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Picture of Bolton teacher goes viral after she teaches youngsters about web safety

The Bolton News: VIRAL: Teacher Sammy Roocroft’s shared image

7:02am Wednesday 4th March 2015

A PHOTOGRAPH of a Bolton teacher has gone viral — after she uploaded the picture to Facebook to teach her pupils about internet safety.

Young diners enjoy a first class service at nurseries

10:03am Tuesday 3rd March 2015

YOU are never too young to start keeping fit and eating the right stuff.

Jimmy Savile inquiry head to give lecture in Bolton

The Bolton News:

5:35pm Monday 2nd March 2015

BOLTON School old girl Dame Janet Smith will be speaking at the University of Bolton later this month.

Teenager wins place at top drama school

5:32pm Monday 2nd March 2015

A PLACE at the world-famous The Italia Conti Academy of Theatre Arts awaits talented teenager Alisha Bond.

Children hold carnival parade through Bolton Museum

5:40pm Monday 2nd March 2015

CHILDREN held a carnival parade through Bolton Museum – wearing headdresses they had made themselves.

UPDATED: Jail for voyeur who used spy camera to film primary school children in toilet

The Bolton News:

11:34am Friday 27th February 2015

A CHILD welfare assistant who covertly filmed children in a toilet at a primary school has been jailed for seven years.

57 videos. 25 victims. Full extent of school spy camera pervert's crimes revealed

6:03am Friday 27th February 2015

A WELFARE assistant hid a secret camera in a school toilet to film young children, a court heard.

Some bright sparks tackle electricity at primary school

1:13pm Friday 27th February 2015

A FUN-FILLED class at a Westhoughton primary school saw pupils discover the power of electricity.

Children's home given top marks by Ofsted

11:13am Thursday 26th February 2015

A CHILDREN'S home in Bolton has been praised for providing vulnerable young people with outstanding care and support.

Professor says theatre and hit comedy can be traced back to the Ancient World

7:29am Wednesday 25th February 2015

HIT comedy programmes and theatre today have their roots in the ancient world, according to a leading professor who gave a lecture in Bolton.

Budding young artists have 'brush' with success to be crowned winners of inaugural Bolton Art Circle children's competition

7:27am Wednesday 25th February 2015

TWO budding artists had a ‘brush’ with success after being named winners of Bolton Art Circle’s inaugural children’s artwork competition.

Pupils stop the clock for the day to concentrate on developing into confident young citizens

6:48pm Wednesday 25th February 2015

TURTON School stopped the clock for a day so young people could concentrate on their personal development to help them become bright young citizens.

Primary school gives lessons in table tennis, badminton and golf

6:21am Tuesday 24th February 2015

A SCHOOL is on track to prove that there is a sport for everyone.

Bolton headteacher to help raise standards in other schools

12:03pm Monday 23rd February 2015

THE head and staff at Mount St Joseph School have proved they are a class act after being selected to support struggling schools.

Young Masterminds brave the black chair for school competition

7:23am Monday 23rd February 2015

YOUNG people braved the "black chair" as they answered questions on their specialist subjects in a bid to walk off with the title of Kearsley Academy's Mastermind Challenge.

University lends vice chancellor £1 million so he can move house to Bolton

6:02am Saturday 21st February 2015

THE vice chancellor of the University of Bolton has been given a bridging loan of almost £1 million to fund his move to the borough, it has emerged.

Government hands over £250,000 to help create new school places in Bolton

12:24pm Wednesday 18th February 2015

SCHOOLS in Bolton are to receive a cash injection of nearly a quarter of a million pounds to create new school places.

Bolton teachers 'need proper training' if sex education is made compulsory in all schools

The Bolton News: Julie Simpkins of Bolton NUJ addresses parents, governors and union members

9:01am Wednesday 18th February 2015

TEACHERS in Bolton would need proper training to deliver more sex and relationship education being demanded in the wake of two national inquiries.

Jaw-dropping creatures wow youngsters

2:35pm Wednesday 18th February 2015

JAW-dropping creatures from the rainforest wowed youngsters at Bromley Cross Library.

