Moorside Infant and Junior School
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"As a result of good teaching, pupils learn quickly and can apply their skills across all subjects."

- 'Good' OFSTED REPORT 2017 - Moorside Junior School

Absence

If your child is ill and cannot attend school, please telephone the school office on 01765 604208 as soon as possible or no later than 9.30am. An email may also be sent to [email protected] or [email protected]

If your child is absent from school we will call you if we have not had a message sent into school.  In the event that we cannot make contact with you or anyone else on your list of contacts held in school, we will inform social services.  Please ensure that you contact school everyday that your child is absent.

If your child has suffered from diarrhoea or vomiting, please ensure they are kept off school for 48 hours after the last bout of illness.

We do request that holidays are taken during the set school holidays and current Government regulations state that children will only be granted leave of absence under exceptional circumstances. If you still wish to request absence during term time you will need to complete and return a Leave of Absence Request Form which is available to download under the ‘Forms’ section or by clicking here. The Headteacher will then consider your request and advise you accordingly.

You can also find our policy on Attendance by clicking here.

Reviews from the Children

Year 6

“The best thing about this school is that our learning is fun and we have lots of trips to new places so we have many new experiences.”

Emily Year 5

“We get to go on great school trips.”

Year 2

“I can make hot chocolate in the woods.”

Year 6

“We learn to build shelters and climb trees.”

Angus Year 1

“I like playing football.”

Owen Year 1

“We get to play outside.”

Year 6

“I think the best thing about Moorside is we have a variety of specialised teachers for specific subjects.”

Freya Year 3

“We’ve got amazing teachers and the best art teacher, PE teachers and every teacher.”

Ben Year 4

“In the morning I'm really excited to see the teachers.”

Jack Year 6

“Your not treated as pupils – your treated as a family.”

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Head Teacher: Mrs C Rowett (Acting)

School Contact: Please contact the School Office

General Email: [email protected]