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  • 09/11/22
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    A Year of Remembrance

    Balcarras Headteacher, Dominic Burke, reflects on the enduring importance of remembrance It is 103 years since Britain observed the first Remembrance Day on 11th November 1919. Every year since we have paused at 11 o’clock to remember those people who lost their lives in that conflict and s...
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  • 08/11/22
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    Season of Giving

    We are collecting donations for families in Gloucestershire this Christmas
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  • 07/11/22
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    Berlin trip

    The history and politics department led a school trip to Berlin over the half term break.
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  • 04/11/22
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    Visitors from Tokyo

    Balcarras school welcomed pupils and teachers from Shukutoku Sugamo Senior High School
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  • 03/11/22
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    London Theatre trip - deadline extended

    THEATRE TICKETS ARE AVAILABLE.....THE DEADLINE IS EXTENDED FOR ANOTHER WEEK...UNTIL FRIDAY 11TH NOVEMBER. PLEASE SEE SCOPAY TO PAY A DEPOSIT TWO FANTASTIC SHOWS THE LION KING SIX THE MUSICAL  Mrs Massey, Activities Week Co-ordinator
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  • 02/11/22
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    Year 12 wins Engineering Scholarship

    Year 12 pupil wins prestigious engineering scholarship
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  • 01/11/22
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    Environmental Science Residential to Margam field Studies Centre

    At the start of October, the year 13 environmental science students attended a 3-day residential at Margam FSC. This is a compulsory component of their A-Level studies, and it is aimed at giving the students hands-on field work experience.   Margam FSC is a custom build research facility. It...
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  • 01/11/22
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    Year 11 Examinations

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  • 31/10/22
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    Balcarras Golf Tour 2022

    Seven of the best golfers at Balcarras went on an epic golf tour over October half term.  We were lucky enough to play three of the country’s top links courses: Burnham and Berrow, Saunton East and the oldest course in England, Royal North Devon. We played in all sorts of weather and our...
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  • 20/10/22
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    Literature Festival

    Pupils got to share in Literature festival events at school and in town
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  • 19/10/22
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    Jurrasic coast

    Year 12 and 13 Geography students have carried out fieldwork down on the Dorset Jurrasic Coast
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  • 19/10/22
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    Bikeability

    Year 8 pupils have been taking part in level 3 Bikeability course at Balcarras
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  • 19/10/22
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    County Netball

    Sixth form success at Netball
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  • 18/10/22
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    Balcarras Dominate Again at District Cross Country!

    Balcarras dominated the District Cross Country held at St Edward’s School on Friday 14th October. There were some superb individual performances and the overall team results were just amazing.  GIRLS   Year 7 Girls 1st Cheltenham Prep 2nd Balcarras 3rd...
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  • 18/10/22
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    Davidson Building Officially Opened by Ian Davidson

     On Wednesday 12th October Balcarras opened our latest facility—the wonderful £1.2 million Davidson Building. Initially built to cater for The High School Leckhampton, the building now houses the School of Business, Economics and Enterprise as well as providing accommodation fo...
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