Kirk Balk Academy

A great place to learn

Teaching Staff


English Faculty


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


Mathematics Faculty


  • Miss S Elvin - Director of Mathematics
  • Miss L Thirwall - Assistant Director of Mathematics
  • Ms A Griffiths - Lead Teacher in Mathematics
  • Miss L Ellis - TLR Holder Leader of Upper School Mathematics
  • Miss R Lloyd
  • Miss S Brown
  • Mr R Whitfield - Vice Principal
  • Ms S Booker
  • Mrs W Harrison - HLTA


Science Faculty


  • Ms R Stocks - Director of Science
  • Mrs N Jahangir - 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
  • Ms M Bauer


Humanities Faculty


  • Mr M Godden - Head of Humanities
  • Mr T Balmer - Head of History
  • Mrs J Milnes - Head of Sociology, Ethics and PSHE
  • Mr K Bruce- Geography
  • Mrs D Sheehan - Assistant Principal
  • Mr C Mullholland- Geography
  • Mr C Kavanagh- History
  • Ms Pemberton- History
  • Mr L Harper -Assistant to the Head of Upper School


Modern Technology Department (Including ICT)


  • Mr S Martin - Head of Modern Technology
  • Mrs S Crehan - Head of Food & Nutrition
  • Mrs L Nash- DT
  • Mr M Davies - Vice Principal
  • Mr Golland- DT
  • Mr Dalton- Art


Expressive Arts


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


Physical Education

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


SEND


  • Mrs L Hoyland - SEND Co-ordinator