38 pictures of Balshaw's High School pupils in the 90s

We've been for a trip to our archives for a visit to memory lane.

Friday, 16th August 2019, 3:10 pm
Balshaw's High School

These pictures were all taken by our photographers at Balshaw's High School in Leyland in the 90s.

Pupil James Morgan and teacher Keith Smith with one of the old windows, after some were replaced in 1995
Midland Bank area manager Ian Higginbotham with pupils Nicholas Kordowski and Abigail Ashton, after a mini branch was opened in the school

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Scott Cockcroft and Bianca Carlisle receive a signed football from PNE goalkeeper Andy Banks, in a bid to raise funds for a new minibus
Champions: Balshaw's netball team Sally Hurst, Sharon Cox, Caroline Goulding, Pamela Nickson, Lynne Pearson, Lisa Moran and Rachel Pearce
Annual presentation evening: Rev Keith Horsefall, chairman of govenors, Jo Venn, headteacher and former head Paul Ingram
Speech Night: Head boy and girl Katie Horne and James Grant, with Lancashire Education Authority senior adviser and inspector Bill Deller, chairman of governors the Rev Horsefall and headteacher Paul Ingram
The class of 69-74 enjoyed a reunion in 1995
David Borrow MP for South Ribble, takes questions from Balshaw High School year 9 pupils, Anneka Thomas and Chris Sentance, as part of a children's constituency surgery held at the school
M.E.P. Michael Hindley, discovers how languages are being taught at Balshaw High School, Leyland, from head boy and girl, Stuart Howson and Rebecca Cathey, during a visit to the school
Balshaws High School, Leyland, year 11 pupil, Tom Lea, receives a meningitis jab from Dr Ni Linn, assisted by student nurse Sharon Stephen
Tom Bidwell, who is suffering from Non Hodgkins Lymphoma, with his fellow year 10 pupils who took part in a Bog Eyed Jog to raise money for Manchester Childrens Hospital
Members of the Direct Actors Company production at Balshaw High School in Leyland of "Macbeth"
Balshaws High school Leyland had success in the recent South Ribble schools cross country championships
Leyland Balshaws C of E High School year 11 pupil, Guy Bebbington, 15, who has been chosen as the openside flanker for the U16's Lancashire Schools Rugby team
Head girl and head boy, Rebecca Cathey, 15 and Stuart Howson, 16, demonstrate an experiment to David Borrows MP, watched by chairman of the govenors Michael Otter and headteacher Jo Venn
Marine Gary Smith, of the Royal Marines/Navy Careers Office, helps year 9 pupils David Armer, Sarah Crutchley, Daniel Cole, Craig Samples and Matthew Cegielka, to complete their Industry Day task
Derek Wilkins, Quality Manager for Albion Automotive, helps a team of pupils from to measure the foot of Steven Kerfoot to enable them to complete their task of designing trainers for their Industry Day
Andrea Fisher, 14, shows schoolmates her costume after landing the part of "Ariel" in the C'Est Tous Shakespeare Theatre Company's production of "the Tempest" at the Worden Arts Centre in Leyland
Balshaw High School, Leyland, pupil Matthew Elsby with his trophy and Escher print which he won in the Lancashire Enterprises, schools Mathematics Challenge, county final
Joanne Gates, age 14 years, with her 'Inbetweenie', an invention which gained her second place in the Schools Design Competition
Construction Activity Day organised by Wigan and Leigh College and Construction Industry Training Board. Picture shows Balshaws pupils David Armer and Karl Dixon completing a brickwork arch
Matthew Elsby, 13, from year 8 who won the regional under 15's chess final
Look one hand, Danny Lewis from year7 starts off the sponsored abseil from the roof of the art block at the school
Gareth Hargreaves scores against Leyland St Mary's G.M. High School, in the South Ribble and Preston High School Rugby League Tournament played at Leyland Warriors ground
Some of the pupils who took part in the Bog Eyed Jog
Pupils perform a scene from their production of Ali Baba, with Ben Brown and Vicky Barlow playing Mr and Mrs Ali Baba
Fifteen year old Robert Charnock takes aim at Balshaw's spring fair
Pupils are sending boxes of goodies to Chernobyl. From left Thomas Cottingham, Alexandra Oakes, Rachel Cook, Joanna Dalton, Alex Devine and Lynsay Davies
Pupils with cans collected for the Chorley Guardian can appeal
Students from Balshaws High School orienteering team
Students from Balshaws High School orienteering team
Students from Balshaws High School orienteering team
Pupil Tom Bidwell, who is suffering from Non Hodgkins Lymphoma, with some of his fellow year 10 pupils who took part in a Bog Eyed Jog to raise money for Manchester Childrens Hospital
Three pupils from Balshaw High School, Leyland who are not afraid to voice their opinions are Stuart Nixon, Katherine Price and Haether Sinclair, winners of the Rotary Schools Debating Competition
Sixteen year old Emily Trebicki
Head of music Miss Eirlys Robert and music/drama teacher Miss Diane Thornton join pupils in a musicathon, held at the school to raise money for the music department
Cross country runners including (front left to right) Under 12 Captain and Individual Champion Alexandra Oakes, 11, overall captain Jennifer Edwards, 15, and Under 14 Captain Victora Oakes, 13
Pupils Gemma Riley, Melanie Suffield, Katie Lyn and Lorna Hunt raised the highest amounts during a sponsored spell which all the pupils of years seven, eight and nine took part in and raised over 1,100