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Former Student Gives Careers Talk on Apprenticeships

Former Student Gives Careers Talk on Apprenticeships

12th December 2014

This week Riley O'Sullivan, an ex student from Balby Carr, came in to chat to Year 11's about the path he has followed to his successful apprenticeship with St. Leger Homes. Mrs Trout met Riley at the skills show at …

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Y9 University Visit

Year 9 Students Visit Sheffield University

12th December 2014

On Tuesday 9th December 2014 13 pupils took part in the 'Discover US' University awareness trip to the University of Sheffield. They took part in a campus tour, met current pupils and had the opportunity to explore …

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Balby's Golf Academy Win Again!

Balby's Golf Academy Win Again!

12th December 2014

Inter Collegiate Tour 2014-15 Area C League Round 3 Wednesday 3rd Doncaster, Retford Golf Club With Balby Academy of Sports high performing squads and the season well underway they look to have built into …

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Congratulations Year 11 On Completing Your Rehearsal Exams!

Congratulations Year 11 On Completing Your Rehearsal Exams!

8th December 2014

"Just want to say a massive well done to all students who sat their RS rehearsal exam last Tuesday. You were exemplar" Year 11 Sociologists responded excellently to the demands of their Unit 2 rehearsal exam - …

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Balby Students Compete in Doncaster Schools Cross Country Competition

Balby Students Compete in Doncaster Schools Cross Country Competition

4th December 2014

On Wednesday 26th November a select field of Balby Carr athletes were taken to Doncaster Keepmoat to compete in the Doncaster Schools Cross Country. The athletes taken were; Sophia Parkin, Arianne Parkin, Ellie Grey, Ethan …

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Golf Academy Join Forces with European Golf Pro Mark Foster!

Golf Academy Join Forces with European Golf Pro Mark Foster!

4th December 2014

Balby Academy of Sport is proud to announce it has sealed the services of European Tour Professional Golfer Mark Foster. This partnership will help to enhance the progress and development of the Golf Academy students through …

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Boys Football

Boys Football Academy Take On Sir Thomas Wharton

4th December 2014

Balby Carr Football Academy year 12 Boys side played hosts to Sir Thomas Wharton on Wednesday, for a late afternoon kick off in the Quarter Final of the Doncaster Cup. The home team went into the game, with the prospect of …

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Progress Review Day

Progress Review Day is Resounding Success!

3rd December 2014

A big thank you to all students, staff and parent/carers for such a successful Progress Review Day on Thursday 27th November 2014. Yet again it was a great turn out, with lots of support! It was great to see so many faces. We look …

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Lake District 2014

Lake District 2014

2nd December 2014

On 12th November 2014 we took 30 students from Y7 and Y8 to Castle Head Field Studies Centre in the Lake District. The 2 night, 3 day trip included a variety of team building and outdoor activities which were both fun and …

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Y10/11 Girls Football (Central Venue - Finals Night)

Y10/11 Girls Football (Central Venue - Finals Night)

2nd December 2014

Central Venue qualifying nights. The build up to the eagerly awaited central venues fixtures was excellent the girls could not wait to get started, but as a newly formed team they knew that the competition was going to be …

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Business students leave a good impression at Manchester United

Business students leave a good impression at Manchester United

2nd December 2014

Students studying Level 2 Business had an exciting opportunity to visit the Theatre of Dreams, the home of Manchester United Football Club.  This was a chance for the students to see how business is applied at Manchester …

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Balby Carr

New Parent Governors Required!

28th November 2014

Become a Parent Governor of Balby Carr Community Academy’s Local Governing Body We are looking for parents/carers to join our Local Governing Body. Your input on issues such as finance, site management and …

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Fantastic Flo Celebrates 30 Years at Balby Carr!

