Being a responsible citizen in our community


Working together for excellence


Aspiring to be our best


Treating others as we wish to be treated

Welcome to Barkerend Primary Leadership Academy


Pledge of Excellence

Read our pledge to every pupil and parent at Barkerend Primary Leadership Academy


Inspiring Leaders

Learn about our commitment to a rich and diverse leadership programme



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Latest NEWS

Star Community Hub

Star Community Hub

The school is currently closed until further notice, in line with Government guidance. We are working with Bradford City Council to support a number of Community Hubs across the city to provide ongoing care for the children of critical workers and vulnerable pupils...

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Schools Minister commends primary school for ‘top results’

Schools Minister commends primary school for ‘top results’

Staff and pupils at Barkerend Primary Leadership Academy are celebrating after they were placed among the top three percent of primary schools nationally for progress. Pupils who sat the Key Stage 2 assessment last year achieved such high levels of progress from Key...

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Today’s readers, tomorrow’s leaders

Today’s readers, tomorrow’s leaders

Star Academies has recently launched a series of exciting new reading initiatives to promote the joys and benefits of reading. Pupils will take part in a series of creative and engaging activities designed to foster and celebrate their love of reading, whilst...

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Character Development


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School Closure Information

The school is currently closed until further notice. Our emergency provision is being delivered at Lapage Primary School. If you are a critical worker or the parent or carer of a vulnerable pupil and you require a place at Lapage, please email Every child who can be safely cared for at home should be.



Barkerend Primary Leadership Academy is CLOSED Monday 24th February for staff training. Re-opens as usual on Tuesday 25th February 2020