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  • 17/01/22
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    Year 12 Trial Exams - February 2022

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  • 07/01/22
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    Year 7's win Science prize

    'Siemens school challenge' prizes for four Balcarras Y7 students.
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  • 06/01/22
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    Sixth Form Open Evening will go ahead at Balcarras on Thursday 13th January, 6:30pm to 9pm

    We are delighted that our 2022 Sixth Form Open Evening will go ahead at Balcarras on Thursday 13th January, 6:30pm to 9pm
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  • 03/01/22
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    Update from Balcarras 3.1.22

    Important Message from Balcarras  Dear Parents, Happy New Year to you all. I hope you had a pleasant Christmas break. I thought I should provide you with an update before the start of term tomorrow. Facemasks The Department for Education made the following announcement at the wee...
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  • 15/12/21
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    COVID-19 testing - 4th January

    We have been asked by the DfE to test all pupils once on-site as we return in January.  This is going to be completed with all pupils (Y7-Y13) at 9am on Tuesday 4th January. Parental consent was sought for the testing in September and is assumed to be the same for this round of testing...
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  • 14/12/21
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    Latest newsletter

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  • 06/12/21
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    Balcarras Best in the West Again!

    Yesterday The Sunday Times published its 2022 Parent Power guide to schools. Balcarras is once again highlighted for praise from the editors. The Sunday Times has ranked all schools in the country according to their A-level and GCSE results across the last three years of examinations. Balcarra...
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  • 03/12/21
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    Year 13 Trial Exams - January 2022

    Please click here to see the Year 13 Trial Exam Timetable for January 2022.
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  • 24/11/21
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    Summer Exams Timetable 2022

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  • 22/11/21
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    Alex Chalk rounds off History and Politics fortnight in fine style

    On Friday 19th November the Right Honourable Alex Chalk MP came in to school to meet Year 7 students from both Balcarras and The High School Leckhampton. The event was hosted by the history department and was held in the sports hall which was set out to resemble the House of Commons (as closely...
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  • 15/11/21
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    Empty car park day

    Friday 12th November Balcarras and the High School Leckhampton held an Empty car park day
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  • 15/11/21
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    Balcarras mentioned on the Jeremy Vine show

    Bishop James Jones mentions the pupils of Balcarras during his interview on the Jeremy Vine show. Bishop James Jones KBE mentioned Balcarras during an interview on the Jeremy Vine show on Thursday 11th November. Bishop James is the former Bishop of Liverpool and was also the Chairman of the...
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  • 12/11/21
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    Happy Birthday to Balcarras - 35 Years Young! ​​​​​​​

    Happy Birthday to Balcarras - 35 Years Young!  Today marks the 35th anniversary of the official opening of Balcarras which took place on Wednesday 12th November 1986, so in a way today is our birthday! On that momentous occasion the Mayor of Cheltenham, Don Perry, declared Bal...
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  • 11/11/21
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    Remembrance Service at Balcarras

    On Thursday 11th November we held our annual remembrance ceremony around the flagpole. Students from Year 7 to Year 11 attended, whilst the other year groups observed a minute silence in their lessons.   At the ceremony Mr Burke said a few words before Katie Lerescu (Year 12) played the...
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  • 09/11/21
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    Pupils take part in COP26 talks

    With the ongoing global talks on Climate change taking place in Glasgow this week as part of COP26 pupils got the chance to take part to talk climate change with other pupils and professionals from our local area.
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