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  • 17/01/20
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    Voice Collective

    Last term, thirty four Balcarras students from years seven to eleven took part in a songwriting project. They met after school every Thursday and composed their own song. They were working with Ben O'Sullivan, Victoria Clark and Hamish Woolley from MusicWorks. However, they were facilitators. Th...
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  • 12/02/20
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    Cheltenham Education Partnership (CEP)Vacancy

    The Cheltenham Education Partnership are currently recruiting for the post of CEP Coordinator on the UoG website, which has now been posted on Twitter, the Jobcentre and jobs.ac.uk. The link for this position is as follows: https://jobs.glos.ac.uk/wrl/pages/vacancy.jsf?latest=00052893...
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  • 20/01/20
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    6th form debates

    The debate season has kicked off for pupils in the sixth form.  Each year tutor groups compete with each other debating a range of topical issues. This years issues range from 'extinction rebellion' to 'reality TV' and 'the monarchy'.  The aim of this is to develop...
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  • 17/01/20
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    Missed the Year 11 Five Grade 7+ Meeting?

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  • 16/01/20
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    Green Flag

    Balcarras School has gained the green flag award
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  • 15/01/20
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    Information evening Year 9 Options

    The year 9 information evening will be held on 4th Feb 7-8pm
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  • 13/01/20
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    Year 11 Prom

    Save the date for the Year 11 Prom. Tickets go on sale in February!
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  • 18/12/19
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    We Will Rock You

    Review of the School play
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  • 15/12/19
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    Engineering Scholarships

    Two year 12 pupils received a prestigious national engineering award
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  • 13/12/19
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    Balcarras Election results

    Balcarras school hosted an election campaign with visits from local MP's, canvasing by candidates, debates and then a vote for the whole school.
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  • 11/12/19
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    Site Management Assistant Vacancy

    Click here for information about the Site Management Assistant Vacancy
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  • 27/11/19
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    No Plastics Day

    We held our second 'No Plastic Day' last week
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  • 26/11/19
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    Cantabile Boys choir

    The music department have produced a version of 'cant help falling in love' with a boys choir at Balcarras, click on the video below.
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  • 25/11/19
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    Balcarras tops Sunday Times League Table for third year running

    This weekend the Sunday Times published their league table of the highest achieving schools in England and Wales. For the third year running Balcarras is the highest performing comprehensive school in the South West. This year we were the only comprehensive to make the list of the top 20 state sc...
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  • 14/11/19
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    Kohler Mira Careers event

    Balcarras hosted a 'Kohler Mira Speed Networking Event' for 6th form students
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