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Sharples teacher on terrorism charge back in court next week

The Bolton News:

6:12pm Monday 1st September 2014

A SHARPLES School teacher charged with terrorism offences will appear back in court next week.

Last Tango in Halifax filming at Bolton School again

The Bolton News:

2:28pm Monday 1st September 2014

BOLTON School’s iconic buildings will once again take centre stage in BBC One’s hit romantic drama Last Tango in Halifax.

College axes AS-level courses at last minute

The Bolton News:

10:55am Monday 1st September 2014

A COLLEGE has decided to no longer take students on for AS-levels at its Leigh campus — but did not tell students until they tried to enrol.

Bolton College gets £300,000 from Europe to improve training for business

The Bolton News: Bolton College

10:49am Monday 1st September 2014

BOLTON College has received a £300,000 cash boost from the European Social Fund (ESF) for training and skills improvement for local employers.

Record-breaking results for Bolton kids doing 'three Rs'

The Bolton News: Kings Langley residents invited to school's open day

9:13am Saturday 30th August 2014

PRIMARY school children have proved themselves to be a class act when it comes to mastering the three Rs, new figures out show.

Lostock clarinet musician wins place at Royal Northern College of Music

The Bolton News:

8:25am Friday 29th August 2014

TALENTED musician Natasha Lomas gave the performance of a her life — and was rewarded with a scholarship at the prestigious Royal Northern College of Music.

Determined St Bede's Academy kids go to extra summer lessons

The Bolton News:

9:46am Friday 29th August 2014

BRIGHT young things at St Bede’s Academy are determined to get ahead.

Aspiring Little Lever vet delighted with animal job she landed after work experience

The Bolton News:

8:46am Friday 29th August 2014

A STUDENT from Little Lever will “walk with the animals” after landing a part-time job following a period of work experience.

Bolton School transformed into Hogwarts for TV wedding

The Bolton News:

7:00am Thursday 28th August 2014

BOLTON School was transformed into Hogwarts for a Harry Potter-themed wedding reception on a reality TV show.

600 Bolton kids per day get free lunch from town's first food bank for youngsters

The Bolton News:

10:00am Thursday 28th August 2014

HUNDREDS of hard-up families have been claiming free packed lunches every day from the town’s first food bank for youngsters.

Poorer children are making the grade in Bolton

The Bolton News: Cllr Kevin McKeon

8:00am Thursday 28th August 2014

THE numbers of school children from poor backgrounds making the grade has risen — putting Bolton in the top 50 authorities in the country for the achievements of its disadvantaged pupils.

Bolton School nursery staff do Dragon Boat challenge

The Bolton News:

8:55am Wednesday 27th August 2014

THE staff at Bolton School nursery got all fired up for a monster challenge to raise more than £1,300 for charity.

New faith school sparks traffic fears

The Bolton News:

8:00am Tuesday 26th August 2014

THE principal of a new all boys’ school — set to open next month — has said plans are in place to limit any disruption to the local community amid concern from some residents.

Straight A GCSE student congratulation by a national sports champion

The Bolton News:

8:00am Saturday 23rd August 2014

STRAIGHT A student Peter Roberts was congratulated by a former national sports captain — who also happened to be his brother.

GCSE results day

The Bolton News:

7:48am Thursday 21st August 2014

Thousands of students all over Bolton are getting their GCSE results today.

One of Bolton's top schools to take over struggling primary school in Radcliffe

The Bolton News:

4:15pm Thursday 21st August 2014

ONE of Bolton’s outstanding schools is set to take over a struggling primary school in Radcliffe.

Ladybridge teacher aiming to be top 3D printing teacher for second year running

The Bolton News:

8:09am Thursday 21st August 2014

A HIGH school teacher is aiming to become the UK’s number one teacher of 3D printing — for the second year running.

Kids learn circus skills at Schools Out Club

The Bolton News:

4:38pm Thursday 21st August 2014

EVER fancied learning some circus skills?

Rivington and Blackrod High opens its doors to pupils for summer school

The Bolton News:

8:14am Thursday 21st August 2014

YOUNGSTERS got a taste of life in secondary school when Rivington and Blackrod High opened its doors to its new year sevens.

Teaching assistant named one of best school gardeners in country

The Bolton News:

12:18pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

KEEN gardener Lynn Clarkson is blooming after being hailed as one of the top school gardeners in the country.

Bolton parents to save £3.5 million as thousands of kids get free school meals from September

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11:31am Wednesday 20th August 2014

THOUSANDS of youngsters in Bolton will get free school meals from September — with parents set to save £3.5 million.

Kids enjoy back to school fashion show

The Bolton News:

10:54am Wednesday 20th August 2014

YOUNGSTERS strutted their stuff in a “Back to School” fashion show to boost cash for a children’s charity.

Town centre wasteland could become student flats

The Bolton News:

8:25am Tuesday 19th August 2014

A PATCH of town centre wasteland could be transformed into a 140-bed student accommodation block.

School gets £30,000 to develop outdoor sports facilities

The Bolton News:

8:23am Tuesday 19th August 2014

A PRIMARY school which “epitomises the Paralympic spirit” has been given £30,000 to develop outdoor sports facilities.

Turton School combines football and literacy

The Bolton News:

11:59am Tuesday 19th August 2014

YOUNG writers were inspired to reach their writing goals in a special day which teamed sport with literacy.

Hindsford Primary School in Atherton holds careers fair

The Bolton News:

11:56am Tuesday 19th August 2014

NURSING, hairdressing, dentistry and dog grooming were among the occupations on offer at an Atherton school - to give pupils a taste of working life.

