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Press Release issued Wednesday 11th October 2017 at 2.30pm:

Carlton Bolling is delighted to announce a new partnership with Salem Athletic Cricket Club in Bradford at the school’s brand new, multi-million pound sports centre.  The Carlton Academy of Sport is the brainchild of Adrian Kneeshaw, Headteacher of Carlton Bolling, who is passionate about offering the very best opportunities to this community. Headteacher Adrian Kneeshaw commented, “Carlton Bolling girls’ cricket team has had notable success over the past three years and our intention is to build on this by offering first class training and match play facilities on our new school site.  We will be offering the opportunity to students and members of the wider community to attend the Cricket Academy and we are particularly pleased that the hugely respected...
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Geography Field Trip to Malham

Year 10 geography students recently took a trip to Malham to experience the fascinating limestone landscape and the geologically important Goredale Scar cove. Students carried out an investigation to measure the width and depth of Malham Beck, followed by a survey of local businesses to see whether tourism has a positive or negative effect in the village.  The students were quite taken with the quaint houses and shops and certainly enjoyed the trek up the 400 steps to the top of the cove, famous for its limestone pavements, so much so it has been a popular choice for filming movies including Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 1. The geography fieldwork exam represents 15% of the students’ final grade...
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Students Travel by ‘Google Expeditions’

On Tuesday 25th April we had the pleasure of welcoming Google into the school to help deliver virtual reality fieldtrips for over 300 students.  With Google Expeditions, teachers can take students on immersive trips to destinations across the globe, in just one 30 minute session, students were taken to Rio, Sao Paulo, Venice, the North Pole and even underneath the sea to the Coral Reef in Australia. The purpose of the day was to enthuse students about geography and give them a different perspective of the places they are studying.  The sessions were well received by staff and students alike.  Year 9 student Alysha Valeem said, “It was a really good day and taught us a lot about the places...
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