24th November 2014

Congratulations to our fantastic lunchtime supervisor Flo Chadwick on achieving 30 years of loyal service to the students of Balby Carr Community Academy.  Flo came to work at the Academy for 2 weeks in 1984 and …

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Year 7's Wow Audience in Annual Oliver Concert

24th November 2014

The annual Year 7 Oliver Concert took place on Wednesday 19th November with over 300 parents, teachers and students attending to support the performance.  The students sang a variety of songs from …

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Richard Waight Schools Golf Foundation in Academy Donation

24th November 2014

Balby Carr Community Academy benefit from the support of The Richard Waight Schools Golf Foundation Balby Carr Community Academy have recently benefitted from the generous support of the Richard Waight Schools Golf …

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Year 12 Art, Photography and Drama Students Visit York Theatre Royal

Year 12 Art, Photography and Drama Students Visit York Theatre Royal

21st November 2014

Year 12 Art, Photography and Drama students visited York Theatre Royal on Thursday 20th November. They were given a tour around the backstage set designs of Woman in Black and they watched the matinee production in the …

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Children In Need Fundraising Fun

Children In Need Fundraising Fun

20th November 2014

On Friday 14th November, students and staff all participated in several charity events around school to help raise money for Children in Need! The catering team made a wowing £158.40, by running a tea, coffee and …

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Golf

Golf Academy Continue Winning Ways at Retford!

20th November 2014

Inter Collegiate Tour 2014-15 Area C League Round 2 Wednesday 19th November, Retford Golf Club With Balby Academy of Sport previously being National Champions, it was interesting to see how this …

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Science

Year 11 Science ISAs

19th November 2014

On Wednesday, Thursday and Friday Year 11 X1, X2, Y1 and Y2 completed 25% of their final GCSE mark in Science.  They were taken off timetable for periods 1-4 to complete their ISA exam about rates of reactions. They had …

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Careers Event

Year 10 Students Visit NEC Skills Show

19th November 2014

As part of the Work related Leaning and Careers module in Aspire , 104 Year 10 students attended the 2014 skills show at the NEC in Birmingham. The show provides hands-on experiences that inspire young people …

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Balby's Got Talent 2014

Balby's Got Talent 2014

19th November 2014

Balby Carr Community Academy will be presenting their annual Talent Show 'Balby's Got Talent'  on Thursday 11th December. This exciting event includes performance talents from across the year groups …

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Sixth Form Information Evening

Sixth Form & Academy of Sport Information Evening

14th November 2014

The Sixth Form and Academy of Sport Open Evening will take place on Thursday 20th November 2014 at 5.45pm.  Click here to see the full poster! …

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Christmas Carol Concert

Balby Carr's Annual Christmas Carol Concert is Coming!

13th November 2014

Balby Carr Community Academy's annual Christmas Carol Concert will be held on Tuesday 16th December at 7pm.  The service, which features traditional carol singing, readings and musical interludes to celebrate …

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Golf

Balby's Golf Academy Edge Closer to Regional Success!

13th November 2014

British Schools & Colleges Round 4 Wednesday 13th November 2014, Woodhall Spa Bracken Golf Course The Balby Academy of Sport Golf Academy “A” team did enough to win again in the fourth round …

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Remembrance Day Centenary Service

Remembrance Day Centenary Service

13th November 2014

Students and staff have come together to remember the 100th anniversary of the start of WW1. Students made poppies in memory of a soldier killed from the Balby Hexthorpe area. Students have since laid these poppies at the …

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Year 7's to Perform Oliver for Parents and Carers

12th November 2014

Year 7 Oliver Live Performance - Wednesday 19th November 2014 at 2pm Once upon a time there was a story about a boy named Oliver. A group of year 7 students wondered about the story of his life. Who was he? Where had he come from/ …

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Musical Instrument Donation

Generous Musical Donation to Balby Carr!

11th November 2014

Mr Grice, who once played in a local band,  has kindly donated his acoustic guitar, electric guitar and amp, along with several musical books to the school. On behalf of the students and staff at Balby Carr, we would like to …

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Boys Football Academy v Bishop Burton

Balby Carr Boys Football Academy Take On Bishop Burton College

10th November 2014

Balby Carr Football Academy year 12 Boys side travelled to Bishop Burton College on Wednesday, to compete in their First Round tie of the Premier Colleges Cup. Despite the Boy’s having a great start to the season, …

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Doncaster Christmas Lights Switch On!

