When a high school student is asked what they have done at the weekend, ‘I went to school to build a shelter’ is not the response many people expect.
What a brilliant way to raise awareness of Fairtrade in school.
Thursday 17.07.14 at 6.30-8.00PM
On June 16th, 15 year 7 and 8 pupils took part in a week of after school STEM activities based on Athletics.
On the 23/03/14 Year 8 and 9 pupils took part in two lessons delivered by Tomorrow’s Engineers.
Year 8 STEM club girls Olivia Foster, Jemma Gough, Madison Bolton, Heather Mulgrew, Eleanor Bird and Ruby Hill from Balshaws entered a national competition aimed at encouraging more girls into STEM subjects held by Talent 2030.
There was an exciting line up of events to inspire in this year’s STEM week at Balshaw’s.
As part of Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) week for Balshaw’s a new interschool bridge building competition was organised.
I arrived at the De Vere Hotel in Blackpool on the 13th November 2013 for a drinks reception with orange juice and Bucks Fizz for the adults. There were lots of people there. We were at table 13, which turned out to be an unlucky number!
National Science and Engineering Week took place from 14th to 22nd March 2013 making it the longest and biggest NSEW that Balshaw's has ever celebrated! So what did we get up to...
At February Half Term 2013, 65 Year 11 students set off for Paris! In its SEVENTH year (wow!), the trip was the best yet!
The Fairtrade/ Eco committee were keen to make sure the school remembered the message of recycling during the busy Christmas period.