23 January 2020

U15s Basketball Team Winners

Well done to our U15's basketball team who started their season off with a win against Walton Le Dale.

20 January 2020

Jenson's Cross Country Success

Congratulations to Jenson Warren who finished 7th in the Junior Boys section, at Lancashire Schools Cross Country, on Saturday 18th January 2020.

9 December 2019

Balshaw's Indoor Athletics Champions

Our Year 7 and 8 boys took part in the South Ribble Indoor Athletics competition held at Lostock Hall on Monday 2nd December.

4 December 2019

Year 7 Boys' Football Team Through Another Round of the Lancashire Cup

Our Year 7 team travelled over to Colne, in December, to play against Fishermoore High School.

30 October 2019

Year 7 Boys Football Win

Congratulations to the Year 7 boys' 7-a-side squad who have won the initial group stage of the Lancashire County Cup beating Worden and All Hallows.

29 October 2019

Year 8 and 9 Netball Team Success

A huge well done to our Year 8 and 9 netball teams who won their first match of this season against Brownedge St Mary's on Tuesday 8th October.

18 July 2019

Incredible Ice Skating from Maddison

Congratulations to Maddison Ginger, in Year 9, who is continuing to be very successful with her ice skating.

16 July 2019

Congratulations to the U15s Cricket Team

Congratulations to the U15s cricket team who finished their year off with a win over Leyland St Mary's.

11 July 2019

Dance World Cup Success for Phoebe

In July 2019, Phoebe Rogerson in Year 7, travelled to Portugal to represent England in the Dance World Cup.

5 July 2019

U13's Rugby Team

Congratulations to the U13's Rugby team who finished the year with a win over Worden Academy, 38-26.

4 July 2019

Sports Day 2019

It was another scorching day for Balshaw's annual Sports Day in which the best athletes from each House competed in a range of Athletic events.

21 June 2019

Charity Row for Heartbeat..amazing total so far is £1,288.90

A huge thank you to everyone who took part in the event. You are all amazing and we couldn’t do it without you!

20 June 2019

Touch Rugby Result

On the 18th June, the under 13's touch rugby team did the school proud by qualifying for the Lancashire School Games for the 3rd consecutive year!

14 March 2019

Jenson Warren Represents Lancashire

Jenson Warren selected to represent Lancashire at the inter-counties cross country championships in Loughborough.

11 March 2019

Balshaw's U13's Indoor Cricket Team

Indoor Cricket Competition.

25 May 2018

Netball News!

One of our Year 7 students, Ruby-May, has been a keen netball player for a while.

25 April 2018

Evie and Peggy's Sporting Achievements

Congratulations to Evie Fairbrother, in Year 10, on her recent sporting achievements with her pony Peggy.

25 April 2018

Maddison's Skating Success

Maddison Ginger, in Year 8, had a very busy and exciting Easter holiday in Denmark.

25 April 2018

Adam Wins a Bronze Medal in London

Congratulations to Adam Butler, in Year 11, who had a very busy Easter holiday.

14 March 2018

Athletics Team 2nd in Lancashire!!

A few months ago our year 8 indoor athletics teams attended the South Ribble competition.

7 March 2018

U15s Indoor Cricket Team

Our U15s indoor cricket team were excellent again as they represented the school and South Ribble at the Lancashire regional stage of the competition.

2 March 2018

Dance Event

On 1st March Sports Development organised their annual primary schools dance event and 6 of our year 8 Dance Club members helped to lead the morning's event.

2 March 2018

Gold Medals for Adam!

Adam Butler, in Year 11, has been busy over the last few weeks winning a gold medal in judo at both the Midlands and North West Area Open competitions.

28 February 2018

Trampolining Duo

Ella McBride and Isla Gee, in Year 7, competed in the South Ribble Schools Trampolining Championships both performing 2 great routines each.

26 February 2018

Balshaw's Boys Represent South Ribble

On Friday 23rd February the Balshaw's Year 10 Handball team went to represent South Ribble at the Lancashire School Games Handball competition held at UCLAN.

26 February 2018

U13s Cricket team represent South Ribble

On Monday 26th February our U13s cricket team represented Balshaw's and the district at the Lancashire regional round of the Chance to Shine Indoor cricket competition.

