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November 9, 2018

Pupils of the Week – 9th Nov 2018

Pupils of the Week: Milly E 10W & Autumn M 10L – for exceptionally great…
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Awards
November 7, 2018

International School Award

Fantastic news, Bowland High has been awarded the British Council’s prestigious International School Award in…
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Awards
November 2, 2018

Pupils of the Week – 2nd Nov 2018

Pupils of the Week: Harry JM 7L – Outstanding helpfulness getting all pupils in his…
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Learning
October 10, 2018

Bricklaying Assessment

Congratulations to George from 10L for winning the best bricklaying assessment at Craven College!
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Learning
October 10, 2018

Challenge Day

With challenges involving cracking enigma codes, working out complex algorithms and the frenzied futuristic train…
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Trips
October 10, 2018

Holmes Mill Visit

The Year 10 Hospitality Group recently visited Holmes Mill to gain experience of the industry…
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Sports
October 10, 2018

Year 9 Rounders

The Year 9 Rounders team won the Hyndburn and Ribble valley rounders tournament convincingly on…
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Sports
October 10, 2018

Rounders Tournament

Winners of the Blackpool Youth Games Rounders Tournament. Well done Laura,Georgia, Jess, Ella, Emma, Jasmin,…
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Events
August 19, 2018

GCSE Results Day 2017/18

Excellent levels of progress of recent years sustained High numbers of top grades in core…
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Events
December 10, 2017

Christmas Raffle Winners

A huge thank you to everyone who donated prizes to the raffle and bought raffle…
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Awards
October 19, 2017

British Citizen Youth Award

The ambition for public libraries is to provide a space where people in the community…
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Trips
October 19, 2017

Skipton Castle Trip

The trip was a success although we had to brave our lovely North West weather!…
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Trips
September 19, 2017

Parliament Trip

Twenty two students from Bowland's School Council visited parliament last Friday. The trip was organised…
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Trips
September 19, 2017

Trig Point Walk

In September, the year 7 cohort were given the challenge of reaching the summit of…
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Charity
March 19, 2017

Red Nose Day 2017

Bowland raised £742.00 from dressing up as cartoon or animated characters and a huge number…
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Trips
December 19, 2016

Liverpool Slavery Museum Trip

This term year 8 pupils spent the day visiting the Liverpool Slavery Museum. The purpose…
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Events
November 19, 2016

Christmas has arrived at Bowland

As a treat the pupils who successful represented school at the Kids Lit Quiz were…
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Events
November 19, 2016

The Lost Generation – WW1

The artist Andy Farr took the photographs of pupils from Bowland who volunteered to be…
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Trips
November 19, 2016

Quarry Bank Trip

Year 8 had a fabulous day visiting Quarry Bank textile mill in Cheshire. This trip…
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Trips
November 19, 2016

Skipton Castle Trip

In November the year 7 pupils went on a trip to Skipton Castle. The pupils…
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Charity
October 19, 2016

Funds for Bowland

Chip eaters provide funds for Bowland High! The local inn, The Spread Eagle at Sawley,…
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Sports
October 19, 2016

U16 Badminton Tournament

Great Representation at Inter Schools U16 Badminton Tournament Congratulations to both the girls’ and boys’…
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Events
May 19, 2016

Visit to the Palace

Mr Tarbox and Mr Spencer attended the Duke of Edinburgh Award 60th anniversary celebrations at…
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Competitions
February 19, 2016

District Public Competition

Both intermediate and senior teams performed brilliantly in the District Rotary Public Speaking Competition held…
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Events
February 19, 2016

China Day

On Tuesday 9th February Bowland High School hosted its annual global challenge day. The theme…
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Charity
November 19, 2015

Royal British Legion

Bowland High pupils raised £202.74 for the Poppy Appeal in November 2015. Well done to…
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Events
October 19, 2015

Dance Dynamix

This year’s Dance Dynamix at the Grand was once again a marvellous showcase of the…
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Awards
October 19, 2015

International School Award

Bowland High School in Clitheroe, Lancashirehas been awarded the British Council’s prestigious International School Award…
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Trips
October 19, 2015

