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King Solomon International Business School

Academy Transfer

Academy Transfer

In agreement with the Department for Education (DfE), Falcon Education Academies Trust is winding down its operations.  This means that a new sponsor is required for King Solomon International Business School (KSIBS).


As a result of ongoing discussions between Falcon and the DfE’s Regional Director, Star Academies has been selected as the most appropriate MAT to lead the school and develop its education provision.     


Star Academies has been chosen because of its values-driven approach, understanding of faith schools, track record of success, local presence and capacity to drive improvement.  Star has a close alignment to the school’s ambitions and aspirations for young people.


Star is a mixed MAT, running a diverse group of schools across the country. There are currently 33 schools within Star working together in five regions across the country known as Star Partnerships.   Star schools enjoy some of the best academic outcomes in the state sector regularly occupying high places in the DfE’s performance tables. Year on year, Star pupils also secure the lowest absence rates in England.  All Star schools share a commitment to a child-centred vision and focus on educational excellence, character development and service to local communities.  Star also supports many more schools and aspiring leaders through school improvement and leadership training via the Star Talent Academy and the National Institute of Teaching. KSIBS will benefit from a national network of support, resources and opportunities, as we continue to strive for excellence.


You can find out more about Star here



Star and Falcon have jointly engaged with stakeholders on a series of proposals that will help to spur an improvement journey at the school so that young people can achieve their best, both academically and personally. We will now consider feedback received as part of this engagement.


Beyond this initial engagement, we will continue to work closely with parents, carers and the local community and welcome your ongoing feedback.


We will provide regular information updates to parents, carers and other stakeholders through the website, as well as updating a frequently asked questions (FAQ) document as the engagement exercise progresses.


Key Links

Frequently Asked Questions:

  • Please click here to view a FAQ sheet about Star Academies and the academy transfer process.

April 2024 Parent Letter

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