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Northern Education Trust

Archived News

Read through all the news articles posted by The Northern Education Trust.

iASPIRE launch

September 30, 2021, 10:50 am

Northern Education Trust is delighted to introduce a new initiative for our students called iASPIRE. iASPIRE is a set of ten challenges, designed to celebrate participation, achievement and accomplishment within and beyond the curriculum.  It is intended to help motivate students, and help to push themselves out of their comfort zone; encourage them to make […]

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Open Evening – Wednesday 13th October, 4.30-7.30pm

September 27, 2021, 2:16 pm

Kirk Balk Academy Open Evening Wednesday 13th October, 4.30-7.30pm During the evening, prospective students and parents will be able to explore the school and observe students working with their teachers during model lessons. There will also be the opportunity to attend a presentation by the Principal that takes place on two occasions during the evening […]

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Fish and Tips Presentation

September 22, 2021, 2:34 pm

Please see below a full recording of the Fish and Tips presentation for those unable to attend or who wish to review the presentation again. Should you have any further questions then please contact the academy directly and we would be more than happy to help. 

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Enrichment Launch

September 10, 2021, 7:28 am

Kirk Balk Academy are pleased to launch Enrichment for the 2021-2022 academic year. Please find below a letter regarding Enrichment and visit our dedicated Enrichment page for further information.

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Pupil Premium – why is it so important?

August 25, 2021, 12:15 pm

Is your child eligible for free school meals? If your child is eligible for free school meals, and you claim for them, your child’s academy receives extra funding called ‘pupil premium’. Pupil premium is funding from the government that is given to academies to help students to reach their full potential, regardless of their background […]

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Back to School in September

July 16, 2021, 1:16 pm

We realise that we have sent out several communications about our return to school in September. So that all of this information is in one place, we have collated it all on this page, for your information and convenience. We will update this regularly, so please come back as often as possible. In addition, we […]

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