Battlefields Trip

Bowland High School participated in the DfE funded Battlefields Trip to mark the Centenary of…
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Trips
October 19, 2015

Outdoor Classroom

On Tuesday 6th October, the geography classroom was much larger (and tiring) than usual. With…
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Trips
June 19, 2015

Year 8 History at Quarry Bank Mill

Year 8 pupils had an interesting visit to Quarry Bank Mill in Cheshire on a…
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Trips
June 19, 2015

Team Building Day at Waddow Hall

On Friday I went to school in my waterproof trousers, coat, fleece, walking boots and…
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Trips
May 19, 2015

Urban Altitude

Year 9 Maths group spend the day working out a ropey problem! The maths department…
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Trips
May 19, 2015

Visit to Rhineland

Year 7 pupils had a long drive through mainland Europe to reach Boppard on Rhine,…
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Trips
April 19, 2015

Barcelona Food and Art Trip

In enrichment week the art and food GCSE students enjoyed a cultural visit to Catalonia…
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Events
March 19, 2015

The Sound of Music

This year’s school production, The Sound of Music, was held at The Grand on the…
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Events
March 19, 2015

Riversmead Revisited

Our Headteacher, John Tarbox was presented with two novels written by Hermann Kaunders, who left…
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Events
February 19, 2015

The Keys to the Door

On Thursday 12th February 2015, our Headteacher Mr Tarbox was given 'the Keys to the…
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Trips
October 21, 2014

Parliament Visit

“On arrival in London, we observed ‘The Changing of the Guard at Buckingham Palace and…
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Trips
October 21, 2014

Pasta Masterclass

Year 11 Catering students spent a morning at Accrington College learning to make pasta in…
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Sports
October 21, 2014

Lancashire Colours

After several tough weeks of trials for Lancashire Under 15’s rugby, Matthew got the call…
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Charity
October 21, 2014

PTFA Race Night

Over 80 people placed their bets on favourite runners at the Bowland Race Night hosted…
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Awards
October 21, 2014

Young Farmers Success

Molly and Lucy from Year 10 both represented Lancashire in the National Federation of Young…
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Trips
October 21, 2014

Romeo and Juliet

The Expressive Arts and English departments teamed together to take twenty-five Year 11 able and…
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Competitions
October 21, 2014

Photography Competition

Mr Procter organised a society competition for enthusiastic photographers! All pupils were invited to compete…
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Sports
September 21, 2014

Rounders Success

Year 11 Rounders' Team were placed 2nd in the District Rounders Tournament on Wednesday 18th…
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Awards
September 21, 2014

Year 8 Triumph at STEM Competition

A fantastic performance in the STEM Disaster Relief Challenge led to success for Bowland's Year…
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Trips
September 21, 2014

Manchester City Visit

Year 8 pupils visited the Manchester Sportcity complex on 26th June 2014. The objective of…
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Trips
September 21, 2014

Prefect Training at Blackburn Rovers

Year 10 newly elected prefects spent a day at the Blackburn Rovers F.C. Education Centre…
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Sports
July 19, 2014

Society World Cup

Mr Gleave organised a Society World Cup competition to help raise awareness of this international…
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Trips
June 21, 2014

Barmy Britain

The whole of year 7 enjoyed a wonderful opportunity to see the 'Barmy Britain' Horrible…
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Awards
May 19, 2014

Silver Award Winner

Mr Breen has been announced as a Silver Teaching Award Winner in the category: The…
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Awards
May 19, 2014

Future Rotarians

The Youth Speaks team from Bowland High took part in the National final in Maidstone…
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Awards
April 19, 2014

Best in the North West!

