In line with Government policy the school has an agreement with parents and students which states:


  • Ensure that my child attends school regularly and on time
  • Inform the school of any concerns or problems which might affect my child’s work or behaviour
  • Check and sign my child’s Student Planner weekly
  • Encourage my child to participate in the school systems which help to promote self-esteem and a community ethos
  • Support the school’s policy on behaviour and discipline
  • Support my child in homework and school work
  • Ensure that my child wears correct school uniform and follows the guidelines on appearance
  • Attend annual Parents’ Consultative Evenings and other opportunities to discuss my child’s progress
  • Take an interest in my child’s school life

Moorside High School:

  • Provide a safe and secure environment for your child
  • Combat incidents of bullying
  • Ensure that your child has the opportunity to achieve his/her potential through academic, sporting, musical, social and cultural experiences
  • Develop in your child a feeling of self-esteem, self-confidence and success
  • Raise standards of attainment and achievement through a variety of activities
  • Set, mark and monitor homework regularly as part of a positive learning process
  • Instil a sense of community and shared responsibility through agreed codes of behaviour and discipline
  • Keep you informed about school life and your child’s progress in particular, contact you with any concerns about attendance, punctuality, behaviour or progress
  • Be open and welcoming to parents, offering opportunities for consultation and involvement wherever appropriate

The Student:

  • Attend school regularly and on time
  • Bring all the equipment I need to school each day
  • Use my Student Planner to record all homework and other important information
  • Do all my class work and homework as well as I can
  • Make sure I understand the school rules and obey them
  • Be polite and friendly and respect others
  • Help to stop bullying wherever I come across it
  • Treat the building, the furniture and equipment with care and respect
  • Put all litter in a bin

Together we will work towards fulfilling the potential of both the students and the school.