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23rd Apr 2015

A Focus on British Values

Years Y7 to Y10 are enjoying 'Doing Something Different' with a focus on British Values.

23rd Apr 2015

Libby set to compete with UK?s best

Borough of Barnsley swimmer and Kirk Balk Academy student Libby Turner will compete in the London 2012 Olympic pool next week.

15th Apr 2015

Expressive Arts Faculty - Assessed performances

Last month Year 11 Performing Arts students performed their amazing assessment pieces. They had all worked tirelessly for many months to produce performanc

2nd Apr 2015

History department stage a 1920s speakeasy

The History department went all out to stage a 1920s speakeasy at the end of last term as a part of the GCSE course with Y10. The department placed two gro

27th Mar 2015

Science Cells

Students in Miss Sykes science class have spent the lastseriesof lessons learning about the structure of specialist cells. Students were given a homewor

25th Mar 2015

British Science Week Activities - 13-22 March 2015

Kirk Balk Academy celebrated Science week with a variety of activities, external agencies, scientists from the real world and of course our own team runnin

25th Mar 2015

Numeracy competition winners

The latest numeracy challenge brought much excitement amongst year 7 and 8 students with over 150 answer sheets entered to claim first place and win the pr

12th Mar 2015

Excellent progress in Maths 9iMa1

A big congratulations to all the students in 9i/Ma1. Every students in this class has already achieved their maths benchmark and are all well on their way

11th Mar 2015

Red Nose Day - 13th March 2015

Kirk Balk are proudly supporting Red Nose Day 2015. Last year staff and students at Kirk Balk raised over 1000 for Comic Relief and this year we're confid

10th Mar 2015

World Book Day - 5th March 2015

March 5 was World Book Day and Kirk Balk staff got into the spirit be dressing up as their favourite literary characters. Students were amazed to find them