We are delighted to have had a number of winning entries in the Anthea Bell Translation Competition, which was run by the Translation Exchange at Queen’s College, Oxford.
Each year thousands of schools take part in School Diversity Week. A national charity 'Just like Us' created the week to celebrate LGBTQ+ families in schools. We love taking part in this week as it is a fantastic way to ensure that our school is a safe, happy and welcoming place for everyone, no matter who they are. At Balshaw's, we like to celebrate all types of diversity, so that is exactly what we did!
Year 7 Drama students are having so much fun exploring Shrek the musical.
Here are some of our Year 7's enjoying working with Microbits at Coding Club.
Year 9 science, with Mrs. Hayes, have been exploring space and the cosmos.
Our 10C Child Development task observed Mrs Lupton using the correct procedure for making up a bottle feed on Thursday 13th May.
On Monday 19th April, the Lancashire Schools Golf Championships were held at Pleasington Golf Club. Over 50 golfers took part.
As NASA's rover has been exploring Mars our Year 7 students have been very busy exploring all the planets in our Solar system.
As a school, we took part in Children’s Mental Health Week from 1st to 5th February.