Doncaster Christmas Lights Switch On!

7th November 2014

What? CHRISTMAS LIGHT SWITCH ON/OPENING OF MARKET SQUARE When? Thursday 13th November from 5 - 10pm Where? Doncaster Market Square More details please! Opening of the Market Square by the Elected Mayor, …

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Balby’s Golf Academy extend lead after convincing victory at Notts Golf Club

Balby’s Golf Academy extend lead after convincing victory at Notts Golf Club

24th October 2014

British Schools & Colleges Round 3 Wednesday 22nd October 2014, Notts Golf Club Balby Academy of Sport travelled to the venue for next year’s Brabazon Trophy Final with high hopes of a solid performance on …

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Y7s Visit Manchester Literature Festival

Y7s Visit Manchester Literature Festival

23rd October 2014

On Monday 13th October 2014, the English department took a group of year 7s to Manchester, to visit an event at The Manchester Literature Festival. On the day, students listened to an inspirational talk by the very …

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Careers Event

Y11 Careers Crowd Workshop

23rd October 2014

Apprenticeships, full time work, university or even starting your own business; there are so many choices and now is the time for your students to find out about the many exciting ways they can get into their chosen …

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Careers Event

Year 9 Students Wowed by Engineering & Construction Careers Roadshow

23rd October 2014

A little known sector which needs to recruit 42,500 people over the next five years, engineering construction is a strategically important , hi-tech industry that makes a valuable and essential contribution to the economy …

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Golf Academy Inter Collegiate Tour Round 1 Report

Golf Academy Inter Collegiate Tour Round 1 Report

21st October 2014

Balby DOMINATE at Woodhall Spa Golf Club, Hotchkin Course! Inter Collegiate Tour 2014-15 - Area C League Round 1 With Balby Academy of Sport previously being National Champions, it was interesting to see how …

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Y8/10 Netball

Year 8/10 Girls Netball v Hall Cross

17th October 2014

Balby Carr Year 8 (1) v (1)Hall Cross Captain’s Report, by Nella – Hall Cross were weak during the first couple of minutes of the game, which gave us an advantage. Lucy our GS took a steady step and we scored. Hall …

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Boys Football Academy v Selby College

Boys Football Academy v Selby College

17th October 2014

Balby Carr Football Academy year 12 Boys side travelled to Selby College on Wednesday, to fulfil their ECFA Category 2C League fixture against the hosts that had previously in the month been postponed. The Year 12 Boys …

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Balby Carr Uniform

New PE Kit

15th October 2014

We have now sourced a new supplier for our PE and sportswear uniform. Our new supplier is a local company called PMF products based in Carcroft Doncaster.  This company already supply a wide range of quality …

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Y8 Boys Football v Danum (Away)

Year 8 Boys Football v Danum Academy

13th October 2014

Wednesday 8th October 2014 Danum Academy (2) v (3) Balby Carr Community Academy Balby Goal Scorers: Demba (2) and Josh  Man of the Match: Ethan It was a shaky start for Balby Carr with a couple of mistakes …

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Y8 Netball v De Warenne

Y8 Netball v De Warenne

10th October 2014

Balby Carr Community Academy (7) v (3) De Warenne Academy Captain’s Report, by Iswidha: All 10 girls worked as a team to win the game and motivated each other along. The first half of the match the game was 3-3, the …

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Balby Carr

Y5/6 Open Evening

6th October 2014

Year 5&6 Open Evening Thank you to all parents/carer, students and staff who attend the Year 5&6 Open Evening on Wednesday 1st October. It was an excellent evening, and we look forward to working with you in …

