WHERE STARS ARE BORN!
Sirius Academy is an inclusive; student centred community
that offers young people a high quality education. We aspire to
challenge traditional thinking on how educational institutions
should be managed. Providing our students with more than
merely academic success, but offering them a broad range of
experiences, which seek to build their confidence and open their
minds. Sirius is a forward thinking, contemporary and successful
academy, which prides itself on being innovative and different.
We are proud to be sponsored by Hull College who
have been graded by Ofsted as outstanding in every area.
Different learning - equals success
Superb GCSE results have been achieved this year, with
40% of our students achieving 5 or more GCSEs at grade
C or above, including Mathematics and English; a result
which positions the Academy in the top 5% nationally of
schools in terms of progression.
This was a remarkable year for Sirius who also exceeded
the targets set by the Fischer Family Trust, which
addresses educational development in the UK.
The Academy offers students an unrivalled network
of support, from our highly qualified enthusiastic,
experienced team of staff. We also have a fantastic
pastoral support system in place, whereby students are
encouraged to develop new skills, talents and grow as
Students achieving 5 or more
GCSE’s including Maths and
• 2008 18%
• 2009 29%
• 2010 40%
At Sirius Academy we understand that every individual
learner has different needs, aspirations and ambitions.
This is why we create personalised programmes of study
to enable each individual to maximise their potential.
We ensure that all students’ learning is fun and exciting.
For this years’ GCSE students we embarked on a unique
learning programme, which included a Mathematics
intervention given by expert mathematician and BBC TV
presenter, Johnny Ball, as well as an energy charged
performance from Dr Mark Lewney, winner of NESTA
FameLab®, who blew our minds with his Superstring Theory.
the heart of learning
Our specialism of Environmental Sciences and
Sport lead the way to our goal of excellence for all,
embedding the values we want for every student,
through a realistic and contemporary learning
curriculum. It is our aim to equip our learners with the
necessary transferable skills for life after the Academy.
In October 2010 we joined forces
with Hull’s award winning visitor
attraction, The Deep. This world
class aquarium is working on
research and conservation projects both in the UK and
abroad. This partnership will provide opportunities
for students to further their understanding of
August 2010 saw the announcement
of the new partnership with Hull FC, to
create Hull’s first ever rugby academy.
The academy will provide students who
are passionate about sport with an
exceptional opportunity. Learners will
benefit from an enhanced curriculum, which will offer
Rugby League development that will not only focus on
the core skills involved, but everything from the rules of
the game to psychology and team work strategies. The
programmes will be enriched by involvement and tuition
from members of Hull’s first-team squad with the aim of
developing the potential stars of the future.
The New Build
Sirius Academy will be built with 21st century learning
in mind, with the very latest technology embedded into
student’s everyday experience, creating a business like
environment. The Academy will be flexible, exciting and
innovative in its approach to supporting learners and
the wider community to reach their potential.
In the new building, students will be taught in a very
modern and well-equipped learning environment that
will boast contemporary science and ICT facilities, and
its own recording studio, performing arts suite, hair
salon and construction bays. As a Sports Academy we
will be host to a stunning six court sports hall designed
to meet international standards, a 3G all weather pitch, a
multi use games area and sports lab
The newly built school will be co-located with Ganton
special school a new ‘learning centre’ to be built under
‘Building Schools for the Future’ (BSF) an investment
to transform learning. It will also house the Education
Service for Hearing and Vision (ESHV).
Imagine … the opportunities are endless
For more information on the academy, call:
01482 352 939