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September 2019

  • 23/09/19
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    Careers Fair

    Thursday 3rd October in the school hall.
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  • 17/09/19
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    Comedy Club

    The Balcarras PTFA are organising a Comedy night
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  • 16/09/19
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    New Sports pitch

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  • 13/09/19
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    Balcarras pays tribute to Gordon Ottewell ​​​​​​​

      Today I learned of the sad news that Gordon Ottewell has passed away at the age of 88. Gordon was one of the original four patrons of Balcarras when the school was officially established on 12th November 1986. The photo above shows Gordon on the right alongside Tom Graveney, Peter Selve...
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  • 13/09/19
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    Now Science joins Maths

    Hot on the heels of A level maths now our GCSE science results have been confirmed as the best in the country. We have confirmation that the department have achieved Alps 1 which means that in terms of value added no school in the country can match us in GCSE combined science. It is no wonder...
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  • 05/09/19
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    Best Maths Results in the Country!

    On Tuesday this week Balcarras was contacted by ALPS education to tell us that our A level maths results were the best for any school in the entire country. ALPS analyse the progress made by all students nationally comparing their starting point (ie their GCSE scores) to what they achieved at A leve...
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  • 04/09/19
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    GCSE Results High Flyers

    The GCSE results of our Year 11 in 2019 were truly exceptional both in terms of the grades achieved and the progress made. 42% of all the grades awarded were 7+ and while we are still waiting for our official Progress 8 score the early indications are that it will be very high. 54 pupils achie...
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