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Y9 Boys v Hall Cross

Y9 Boys v Hall Cross

2nd October 2014

It was a flying start from Balby Carr with Nelson scoring in the early minutes it was a great pass across from Ethan for a simple side foot from Nelson. The rest of the half went on with great chances for both sides and the score …

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Boys Football Academy v Sheffield College

Boys Football Academy v Sheffield College

1st October 2014

Balby Carr Football Academy year 13 Boys travelled to Sheffield to play local rivals Sheffield College, who in recent games have had the upper hand over the Balby Carr side. The Year 13 Boys had a tough week with many players …

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Golf

Golf Academy with Large Victory in Round 2

1st October 2014

British Schools & Colleges Round 2 Retford Golf Club The Balby Academy of Sport Golf Academy A team had a convincing victory in the second round of the British Schools and College’s league and are hoping to …

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Balby Carr

Y11-13 Parents Evening - Thank You

30th September 2014

Thank you to all the parents/carers that attended the year 11, 12 and 13 Parents Evening on Thursday 25th September 2014.  It was a pleasure to see smiling faces and here positive feedback. …

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Y7 Boys v St Bedes

Y7 Boys v St Bedes

29th September 2014

The season is up and running for the Y7’s. A terrific 4-2 win away in Scunthorpe was exactly what they deserved. Balby dominated early on and it wasn’t long before they opened the scoring. Aleksy making it 1-0 …

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Horse Riding Club

Horse Riding Club

25th September 2014

2014 Horse Riding Club is underway again with several keen riders taking part in horse riding and stable tasks once every week. For more information please see Miss Morris.   …

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Doncaster Young People's Awards 2014

Doncaster Young People's Awards 2014

24th September 2014

Well done to Jon Ardon, Year 12 and IgorTyminski, Year 14, who attended the Young People’s Award held at the Mansion house on Thursday 11th September 2014. They were both presented with certificates by Civic Mayor, Coun …

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Boys Football Academy v John Leggott College

Boys Football Academy v John Leggott College

24th September 2014

Balby Carr Football Academy Year 12 Boys continued their ECFA Category 2C League campaign this Wednesday, hosting local rivals John Leggott College. The Year 12 Boys uncharacteristically began the game looking …

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Golf Academy

Golf Academy British Schools & Colleges Round 1

24th September 2014

Balby’s Golf Academy start the season with a narrow victory British Schools & Colleges Round 1 Wednesday 24th September 2014 Cavendish Golf Club The Balby Academy of Sport Golf Academy A team had …

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Boys Football Academy v Boston Spa College

Boys Football Academy v Boston Spa

19th September 2014

Boston Spa vs Balby Carr Community Academy Balby Carr Football Academy year 12 Boys side travelled to Thorp Arch on Wednesday, the training ground of Championship side Leeds Utd to face Boston Spa. This was the …

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Balby Carr

KS4 Open Evening

15th September 2014

Thank you to all the parents/carers who attended the KS4 open evening on Wednesday 10th September. We look forward to working with you in the future. …

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Y7 Boys Football v De Warren

Y7 Boys Football v De Warren

15th September 2014

The first fixture of the season for Balby Y7’s was interesting to say the least. With the new 9v9 initiative getting underway the players were able to quickly get into the game and have many touches on the ball. The game …

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International Golfing Success

International Golfing Success

15th September 2014

Balby Academy of Sport’s Matthew Lees has a fantastic summer of golf to remember culminating with a trip to the American Greenbrier Golf Club in the Faldo Series World Finals Just before his 17th birthday in …

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Y8 Boys v De Warenne Academy

Y8 Boys v De Warenne Academy

10th September 2014

It was our first friendly of the season, with no training. We started the game quite slowly, but soon picked up the pace after the first 10 minutes. The game was very even and both sides had several chances on goal. De Warenne …

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Golf Academy in British Heart Foundation Championships

Golf Academy in British Heart Foundation Championships

6th June 2014

Balby claim another Runners Up place in the British Heart Foundation Team Championship Harrogate Golf Club Balby Academy of Sport had to be satisfied with the runners up position yet again at Harrogate Golf Club, …

