Kirk Balk Academy

A great place to learn


8th Jul 2015

Year 5 Master Classes - 2015

Year 5 students from local primary schools have had a great time participating in Master Class lessons at Kirk Balk Academy. Thestudents enjoyed - Buildi

8th Jul 2015

Chester Zoo Science trip - July 2015

On Monday 6thJuly 116 Year 8 students visited Chester zoo. Despite the rain, we had a fantastic time and all the students who attended enjoyed the zoo, es

3rd Jul 2015

Inspired artists at Kirk Balk!

Artist Sarah Graham who was listed in the Art GCSE paper this year ran a National Competition inviting students inspired by her work to send in pictures of

3rd Jul 2015

Year 8 Girls Rounders Success!

A team of Year 8 girls proudlyrepresented Kirk Balk Academy in a rounders fixture against Horizon. During the fixture a number of games were played with

25th Jun 2015

Y9 Football team crowned Barnsley champions!

Congratulations to the Year 9 football team for winning the Barnsley Schools cup. The year 9 football team were crowned Barnsley Schools champions on Wedne

25th Jun 2015

Bronze Duke of Edinburgh Expedition

On Monday 21stJune 17 Kirk Balk students began their journey around the Peak District National Park. Their aim was to travel on foot, carrying fully loade

23rd Jun 2015

Y7 & 8 Cricket competition

Eight students from year 7 and 8 represented Kirk Balk Academy in the Barnsley schools cricket competition. The boys experienced a slow start to the tourna

19th Jun 2015

Expressive Arts - Star students for Summer 2015

Congratulations to the following Star students in Expressive Art for the Summer term. KB Well done to the students below for their progress in Expressive

6th Jun 2015

U15 boys cricket success!

Congratulations to the u15 boys cricket for progressing through to the South Yorkshire 'Chance to Compete' tournament. The 8 boys didn't lose a single game

2nd Jun 2015

Y8 Science trip to Chester Zoo - 6th July 2015

A reminder for students and parents that the deadline for return of permission slip and 20 for the Chester Zoo trip is this Friday 5th June. Thanks Mr Gil