Grosvenor Nursery School in Kearsley gets defibrillator

The Bolton News: PREPARED: (front) Isabella Barnabury, 21 months, Eva Thomasson, three, Finley Pollitt, three, Ethan Garland, three, George Beardwell, 23 months (rear) Kelly Barnaby (day care manager), acting headteacher Sue Pounds, Tracey Wilkinson (fundraising manager f

10:02am Wednesday 18th February 2015

GROSVENOR Nursery School in Kearsley became the latest place in Bolton to have a new defibrillator installed in its premises.

Youngsters plant trees in Astley Bridge 'to give back to the community'

The Bolton News: Paul Pritchard

4:43pm Tuesday 17th February 2015

YOUNGSTERS have been digging deep to improve their local community.

Youngsters show off creative skills

4:27pm Tuesday 17th February 2015

YOUNGSTERS in Farnworth showcased their musical skills as part of a community creative arts project.

Revealed: How you can have a guide dog named after you

2:56pm Tuesday 17th February 2015

YOUNGSTERS who raised vital funds for guide dogs were thanked by a special visitor to their school.

Harper Green School kids learn how to stay safe online

9:02am Tuesday 17th February 2015

YOUNG people at Harper Green School are helping to "create a better internet together".

Kids dress up as Keith Lemon for Comic Relief

The Bolton News: FUNNY MEN: From left, Ali Hanif aged 10, Oliver Hodkinson (caretaker), Scarlett Whittle aged nine and Hayden Pennington aged eight dressed up as Keith Lemon at Lostock Primary School's comic relief launch.

7:12am Monday 16th February 2015

YOU can always expect one funnyman in class — but on the last day of half-term, Lostock Primary School was overrun with them.

Children make T-shirts for identity project

12:30pm Monday 16th February 2015

Children at a Bolton primary school put their own mark on a week-long project on identity.

Police horse and sniffer dog visit Farnworth school

11:35am Friday 13th February 2015

YOUNGSTERS at a Bolton primary got to meet real life heroes — of the four-legged variety.

Report criticises University of Bolton's 'unfair' terms and conditions

The Bolton News: Report criticises University of Bolton's 'unfair' terms and conditions

8:02am Thursday 12th February 2015

THE University of Bolton has been criticised in a Which? report about universities' course change policies.

Youngsters find out who they really are

The Bolton News: Youngsters find out who they really are

3:03pm Wednesday 11th February 2015

Primary school children have been discovering who they really are as part of a week-long project on identity.

Gladiators ready! Youngsters get ready for battle as they learn about the Romans

The Bolton News: Gladiators ready! Youngsters get ready for battle as they learn about the Romans

2:09pm Wednesday 11th February 2015

A ROMAN soldier told tales of victorious battles and conquests as he travelled through time to visit young historians.

Animals brought to life with Lego

The Bolton News: Animals brought to life with Lego

2:24pm Wednesday 11th February 2015

CHILDREN bought the animal kingdom to life at the first All Souls Church LEGO brick building club.

'Chris Evans stripped off naked during one of my first TV jobs', says Vernon Kay

The Bolton News: Vernon Kay

11:58am Tuesday 10th February 2015

VERNON Kay has revealed that Chris Evans nearly ballsed-up his TV career by stripping off while the Bolton presenter was rehearsing.

School celebrates after winning a slice of government cash to improve building

The Bolton News: CAPITAL investment: Headteacher Debra Meekings and some of the children celebrating news they are to receive cash to rebuild/ refurbish the school

7:14am Tuesday 10th February 2015

A NEW modern building could be on the cards for a primary school in need of of investment.

School for children with learning difficulties gets shopping centre boost

The Bolton News: test

1:53pm Tuesday 10th February 2015

A SCHOOL noted for the exceptional progress made by its children has won top marks in a special community initiative run by a Bolton shopping centre.

Bolton schoolchildren team up to 'break down cultural and religious barriers'

The Bolton News: New friendships:  Erin Woolley(left) from Tonge Moor.

9:39am Tuesday 10th February 2015

NEW friendships are being forged and barriers broken as schools in Bolton partner up to create a society in which gender, race and cultures are celebrated and respected.

Children say goodbye to popular lollipop lady

The Bolton News: LEAVING Crossing patrol: Alison McDonagh with Melinda Brogan,Natalia Siedleczka, Kasie Hilton, Ronnie Joyce and Bethany Walton.

9:37am Tuesday 10th February 2015

POPULAR school crossing lady Alison McDonagh helped children cross the road for the last time before storing away her lollipop stick.