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Golf Academy South Yorkshire Championships

Golf Academy at Yorkshire Schools Championships

5th June 2014

Balby Academy of Sport putt in strong performance at Yorkshire Schools Team Finals Low Laithes Golf Club Three teams of three players represented Balby Academy of sport at the Yorkshire Schools Team Championship …

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Golf Academy Tour Portugal

Golf Academy Tour Portugal

5th June 2014

Balby Academy of Sport’s Golf Tour to Portugal for Warm Weather Training Vale Do Lobo - Villamoura Golf Resorts Eight students and two staff members travelled to the Algarve to take part in the Balby …

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Food Revolution Day 2014

Food Revolution Day 2014

22nd May 2014

Balby Carr Community Academy enter a group of Year 8 students into the Jamie Oliver Food Federation World Cooking Day which took place on Friday 16th May.  This was an attempt to break the world record of the most people …

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Year 9 Boys are Doncaster Champions

Year 9 Boys are Doncaster Champions

20th May 2014

14th May 2014 was the day that saw Balby Carr Year 9s crowned champions of Doncaster for the second consecutive year. After a tough season in the Premier League the boys finished the season very strongly only losing one game …

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Golf Intercollegiate Tour Finals

Golf Intercollegiate Tour Finals

19th May 2014

Balby Academy of Sport Golfers Represent Yorkshire In Two National Finals With Ellie Goodall Crowned Girls National Champion In late April and early May Balby Academy of Sport’s golfers have competed in the …

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Golf National Finals

Golf National Finals

19th May 2014

Balby Academy of Sport Golf Academy secure Fifth Place at the British Schools & Colleges National Finals at Ganton Golf Club In the second of our National Finals, the British Schools and Colleges Tour, was held at …

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London Trip to Fashion & Textiles Museum

London Trip to Fashion & Textiles Museum

9th May 2014

On the 10th April we went to the Zandra Rhodes Fashion and Textiles exhibition in London, with some other older students. We went by train from Doncaster to Kings Cross station and caught the underground to the Tower Bridge …

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Golf Academy ICT Round 5

Golf Academy ICT Round 5

28th April 2014

Balby Academy of Sport remain undefeated in the ICT area league and secure a finals spot at the Warwickshire Golf Club The round 5 (final round) of the ICT took place at Retford Golf Club on Wednesday 26th March. Once again …

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Golf Academy Qualify for Third National Finals of the Year

Golf Academy Qualify for Third National Finals of the Year

28th April 2014

Balby Academy of Sport qualify for for their third National Finals of the season by dominating proceedings in their final area competition at Retford British Schools & Colleges 2013-2014 Area C League …

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Year 7 Rugby Competition

Year 7 Rugby Competition

11th April 2014

The year 7 Rugby League team were unbeaten in the regional South Yorkshire schools competition last week which was held at Barnsley Academy. Hard work in lessons and training after school ensured the boys their first bit of …

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Netballers Attend Leeds Jets Game

Netballers Attend Leeds Jets Game

1st April 2014

Balby Carr Netball pupils in Years 7, 8, 9 and 10 went to watch the Yorkshire Jets Super League Netball Team Vs Manchester Thunder on Friday the 29th of March at Headingley Arena, Leeds. The girls became true supporters having …

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Sport Relief Mile Fundraising Fun

Sport Relief Mile Fundraising Fun

28th March 2014

A grand total of £320 was raised by pupils and staff on Friday 21st March for Sport Relief. The cash raised goes to changing lives of people in the UK and abroad in the world’s poorest countries. Pupils from …

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Golf Academy Continue Winning Ways

Golf Academy Continue Winning Ways

27th March 2014

  Balby Academy of Sport Secure ICT Finals Spot at Warwickshire  |  Maintain 100% Record In British Schools & College Leagues   After becoming National Champions in the British …

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Boys Football Academy v Kirklees College

