Kirk Balk Academy

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Useful Dates

Term Dates

Term Dates for 2016/17


Autumn Term

Tuesday 6th September 2016

Wednesday 19th October 2016

October Half-Term Holidays

Monday 31st October 2016

Friday 16th December 2016


Spring Term

Tuesday 3rd January 2017

Friday 17th February 2017

February Half-Term Holidays

Monday 27th February 2017

Friday 7th April 2017


Summer Term

Monday 24th April 2017

Monday 1st May 2017

Friday 26th May 2017

Spring Bank Holidays

Monday 5th June 2017

Tuesday 25th July 2017


First day back for students

Last day for staff and students


First day back for staff and students

Last day for staff and students



First day back for staff and students

Last day for staff and students


First day back for staff and students

Last day for staff and students



First day back for staff and students

May Day Bank Holiday

Last day for staff and students


First day back for staff and students

Last day for staff and students

INSET days for 2016/17

The following dates will be used for INSET staff training - Kirk Balk Academy will be closed to students on these days.

Monday 5th September 2016
Thursday 20th October 2016
Friday 21st October 2016
Friday 2nd December 2016
Friday 30th June 2017
INSET day - Academy closed to students
INSET day - Academy closed to students
INSET day - Academy closed to students
INSET day - Academy closed to students
INSET day - Academy closed to students

Start of school year 2017/18 = Monday 4th September 2017 - First day back


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

Link to the School terms and holidays dates - Barnsley Council Online page