Kirk Balk Academy

A great place to learn

Teaching Staff


English Faculty


  • Mrs H Craddock - Assistant Principal
  • Miss H Daly - Acting Head of English
  • Ms H Mayes - TLR Holder Leader of Upper School English
  • Mr J Gates
  • Mr J Dransfield
  • Mrs L Swift
  • Mrs L Hoyland - SEND Co-ordinator
  • Mr S Moore - Assistant Principal
  • Miss E Senior
  • Mrs C Laker
  • Miss K Cole
  • Mr T Stringer


Mathematics Faculty


  • Miss S Elvin - Director of Mathematics
  • Miss L Thirlwall - Assistant Director of Mathematics
  • Miss A Griffiths - Lead Teacher in Mathematics
  • Mrs L Allen - TLR Holder Leader of Upper School Mathematics
  • Miss R Lloyd
  • Mr R Whitfield - Vice Principal
  • Miss H Kirkham
  • Mrs S McReynolds
  • Mr A Smith
  • Mr H Benn
  • Miss E Gibson


Science Faculty

  • Mrs N Jahangir -Head of Science
  • Miss K Searby
  • Mr L Exley
  • Ms J South
  • Mr B Gilder - Assistant Principal
  • Mr J Antrobus
  • Miss A Houston
  • Miss L Nixon
  • Mr T Slack


MFL Department


  • Mrs H Craddock - Director of MFL
  • Mrs L Fell
  • Mrs M Bose
  • Mr L Bretag
  • Miss G Willows


Humanities Faculty

  • Mr T Balmer - Acting Head of Humanities
  • Mrs J Milnes - Head of Sociology, Ethics and PSHE
  • Mr K Bruce- Geography
  • Mrs D Sheehan - Assistant Principal
  • Mr C Kavanagh- History
  • Mr C Mcnally- History
  • Mr W Morrell- Geography
  • Mr J Walshaw-Smith- Geography


Modern Technology Department (Including ICT)


  • Ms H Matthias- Head of Modern Technology
  • Mr S Martin
  • Mrs S Crehan - Head of Food & Nutrition
  • Miss S Worrilow
  • Mr M Davies - Vice Principal
  • Mr Dalton- Art
  • Miss H Dawson (Computer Science)


Expressive Arts


  • Ms B Pollock - Head of Expressive Arts
  • Mrs D Sheehan - Dance
  • Mr E McCarthy


Physical Education

  • Mr L Scorah - Head of PE
  • Miss K Shepherd - Head of Girls PE
  • Mr D Buckley- Head of Academy
  • Mr C Kavanagh
  • Mr J Heald


SEND


  • Mrs L Hoyland - SEND Co-ordinator