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Tamagotchis teaching us the basics of parenthood …not!

High School Musical - who

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iPod Shuffles/Nanos – revolutionising school trips

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M O U N T S T J O S E P H C AT H O L I C S C H O O L

Morgan Kinsella Progressed to Health & Social Care Level 3 Work Experience at Bakewells Care Home ‘I love communicating with residents and resolving challenging situations. After this, I’d like to go to uni to train as a Paramedic.’

Interested in Health & Social Care: www.boltoncollege.ac.uk/yp-health-social

Kendall Watt Hair & Media Make-up Level 2 ‘I did a taster day at College and loved it - the course has really lived up to my expectations; everything we did on the day, we’ve done on the course.’

Interested in Hair & Media Make-up: www.boltoncollege.ac.uk/yp-hair-barber

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Kacper Zasada Barbering Level 2 ‘I love being creative with hair and I’ve won a GMCG Award for my cutting and finishing. I’m now considering a Barbering Apprenticeship.’

Interested in Hair & Media Make-up: www.boltoncollege.ac.uk/yp-hair-barber

Fawad Ahmad Plumbing Diploma Level 1 ‘The facilities in College are fantastic and the tutors are so supportive. Eventually, I’d like to work full-time as a qualified Plumber.’

Intersted in Construction: www.boltoncollege.ac.uk/yp-construction


Missile expert returns to College After leaving Bolton College, engineering student Ben Hardman landed a role with missile manufacturers MBDA UK, who have an annual turnover of â‚Ź4.2 billion! Ben returned to College to talk to current students about his exciting role and the amazing careers an Engineering qualification can lead to.

Interested in Engineering: www.boltoncollege.ac.uk/yp-engineering

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Winter’s the time of year when we binge on Netflix series and snuggle up in the warm until we rack up the courage to face going outside.

Luckily, we’ve got you covered with our favourite shows, games and movies

“Birdbox” – a Netflix original film. (15)

If you haven’t watched it already, we would recommend grabbing some popcorn...

Bolton College’s very own Bird Box Challenge! Bolton College’s Public Services students got a taste of army life when they spent the day at Bolton’s Army Reserve Centre. They took part in various activities, including a blindfolded team challenge, to build their teamwork, leadership and communication skills.

Interested in Public Services: www.boltoncollege.ac.uk/yp-public-services IMPORTANT: This activity was supervised by professionals. Please do not attempt this.

...and a brave friend, to watch this intriguing thriller starring Sandra Bullock...

...which has had viewers on the edge of their seat since its release.


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The KITE RUNNER

Reading list KHALED HOSSEINI

The Three Musketeers

ALEXANDRE DUMAS

ON THE ROAD

Jack Kerouac

H.G. Wells

The Time Machine

Game of Thrones George RR Martin

STEPHEN KING

Carrie

Pride & Prejudice Jane Austen

Robinson Crusoe

Daniel Defoe

David Copperfield Charles Dickens

FRANZ KAFKA

East of Eden

THE TRIAL

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BeautyTips Callum demonstrates how to create a winged eyeliner look.

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Interested in Beauty Therapy: www.boltoncollege.ac.uk/yp-beauty


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Blerta Zhitia, a Bolton College Business Administration Level 3 Apprentice, has won ‘Best Young Worker’ at Bolton Council’s annual staff awards, ‘Best of Bolton’. Congratulations Blerta!

WINNER – BEST YOUNG WORKER!

Interested in Apprenticeships: www.boltoncollege.ac.uk/apprenticeships

Bolton College’s famous chatbot Ada, Bolton College’s artificial intelligence chatbot, has been praised by the Secretary of State for Education, Damian Hinds, as an example of technology at its most beneficial. Ada has so far responded to over 70,000 student questions; learners can access the chatbot in College and at home, via an app on their phone or by installing a skill on Amazon’s Alexa Echo. Last September, Ada won the award for innovation at the Bolton Business Awards and in March, the College will learn the outcome of the AoC Beacon Awards; Ada has again been nominated in the innovation category.

