Term Dates

Outcomes Focused, Child Centred
Northern Education Trust

Term Dates

Outcomes Focused, Child Centred
Northern Education Trust

Term Dates 2020-2021

Autumn Term
  • Monday 31st August 2020 – Bank Holiday
  • Tuesday 1st September 2020 – INSET DAY (Academy closed to students)
  • Wednesday 2nd September 2020 – Academy open to students in Y7 and Y11
  • Thursday 3rd September 2020 – Academy open to students in Y7, Y8, Y10 and Y11
  • Friday 4th September 2020 – Academy open to students in all year groups
  • Friday 23rd October 2020 – Last day
  • Monday 26th October 2020 – Academy closed for half term
  • Monday 2nd November 2020 – Academy open to students
  • Thursday 17th December 2020 – Last day
  • Friday 18th December 2020 – INSET DAY (Academy closed to students)
  • Monday 21st December 2020 – Academy closed for the Christmas Holiday
Spring Term
  • Monday 4th January 2021 – Academy open to students
  • Friday 12th February 2021 – Last day
  • Monday 15th February 2021 – Academy closed for half term
  • Monday 22nd February 2021 – Academy open to students
  • Friday 26th March 2021 – Last day
  • Monday 29th March 2021 – Academy closed to students for the Easter Holidays
Summer Term
  • Monday 12th April 2021 – Academy open to students
  • Monday 3rd May 2021 – Bank Holiday/Academy Closed
  • Friday 28th May 2021 – Last day
  • Monday 31st May 2021 – Academy closed for half term
  • Monday 7th June 2021 – Academy open to students
  • Friday 25th June 2021 – INSET DAY (Academy closed to students)
  • Friday 16th July 2021 – Last day
  • Monday 19th July 2021 – INSET DAY (Academy closed to students)
  • Tuesday 20th July 2021 – INSET DAY (Academy closed to students)

Monday 19th July 2021 – Academy closed for the Summer holidays


Click below to link to the Barnsley council pages of provisional school holidays for the next 3 years.

Barnsley Council – School Terms and Holidays

Kirk Balk Academy is a member of the Northern Education Trust.
We constantly focus on standards as we understand outcomes are paramount. Our decision making is driven entirely by what is best for children. By doing this we enhance the life chances of the children and young people in our care.