Moorside Primary School

Moorside Primary School
Moorside is a larger than average-sized primary school in the West End of Newcastle upon Tyne.  We are a two form entry school with up to thirty children per class from Reception to Year 6.  We also have a Playgroup for rising two year olds which has a morning and afternoon sessions. We have a thirty-nine place Nursery which offers part time places at different ends of the week and a small number of full time places linked to the Government criteria. 
Our building is on one level set in rich and beautiful grounds including a meadow.  We also have a newly built module where music and other aspects of creative arts are taught.
We pride ourselves on our warm and welcoming atmosphere.  We develop and maintain excellent relationships with our families, the wider community and the other professionals we work with.
Our population is very diverse and we often have new families join us throughout the academic year from all around the world as they start a new life in the UK for varying amounts of time.

Our Purpose

Moorside Community Primary is a school at the heart of our diverse community in the West End of Newcastle.

We pride ourselves in belonging to a caring school community where everyone is welcome.

We strive to deliver an outstanding education for all our children.

We help everyone to become caring and active citizens

We encourage everyone to thrive and achieve their full potential.

Our Vision                                                    

We want everyone in our school to work together to make us as good as any school can be.

We want to create new opportunities for everyone to succeed.

We want to create a culture which broadens all of our horizons.

We want everyone to be able to tackle the challenges we will face in an ever changing world.

We want all of our children to effectively engage with each other and with our community.


Our values

We all believe...

Our local community deserves a school they can be proud of

We are a caring community where everyone is welcome

We all value, respect and support each other

Our community has the right to be safe and healthy.

Our children should have the chance to enjoy and be enthused by their time in our school

We all agree...

Everyone will always try their best and take pride in all that they do

Everyone will demonstrate good manners at all times

Everyone will respect each other and show consideration

Everyone will respect and care for our environment and resources

Everyone will celebrate each other’s successes and achievements