20 February 2018

Poppy's Amazing Result

Congratulations to Poppy Glasby Seddon, in Year 10, who came 2nd in the 300m U17s Northern indoor athletics championships in Sheffield on Saturday 13th January.

31 January 2018

Gymnastic South Ribble Floor and Vault Competition at Worden Academy

Well done to our Gymnastics team who competed in the South Ribble Schools' Floor and Vault Champs at Worden Academy on Wednesday 24th January.

31 January 2018

Adam and Livia Judo Selections

We are delighted to hear that, Adam has been re-selected for the England Judo Squad and his sister, Livia, has been selected for the Northern Area England Development Squad.

31 January 2018

U15s Cricket Team are South Ribble Champions

Congratulations to the boys who won the South Ribble U15s indoor cricket competition on Monday.

31 January 2018

U13s Cricket Team are Runners Up in the South Ribble Indoor Cricket Competition

Well done to the boys, pictured below, who represented the school at the South Ribble U13s indoor cricket competition.

31 January 2018

Girls U13 and U15 Cricket Teams Compete in the Borough Competition

Well done to the U13 and U15 Cricket teams who competed in the Borough 8-a-side indoor competition on Monday 22nd January.

31 January 2018

Skating Success for Maddison

Maddison, in Year 8, participated in a recent ice skating event in Telford, skating for the first time in a Level 2 NISA.

24 January 2018

U13s Basketball Team off to a Winning Start

Our U13s basketball team are off to a winning start.

11 January 2018

Year 9 Handball Team

Well done to the Year 9 boys, pictured below, who represented the school at the South Ribble Handball competition just before Christmas.

15 December 2017

Year 8 Boys are Indoor Athletics Champions

Our Year 7 and Year 8 boys took part in the South Ribble Indoor Athletics competition on Monday 4th December and did extremely well.

24 November 2017

Adam Wins Bronze in Wales

Adam Butler, in Year 11, has been busy winning medals again in Judo.

24 November 2017

Football Win for our U15 Girls Team

Well done to the U15 girls' football team who WON the South Ribble indoor 5 a side competition on Thursday 23rd November. 

24 November 2017

U13s Girls' Football Team Finish in Third Place

A massive well done to our U13 girls' football team who finished in 3rd place on Thursday 23rd November at the Preston North End schools competition.

24 November 2017

U16s Badminton Team are Runners Up

Well done to our U16 Badminton team who were runners up in the South Ribble tournament.

25 October 2017

South Ribble Cross Country Competition

Well done to our Cross Country team who represented us so well at the South Ribble Cross Country Competition on Saturday 14th October.

25 October 2017

Adam's Judo Journey to Norway

Adam Butler, in Year 11, travelled to Norway during the weekend of 21st and 22nd October to compete in a Judo competition.

25 October 2017

Netball PGL at Boreatton Park

At the end of September, Mrs Lupton, Mrs Jackson and Mrs Fletcher took 26 of our netballers to our second PGL weekend at Boreatton Park in Shrewsbury for a netball tournament and activity weekend!

24 October 2017

Josh and Cameron Develop Their Rugby Skills

Congratulations to Josh Cooper and Cameron Hill, in Year 10, who are both doing amazingly well in rugby.

18 October 2017

Judo Gold Medal Winning Duo

Huge congratulations to Adam Butler, in Year 11, and his sister Livia, in Year 7, who are Judo gold medal winners.

11 October 2017

Congratulations to Year 9 Netball Leaders

Congratulations to our new Year 9 Netball Leaders who are trained to umpire in the future Year 5 and 6 Central Venue Leagues.

11 October 2017

Year 9 Sport Leaders

Congratulations to our new Year 9 Sport Leaders, Millie Thornley, Olivia Scott, Jamie Lewis and Finlay Ford, who took part in a Sports Hall Athletics Leaders training day at Lostock Hall Academy.

11 October 2017

More Success for Matthew

Matthew Fazakerley, in Year 11, runs with Preston Harriers. 

11 October 2017

Congratulations to Newly Qualified Referees

Congratulations to our newly qualified referees as they have all qualified as FA Laws Awareness Referees and will be refereeing Year 5 and 6 matches at central venue leagues.

