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Archived News

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

Open Evening – Thursday 26th September

September 16, 2019, 7:43 am

We are delighted to invite you to our Open Evening on Thursday 26th September from 4.30pm to 7.30pm. You will be able to view areas of school, speak to staff and students, and take part in some exciting and fun activities to give you a real insight into life at Kirk Balk Academy. We look […]

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Summer Newsletter 2019

August 28, 2019, 9:28 am

Welcome to the summer edition of our newsletter, which we produce every term to celebrate the successes of our talented and enthusiastic young people. Please view the newsletter below:

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Kirk Balk Academy celebrates stunning GCSE results

August 28, 2019, 9:10 am

Students at Kirk Balk Academy, one of ten secondary Academies sponsored by Northern Education Trust, have achieved their best-ever GCSE results. A staggering 75% of students overall achieved a pass in English and Maths, demonstrating a good improvement on last year’s results. In addition, 56% of students achieved a strong pass in both English and […]

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Academy Day Reminder – Lesson Times

August 28, 2019, 7:29 am

A reminder to all students that our Academy day from September is as follows: The Academy opens to students from 7.45am. We ask that all students are on site at 8.20am at the latest. Lesson Times P1 8.25 – 9.25 P2 9.25 – 10.25 VMG/Split Break 10.25 – 10.40 (Picasso and Shakespeare on VMG/Franklin and […]

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GCSE results day – Thursday 22nd August 2019

August 21, 2019, 12:39 pm

A warm reminder to all students collecting exam results on Thursday 22nd August 2019: Year 11 Leavers (Class of 2019) are invited to collect their exam results between 10:00am and 12:00pm New Year 11 (Class of 2020) are invited to collect their results between 11:00am and 12:00pm Entrance to the building will be via the […]

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Hard work of students celebrated in graduation ceremony

July 25, 2019, 8:39 am

Kirk Balk Academy celebrates the achievements of its Year 8 students in moving graduation ceremony. Year 8 students in Kirk Balk Academy, sponsored by Northern Education Trust, took part in a moving graduation ceremony to celebrate their hard work and commitment during the last two academic years. The ceremony gives students their first experience of […]

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Y11 Leaving Arrangements

June 17, 2019, 1:12 pm

As the GCSE season is now well and truly upon us and as your child’s time with us comes to an end, I wanted to write to you for obvious reasons. Firstly, I wanted to thank you for your incredible support during your son/daughter’s time with us here at Kirk Balk Academy. The year group […]

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Parents Evening: June 19th

June 5, 2019, 2:55 pm

Kirk Balk Academy will be hosting our final vertical Parents Evening of the academic year on Wednesday 19 June. The order of events will follow throughout the month of June: Monday 10 June – Appointment sheets to be distributed to all invited students during VMG (copies will be placed in VMG trays) W/c Monday 10 June […]

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