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

Vision, Mission & Values

Our Ethos……

We believe that Moorside Schools should guide and support children, staff, parents, and Governors, who are all part of the team, to work together to be the best we can be. To demonstrate understanding and compassion towards others; challenge ourselves beyond our own expectations; enjoy learning and celebrate success.


Our aspirational vision for every child at Moorside:-

  • To become confident, lifelong learners, willing to explore, question and engage with
  • To find solutions through collaboration and resilience
  • To demonstrate respect for others, their world and themselves

Our mission at Moorside is to:

  • Provide a flexible, enriching and challenging curriculum
  • Open children’s minds through the views, experiences, ideas and beliefs of others
  • Create an environment able to inspire inquiry and promote a breadth of learning experiences
  • Surround children with the best educators and specialists
  • Understand how our children learn and teach each as an individual

Having PRIDE at Moorside:-

  • Pride in ourselves
  • Respect for others
  • Independence and collaboration
  • Determination to achieve
  • Enthusiasm and love of learning

Click here to view our Home School Charter 2017/18


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 L White

School Contact: Mrs C Rowett

General Email: [email protected]