19 July 2017

Sports Presentation Evening 2017

Balshaw's 3rd annual Sports Presentation Evening was held on Thursday 6th July and it was another fantastic celebration of all the sporting achievements from throughout the year. 

14 July 2017

What a Way to End the Year!

A big congratulations to each any every one of the U13 girls' football team who, on Tuesday the 11th of July, beat Lostock Hall in the final of the South Ribble Knockout Cup!

6 July 2017

More Golfing Success for Sophie

Sophie Wood, in WN6, is continuing her good form with golf.

22 June 2017

Girls U15 Football Team Win the South Ribble Knockout Cup

Girls U15 football team beat Brownedge St Mary’s 4-3 on Tuesday 13th June in the final of the South Ribble Knockout Cup! 

22 June 2017

U13 Girls Cricket Team are District Runners Up

Well done to the U13 Girls cricket team who competed in the County Finals of the 'Chance to Shine' 8 a side competition on Thursday 15th June. 

22 June 2017

U15 Girls 8 A Side Cricket Team Take Part in the County Finals

A huge well done to the U15 Girls 8 a side Cricket team who played in the County Finals of the 'Chance to Shine' competition on Friday 16th June. 

6 June 2017

Sophie's Golfing Success Continues

On Sunday 28th May, Sophie played in the Lancashire Ladies Championship at Bolton Golf Club.

25 May 2017

Balshaw's are U16s South Ribble Athletics Champions for the 3rd Year in a Row!

Well done to all our U16s athletics team pictured below who performed tremendously at the South Ribble championships.

25 May 2017

Year 8 are South Ribble Football Champions

Our Year 8 football team are this years South Ribble Cup champions after beating Brownedge St Marys 2-1 in a very tough final.

25 May 2017

Year 9 Football Team are South Ribble Cup Champions

A huge congratulations to our Year 9 football team who were crowned South Ribble Cup Champions on Wednesday 24th May.

24 May 2017

Balshaw's 5k Challenge Raises £2650.55!!!

On Wednesday 17th May hundreds of our students took part in the Balshaw's 5K Challenge fun run.

23 May 2017

Jonathan Secures Bronze in the Long Jump

Congratulations to Jonathan Gough, in Year 9, who secured a bronze medal in the U15s long jump at the Lancashire Athletics Championships at Stanley Park in Blackpool on Sunday 14th May.

23 May 2017

Our Girls are South Ribble Cricketing Champions Again!

Fabulous news for our U15s and U13s girls cricket teams.

9 May 2017

U13s Rugby Team off to a Winning Start

Congratulations to our U13s rugby team who won their first game of the year against Leyland St Marys.

9 May 2017

Year 10 Rounders Team are South Ribble Champions

Our year 10 rounders team beat every team that they played against in the South Ribble tournament on Monday 8th May.

20 March 2017

Ethan Warren Represents Lancashire Schools at the English Schools' Cross Country Championships

Year 8 student Ethan Warren was first reserve for the Lancashire Schools Junior Boys Cross Country Team and was drafted in at the last minute to replace an injured athlete.

15 March 2017

Amazing Atomic

Year 9 students Charla Elliott, Hollie Unsworth, Emmy McGillivray and Year 8 student Ellie Telford are members of the Infinity Cheer cheerleading group.

7 March 2017

Jason Plays Crown Green Bowls

Jason Harris, in Year 9, is a member of North Lancashire & Fylde Junior County Crown Green Bowling team and he also plays for the Fox Lane club in Leyland for their ‘A’ team in both the Chorley & District Senior and Junior leagues.

7 March 2017

Maddison’s Ambition

Maddison has been ice-skating for two years. She is coached by Linzi Deacon, herself an ex-professional ice-skater at Nation level.

1 March 2017

Teri's Trampolining Triumph

A huge congratulations to Teri Williams, who won the U15 South Ribble Novice Trampolining Competition on Monday 27th February.

20 February 2017

Squash - Lancashire Girls U15s are Runners Up in the Junior Inter County Championships

Year 9 student Rachael Procter recently represented Lancashire Girls under 15 Squash Team in the Inter County Championships.

