Welcome to Balgowan Primary School

Work hard, be kind, make friends is the motto at Balgowan, and we encourage all our children to follow these guidelines in their daily school life.

Music and Arts

All pupils at Balgowan have the opportunity to learn musical instruments, including the steel pans.

Outdoor sport and play

Balgowan pupils participate in many sporting activities, both within the school and outside.

Creative curriculum and outdoor learning

Our creative curriculum includes lots of outdoor learning for Reception-aged pupils and those in Year 1 in our covered outdoor learning area.

Balgowan Eco school committee

Pupils at Balgowan are working towards the Eco Schools Gold Award


Welcome to Balgowan Primary School

I would like to offer you and your family a very warm welcome to Balgowan Primary School and look forward to the opportunity of working in partnership with you during your child's time in school. Balgowan has high expectations and its ethos both encourages and promotes the best traditional values. Achieving high levels of literacy and numeracy for all our pupils continue to be key priorities for the school, but our commitment to encouraging them to work hard, be kind and make friends provides us with an important focus for developing the whole child.
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Temporary additional reception class update

Early Year Foundation Stage Organisation for 2014- 2015 – In September 2014 Balgowan will be admitting four Reception classes just for one year. The Reception staff team are carefully planning for all the new children so that they have a smooth start…

Internet Safety Meeting for Y5/6 Parents/Carers

We sent out a letter to parents/carers this week on behalf of Bromley’s Youth Policing Team regarding a meeting on internet safety. In the past we have had talks in school on this subject to our KS2 children by Bromley Police, but unfortunately this resource is no longer available to us.

We therefore urge parents/carers to attend the Youth Policing Team’s meetings which will be held…

Young Voices Concert at the 02


On Monday 27th January a group of 86 children from Years 5 and 6 travelled to the O2 Arena for the Young Voices concert. After months of practising, the children finally got the opportunity to be part of a massed choir of 7,500 children performing a wide range of songs, from One Direction through to

Balgowan Eco-schools achieves Green Flag Award


We are proud to announce that we obtained the Eco Schools Green Flag Award on 21st January 2014!

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