Boys Football Academy v Kirklees College

26th March 2014

Balby Carr Academy Year 12 Boys team were away to Kirklees College on Wednesday afternoon, looking to continue a good run of form as a unit. The Boys looked comfortable from the first minute with a slick passing game, …

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Boys Football Academy v Shipley College

Boys Football Academy v Shipley College

24th March 2014

Balby Carr Academy travelled with a mixed age group boys’ team away to Shipley College on Monday afternoon. First half the Balby side were unable to capitalise on several chances they created with a missed …

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Caterers Step Up To Plate

Caterers Step Up To Plate

21st March 2014

Catering ladies at Balby Carr Community Academy achieve success once again by completing and passing exams in their relevant courses. The ladies received their awards from the Head Teacher, Martin Craig. The …

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Netball

Y7 Netball Tournament

20th March 2014

8 Y7 pupils represented Balby Carr Community Academy at the Doncaster Schools Tournament on Monday the 17th March at Hayfield school. The team played against 7 other schools and due to some fantastic team work, excellent …

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Golf Academy South Yorkshire Championships

Golf Academy South Yorkshire Championships

20th March 2014

On a cold a windy day at Hickleton Golf Club, 5 teams from Balby Academy of sport braced the conditions and tackled the testing course. This proved extremely testing with only 3 players beating their handicaps and a level par …

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Boys Football Academy v Wakefield College

Boys Football Academy v Wakefield College

19th March 2014

Balby Carr Academy travelled with a mixed age group boys’ team away to Wakefield College on Wednesday afternoon. With what can only be described as poor facilities and conditions, the Balby Carr side showed …

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Golf Academy are National Champions!

Golf Academy are National Champions!

18th March 2014

Balby Academy of Sport retain their National British Colleges of Sport title at Fairmont St Andrews After Balby Academy of Sport won the British Colleges of Sport National title at Woodhall Spa Golf Club last year, they …

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Girls Football Academy are National Champions!

Girls Football Academy are National Champions!

13th March 2014

ESFA National Cup Final Girls U18 Schools Balby Academy Vs John Madejski Academy Ricoh Arena 13th March   The day had finally arrived and the Balby Girls were in high spirits for their National Cup …

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Boys Football Academy v Wakefield College

Boys Football Academy v Wakefield College

12th March 2014

Wednesday Afternoon the Year 12 Balby Carr Academy Boys played hosts to Wakefield College, looking to repeat the victory against the Wakefield team earlier on in the season. The Year 12 side started positive with Ali …

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World Book Day 2014

World Book Day 2014

10th March 2014

Our 'Fun Reading Breakfast' was held before the start of school. Year 7 and 8 pupils were given access to a number of new books which they were able to take away, to enjoy reading independently or with an adult. The …

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Drama Visit to London

Drama Visit to London

8th March 2014

Students studying Drama had the opportunity to attend a West End show and visit the Warner Bro’s Leavesden Studios last week. The students were superb & really enjoyed the musical delights of Matilda at the …

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ICT Subway Challenge

ICT Subway Challenge

7th March 2014

On Tuesday the 4th March it was the conclusion of the New Sub Project for Year 7 students studying ICT. The exciting project got students to focus on using their ICT skills to research competitors, analyse gathered data …

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Public Services

Public Services Visit to London

7th March 2014

Students studying BTEC Public Service enjoyed an exciting opportunity to visit London in March 2014.  The day was filled with exciting experiences and a chance to see theory in action.  For many it was the first …

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Golf Academy Doncaster Schools Champions

Golf Academy Doncaster Schools Champions

7th March 2014

This year the Doncaster schools championship was held at Thornhurst Park Golf Club and was to be played over 9 holes. It was a nice calm day and the stage was set for any of the teams to come and take the title home. It was organised …

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Girls Football Academy v Gateshead

Girls Football Academy v Gateshead (Away)