7 February 2017

Year 10 and 11 Students Watch International Netball at the Echo Arena

On Thursday 2nd February, Mrs Lupton and Mrs Coburn took 15 of our Year 10 and 11 students to watch an International netball match between England Roses and New Zealand Silver Ferns at the Echo Arena in Liverpool.

1 February 2017

U13s Basketball Team Win All Three Fixtures

Well done to our U13s basketball team who won all three of their fixtures on 25th January.

1 February 2017

U13s and U15s Girls Cricket Teams Compete in Chance to Shine Competition

On Monday 30th January, the U13 and U15 girls cricket team competed in the Chance to Shine Indoor 8-a-side competition.

19 December 2016

Jack Secures an Apprenticeship with PNE

Jack Baxter, in Year 11, has recently secured an apprenticeship at PNE FC Academy with the U18s team.

19 December 2016

Adam Selected for the England Judo Squad

Adam Butler has achieved further success with his Judo.

16 December 2016

Year 8 5-a-Side Team are Gold Medal Winners

Our Year 8 boys won the South Ribble Year 8 5-a-side competition against 10 other South Ribble Schools.

15 December 2016

Year 11 Handball Team are Champions

Well done to our Year 11 Handball team who took part in a South Ribble Handball competition in November 2016.

15 December 2016

Year 7 and Year 8 Athletics Teams Take Part in the South Ribble Indoor Athletics Competition

Our Year 7 and Year 8 boys athletics teams took part in the South Ribble indoor Athletics competition in December.

15 December 2016

Year 10 Netball Team are South Ribble League and Cup Champions

Amazing work from our Year 10 netball team who beat their biggest rivals All Hallows in November to become South Ribble netball League and Cup champions!

14 December 2016

Cameron is Goalkeeper for the Lancashire U18 Squad

This summer Cameron, in Year 11, attended trials for the Lancashire U18 squad and was successful in achieving a place as goalkeeper. A significant achievement I am sure you will agree given that the remainder of the squad are college students of 16 and 17.

17 November 2016

U13 Girls Football Team

A huge well done to our U13 Girls Football team who finished runners up in the first round of the Kinder Premier League Girls 8 a side football competition last week.

10 November 2016

Matthew and Ethan Take Part in the South Ribble Cross Country Championships

On Saturday 15th October approximately 30 of our students represented the school at the South Ribble Cross Country Championships.

10 November 2016

Year 7 Netball Team

A huge well done to the Year 7 netball team who played their first matches on Tuesday 8th November.

9 November 2016

Year 8 and 9 Inter-house Football

Over 70 boys turned out to represent their House in our Year 8/9 Inter-house Football competition in September.

26 October 2016

Year 7 and 8 Girls' Football Team Play at PNE

Congratulations to the Year 7 and 8 Girls' Football team who came in in a very respectable 3rd place in the Preston North End Schools 6 a side competition on Friday 21st October.

21 October 2016

Amelia Selected to Play Netball for Lancashire

A big well done to Amelia Bradshaw in Year 8, who was selected to play Netball for the U14 Lancashire team recently.

15 September 2016

Alex's Tennis Success

The annual Lancashire County Tennis Championships took place at Bolton Arena in the last week of August. These Championships saw competitors ranging from 8 and under to 75+ competing in various age categories throughout the week.

14 July 2016

More Golfing Success for Sophie

Sophie Wood is a superstar golfer. She has been playing for five years and is still only 13 years old!!

5 July 2016

Magnificent Goalkeeping from Izzy

Isabelle Atkinson is goalkeeper for PNE U15s girls' team.

24 June 2016

Year 9 Rugby Winners

On Tuesday 21st June 2016 our Year 9 Rugby team were successful in winning the Leyland Warriors 11-a-side competition.

9 June 2016

Success for Sophie at Lancashire Schools Golf Championship

Sophie Wood took second place at the recent LSGA Championship at Wilpshire Golf Club near Blackburn.

8 June 2016

Year 7 Boys Football Team are League Champions for 2016

A huge well done to the year 7 football team who have won the South Ribble League.

25 May 2016

Congratulations Cricketers!

On a sunny Tuesday, the 24th May, the U13 and U15 Girls Cricket teams took part in the 'Chance to Shine' 8-a-side Cricket competition at Fox Lane Cricket Club.

