Welcome to Balgowan Primary School

Be kind, work hard, 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

Balgowan has recently been awarded the Green Flag!


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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Boys Football – CPFC U11’s Tournament

  On the 5th February 2015 the U11 boys football team took part in the illustrious CPFC U11’s tournament. The winners would have a chance to play at White Hart Lane (home of Tottenham Hotspur). The event was held on brand new astro-turf at Kent County Cricket, Beckenham. The team played great football throughout their three group games, winning

Message from Dr Swatland

As many of you know I will be leaving Balgowan Primary School at the end of the summer term 2015. I have decided to take early retirement so that I can pursue various interests both within and outside education. I have very much enjoyed being Head Teacher at Balgowan since 2007 helping the school go

Bromley Schools Sports Hall Athletics Competition

On Thursday 22nd January 2015, Balgowan took 16 children to compete in the Bromley Sports Hall Athletics Competition at Langley Boys School. The events included: 2×1 relay, 2×2 relay, 4×1 relay, ‘parlauf’relay, obstacle relay, vertical jump, standing long jump, speed bounce and chest push. All our athletes competed in a minimum of two events and

Sports news

Breaking away to score

Sport has been very busy at Balgowan recently, with some fantastic effort and brilliant results.   Tag Rugby On 15th October Balgowan took two teams to a Tag Rugby competition organised by the Old Dunstonians Rugby Club. It was a supremely successful event- the standard of Balgowan’s rugby won many plaudits from watching supporters, with

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