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


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

Our value of the month Peace

Peace There are two kinds of peace: External peace – in the world and in relationships needed for a civilised society. Internal peace – the feeling of self contentment with who we are and what we have. What does peace mean to you? What do we all need to do...

Starbank Blog

Blog for Starbank School

Reading Fun

Please take a look at the Bookstart website below for lots of ideas how to make reading fun and book ideas.


Bierton Nursery Language Workshops

Thank you to all the parents who came to our Nursery Language Workshops. We hope you found them useful. Remember Model language wherever possible: Model speech sounds back to the child – repeat what they have said with the right speech sounds. Add an extra bit of information to what the child has said: Eg. Child: […]

Whatever Next

This week Bierton Nursery have been listening to the story Whatever Next Click on the link below to listen to the story  


Kingswood – Day 4

We have been travelling around the site with our iPad to get some tips and feedback from the children. This is what they had to say! IF THE VIDEO DOES NOT WORK – PLEASE CLICK THE LINKS BELOW IMG_0695[1] IMG_0693[1] IMG_0691[1]