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About the Northern Star Academies Trust

Northern Star Academies Trust is a growing multi-academy trust in the north of England and comprising seven schools: Skipton Girls’ High School and Harrogate High School (the founder schools), New Park Primary Academy, Hookstone Chase Primary School, Holycroft Primary School, Eastwood Community School andStarbeck Primary Academy.

Northern Star champions the learning of students, teachers and all Associate staff. We are committed to providing a high quality educational and learning experience for all. Our unique partnership will work to develop strong schools, able to serve their local community by providing high quality learning experiences and resources.

We are passionate about high quality teaching, learning and leadership. Our mission is to create a family of outstanding schools serving the primary and secondary phases of education in North Yorkshire and the surrounding area. Thereby preparing our young people for future success at high quality universities, apprenticeships and leading in the workplace or their local community. We will achieve our ambition by working together, sharing professional expertise and celebrating the success of students and colleagues at every opportunity.

Based on the traditional values of respect for the individual, hard work and equality, our school improvement model centres on collaboration, teamwork and quality systems and structures. As we grow we will maintain and focus on the improvement and expansion of the quality of the services provided to all academies within the trust.

By working together we will achieve more for our young people!

Jenn Plews: CEO


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