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The Formal Opening of the Carlton Cricket Academy

  The formal opening of the Carlton Cricket Academy, our second sports Academy following the opening of the Boxing Academy last January. As with the Boxing Academy, this is in partnership with a prominent local club (Salem Athletic), and hopes to enhance wider participation, healthy lifestyles, elite player development, as well as creating  ‘champion mind-sets’.  It will operate on week days (after 6pm) and weekends. There was some very good coverage in the Telegraph and Argus last Friday regarding the opening, as can be seen in the link below.     Telegraph and Argus Link  ...
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Youth Speaking Competition

·         On Monday 22nd January, three groups of Year 9 and 10 students competed in the Regional Youth Speaks Competition at Woodhouse Grove School. This competition was organised and sponsored by Rotary International in Great Britain & Ireland, and supported by the Carlton Bolling Interact Club. Students were responsible for preparing and rehearsing speeches on a topic of their choice, to be presented in front of an audience from grammar schools across Bradford, and judged by a panel of professional public speakers. Our students performed admirably in all aspects of the competition, with the most positive feedback resulting from their preparation and passion in the delivery of their content. Judges were especially impressed that Carlton Bolling was the only public...
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Samsung VR bus for the students to experience life in space

On Thursday 7th December Carlton Bolling had the opportunity to welcome the Samsung VR bus for the students to experience life in space.  This event was to mark the voyage of Tim Peake to the international space station and back.  The Samsung bus allowed students to experience the descent in the Soyuz capsule in virtual reality without leaving the comfort of their seats.  Students explored the science of space on board the ISS and took part in the interactive and immersive 360° experience. Students first trained on how to become fully pledged astronauts in the lower deck of the bus which included the use of high tech equipment such as Samsung tablets and sensors to transport you into space in...
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