23 October 2014

Balshaw’s School – Eco Shelter

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.

22 October 2014

Fairtrade Chocolate Apples Sale

What a brilliant way to raise awareness of Fairtrade in school.

20 July 2014

Fairtrade and Eco Garden Party

Thursday 17.07.14 at 6.30-8.00PM

19 July 2014

Perfect Athlete STEM Week

On June 16th, 15 year 7 and 8 pupils took part in a week of after school STEM activities based on Athletics.

25 June 2014

Tomorrow’s Engineers Visit

On the 23/03/14 Year 8 and 9 pupils took part in two lessons delivered by Tomorrow’s Engineers.

28 March 2014

STEM Girls Make National Finalists

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.

28 March 2014

Balshaw’s STEM week

There was an exciting line up of events to inspire in this year’s STEM week at Balshaw’s.

28 March 2014

Interschool Bridge Building

As part of Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) week for Balshaw’s a new interschool bridge building competition was organised.

6 December 2013

Lancashire Green Awards 2013

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!

14 March 2013

National Science and Engineering Week 14th to 22nd March 2013

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...

14 February 2013

Science and MFL Trip to Paris 2013!

At February Half Term 2013, 65 Year 11 students set off for Paris! In its SEVENTH year (wow!), the trip was the best yet!

7 December 2012

The Recycled Christmas Tree Challenge

The Fairtrade/ Eco committee were keen to make sure the school remembered the message of recycling during the busy Christmas period.