Astrea Academy Trust is thrilled to have the opportunity to cultivate a brand new academy that compliments the existing provision in the area and meets the basic
need for additional school places in the area. This is a rare and unique opportunity to join us on our journey – where ambition has no limits!
It is key to understand the context of our academy. 98.4% of our current cohort are from Ethnic Minority Groups. 60% of our pupils are disadvantaged, with 38% currently
receiving Free School Meals (national is 13.3%). The catchment area of the academy is within the 10% most deprived areas within the country.
The Academy opened its doors for the first time in September 2018 and will in time be a 3 – 18 provision for children in the Burngreave area. We accepted our first children in nursery, reception and year 7 as well as a new compliment of staff. We currently have Year 7, 8 and 9 in our senior building and nursery, reception and Year 1 & 2 in the Pre-Prep & Prep building.
We are delighted to say we are the school of choice in the area and are currently oversubscribed for 2020/21.
With the combination of a Grade II listed building and a brand new building, there is a real physical heritage to our new school. With an investment in excess of £25M, the facilities will be cutting edge, including science and technology laboratories, modern classrooms, a 300 seated hall, 4G pitch, an underground sports hall, outside amphitheatre and forest school learning area. This ground breaking campus is truly breath-taking and has been occupied from April 2019.
It is a rare opportunity and an exciting time to join the Academy. We work within a supportive learning community of staff, parents and students, enabling a world of learning opportunities which will inspire and motivate students of Astrea Academy Sheffield to achieve excellence and create the successful path for their future. We are creating an academy where each day will be a journey of discovery to fire their imagination, establish their sense of worth, and to gain the confidence and courage to take a full part in the wider world.
This is a truly unique and once in a life time opportunity and we are seeking distinctive and exceptional individuals who are able to offer the absolute best they can to enhance the life chances of children at Astrea Academy Sheffield.
Kim Wilson | Executive Principal