Kirk Balk Academy

A great place to learn


23rd Oct 2014

Numeracy - Clocks Competition!

Numeracy across the school - Clocks competition. Y7 & 8 students had to complete a sheet linking the given time and a picture of a famous landmark arou

17th Oct 2014

Business studies - car advertising campaign

Business studies students are producing an advert for the Nissan Micra, they have to ensure the car appeals to both men and women. To support their researc

13th Oct 2014


The Prefect position allows students to take a leadership role supporting the schools drive to become outstanding. The Prefects have made an excellent star

13th Oct 2014

Cross Country League 2014

Cross Country League 2014 Students from Kirk Balk have been competing in the Barnsley Schools Cross Country League and doing well across the board.Almost

13th Oct 2014

Think BIG - Achieve Your Personal Best!

Year 7 at Kirk Balk Think BIG - Achieve Your Personal Best! Raised aspirations, seeking to work hard and always striving to be the best you

12th Oct 2014

Year 7 Swimming Club

Students at Kirk Balk have been honing their skills in the pool to become more confident Swimmers. A group of students who wanted to improve their performa

9th Oct 2014

Open Evening - Thursday 9th October 2014

Visit our open evening on Thursday 9th October 2014.We're open from 5:00pm to 7:00pm

6th Oct 2014

PE department extra-curricular activities

The Kirk Balk PE department are very busy in the new school year engaging students in extra-curricular activities. There are a wide range of sports and ac

3rd Oct 2014

Winners of our science poster competition

Here are photos of 1st, 2nd and 3rd prize in our science poster competition

1st Oct 2014

Eye Dissections!!!

Some Y8 students recently dissected a Bulls eye to help them understand the structure of the eye and how it allows light to pass through and be focused