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.

Ship of Values

Introducing the Crew for Balgowan's Ship of Values

Balgowan Forest School

Reception children enjoying a campfire at Forest School!

Music and Arts

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

Meet Evie - Balgowan's School Dog

Children love reading to Evie, our school dog!

Outdoor sport and play

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


Welcome to Balgowan Primary School

Balgowan is a very friendly, high achieving and heavily oversubscribed academy in Beckenham. There are 678 pupils taught in 22 classes. The academy follows a creative curriculum which is designed to engage and excite all the children whilst also ensuring the acquisition of key reading, writing and mathematical skills…

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Reception went on an Octopus Hunt!

Look at this amazing collage Octopus that has ben made by the Reception children that are in school!

Balgowan in the snow!

Balgowan’s looking very pretty in the snow this week! Click here to see some pictures.  

Parents Evenings

Parents Evenings via Google Classroom will be taking place between Monday 15th March and Friday 19th March.  Information on how to book your appointment will be sent out after half term via parentmail.

Keep an eye out…

for a parentmail from the PTA for the release of the next exciting event for this Half Term How well do you know Beckenham Town?     Do you think you can ‘hunt down’ all the ‘secret’ locations?  

Safer Internet Day

Safer Internet Day was celebrated on the 9th of February this year, the theme was ‘an internet we trust’. As part of this, the UK safer internet centre has produced a guide for parents and carers about what to trust online. Find it (along with some other useful resources) here: https://www.saferinternet.org.uk/safer-internet-day/safer-internet-day-2021/i-am-parent-or-carer?  

“We are all in this together!”

For Children’s Mental Health Week the staff have made a video for all the children!  

COVID-19 Risk Assessment

To see our latest COVID-19 Risk Assessment please go to http://www.balgowan.bromley.sch.uk/download/policies/Risk-Assessment-Balgowan-COVID.pdf

A message from all the Balgowan Staff- We miss you!

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