Balshaw’s Church of England High School


Please see the information below about our lunch-time and after school clubs from January 2018.

Alpha Club

Looking at topics such as: heroes and idols, doubt, faith, success and so much more. Come along and try something new on Friday lunch-time in Room 12.

Art Club

Art club is on the following days and times:

  • Lower School - Wednesday in Rooms 56 & 57 from 12.40pm to 1.25pm
  • Upper School - Tuesday in Room 58 and Wednesday in Room 56 from 3.30pm to 4.30pm

Bible Studies Club

This club will be on as follows:

  • Year 7-9 on Tuesday lunch-time in Room 60
  • Year 10-11 on Wednesday lunch-time in Room 60

Chess Club

Chess club is on every lunchtime, except during exam times, in the Conference Room. 

Drama Activities

There are a number of opportunities throughout the year for all students to take part in; rehearsals, performances and theatre visits.
Listen out in assemblies for notices and look at the Drama noticeboard by Room 13. You can find details and photographs from school productions on the Drama webpage.

Fitness and Circuit Training Sessions

These sessions are on in the Dance Studio on Friday from 3.30pm to 4.20pm. All students are welcome to take part in these sessions.

Gardening Club 

Meet every Monday at 1pm at the Greenhouse on the first floor - all welcome.

Geography Revision and Exam Techniques for Year 11 Students

GEOG your memory!!  Year 11 Revision Skills and Exam Techniques. Every Thursday in Room 46 at 1.00 pm

Homework Club

Homework club is on in the Library on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday from 3.30pm until 4.30pm.

ICT & Computing

Alan Turing Competition until 9th April 2018

Tuesday lunchtime Alan Turing competition and the ICT Room is also open - Miss Lockhart.

Scratch Club - Year 7, 8 & 9

Friday lunchtimes from 1pm in room 37 with Mr Mort and the ICT & Computing Ambassadors. Learn how to write programs using Scratch

Languages Club

Love of Languages club is for Years 7,8 and 9 and is on every Thursday lunch-time. Week A it is in Rm10 and Week B it is in Rm 7. Students can take their lunch and find out about foreign music, cinema, food and culture.

Music Clubs

There are a number of Music clubs and you can see full details on the Music webpage here.

Puzzle Club

Lots of Maths puzzles and games to enjoy and mystify. Room 53 every Friday lunchtime.

Sport/PE Clubs

Girls Rugby Club

Girls Rugby Club starts this Wednesday 7th March after school for all year groups.
We have rugby coaches from the RFU coming in to deliver free coaching sessions in Touch Rugby
until Wednesday 21st March. Everyone welcome. Mrs Jackson

Year 7 Science Club

On Wednesday evenings 3.30pm-4.15 pm our Year 7 Science club meet to carry out exciting challenges, experiments and watch some explosive demonstrations! Enjoying up to 30 members each year, this thriving club is organized by Mrs Holden and staffed by members of the department.

There is an annual Science club trip for members – last year they visted the Science Museum and the Natural History Museum! Read all about their adventures in this article.

Year 8 Science Club

This was a new Science activity for 2016 -2017. It meets on Tuesday evenings 3:30pm-4:30pm in Room 40 and is run by Mrs Hayes. Students who join will work towards a CREST award while enjoying fun and exciting Science activities and experiments.

Members of the club attended a trip last year to the Science Museum and the Natural History Museum in London! Read all about their adventures in this article.

Young Writers Club

The Young Writers club is on Wednesday at 1.00pm in Room 27. New members are alwways welcome. Please see Mrs Cornwell for more information.