19 May 2016

Our Year 10 and 11 Athletics Team are South Ribble Champions!

Balshaws Year 10 and 11 Athletics team have won the South Ribble Championships for the 2nd year in a row.

18 May 2016

We Are South Ribble Rounders Champions Again!

Fantastic news, on Tuesday 17th May 2016, our Year 10 rounders team became South Ribble Rounders champions for the third year running!

17 May 2016

Dennis and Joe are a Superb Triathlon Tag Team

Year 7 students Joe Bowles and Dennis Kay represented Chorley Athletics and Triathlon Club in the Triathlon England North West Junior Club Championships on Sunday 15th May 2016.

17 May 2016

Ethan Warren is a True Champion

Ethan took part in the Lancashire Track & Field Championships at Stanley Park in Blackpool on Saturday 14th May and Sunday 15th May 2016.

16 May 2016

Alex Moore Takes Part in the National County Tennis Finals

Alex Moore, in Year 8, is a member of the Lancashire U14s boys’ tennis team and they took part in the recent National County Tennis finals at the Nottingham Tennis Centre.

5 May 2016

Year 10 and 11 Interhouse Athletics Results

On Wednesday 27th April there was an Interhouse Athletics competition for Year 10 and 11 students.

7 April 2016

Adam Butler at the British Schools Judo Championships

Adam Butler, in Year 9, has had yet more success as he represented Balshaw's at the British Schools Champions winning a silver medal.

30 March 2016

Netball Umpires

Our Netball umpires who spent 3 weeks in March 2016 and 3 weeks in October 2015 umpiring.

30 March 2016

Year 7 Football Team - Cup Final Report

On Wednesday 23rd March our Year 7 boys football team took part in the Hospital Cup final for Chorley and South Ribble Schools.

23 March 2016

Year 7, 9 and 11 Netball Teams at the South Ribble Knockout Finals

A huge well done to the Year 7, 9 and 11 Netball teams who took part in the South Ribble Knockout Finals on Monday 21st March at Penwortham Girls High School.

23 March 2016

Izzy on Top Form in Goals for PNE

Izzy Atkinson played for PNE, on Wednesday 22nd March, against Blackpool and they won the League Cup.

22 March 2016

U15 Girls Cricket Team

On Wednesday 16th March our U15 Girls Cricket Team came 3rd in the Lancashire indoor cricket finals at Bolton Arena.

22 March 2016

U13s Cricket Team

Well done to our U13s cricket team who competed at the Lancashire County Finals at Preston College on Tuesday 22nd March.

18 March 2016

Cross Country Success for Ethan

Huge congratulations to Ethan Warren in Year 7 who represented Lancashire on Saturday 12th March at the UK Cross Country Championships in Birmingham.

23 February 2016

Year 7 Netball Team Winners!

On Tuesday 9th February the Year 7 Netball Team played their first match in the South Ribble Knockout Cup against Leyland St Mary's.

12 February 2016

Year 7 Boys Indoor Athletics Team

A few weeks ago our Year 7 boys Indoor Athletics team won the South Ribble competition.

10 February 2016

U14s Basketball Team Victory

8 February 2016

Year 7 Netball Team Player Selection

Well done to the following who have been selected to play in the Year 7 netball team for our match against Leyland St.Mary's on Tuesday 9th February

1 February 2016

More Success for Judo Champion - Adam Butler

Adam has been busy competing in several tournaments recently - as well as revising for his exams!

29 January 2016

Year 7 Inter-house Football Competition

On Wednesday 27th January over 50 of our Year 7 boys turned out to represent their House in the Inter-house Football competition. The weather was poor but the attitudes and effort of the boys was fantastic.

13 January 2016

Ethan's Cross Country Success

Ethan Warren took part in the Lancashire Cross Country Championships at Witton Park in Blackburn on Saturday 9th January. He was representing his club Preston Harriers and ran in the U13 boys race.

12 January 2016

Matthew's Team Secure Gold

Matthew Fazakerley, in Year 9, runs with Preston Harriers. On Saturday 9th January 2016 he took part in the Lancashire County under 15s Cross County race at Witton Park in Blackburn.