Student's £30,000 fundraising effort for Indian adventure

The Bolton News: TRIP: Meg Kneafsey in Nicaragua

5:47pm Monday 9th February 2015

A STUDENT has launched a campaign to raise £30,000 to fund a charity trip to India.

School scoops £500 windfall from bank

The Bolton News:

4:10pm Monday 9th February 2015

A PRIMARY school has received a £500 boost thanks to Yorkshire Bank's employee volunteer grant programme.

Young delegates take part in mock UN conference

The Bolton News: YOUNG Diplomats Amelia Doherty aged 12, Ruqayyah Naeem, aged 13, and Fatima Naeem, aged 11.

12:02pm Saturday 7th February 2015

GIRLS at Bolton School became young diplomats as they assembled at the "United Nations" for a special conference.

Teenager brings 200 youngsters together to debate world's biggest issues

The Bolton News: Young ambassador: Naomi Adedokun

5:47pm Friday 6th February 2015

A TEENAGER brought together more than 200 young people from across the North West to debate pressing global issues.

University of Bolton graduate involved in BAFTA nominated film

The Bolton News: Refat Yasmeen, a graduate from the University of Bolton who has been shortliste for a BAFTA. (17903637)

12:57pm Friday 6th February 2015

UNIVERSITY of Bolton graduate Refat Yasmeen will be joining stars of film and television for this Sunday's glittering BAFTA ceremony.

School's 'rigorous' new teaching system

The Bolton News: SYSTEM: St Gregory's Primary School, Farnworth, Bolton. (17067657)

11:03am Thursday 5th February 2015

A PRIMARY school that had its Ofsted rating lowered to "requires improvement" after a summer inspection has introduced a "rigorous" system to monitor the quality of teaching.

Warning after wave of fires in Canon Slade School grounds

The Bolton News: Canon Slade School

5:02am Thursday 5th February 2015

A WARNING has been issued by fire chiefs after a spate of wheelie bin blazes behind a school.

'This is what a private Snapchat picture looks like'

The Bolton News: VIRAL: Teacher Sammy Roocroft’s shared image

7:02am Wednesday 4th February 2015

A PHOTOGRAPH of a Bolton teacher has gone viral — after she uploaded the picture to Facebook to teach her pupils about internet safety.

History lessons never used to be like this... pupils dress up as Vikings to learn about Scandinavians who invaded England 1,300 years ago

The Bolton News: VIKING: Aaron Speak aged nine

1:31pm Wednesday 4th February 2015

VIKINGS landed in Farnworth as Highfield Primary School pupils went thousands of years back in time.

Devonshire Road Primary School pupils make masks to mark Chinese new year

The Bolton News: ORIENTAL: With Bejing Opera masks, : Haleemah Bobat, LIbby Howarth and Ayesha Waris, all aged 10

1:06pm Wednesday 4th February 2015

PUPILS at Devonshire Road Primary School marked Chinese New Year by making their own oriental artefacts.

Do you remember getting safety tips from the Crucial Crew? Well they're still going strong

The Bolton News: LESSONS: – (l-r) Hamza Patel, Aisha Mitha from Brownlow Fold Primary School and Claire Stabler, Mentoring Manager at BLGC.

12:50pm Wednesday 4th February 2015

MORE than 1,500 youngsters will be given "crucial" lessons in how to stay safe over the next 10 days.

Voyeur primary school worker admits sexually assaulting young girl

The Bolton News:

1:01pm Tuesday 3rd February 2015

A VOYEUR who filmed youngsters at a Bolton primary school has admitted sexually assaulting a girl.

Kids bury 100-year time capsule to show what life was like in Farnworth in 2015

The Bolton News: HISTORY:  Abdul Shikrani, aged three, with the capsule and, below, Charlie Cornwell, aged 11, Yasmin Qureshi MP, Abdul Shikrani, and Debra Murphy, principal of The Ferns

8:02pm Tuesday 3rd February 2015

PUPILS at a Farnworth school have buried items in a time capsule — to be opened in 100 years' time.

Bolton primary school children learn 'what makes Britain brilliant'

The Bolton News: Brilliant Britain: Jasmine Cooke and Jason Tobin both aged six.

8:02am Tuesday 3rd February 2015

FROM learning about democracy to Brit pop culture and designing their own iconic Mini — primary school children are raising the flag for "Brilliant Britain".

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