Online Access - “Do you need help getting your children equipped to learn online at home? If the answer is yes, Newcastle City Council wants to hear from you. The council is conducting a citywide survey to find out which families do not have computer equipment or internet access to enable their children to go online at home to do their school work.
Families in this situation are being offered help in getting the equipment they need. To find out more and complete a simple form visit https://www.newcastle.gov.uk/services/public-health-wellbeing-and-leisure/public-health-services/coronavirus-covid-19/school-and
If you need help to access the form or to fill it in you can call the council’s support team on 0191 277 4500 between 9am and 2.30pm, Monday to Friday. The survey must be completed before it closes at 2.30pm on Friday 1 May.”

To all our families, we hope you are all well at this difficult time. We have added further information to the website that may be useful and provide support at home. We also have learning packs available at school.


A very warm welcome to Moorside Primary School

I take great pride in being the head teacher at Moorside Primary School it is a real privilege to be part of a school that actively promotes an inclusive ethos among its diverse community that is fully supported by all members of staff and Governors. We have a strong team of dedicated and supportive staff who work very hard to provide the best opportunities for all promoting a culture of respect based on mutual understanding where children are polite and courteous to one another and the adults.

Moorside Primary School is a larger than average-sized primary school at the heart of the West End of Newcastle. We are a school which was judged to be good by Ofsted in September 2016 when they acknowledged that provision for children’s spiritual, moral, social and cultural development was strong and that within our diverse school community, children develop a close understanding of different religions and cultures helping to prepare them well for life in modern Britain. We operate an inclusive school where every child is valued and we work hard to help our children develop their skills, knowledge and positive attitudes in order to help them to become responsible, respectful and tolerant citizens of the future.

Much of our teaching is lively and engaging and children receive opportunities to learn concepts and apply them in practical contexts. Our curriculum is broad and balanced, combining a strong focus on English and mathematics with thematic approaches that build on skills and extend knowledge and understanding in science and the foundation subjects. We offer a wide range of extra-curricular provision to enhance the children’s personal and social development. Children demonstrate a pride in themselves and in the school and they value the school environment and have worked with adults to improve the grounds, such as their work to develop the meadow area.

Our partnerships with families and the wider community are extremely strong and we pride ourselves in being responsive to the community we serve and we truly believe that together we make Moorside Primary an exciting place for children in which to learn, develop and flourish.

I am fully committed to the community of Moorside Primary School and strive to ensure that the school serves our local children and their families well. If you are not part of our school and you would like to learn more about us or you would like to look around our school you are very welcome to come and visit. The children and staff of Moorside Primary School very much enjoy talking about and sharing their achievements and our successes.

Linda Hall

Head Teacher

 

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