"We aim to provide our pupils with the confidence and courage to strive to do their best, to challenge themselves and to aim as high as possible to fulfil their potential and realise their dreams."

Why work at Ark Byron Primary Academy?

Ark Byron Primary Academy opened in September 2015. It is now based in its own building on the edge of Acton Park.  Ark has extensive experience in setting up brand new, outstanding primary academies and creating exceptionally high achieving, happy schools. 

Ark Byron has a unique setting and is aiming to make the most of its park location to promote outdoor learning in order to enrich our curriculum.  We have clear values that recognise the importance of "exploration", "endeavour" and "excellence," and always seek to support our pupils to aim high and fulfil their full potential (as our motto says "Courage to Reach for the Sky").  Ark Byron is a happy school with a staff team that works together to help pupils and adults alike to be the best they can be - come and visit to find out more!

Train to teach in this school

Are you interested in training to become a teacher at Ark Byron Primary Academy? Find out more at arkteachertraining.org

Training and developmentDoug Lemov talks about Ark schools

Our training doesn’t stop once you reach a certain level or learn a certain skill – we’ll support you throughout your whole career, from starting out as a trainee to running your own school.

More training days

In order to deliver the best training and network events, we offer twice as many training days as standard.

Hub days

Three times a year, people working in specific roles or subject areas get together to share best practice and deepen their subject knowledge with peers from across the Ark network.

Ark online training

Our online, cloud-based learning platform supports your development - delivering exciting content straight to you, from exemplary teaching video clips to best practice resources.

Bespoke training

Your school will develop and deliver its own training sessions which are responsive to need.

Network opportunities

You’ll work with colleagues from different subjects, schools and cities, and have the chance to take on network-wide responsibilities such as leading programmes or training.

Interested in training with Ark or finding out more? Get in touch or apply now.