Kirk Balk Academy

A great place to learn


13th Sep 2015

Kirk Balk Leaver wins scholarship to Italia Conti

2015 Kirk Balk leaver and young performer Lucy is celebrating after winning a scholarship to the famous Italia Conti Academy of Theatre Arts in London. Luc

6th Sep 2015

100% A* to C in Chemistry

Congratulations to our Y11 leavers. Mr Gilder said - "I'mthrilled with ouroutstanding performance in Chemistry. 100% of our students achieved gradesA*

6th Sep 2015

Kirk Balk Students Join Elite Barnsley Under 13 team.

2 Kirk Balk Academy students have been selected to join the Elite Barnsley Schools Under 13 football team. Harrison and Joe will join footballers from acr

20th Aug 2015

Kirk Balk Academy achieves best ever set of results

Outstanding individual performances - English and Science results particularly strong A number of students at Kirk Balk Academy, which has been sponsored b

17th Jul 2015

NET Design Competition at Teesside University

Kirk Balk students made an excellent impression at the NET Design Competition at Teesside University. The student's design for a pencil case with internet

8th Jul 2015

Kirk Balk Athletics - Barnsley Schools Competition

50 students from years 7 - 10 represented Kirk Balk Academy onThursday at the Barnsley Schools Athletics Competition. Theynarrowly missed out onon a

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