Starbank School

Welcome to Starbank School

 

Starbank has for many years been a very popular and successful primary school. In response to demand for places we became an all-through school from September 2014 onward. As part of this development a brand new building will open on Hob Moor Road (by Sept 2016) which will replace our current Annex site.
This is a very exciting time for Starbank and for our community. We hope you will want to be part of this future. We want our school to provide an outstanding education for all children and need your help to achieve that.
Your child has great potential. Help him/her realise it by choosing Starbank.
Gerry Hudson – Executive Head
Satnam Dosanjh – Headteacher

E-Safety

At Starbank we take e-Safety very seriously. On this page there is some useful advice for everyone to follow.

E-Safety Advice
We now have over 1500 pupils across three sites, close to the boundary between Bordesley Green and South Yardley. Arrangements for 2015-2016 are as follows:

  • Starbank Road site (B10 9LR) – this is the oldest and most established building where currently there is a large Nursery(all part-time) and classes from Reception up to and including Y5. By 2016 there will be classes from Nursery to Y6 on this site.
  • Bierton Road site (B25 8PY) – this has undergone extensive refurbishment since we moved in three years ago. It is a Listed Building which was originally built as a school in the 1930s but closed in the 1980s and was due to be demolished until early in 2012 when Starbank was asked to take it over to provide extra places. A Nursery (part-time and full-time) opened in September 2014 and there are now classes from Nursery up to Y6 on this site. For this year only a small number of Y7 pupils are based here.
  • Hob Moor Road site (B10 9BT) – this annex site has been used by Starbank for the past 20 years approximately. It combines a stand alone brick built building with a number of large well equipped demountable classrooms. The site includes children from Y3 to Y6 and approximately 270 Y7 and Y8 students. The portacabins include specialist facilities for science, food technology and art and design as well as a computer suite.

When the new build further up Hob Moor Road is completed it will cater for classes from Reception to Y6 in the primary part of the school and from Y7 to Y11 in the secondary part. By 2016 therefore Starbank will have Nursery places at Starbank Road and Bierton Road and will have primary places from Reception to Y6 on all three sites with 180 places available in total, 60 at each site. It will be our intention to try and ensure families can have all their primary age children on one site, usually the closest to where they live. All children from any of our primary sites will automatically be entitled to attend our secondary department on Hob Moor Road.

Latest News

Here are the latest news stories direct from the office.

Latest Blog

Here are the most recent blog entries from the Starbank Blog

Starbank Blog

Blog for Starbank School

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Year 1 Rocket Radio – The Traditional Tales Show

Today was radio broadcast day for Year 1. They celebrated the wonderful stories of The Gingerbread Man and The Three Billy Goats Gruff through this fantastic new radio show. Both halls at Starbank Road and Bierton Road were full with parents and children listening and enjoying the stories, songs, gingerbread recipes, and quizzes that made […]

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Pancake Day at Starbank Nursery

Miss Burns and Mrs Bowen showed us how to make pancakes. The children enjoyed helping. Everyone enjoyed eating the pancakes.

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Chinese New Year

We had a wonderful time at Starbank Nursery finding out about Chinese New Year. We made dragons and enjoyed dragon dancing.

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Safer Internet Day!

Tuesday was Safer internet day.  Across the school, children were involved in assemblies and activities that celebrated our differences and taught us to be kind when online.   Year 1 Watched a Smartie Penguin video and helped him to solve his problem. They use Pic Collage to take a photograph of a friend and write […]

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1R Head off on a Word Hunt!

”We’re going on a word hunt, we’re going to catch a big one, we’re not scared…uh oh a tricky one..!” The children in 1R have been very busy this week as they have been visiting the’ tricky word’ road! The ‘road’ was made up  of lots of different words which the children had to read […]