Home Learning (COVID-19)

Ideas for the summer holidays

Lancashire County Council have produced some ideas for keeping children entertained over the summer holidays. You can find them here:

Guidance letter, Keep on reading, Keep on with maths, indoors, outdoors, dinosaurs, Roald Dahl, seaside, space, tigers.

Return-to-school videos

We are producing a series of videos which can be accessed on ‘Seesaw’, welcoming your child to their new year group.

For those of you who have not seen it yet, please visit our Facebook page to see the video the teachers have made for all our children at home.

Information for September

Hygiene and practical arrangements

General risk assessment for September

Year 6

Final Day of Term Letter (Year 6)

July Updates

17th July Final Update

10th July Weekly Update

3rd  July Weekly Update

June Updates

26th June Weekly Update

19th June Weekly Update

12th June Weekly Update

5th June Weekly Update, including an important request to complete a survey for key workers.

May Updates

28th May Wider Re-opening Update including LCC statement

School is open over half-term to the children of key workers from Tuesday to Thursday from 8.30am to 3.10pm. School is closed on Bank Holiday Monday and Friday 29th May.

22nd May Weekly Home Learning Update, including wider re-opening arrangements

Joint statement by North Lancashire Headteachers


15th May Weekly Home Learning Update

Monday May 11th, school is open to vulnerable pupils and those of key workers. Following the Prime Minister’s speech on Sunday night, we are awaiting further details from the DfE before we can plan a way forward and then start to inform parents how we will begin to operate in the weeks ahead.

Thursday 7th May Weekly Home Learning Update

Fair Trade May 2020 Newsletter

Friday 1st May Weekly Home Learning Update

April Updates

Friday 24th April Weekly Home Learning Update

Friday 17th April Weekly Home Learning Update

Thursday 9th April 2020: Update 9th April – since this was published, we updated our numbers for Monday 13th April. Due to no children of key workers being booked in, we are NOW CLOSED on Easter Monday.

Friday 3rd April 2020: Update 3rd April

Safeguarding and well-being

These resources have been designed to support families during this time:
A child-friendly booklet to help understand the coronavirus, recommended by Lancashire County Council
Helping children cope with stress during coronavirus from the World Health Organisation
Parental tips for those self-isolating
Anxiety Booklet: a booklet about what anxiety is, how to spot the signs, tips for parents, tips for young people and where you can find more help
Happiness Booklet: a booklet about what is happiness, how can we nurture happiness, why a sense of purpose matters, top tips and where to find more

Our well-being email is being monitored regularly. If you have any questions you would like answered, or anything you would like to tell us, please email us on wellbeing@moorside-pri.lancs.sch.uk.

Here you can find the school’s regularly updated COVID-19 Annex to our Child Protection Policy.
Here you can find the risk assessment for children we are currently following.

EAL Support

Lancashire County Council have been creating home learning resources for EAL pupils.  They keep adding new resources to this as they are developed and by using the link below, our Moorside learners who would like to practise extra language games and activities, can continue their learning online. Please click on the ‘Primary’ tab to access the resources.  Please let us know if they are useful and if we can support you in any other way.

March Updates

Friday 27th March 2020: Information about Seesaw, the Learning Platform we will be using after the Easter holidays

Friday 27th March 2020: Home Learning Update 

Friday 20th March 2020: Update for essential key workers letter.

Friday 20th March 2020: Keeping your child safe at school letter.

Thursday 19th March 2020: Key workers’ children and other children we will remain open for letter.

Home Learning

From Monday 20th April, our children will be expected to learning through our learning platform, Seesaw. You will be given your code by your class teacher when they call for your parent consultation. Children of key workers who are in school will be able to work on their Seesaw tasks in school each morning.

Wednesday 19th March 2020: Home learning, and in particular learning logs letter.

Please click on your child’s year group to access the learning tasks and activities we have set for the children before the Easter holiday period. Please note: after Easter, the teachers will be using Seesaw, an online learning platform, to set work and interact with the children directly. Read this letter to identify the steps you can be taking to set things up at home.

Reception Year 1 Year 2 Year 3 Year 4 Year 5 Year 6 Ms Lay’s group


For advice on the coronavirus and COVID-19 visit the NHS website.