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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.

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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.
Images by Steve Holt, Bolton News, Thursday November 6 2014. (12453855)

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”.

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.

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