Primary Schools within the Trust.
Executive Lead for Primaries: Tim Attwater
Headteacher: Mary Langton
Appleton Primary School has around 270 pupils on roll and is situated in the west of Hull. It caters for pupils from 3 to 11 and includes a 60 place nursery. The school has a strong and experienced leadership team and aims for every child to be successful, resilient, independent and motivated learners. The school offers a broad and balanced curriculum, with particular strengths in early reading, and was judged to be ‘Good’ in all areas by Ofsted in November 2021.
Headteacher: Hannah Stannard
Bricknell Primary School is a large primary situated close to the University of Hull with 630 pupils on role plus a 52 place nursery. The school was judged to be ‘Outstanding’ in all areas by Ofsted in Summer 2015 and prides itself on high academic standards, excellent pastoral care and a wide range of extra curricular activities, all underpinned by its ‘Aspiration Curriculum.’ The school holds the platinum award for OPAL play and also runs a very successful SEND resource base to support pupils with ASD.
Headteacher: Laura Martin
Francis Askew Primary School is situated in the west of Hull within the Gypsyville area. It caters for pupils from 3 to 11 years old, with a 78 place nursery, and there are around 420 pupils on roll. Staff at the school ‘work together to make a positive difference to every child.’ The school was judged to be good in all areas by Ofsted in May 2023 which recognised the effective REACH curriculum in the school. This successfully embeds academic standards with strong pastoral provision.
Headteacher: Jack Danson
Paisley Primary School has around 360 children on roll and is situated in the West of Hull, near to the KCOM stadium and the site of Hull Fair. The school prides itself on its strong partnership with parents and high quality pastoral care. All staff work to support the school vision which states; ‘We value every child in our community: we want them to aspire to the greatest things.’ A newly appointed leadership team helps ensure the children enjoy an exciting and rigorous curriculum packed with hands-on opportunities and enrichment.
Headteacher: Claire Smith
Rokeby Park Primary School has around 170 pupils on roll and is situated near to the Costello Stadium in the west of Hull. It caters for pupils from 3 to 11 and includes a 52 place nursery. The school aims to provide a rewarding and inspiring curriculum to its pupils to help them to ‘aim to be the best they can be’. The school has an experienced leadership team who ensure strong teaching and high standards. The school prioritises pupil, parent and staff wellbeing which were recently recognised through the Optimus Wellbeing Award and the Leading Parent Partnership Award.
Headteacher: Jane Havercroft
Stoneferry Primary School has around 170 pupils on roll and is situated in the east of Hull. It caters for pupils from 3 to 11 and includes a 52 place nursery. The school was judged to be ‘Good’ in all areas by Ofsted in October 2022. The school aims to provide a safe and happy environment for its children and is an inclusive school where every child is valued. The school has fostered links with businesses and industry in the local area to develop pupils’ enterprise skills and to encourage them to be aspirational about their futures.
Headteacher: Antonia Saunders
Victoria Dock Primary School has around 300 pupils on roll and is situated close to the banks of the River Humber. It caters for pupils from 3 to 11 and includes a 52 place nursery. The school was judged to be ‘Good’ by Ofsted in 2018 and joined the Constellation Trust in July 2021. The school was the first PFI school in the country and prides itself on excellent outcomes for children and its strong history of sporting excellence. The school has high aspirations for its pupils and its curriculum is underpinned by the principle of ‘Ambition for All.’ The school also runs a SEND resource base to support pupils with moderate learning difficulties.
Secondary Schools within the Trust.
Headteacher: Gemma Ransom
Sirius Academy West is one of the secondary schools within The Constellation Trust.and has around 1600 pupils on roll and is situated in the west of Hull. It caters for pupils from 11 to 18 years and includes a sixth form. Sirius Academy West is forward thinking, innovative and dynamic in the approach to teaching and learning. Students have excellent attitudes to learning and behaviour. Sirius Academy West boasts a state-of-the-art £48m facility with a superb sports hall, dance studio, art terrace, super labs and transformational learning zones.The academy is a vibrant community that offers a wealth of opportunities for students and staff.
Headteacher: Ian Ravenscroft
Sirius Academy North is one of the secondary schools within The Constellation Trust and has around 1200 pupils on roll and is situated in the north of Hull. It caters for pupils from 11 to 16 years. Sirius Academy North is forward thinking, innovative and dynamic in the approach to teaching and learning. Students have excellent attitudes to learning and behaviour. Sirius Academy North boasts a state-of-the-art £28m facility with a superb sports hall and outdoor facilities, dance studio, auditorium, super labs with transformational learning zones all centred around the 'One World Hub'. The academy is a vibrant community that offers a wealth of opportunities for students and staff.
Alternative Provision within the Trust.
Headteacher: Philip Mountain Wade
Rise Academy is an Alternative Provision academy within the Constellation Trust. Rise Academy aspires to be an inspirational Centre of Excellence, where even the most troubled young people can re-engage with learning, and develop the skills and attitude to life that will enable them to fulfil their potential and contribute to society. They are experts in inspiring young people to re-engage with learning and rediscover their direction. The years of success are born out of the academy's proven approach and profound belief in the positive potential of all young people.With 100% post 16 progression, home support that is second to none and a one-to-one tuition for pupil-premium students, Rise Academy lead the way in transforming young people with problems into young people with prospects.
The Executive Lead for the Primary Schools in the Constellation Trust is a National Leader of Education with successful experience of leading an outstanding primary school and supporting other schools to improve pupil outcomes and the quality of leadership.
The schools in the Trust are supported by the Blueprint Alliance who offer training and CPD to all partner schools as well as an extensive range of school to school support. Blueprint Alliance has a range of primary Specialist Leaders of Education, offering specialist support in maths, special educational needs, Early Years Foundation Stage and finance and premises management.
All partner schools benefit from network meetings and co-ordinator groups to support with curriculum development, moderation and to identify and share best practice. Partner schools also benefit from shared data analysis and school review work as well as support with school improvement planning, quality assurance, lesson observations, work scrutiny and self evaluation.
All primary partners take an active role in the Trust and are committed to working collaboratively to provide the highest quality educational experience for all our pupils.