On Saturday 29th March, following winning the district finals of the Rotary ‘Youth Speaks’ public…
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Awards
April 19, 2014

Year 7 Star Pupils

Gaby, Jacob, Joe and Tom received their Star Awards in Assembly this week. These certificates…
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Sports
April 19, 2014

U14 Girls Table Tennis

U13 Hyndburn and Ribble Valley Table Tennis Championships Girls: Isabelle, Nata’Lha, Codey and Ellie Boys:…
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Trips
April 19, 2014

Indian Cooking

Year 11 catering pupils visited the Double Tree Indian restaurant in Clitheroe as part of…
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Charity
March 19, 2014

Hair Cuts for Charity

On 1st March, Abigail, Tullia and Jess from Year 9 cut approximately 17cms off their…
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Charity
March 19, 2014

We Knock Ours Down to Build Theirs Up

Pupils have raised over £200 from a raffle for Build Africa Foundation. Molly Nock from…
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Awards
February 19, 2014

Public Speaking

1st Place @ Young Farmers Regional Junior Public Speaking Rebecca Pilkington (Year 9) Sophie Altham…
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Trips
February 19, 2014

IWM Salford

Forty-five pupils in year 10 had an enjoyable and informative visit to the Imperial War…
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Trips
February 19, 2014

Lancaster and Preston Visit

Year 7 had a fantastic day out as part of the SEEDS curriculum, learning all…
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Competitions
January 19, 2014

Rotary Youth Speaks Competition

Bowland Pupils are starting to gain an excellent reputation for public speaking and their presentations…
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Charity
November 22, 2013

Sleepover and Skipathon

Year 7 volunteered to stay in school overnight and sleep in the Sports Hall as…
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Competitions
November 22, 2013

Christmas Card Competition

The Art and Technology department organised the annual ‘Design a Card for the School Christmas…
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Charity
October 27, 2013

Pumpkin Lanterns

Year 11 Countryside and Environment Group led by Mr Spencer provided a helpful service for…
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Learning
September 22, 2013

Year 7 Dance Club

New recruits for Year 7 Dance Club, pictured in the dance studio with Dance Ambassadors…
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Trips
July 22, 2013

Howarth Visit

Year 10 pupils have been studying 'Wuthering Heights' by Emily Bronte for their GCSE in…
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Trips
July 22, 2013

Norber Erratics Visit

Year 9 Pupils visited Norber Erratics, near Austwick in the Yorkshire Dales National park, as…
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Learning
July 22, 2013

Year 7 Team Building Day

Year 7 spent the day getting to know each other better and pushing their boundaries.…
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Trips
July 22, 2013

Year 7 at Grindleton Fell

Year 7 had a great day out using their navigation and teamwork skills to get…
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Events
July 22, 2013

Fame

Congratulations to all the cast and production team involved with the school show, “Fame”. For…
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Events
July 22, 2013

Dance Dynamix

On 5th July 2013 at The Grand, the Performing Arts Department held its annual showcase…
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Sports
July 22, 2013

Congrats to Kelsey

We are delighted to announce Kelsey came 12th in the U17 Home International Fell Race…
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Wellbeing
July 22, 2013

Childrens Health Study

Bowland High takes part in an internationally recognised children's health study Did you know that…
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Sports
June 26, 2013

Sports Day 2013

Bowland High School held its annual Sports Day on Tuesday 25th June. The highlights are…
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Trips
June 22, 2013

Croasdale Brook

For once, the geographers have conducted their field work in glorious sunshine. Year 10 and…
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Awards
May 22, 2013

Nominees Achieve Highly

Bowland nominees achieve highly in the East Lancashire Newspapers' Education Awards-sponsored by Burnley College On…
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Sports
May 22, 2013

Year 8 Football

Congratulations to Year 8 football team who reached the final of the Hyndburn and Ribble…
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Learning
April 22, 2013

Year 8 Enterprise Day

Year 8 pupils spent an industrious day working on the theme, "The Biscuit Challenge". They…
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Trips
April 22, 2013

Skipton Castle Visit

Year 7 pupils avoid incarceration at Skipton Castle on 26th April, when they spent half…
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Learning
March 22, 2013

Archery, Fencing, Boxing

Pupils had an opportunity to hone their controlled, combat skills with visiting coaches who provided…
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Trips
March 22, 2013

Bolton Abbey Estate

Pupils from Years 7-9 had the opportunity to visit Bolton Abbey Estate on two days…
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Trips
February 22, 2013

