primaries has been held up as an inspiration to schools nationwide.

Budding young writers winning fans from around the world through blogging

The Bolton News: Year six pupils from The Oaks primary school, Sharples, Bolton who have  recieved replies from around the World to their blogs. From the left are Ibrahim Ali, Amelia Albinson and Taylor Biggar, all aged 10.
Photo by Nigel Taggart, Newsquest (Bolton) Ltd,

1:26pm Tuesday 11th November 2014

WHEN Liam Worswick wrote his own story on the school website, little did he know it would be picked up by children on the other side of the country who not only read it — but added to it and continued it.

Apprenticeships key to success

The Bolton News: Bolton Council Apprentice Scheme images for Saiqa.Pictured are Calum Gaskell 19, who is apprentice and Counc, Kate Lewis.
Images by Steve Holt (11937556)

6:04am Tuesday 4th November 2014

NINETEEN-year-old Calum Gaskell is already proving to be a high flier working on huge marketing projects including Bolton's acclaimed Food and Drink Festival, and the annual jobs and skills fair.

Money lessons for children

The Bolton News: Devonshire Road Primary School, Bolton, Education Feature Money Savvy:Georgia Worgan age nine.
Images by Steve Holt (11898910)

8:30am Tuesday 28th October 2014

MONEY certainly matters at Devonshire Road Primary School.

Youngsters practice open heart surgery at science festival

The Bolton News: Beth Edwards, left and Susan Al-Malahi both aged 11 with Paramedic Abigail Ryding in the Clinical Simulation Suite at Bolton One during part of Manchester Science Festival. Photo by Nigel Taggart, Newsquest (Bolton) Ltd, Monday October 27, 2014.

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8:23am Tuesday 28th October 2014

YOUNGSTERS got their hands dirty learning how to perform emergency open heart surgery at the University of Bolton.

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”.

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.


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