6 October 2015

Farington WW1 Memorial Garden

On September 27th a memorial was dedicated to the young men of Farington who gave their lives in the defence of our country during the Great War.

24 June 2015

Year 9 Space STEM Week

In the summer of 2015 Year 9 students had an out of this world experience when they were involved in Space Week. Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (the STEM subjects) led the way by offering a whole range of lessons based on the exploration of space.

3 June 2015

Year 8 Science Excellent Habitat Models

Many congratulations to Year 8 Science students for their excellent habitat models.

15 May 2015

Trip to National Squash Championships, Sportcity, Manchester – Feb 2015

Nine girls, from Year 7 to 9, were invited to attend the National Squash Champs as a reward for taking part in the Sport England Girls Racketball course which took place at Leyland Leisure Centre in November/December 2014.

14 May 2015

Balshaw’s U16s Athletics Team are Champions!

On Thursday 7th May our U16s Athletics team travelled to Preston Sports Arena for the South Ribble Athletics competition.

12 May 2015

Spring Fair 2015

Despite the weather not being brilliant there were huge crowds at our Spring Fair on Saturday 9th May.

23 March 2015

Eco Group Research and Findings

Over the past few months senior members of Balshaw’s eco-team, have been conducting research in to Ground Source Heating for our school.

17 March 2015

Creepy Crawly Visitors at Balshaw’s!

As part of our Science and Engineering week we had some visitors at Balshaw’s!

6 March 2015

High Flying Visit to Balshaw’s

High flying visit to Balshaw’s organised by Mrs Wilson

12 February 2015

Henri Obstfeld’s Visit to Balshaw's

In years nine, ten and eleven, students at Balshaw’s Church of England High School learn about the Holocaust. During the Holocaust eleven million people were killed, of which six million were Jewish people.

10 February 2015

A View from a Bridge

On Monday 2nd February, a large number of students from Balshaw’s Church of England High School went on a trip to watch a live performance of A View from the Bridge at the Bolton Octagon Theatre. The play, written by Arthur Miller, focuses mainly around the story of a married couple and their niece, as well as the two Italian immigrants that they take into their home.

29 January 2015

Thunder Netball Event

Some of our Pupils were lucky enough to go along and watch a Thunder Netball game in Manchester. They met some of their players too.