Business students help the homeless Bolton College’s kind-hearted Level 2 and Level 3 Business learners gave up their Sunday to travel to Manchester to hand out hats, gloves and socks to the homeless, whilst Level 1 students designed posters to support the project. Interested in Business: www.boltoncollege.ac.uk/yp-business

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Are you the ultimate Harry Potter fan? Or simply want to test you r book/movie kno wledge? You’ve com e to the right place! 3. 3. What What were were used used to to 1.1. What What ssymbol ymbol is is on on the the 4. 4. What What breed breed of of dragon dragon destro destroyy the the Horcruxes? Horcruxes? Huff Hufflepuff lepuff crest? crest? is is Hag Hagrid’s rid’s pet? pet? 2. 2. What What position position does does Harry Harry pla playy on on the the Quidditch Quidditch team? team?

5. 5. Who Who killed killed Bella Bella Lestrange? Lestrange?

Don’t worry if you got som e wrong! Cong ratulations if you got them all right! * Ans wers on the back page!

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Days of the week in social Monday Mystery - I help you from your head to your toes. The more I work, the smaller I grow.* Tuesday Teezer - What do you get when you divide 30 by 1/2 and add 10?*

Wednesday Wow! Originally, Nutella was a smart solution to a tricky problem: the shortage of cocoa supplies following World War Two.

Thursday thoughts “A day without laughter is a day wasted” – Charlie Chaplin

Friday funnys To Friday…

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Mythbuster There are a lot of misconceptions about various course subjects and careers. We’re here to uncover the truth about these myths and set the record straight. Let’s start with the common myths about engineers…

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LOVE maths and science Sit at a computer all day Aren't very creative Women can't be engineers

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“A lot of people tend to go into mechanical engineering, but I wanted to be different and chose electrical engineering, which I’m now studying at the University of Birmingham.”

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Interested in Engineering: www.boltoncollege.ac.uk/yp-engineering


HOROSCOPES

…don’t believe in astrology? You won’t after reading this

Find out what the Bolton College parody horoscope has in store for you this week…

CAPRICORN: 23 DEC 20 JAN After a long week for the Capricorn, you are feeling extremely tired. It is likely that you may find you fall asleep at some point.

AQUARIUS: 21 JAN 19 FEB

Your communication zone is blazing with fire today – it’s up to you to actually get out of bed, stop binging Netflix and leave the house.

PISCES: 20 FEB 20 MAR

After a night out on the town, you are unlikely to feel yourself for the next few days…being the water sign of the Zodiac, we suggest you channel your inner fish and drink a lot of water.

ARIES: 21 MAR 19 APR

Be adventurous! You know how you always want to order that other dish but you’re like “what if I don’t like it and then I’ve wasted all this money when I should’ve just chosen what I already know I like”? Well this week Aries, you’re feeling brave.

TAURUS: 20 APRIL 20 MAY

VIRGO: 24 AUG 23 SEP

When setting yourself goals, This week, everything will set your sights to be “better become just as clear as it is than great” so that if you don’t unclear. succeed, you’ll at least be able a to blame it on trying too hard.

GEMINI: 21 MAY 21 JUN

You may not win today, but you are not a loser. You just... don’t...not...un-win.

CANCER: 22 JUN 22 JUL

You face a hugely important decision at the end of this week, one that will have you and the others around you debating…Dominos or Indian takeaway?

LEO: 23 JUL 22 AUG

Prepare yourself Leo…The stars suggest you were once born, and that you will meet someone else in the near future, who was also once born. You may or may not exchange words that may or may not be interesting.

LIBRA : 21 SEP 23 OCT

Well, it’s a banner day for turning up the notch in your relationships… and no not your relationship with food, football or the Xbox!

SCORPIO: 24 OCT 21 NOV

You may receive an email this month saying you are the winner of a large sum of money. Unfortunately, the email is likely to a be a hoax…

SAGITTt ARIUS: 22 NOV 21 DEC

You’re getting in touch with your feelings using music this week Sagittarius. You’re a sucker for the radio, where you’re certain to hear Post Malone & Ariana Grande on repeat.

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Student artwork for a wall mural at the Royal Bolton Hospital.

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