Smithills School's World War One tribute

The Bolton News:

11:49am Tuesday 19th August 2014

A BOLTON school is honouring the sacrifices made by soldiers in World War One by putting up a flagpole and planting poppies.

Iraqi teenager wants to repay UK by becoming doctor

The Bolton News:

3:42pm Monday 18th August 2014

TEENAGER Hana Barzinji wants to repay the UK as a doctor — after fleeing her wartorn homeland at the age of four.

Bolton teachers’ aim is to improve African lives in Zambia

The Bolton News:

9:45am Saturday 16th August 2014

NO security, dirty water and surrounded by life- threatening disease.

Mojo Trust helps tackle youth unemployment in Bolton

The Bolton News:

9:38am Saturday 16th August 2014

AN organisation which is trying to tackle youth unemployment by helping young people achieve their career ambitions, has been rebranded to reflect its “energy and vitality” as it looks to the future.

Case study: Teenager wins apprenticeship with Citizens Advice Bureau

The Bolton News:

9:34am Saturday 16th August 2014

MOJO Trust matches young people with apprenticeships in a variety of fields - and apprentices who are on the path to achieving their career ambitions include Louise Ashton, aged 19, from Westhoughton.

St Peter’s and Paul’s RC Primary School kids perform The Peace Child

The Bolton News:

12:30pm Saturday 16th August 2014

THE bright young things at St Peter’s and Paul’s RC Primary School ended their primary school years on a high note.

Teen Brat Camp helps turn lives around

The Bolton News:

11:30am Friday 15th August 2014

AFTER leaving school with no qualifications, unable to read or write, Damon Bachegalup went back into education in a bid to change his life.

A-level results: Record-breaking year for Bolton's grade A students

The Bolton News:

11:00am Friday 15th August 2014

BOLTON’S bright young things have celebrated another record breaking A-level year.

A-level results: College pupils ‘in top 10 per cent’

The Bolton News:

10:48am Friday 15th August 2014

BOLTON Sixth Form students celebrate a top set of results which bosses believe will put it in the top 10 per cent of schools and colleges nationally in terms of value added performance.

A-level results: Next stop university for Shanice and her guide dog Claud

The Bolton News:

10:05am Friday 15th August 2014

EIGHTEEN-year-old Shanice Black is off to the University of Bolton with her trusted friend, guide dog Claud, after achieving top grades in her health and social care course at Bolton Sixth Form College.

A-level results: Identical grades - Twins are off to university

The Bolton News:

10:04am Friday 15th August 2014

TWINS Aria and Alia Khan are looking forward to enjoying the rest of the summer knowing they are off to Manchester University to read law.

A-level results: It’s Oxbridge for Turton students Daniel and Robyn

The Bolton News:

10:00am Friday 15th August 2014

A PLACE at the world’s top universities awaits Turton students Daniel Currie and Robyn Hamer.

A-level results: This year has been the best ever at Turton

The Bolton News:

9:59am Friday 15th August 2014

TURTON School smashed all previous records with its best ever A-level results.

A-level results: Results have Turton girls jumping for joy

The Bolton News:

9:58am Friday 15th August 2014

IT was double the success for Turton School twins Charlotte and Aimee Bowler.

A-level results: All St Catherine’s students get a place at university

The Bolton News:

9:56am Friday 15th August 2014

THE third and largest ever group of students from Bolton St Catherine’s Sixth Form received their A-level results.

A-level results: Record intake at universities

The Bolton News: The bike is pictured in and around some of the city’s most famous tourist attractions, including the Bridge of Sighs

9:54am Friday 15th August 2014

Record numbers of students are heading to university this year, it has been revealed, as new figures showed that the A-level pass-rate has fallen for the first time in more than 30 years.

A-level results: Education chief heaps praise on students

The Bolton News: Cllr Kevin McKeon

9:52am Friday 15th August 2014

THE borough’s education boss has congratulated this year’s students for their hard work over the past two years.

A-level results: Noel is a pupil of distinction

The Bolton News:

9:51am Friday 15th August 2014

EIGHTEEN-year-old Noel Wadzie was delighted with his results of Distinction Plus in his Business BTec Diploma and Distinction Plus in his Sport BTec Subsidiary Diploma.

A-level results: Trio of Bolton School girls win scholarships

The Bolton News:

9:49am Friday 15th August 2014

A TRIO of Bolton School girls have achieved a scholarship recognising their outstanding academic talent.

A-level results: Bolton School students are top of the class

The Bolton News:

9:47am Friday 15th August 2014

STUDENTS at Bolton’s top performing school celebrated outstanding results.

A-level results: Good sports keep success in the family

The Bolton News:

9:46am Friday 15th August 2014

BOLTON School students Teddy Pender and Ellena Owen balanced their academic studies with their love of sport Teddy, aged 19, is off to Bates College, in the US — his brother is studying at Harvard — to pursue his love of swimming.

A-level results: Straight ‘A’ student Josh is flying high

The Bolton News:

9:44am Friday 15th August 2014

HIGH-flying student Josh Knowles is off to study aerospace engineering at Manchester University after gaining four straight As.

A-level results: More disadvantaged students win uni places

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9:41am Friday 15th August 2014

Rising numbers of poor students are winning places at university, new figures show.

Ladywood School gets new minibus

The Bolton News:

2:24pm Friday 15th August 2014

PUPILS at Ladywood School will now be driven to activities in style, thanks to the generosity of community members who helped to raise funds to pay for a new minibus.

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