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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 onwards. As part of this development a brand new building opened on Hob Moor Road (in September 2016).

This is a very exciting time for Starbank and for our community. We hope you will want to be part of this future.

Your child has great potential. Help them realise it by choosing Starbank.

Gerry Hudson – Executive Head
Satnam Dosanjh – Headteacher


Our Sites

We now have over 1500 pupils across three sites, close to the boundary between Bordesley Green and South Yardley. Arrangements for 2016-2017 are as follows:

Starbank Road


This is the oldest and most established building where currently there is a large Nursery (all part-time) and classes from Reception up to Year 6.



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Bierton Road


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. We have a Nursery (both Part-Time and Full-Time) and classes from Reception up to Year 6.

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Hob Moor Road

We have a brand new flagship school on Hob Moor Road, purposed built and opened in September 2016. This houses both our primary and secondary students. This site includes specialist facilities for Science, Food Technology and Art and Design Technology and features along with computer rooms and 2 iMac suites for Photography and Music Technology.

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Starbank School is an All-Through School

Starbank School is an All-Through school that means that we accommodate pupils in both Primary and Secondary.

Starbank School has Nursery places at Starbank Road and Bierton Road and will have Primary places from Reception to Year 6 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.

Our secondary site hosts Year 7 to Year 11 (Currently populated up to Year 9)

Latest News and Newsletters

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OFSTED Tuesday and Wednesday

Dear Parents

We learned at lunchtime today that our OFSTED inspection will be on Tuesday and Wednesday this week (1/2 May).

The team will visit all three Starbank sites and are visiting because of the change in the structure of the school (from primary to all-through). You can access their online questionnaire by using Parent View on the OFSTED website at

G Hudson(Executive Head) S Dosanjh(Headteacher)

Starbank Blog Entries

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We are artists!

For the past 2 weeks we have been artists! This year for art fortnight year one have studied and take inspiration from Bridget Riley. Bridget Riley is an English artist who creates optical illusions and artwork using tessellation. In the first week we researched, experimented with different mediums and created a piece of 2D artwork […]

Rocket Radio – Year 5 – Mystical Myths and Marvellous Mexico Show – LIVE

Year 5 classes from Starbank and Bierton Road both joined forces to deliver this fantastic show. You’ll hear about magical mythical excitement, and marvellous Mexican style! Tune in for brilliant music, features, and fabulous presenters talking about Beowulf and Grendel, Deadly 60 Reports, Dia De Los Muertos, Mexican life, food and culture! There will be another […]

Forest School Club

A group of children went to Forest School Club during last half term. They had a great time and made dens, did pond dipping, hunted for minibeasts and toasted marshmallows around a fire.

We are instruction writers!

This week in English year one have been looking at verbal and written instructions. We have followed instructions and written our own on ‘How to Make a Windpipe’. How to Make a Windpipe You will need: 5 Plastic straws A pair of scissors Sticky tape A pencil First, carefully cut the straws to different lengths […]

Rocket Radio – Nursery – Farm Animals & Favourite Things Show

The Nursery children delivered an action packed show today with the Little Red Hen story, talk about their favourite things, a Sound Quiz, Nursery Rhymes, and some brilliant presenting and party music! Nursery started off their Starbank radio journey with total style and energy! Parents visited both Bierton Road and Starbank Road sites today to […]

Phonics Screening Workshop at Bierton Road

A big thank you to all of the parents who came to the Phonics Screening workshop at Bierton Road this morning. I hope you found the information useful and reassuring. If you were unable to attend the workshop, you can view the presentation by clicking on the link here. Below are a list of the useful […]

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