Ski Trip – Aosta Valley Italy

32 pupils and 4 staff have just returned from an 8 day ski trip to…
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Charity
November 22, 2012

Souper Assembly

This week, 9 Walker and Miss Machen orchestrated a whole school collection of cans for…
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Trips
June 22, 2012

Argentina Trip

Bowland and Grammar pupils make return visit to Yapeyú College in Corrientes in Argentina.
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Trips
May 22, 2012

Year 9 Trip to Naples Bay

Some forty pupils and four members of staff visited Italy this year. Staying in Sorrento…
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Charity
May 22, 2012

The Way of the Roses

Over the May Day Bank Holiday weekend, twenty three cyclists will be riding the “Way…
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Trips
April 22, 2012

Year 8 Trip to London

Year 8 Trip to London during March Enrichment Week. Forty Year 8 pupils stayed in…
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Trips
March 22, 2012

Group of the Season

A group of 29 pupils and 3 staff from School travelled with Interski to the…
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Trips
February 22, 2012

Ski Trip 2012

Pupils were fortunate to have a fantastic week of skiing in Italy in February, which…
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Competitions
February 22, 2012

Year 7 for Fair Trade

During February, Year 7 pupils have supported a Clitheroe Town Fair Trade initiative. They participated…
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Learning
May 22, 2011

Pupils and Staff Visit from Argentina

Pupils at Bowland High enjoyed a wonderful week hosting 15 students from Yapayu College in…
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Sports
March 22, 2011

U16 Girls Badminton

The U16 Girls’ Badminton Team completed their season with a sweet victory! Hayley, Emma, Bethan…
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Learning
February 22, 2011

Enrichment Week

School bags were carefully packed the night before. Checklists were scanned with a keen eye;…
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Sports
January 22, 2011

District Competition

Congratulations to Year 7 Team who finished 3rd out of fourteen teams in Hyndburn and…
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Awards
December 22, 2010

Prince’s Teaching Award

Photo’ shows Mr Cox at a reception held at Clarence House in December for Headteachers…
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Awards
November 26, 2010

School Caterer of the Year

Our kitchen manager, Elaine Cox, won the Lancashire County Council Commercial Award for School Catering…
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Trips
September 22, 2010

Manchester Invasion

Year 10 historians visited the Imperial War Museum North at Salford Quays this week. The…
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Learning
September 22, 2010

Bowland’s Big Read

Photographs represent the culmination of a week's activities celebrating the importance of reading in our…
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Events
June 27, 2010

Celebrating 60 Years

On Saturday 26th June we celebrated our 60th anniversary, opening our doors to all our…
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Trips
May 22, 2010

Trig Point Trip

Year 7 explored the local countryside, climbing to the highest point behind the school, using…
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Events
May 22, 2010

Dance Dynamix

175 people watched the show and enjoyed a variety of dances and songs including numbers…
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Trips
April 22, 2010

Skipton Castle Visit

Year 7 pupils have been investigating how good Medieval castles really were as part of…
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Charity
February 22, 2010

Haiti Appeal

Our children have embraced the appeal with some giving up their beds, Ipods, Xbox, food…
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Events
January 22, 2010

Headteacher meets Prime Minister

Stephen Cox, Headteacher of Bowland High school, attended a reception hosted by the Prime Minister…
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Charity
October 10, 2009

Our African Connection

Thank you for all your support, especially the 'Our African Connection Committee' for their dedication…
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Learning
October 10, 2009

Joseph Delaney Visit

Joseph Henry Delaney is an author of science fiction and fantasy books. His writing career…
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Events
October 10, 2009

Music and Multimedia Block Official Opening

A new state-of-the-art music and multi-media block has just been opened at Bowland High, Grindleton,…
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Competitions
October 10, 2009

Grab the Event – The Grand

RIBBLE Valley audiences experienced more Wow Factor than X Factor as three nights of inter-school…
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Events
October 10, 2008

An Entertaining Lunchtime

Pupils, staff and visitors to Bowland High received a welcome treat on Thursday 26th February…
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