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A Viking came to school today!

A Viking came to school today!

Willows Class were very excited today because they had a visit from Erik the Viking. See Twitter for more pictures!

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E safety guide

Our House and Vice captains have shared the advice with their fellow pupils in assembly. The advice is going out tonight.
Chinese New Year in Maples Class

Chinese New Year in Maples Class

Maples Class have been learning about how the Rooster was chosen for the Jade Emperor's calendar. They also took a tangram home to try it out on their families!

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The Mayor paid us a visit!

The Ceremonial Mayor of Salford, Cllr Garrido, came to see us in action today. The children asked lots of interesting questions and were very pleased that the Mayor had come to our school.
E safety advice

E safety advice

Our house and vice captains have worked together to produce e-safety advice for their fellow pupils. Once editing is complete, it will be sent out to the children.

We are 50 years old this year!

We will be organising events to celebrate our 50th anniversary. If you have any memories, pictures etc, please bring them into school.
Hockey superstars!

Hockey superstars!

Well done to our hockey team who took part in the Irlam and Cadishead hockey tournament at ICC.
They won a game, drew four games and lost one. What a great effort as it was their first time in the tournament.

Thank you!

Thank you to everyone who came to our Christmas Fair on Friday and to all who made it such a success.

Remembrance Day

Hazel Class has made a poppy bouquet and they will be laying it at the Cenotaph this week ready for Remembrance Day.

Gingerbread 2's surprise letter from Balmoral!

Gingerbread 2 wrote to the Queen to wish her a happy 90th birthday. They were very excited to receive a card and letter to say thank you.

Sports Mark Bronze Award!

We are pleased to announce that we have been awarded the Sports Mark Bronze Award.
Good work, everyone!
Seldom Heard

Seldom Heard

We went to the Seldom Heard event at Eccles Sixth Form Centre to give our opinions about our city, Salford.

The fish have arrived!

Oaks Class are very excited to have class pets.
Thanks to Hazel Class for their guides on how to look after them.
Year 5 at ICC

Year 5 at ICC

Year 5 pupils did Moorfield proud at the languages day at Irlam and Cadishead College. Fabulous behaviour to, at and coming back from the event.

Online safety

Oak, Willow and Maple classes have been learning about online safety from Michelle (Life Education Bus).

Check out our new Facebook page!

Click on the link opposite to find out what we have been doing each week.

We would like to welcome our new teachers!

Miss Flynn ( Deputy Headteacher) and Miss McLaughlin are joining our school team. We are looking forward to working with them.

Are you ready for the new year ahead?

School re-opens on Thursday 1st September at 8:55am.
We are looking forward to seeing you!

School is fully open on Wednesday 6th July.

Year 3/4 - fantastic performance and behaviour at The Lowry last night. So proud of you!

Sorry - sports day postponed due to heavy rain on Wednesday.

New Nursery stay and play with lunch.

Our new Nursery children are joining us tomorrow for a stay and play. They will also have lunch as well. Our next one is next week and we are looking forward to seeing you!

Off to The Lowry!

Year 3/4 are off to The Lowry to perform at the MAPAS summer concert. A world class performance on a world class stage!

Den Day raised over £200 for Save the Children and School.

Thank you for your generosity for a good cause.

New end of year report format

The annual end of year reports will be out on Wednesday 13th July. We have devised a new report format to give you more, succinct information about your child's progress and attainment.

Follow us on Twitter @moorfield_p1

We will be posting news, pictures, information and celebrations.

Red Pepper with the school improvement team

Come along to the hall on Tuesdays after school for fun family games, food tasting and healthy lifesyle information. No need to book, just come along!

School re-opens on Monday 18th April. We look forward to seeing you again.

School closure

Unfortunately, school will be closed until 18th April. If your child has gone to Lledr Hall, please collect them as previously arranged from school premises at 3.15pm. Many thanks.

Easter Egg raffle!

Our Easter egg raffle raised £79.80 for school funds.
Thank you and well done!

School closes for Easter weekend on Thursday 24th March. School re-opens on Tuesday 29th March at 8:55am.

Stay safe on the internet

Years 3,4,5 and 6 are taking part in safer internet sessions with Michelle from The Life Education Bus. These sessions will take place on Wednesday 3rd February.

Well done, Year 3/4

Year 3/4 have been 'green' for two weeks and their treat is to come to school in their own clothes for a day.
Will your class be next?

A positive start!

Well done, everyone. We have had a great start to the new term. Keep up the good behaviour.

We are going global with Manchester United!!!

Five children represented our school at the official Manchester United Christmas card photo shoot. What they did not know was that they would be meeting the whole of the first team and the manager!
We were so proud of their behaviour and attitude on the day.
Watch out for the launch on the MUFC website

What a busy week!

We have had a busy week at school. Year 3 /4 had a Greek day, Year 4/5 went to Chester to learn more about the Romans and Year 5/6 made their own short animated films. Watch out for them!

Thank you!

Thank you for all the generous donations for our Christmas Fair.
Save the date ! Friday 27th November at 3:30pm.

Spooky Dinner

Thank you to everyone who came for lunch today. It was fantastic to see so many families at our spooky dinner.
We hope you enjoyed it as there were lots of empty plates! We are planning to do this again for Christmas dinner. Watch this space!

Thank you! Thank you! Thank you!

We held our coffee and cake event for MacMillan on Friday and it raised £198. Thank you for coming along, sending in cakes and being very generous with your donations. All the money will go to a very worthy cause and we were very happy to be part of it.

Brilliant behaviour!

Well done, everyone! I am pleased to report that behaviour at school has, on the whole, been super since the start of the new school year. Keep it up!
British Values

British Values

Have a look at the fun we had learning about British Values with the Pop Project.
We sang songs and learned some very important messages along the way.

