Year 11 letter from Mr Ferrante

30th March 2020, Dear Year 11, I wanted to write to you personally to reflect on the events of the last week and to reiterate some of the key messages from our final assembly together on Thursday 19th March. At present, you may be feeling anxious and uncertain about...

Y11 Exams – Update

Dear Parent/Carer, I know this is a difficult time for many of you, and the next few weeks will be an adjustment for all of us. We are doing everything we can to support your children and families at this time and appreciate your patience and support. As you are...

FSM Vouchers

Update: If you have completed the FSM eligibility checker and supplied us with your email address you will soon receive an email from the school with your vouchers.If you have any problems or have not received a voucher, please contact fsm@starbank.bham.sch.ukPlease...

Year 11 Exams

19th March 2020 Dear Parents and Carers, Year 11 You will all be feeling very confused and distressed by the recent announcement on final GCSE summer examinations.  To be clear, your son or daughter will not be taking any further examinations this year. The government...

Coronavirus update – School closure to most pupils

SecondaryDear parents/carers, Re: Coronavirus update – school closure to most pupils Following on from my last update, I am now writing to let you know that we have now been instructed to close the school to almost all children at the end of the school day on: FRIDAY...

Year 7 to 9 School Closure

Wednesday 18th March 2020 Dear Parent/Carer, As you will no doubt be aware, the Government has made a number of announcements in relation to measures to prevent the further spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19). The health and safety of our pupils, staff and the wider...

COVID-19 Update

Here is the latest update about the school's actions relating to COVID-19:Secondary Update 16th March 2020Dear parent/carer, On behalf of Starbank school and the IEB (Interim Executive Board) I want to reassure you that we continue to follow and actively engage with...

Changes to the Secondary Behaviour System

Dear Parents/Carers, I would like to inform you of changes to the behaviour system. The new behaviour system will come into immediate effect from Monday 9th March 2020. All pupils present this week have been notified of these changes. The Behaviour Policy is now live...

Information about COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

Dear Parents/Carers Please see the following information and attached documents from the Department for Education regarding COVID-19 (Coronavirus). Department for Education Coronavirus Helpline The DfE have launched a new helpline to answer questions about COVID-19...