12 January 2016

Year 7 Athletics Team are Indoor Champions!

A huge well done to both our Year 7 and year 8 indoor Athletics teams who did really well at the recent South Ribble District competition held at Lostock Hall High School.

12 January 2016

Wonderful Wilkes

We are very proud of Olivia Wilkes in Year 11. Olivia plays Football for the Lancashire U16s team and scored two goals in a recent match against the Merseyside team.

7 December 2015

South Ribble Gymnastics Championships

The South Ribble Gymnastics Championships were held at Worden Academy on Tuesday 1st December.

19 November 2015

Year 11 Handball Team

Our Year 11 Handball team took part in the South Ribble competition at All Hallows High School on Tuesday 17th November.

16 November 2015

Year 10 Handball Team at South Ribble Competition

Well done to our Year 10 Handball team who took part in the South Ribble competition on Tuesday 10th at All Hallows High School.

16 November 2015

Year 9 Netball Team are U14 League Champions

Our Year 9 Netball team are the South Ribble U14 League Champions

5 November 2015

Year 9 Netball Superstars!

Our Year 9 Netball Team played really well on Tuesday 3rd November.

23 October 2015

U16s Table Tennis Competition

Our U16 table tennis team took part in the South Ribble competition on Wednesday 21st October.

23 October 2015

Cross Country Team Take Part in South Ribble Championships

A big well done to our Cross Country team who took part in the South Ribble Cross Country Championship on Saturday 17th October.

22 October 2015

Adam's Judo Success

Adam Butler in Year 9 has won a Gold medal at the recent North West Judo Championships.

13 October 2015

Fantastic Gymnastics from Teri Williams

Teri Williams has had a busy and successful time competing in a number of competitions during 2015.

7 October 2015

Kyo is a Swimming Sensation!

Kyo Tanner has had a very busy time over in Summer taking part in a different swim events and securing his place in future competitions.

30 June 2015

Balshaw’s are Athletics Champions 2015!

A huge congratulations to all our athletes who represented the school so well on Friday 26th June. Their fantastic performances have led to us being crowned the District Athletics Champions!

26 June 2015

More Swimming Success for Kyo

Kyo has been very successful again with his swimming. He has won a fabulous amount of medals and once again achieved a number of personal best times during the North West Regional Championships.

17 June 2015

Cricket – Well Done to Our Girls

Our U13 and U15 girls cricket teams took part in the South Ribble 8 a-side tournament on Tuesday 16th June.

16 June 2015

Year 8 Girls Rounders Team are South Ribble Champions!

A huge well done to the Year 8 rounders team who last night, became South Ribble Champions!

12 June 2015

South Ribble Rounders Champions!

On Thursday 11th June, the Year 9 Rounders team travelled to Priory for the South Ribble Tournament.

10 June 2015

Golfing Success for Chloe

Chloe Fazackerley has won the Under 15 Championship of the Lancashire Schools Golf Association. The event was held at Leyland Golf Club on Thursday 4th June 2015.

9 June 2015

Balshaw’s Girls Volunteer to Support the Heartbeat Charity

Three of our girls volunteered to help out at a mini-squash roadshow and raise money for the Heartbeat charity. They are all members of the Leyland Lions Juniors Squash and Racketball club.

3 June 2015

Success for Balshaw’s Girls at South Ribble Schools Gymnastic Championships

Well done to the 18 strong team of girls who took part in the district schools’ floor and vault gymnastic competition.

1 June 2015

Year 7 Football Team Champions!

A huge congratulations to our Year 7 football team who after playing numerous games over the past year have won the South Ribble league.

1 June 2015

U13s Balshaws Cricket Team win at South Ribble Competition

In the last week of May our U13s featured in a South Ribble cricket competition at Leyland Cricket Club.

19 May 2015

Swimming Sensation

Kyo Tanner has had an amazing year so far with his swimming achievements.

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.

11 May 2015

Cheerleading Championships

Our Year 7 cheerleaders came runners up in the South Ribble Cheerleading Championships in March 2015

24 April 2015

Balshaw’s Success at Golf Competition

On Monday 20th April 2015, Balshaw’s golfers competed with schools from the North of England in the Lancashire Schools Golf Competition at Longridge Golf Club.