5th March 2014

The Girls Football Academy travelled north on Wednesday to Gateshead College for the final meeting between the two teams this season in the Category 1 League. In what could be a major nine days for the Balby Carr Academy, …

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Golf Academy ICT Round 3 Woodhall Spa

Golf Academy ICT Round 3 Woodhall Spa

5th March 2014

Brilliant third round places Balby in pole position Inter Collegiate Tour Area C League Round 3 Balby Academy of Sport’s “A” team are still dominating both the gross and net leagues by securing …

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Ex-Student Joins Castleford Tigers

Ex-Student Joins Castleford Tigers

20th February 2014

After attending the Balby Carr Academy of Sport – Rugby League Academy, Josh Fowler has been given a contract this season at Castleford Tigers under 19's. Miss J. Bain, Director of Balby Academy of Sport, …

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Business Super Learning Day

Business Super Learning Day

19th February 2014

Another exciting opportunity for the students in Year 11 studying Business Studies with the aim of bringing learning to life and maximising attainment. The Business Studies department organised a Super Learning day …

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Girls Football Academy v Barnsley College

Girls Football Academy v Barnsley College

12th February 2014

The Girls Football Academy were at home against Barnsley College hoping to progress in the Quarter-Final of the Premier Cup. However, in severe weather conditions, it was difficult to ever envisage a free flowing …

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Sainsbury's Vouchers

Sainsbury's Vouchers

11th February 2014

Please help Balby Carr by collecting Sainsbury's Active Kids vouchers and dropping them off in school.  These fantastic vouchers will enable the school to recieve brand new sports equipment! …

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Angelene Mason - 30 Years Service

Angelene Mason - 30 Years Service

10th February 2014

Angelene Mason has worked at Balby Carr as a Lunchtime Supervisor for 30 years.  She has seen many changes in these years with 3 different Head Teachers and also the change from Community School to an Academy.  She …

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Girls Football Academy v Liverpool College

Girls Football Academy v Liverpool College

5th February 2014

The Girls Football Academy were on the road again Wednesday as they travelled to play Liverpool College in the Category 1 league fixture. From the start Balby Carr were in control of the game without hitting fifth gear, …

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Girls Football Academy v Thomas Telford

Girls Football Academy v Thomas Telford

3rd February 2014

An important fixture, which took over 2 hours on a mini bus to get to, with traffic jams, wrong turns and toilet breaks this had started out as a long match before the Girls had even kicked a ball. After arriving late and …

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Oxford Rugby League Come to Balby

Oxford Rugby League Come to Balby

31st January 2014

Coaches from Oxford Rugby League came to Balby Carr to speak to a small group of Year 9-13 students. They gave a presentation to help inspire the students with many success stories to keep aspirations in the forefront of …

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Girls Football Academy v York College

Girls Football Academy v York College

29th January 2014

The Girls Football Academy 2nd team travelled away to York on Wednesday to face York College in the ECFA national football Cup for a late morning Kick off. Balby Carr Academy were on the back foot for the start of the game as …

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Business Studies Visit Old Trafford

Business Studies Visit Old Trafford

27th January 2014

Students studying Business had an exciting opportunity to visit the Theatre of Dreams, the home of Manchester United Football Club.  This was a chance for the students to see how business is used at Manchester …

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Girls Football Academy v Gateshead

Girls Football Academy v Gateshead

22nd January 2014

The Girls Football Academy were hoping to bounce back from last week’s defeat to Accrington, but would face stern opposition in the form of Gateshead. Balby Carr Academy started the brighter of the two teams, …

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Careers Event

Creative Choices Careers Event

16th January 2014

A group of Balby Carr Academy 6th form students visited the ‘Creative Choices’ Careers event in Sheffield last week. This was an opportunity for students to meet professionals currently working in the …

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Boys Football Academy v Carres School

Boys Football Academy v Carres School

15th January 2014

The Boys Football Academy went into the last 16 of the School’s Cup full of confidence after their last round rollercoaster of a victory, although Carres School were not to be underestimated. A bright start from …

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