Kirk Balk Academy

A great place to learn

Teaching Staff

English Faculty


  • Mrs H Craddock - Director of English
  • Miss E Skelding - Assistant Director of English
  • Ms H Mayes - TLR Holder Leader of Upper School English
  • Mr J Gates - TLR Holder Leader of Lower School English
  • Ms J Basser
  • Miss R Stevenson
  • Mr J Dransfield
  • Mrs L Swift
  • Mrs L Hoyland - SEND Co-ordinator
  • Mr S Moore - Assistant Principal
  • Mrs S Gill - HLTA


Mathematics Faculty


  • Miss S Elvin - Director of Mathematics
  • Miss L Thirwall - Assistant Director of Mathematics
  • Miss L Ellis - TLR Holder Leader of Upper School Mathematics
  • Dr D Stones
  • Miss R Lloyd
  • Mr S Hurst
  • Miss S Brown
  • Mr R Whitfield - Vice Principal
  • Mrs W Harrison - HLTA


Science Faculty


  • Mrs N Jahangir - Acting Head of Science, TLR Holder Leader of Year 11 Science
  • Miss E Sykes - TLR Holder Leader of Lower School Science
  • Ms K Searby
  • Miss A Phillips
  • Miss H Kirkham
  • Miss G Eastaugh
  • Mr L Exley
  • Miss R Cadman
  • Mr R Waller
  • Ms J South
  • Mr B Gilder - Assistant Principal


MFL Department


  • Mr T Allison - Director of MFL
  • Miss L Fell
  • Miss R Parker
  • Miss B Taylor


Humanities Faculty


  • Mr M Godden - Head of Humanities
  • Mr T Balmer - Head of History
  • Mrs J Milnes - Head of Sociology, Ethics and PSHE
  • Mr R Goodwin
  • Mr G Lane
  • Miss H Lowes
  • Mr K Bruce
  • Ms D Stockley - Assistant Principal


Technology Department


  • Mrs S Crehan - Head of Food & Nutrition
  • Mr N Walker - Head of Design Technology
  • Mrs L Nash
  • Mrs J Panazzolo
  • Mr M Davies - Vice Principal


Computing & ICT Department


  • Mr R Greasley


Expressive Arts Faculty


  • Ms B Pollock - Head of Performing arts & Music
  • Mr L Scorah - Head of PE
  • Ms K Shepherd - Head of Girls PE
  • Mr S Martin - TLR Holder
  • Mr S Dalton
  • Mr D Buckley - Vice Principal
  • Mr M Hill
  • Mr C Kavanagh


SEND


  • Mrs L Hoyland - SEND Co-ordinator