16 March 2015

U15 Girls’ Cricket Team Qualify for County Finals!

Well done to the U15 Girls’ Cricket team who last week qualified for the County Finals of the 8 a side Indoor Cricket Competition.

10 March 2015

Balshaw’s Students – Leyland Lions Junior Squash & Racketball Club

Article by John Gibson from Leyland Lions Junior Squash & Racketball Club

6 March 2015

Year 7 Students at Lancashire Competition

Our Year 7 Boys Indoor Athletics team represented the school fantastically a few months ago at the South Ribble Indoor Athletics.

6 March 2015

More Success for Balshaw's Judo Champion!

Adam Butler in Year 8 has won another gold medal at a recent Judo competition!

24 February 2015

Balshaw’s Girls Success in Lady Taverner’s Cricket Tournament

Another successful sporting event for our Pupils.

23 February 2015

Runshaw College Sport Leaders – Help with Handball

Some of our Year 8 pupils enjoyed a Handball session being run by local sports leader students from Runshaw College on our new 3G pitch.

3 February 2015

Year 7 Netball Team Off to a Good Start…

On a very chilly Monday evening, 2nd February 2015, our Year 7 Netball team travelled to Penwortham Priory Academy to play their very first competitive match!

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.

29 January 2015

Life as a Sports Captain

Two of our Sports Captains, Jade Eccleston and Nathan Nickeas, share their thoughts about Sport and being a Sports Captain at Balshaw’s

22 January 2015

Balshaw’s Students in a Squash!

In December 2014 there was a Minisquash event held for local Primary Schools.

8 January 2015

Talent and Tricks

Olivia Cooke is a very talented young footballer. She started playing for Preston North at the age of 10 and then moved on to Blackburn Rovers Academy.

7 January 2015

Gymnastic Success

Teri Williams is a very talented young Gymnast. She has been doing gymnastics since the age of 3 and trains at Garstang School of Gymnastics 5 days a week- for a minimum of 15 hours!

1 December 2014

Year 10 and 11 Interhouse Football

Another fantastic Interhouse competition was held on 27th November. All Houses fielded strong teams made up of a mix of our Year 10 and 11 boys.

21 November 2014

Balshaw’s Under 16s Win South Ribble Elite Table Tennis

The Balshaw’s Under 16 Table Tennis team are officially the best school team in the borough after comprehensively winning the Elite Table Tennis.

21 November 2014

Year 7 Interhouse Football 2014

The Year 7 Interhouse football was a massive success once again with over 40 boys present after school to represent their house.

18 November 2014

Lancashire Schools' Cup Round Two

Match Report – by Kieron Molloy

18 November 2014

Year 9, 10 and 11 Girls Triumph over Bishop Rawstorne!

A huge well done to all of the girls football team involved in the recent 4-1 victory over Bishop Rawstorne.

18 November 2014

Year 7 and 8 Girls Football – Next Round Qualification!

A huge well done to the Year 7 and 8 Girls Football team who finished 2nd in the group stages of the Premier League Schools Girls Football Tournament.

18 November 2014

Farington House Win the Year 8 & 9 Inter-House Netball!

A huge well done to Farington house who won all of their matches at the Year 8 & 9 Inter-House Netball tournament last week.

15 November 2014

Interhouse Cross Country 2014

This year our Interhouse Cross Country competition had to be put back a few weeks due to very poor weather on the original date.

14 November 2014

Year 8 and 9 Interhouse Boys Football Competition

On Wednesday 12th November many of our boys turned out to represent their House in the first Interhouse competition of the year – the Yr 8/9 combined Football.

4 November 2014

Year 11 Football Team

The year 11 football team have got off to another brilliant start this season. Having won the league and cup double last season the main goal for this year is to go one better and aim to win the Lancashire County Cup.

4 November 2014

Year 11 Football Match Report: Morecambe v Balshaw’s Thursday 16 October 2014

Balshaw’s travelled to Morecambe in the first round of the Lancashire Cup determined to make amends for their semi-final loss two years ago.

4 November 2014

Judo Success for Adam Butler

Adam Butler in Year 8 has had some fantastic success recently in Judo.