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Watch out for our new banner for the Children's University

More information will be on the way soon.

Fantastic! Everyone was on time for school today. Keep up the super effort.

Wow! What an excellent first day back!

It was great to see you all back in school and looking so smart in your new uniforms. Well done everyone and well done for an excellent first day back. Keep up the good work!!!

See you on Wednesday 2nd September!

We are looking forward to seeing you again and we hope that you have had a lovely summer break. We are looking forward to hearing all your news. Your teachers have got lots planned for you. Are you ready for the challenge!

Summer Reading Challenge Reminder

There is still time to take part in the summer reading challenge at the library. Every child who does will receive a £5 book token.
Good luck!
Goodbye Year 6 - 2015

Goodbye Year 6 - 2015

Our Year 6 children did the last assembly of the year. There were some tears but lots of happy memories. Goodbye and good luck at your new schools!

Irlam and Cadishead Times

Check us out in the new edition of the Irlam and Cadishead Times!

Awesome artists

Congratulations to Shona and Crystal for coming first and third respectively in the Rotary Club of Irlam's billboard competition. The winning entry is up next to Automech and pictures will soon be in the M44 magazine.

Football victory!

Well done to the football team whose brilliant efforts ensured a 6:1 victory over St Joseph's on Tuesday.
Great team work, everyone!

Sports day

Thank you for supporting our sports day. The children competed in their house teams - Achieve, Accomplish, Endeavour and Aspire. Wear your badges with pride! We hope you enjoyed it too!

Sensational Samba!

Year 3 /4 performed their sensational samba music at the MAPAS summer concert ( wider opportunities). They did school and their families proud! Thank you as well to all the families who came along to support us.

Football fanatics!

We sent a team to the Irlam and Cadishead Shield competition. The children tried very hard and worked well as a team.
Good job and well done!

Jungle gym

Our 'jungle gym' is being well used. Thank you to Mrs McCann for developing the project, The Hamilton Davies Trust for funding the project and Sam Wilkinson for installing the gym.

Phone lines

Our phone lines are back up and running again. Thank you for your patience and for coming into school with messages.

Year 1 forest school trip

Year 1 had a fantastic time splashing in puddles and getting muddy at their day out at forest school. They all said it was the best trip ever!
Well done everyone and thank you for representing our school well with your behaviour and attitude to learning.

Dodgeball competition

Well done to Josh, Cole, Tristan, Harvey, Westley and Clayton for their great effort in the dodgeball competition. This was the first dodgeball competition we had taken part in and the children came fifth out of eight teams.

Green all week?

Well done to the children who have stayed 'green' all week.
Well done, also, to the children who have made a big effort to improve their behaviour this week. Keep it up, guys, and thank you for your support!
Thank you to parents who have come into school to pledge their support for good behaviour both in and out of school. It has been much appreciated.

Year 6 SATs

Well done to our Year 6 children for working and trying hard in their SATs.
Roll on July when we get confirmation of the results.

The Life Education Bus

The Life Education Bus paid us a visit last week and we learnt about keeping and staying safe. Thanks, Michelle and Harold the Giraffe!

World Autism Awareness Week

The children have recently taken part in activities to raise the awareness of Autism. They spent a day learning about what autism is and how it affects people.
Mad Science

Mad Science

Mad Science came to school to inspire us and astound us with science! We took part in lots of fun experiments including making fire out of flour!

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Birds of Prey

Birds of Prey

We had visitors from the Birds of Prey centre 'Gauntlet' in school. We got to fly birds of prey....it was very exciting!

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Birds of Prey

Birds of Prey

We had visitors from the Birds of Prey centre 'Gauntlet' in school. We got to fly birds of prey....it was very exciting!
Birds of Prey

Birds of Prey

We had visitors from the Birds of Prey centre 'Gauntlet' in school. We got to fly birds of prey....it was very exciting!

The Gingerbread House on Silver Street

We are expanding our ASD provison with the approval and support of Salford LA.

The former Silver Street children's home will be refurbished to provide 12 extra places for children with Autistic Spectrum Disorder( ASD) who are in need of extra support within mainstream education.

The refurbishment will be completed later this year, ready for our new pupils to be admitted from September 2015.

Watch this space!
Since 2012...

Since 2012...

Since September 2012 the school has organised the following experiences to link in class/ whole school/ local/national event / activities.

Many of these activities are heavily subsidised by the school to make them affordable or provided at no cost to the children

Vist from The Happy Puzzle Company

Challenge 4 Change climbing wall bus

Viking visit to Year 3

Harvest Festival

Year 6 to Crucial Crew

Art workshop at The Lowry for Year 1

Bulb planting in the local area

Firework safety talk

KS2 visit to The Bridgewater Hall

ASD visit to Legoland

Spaceport visit

The 'B' word - Anti bullying play

Part of children's choir for Children in Need

No room at the inn - Christmas play

Nativity play

Tudor Christams crafts

Carol singing at Media City for Blue Peter ( very wet!!!)

Maths play

Gym festival

Waterstones visit to school so children could spend their World Book Day vouchers

World Book Day

Visit to The Bridgewater Hall to see the Halle Youth Orchestra

The Pop Project

Road Safety awareness assemeblies

Stockley Farm Trip

Credit Union begins at Moorfield

The Moorfield Muncher breakfast club begins

Blue Peter producers in for programme feedback from Year5/6

Play with the Halle

Blue Planet trip

Muscial Celebration of work done with specialist music teacher

Djembe performance by Year 3 at The Lowry

Expochef

Science Show

Forensic day

And much more!

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