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Remembrance @ Moorgate 13th Nov

We are lucky that Revd. Tim Flowers, who is very much part of our school community, is also Chaplain to the 4th Battalion of the Mercian Regiment.  He took the time to visit classrooms and talk to the children about his work and the importance of Remembrance.  He kindly agree... read more...

Upcoming Event - Moorgate's Got Talent! 09th Nov

Come and see our talented children perform in this wonderful competition which gives our children an opportunity to showcase their talents. Whether it's musical, sporting or entertainment - the children will prove that Moorgate's Got Talent! 

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Reading Challenge - Congratulations to Class J!! 08th Nov

Congratulations to Class J who won last half term's Reading Challenge. All classes were challenged to read the height of Roald Dahl (all 6' 4" of him!). All classes that achieved this received a certificate and Class J (who read the highest!) received a trip to the local library with... read more...

Disco Success!! 19th Oct

A huge thank you to all who attended and helped out at the Disco last night - it was a brilliant success. A massive thank you as always to our FOMS team for organising and running the event. Early indications are that we raised over £500! 

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Attendance Award!! 17th Oct

Congratulations to Class A (R/Y1) who have won the attendance award this 1/2 term. Class A have had weekly attendance of 97% and above every single week this half term!!! They will be rewarded this Thursday with a special take away treat for lunch!! 

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Forensic Morning In Y5/6! 17th Oct

A forensic crime scene appeared at Moorgate and year 5/6 had a fantastic and thought-provoking morning figuring out who committed the crime! The safe had been broken into! Evidence that we came across involved: let... read more...

How to keep your under 5's safe on the internet 11th Sep

For useful information on esafety for young children, please follow the link

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Table Tennis Day 13th Jul

On Wednesday 12th July we helped Tamworth Table Tennis Club celebrate National Table Tennis Day by holding an open session for our y5/6 children. The children got to have a go playing against each other (and against Mr. Williams for some children) got expert tips and advice from some of the  ... read more...

My Money Week 14th Jun

This week we are learning all about money!! The children will be exploring financial issues such as managing budgets, different ways of spending, savings and the risks involved in borrowing. On Monday, we welcomed a visitor from the co-operative Bank in Tamworth. The children got to handle bank c... read more...

EYFS Beach Experience 07th Jun

Early years pupils enjoyed their beach experience to launch their new topic Land Ahoy. Children dug deep in the sand, caught fish using the interactive lights, learnt the names of different fish and talked about their own their day all the way back to school! 

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International Children's Day 2017 - One Love Manchester 05th Jun

On Friday 26th May we held our annual International Children's Day event and this year it took on a whole new meaning. Due to the way the whole school was affected by the Terrorist Attack in Manchester earlier that week, we decided to have a bake sale and the children voted that the money rai... read more...

We are officially 'Good'!! 18th May

We are proud to announce that we are now officially a 'Good' school as rated by Ofsted. This has been a long and exciting journey for us since becoming an academy with Staffordshire University Academies Trust in July 2014 and we are really pleased that the inspectors recognise the huge st... read more...

KS1 Trip to Tamworth Castle 17th May

On Thursday 11th May, the children in KS1 visited Tamworth Castle and they had a wonderful time. They met the Lady of the Castle, her servant and the Castle Marshall. Each character told many enthralling stories about what their life&n... read more...

EYFS Visit to Packington Farm 08th May

Early Years visited Packington Farm and had a brilliant time. Pupils saw farm animals up close and learnt about the types of animals in the woodlands. We went on a nature trail and built dens for a small creature. We also went bug hunting and found worms, beetles and even frogs. We also got to po... read more...

Ofsted Inspection of Moorgate Primary Academy 26th Apr

We have just told your child's school that we will inspect it on 26 April 2017. The lead inspector will be Tim Hill, HMI. We are writing to you because we would like to know what you think about the school. Please take a few minutes to read the leaflet which came with this letter. It explains... read more...

Towers, Tunnels and Turrets 03rd Apr

Early years pupils have kicked started their new topic 'Towers, Tunnels & Turrets' when they found an old letter from 'Erik' a lost knight. We think it must have fallen out of the tree with all the rain we have had recently..... we'll keep you posted! 

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Word In a Word Challenge!! 31st Mar

Children have been busily coming up with as many words as they can from the school name this morning as they all took part in their Word in a Word Challenge! We look forward to seeing who the winners are and who has won the amazing prize for raising the most money! 

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Non School Uniform Day - thank you! 31st Mar

A massive thank you to everyone for taking part in our non-school uniform day today. The donations you have provided will make for a very exciting Easter Bingo next week! We look forward to seeing you all in the school hall on Tuesday 4th April at 4pm ready to win some eggs back!! A huge thank yo... read more...

World Book Week - W/B 13th March 21st Mar

During our recent World Book Week, each class visited Tamworth Library to share stories and check out books of their own. Whilst there pupils had a tour and found out all the different services offered! A great time was had by all and it's fantastic that nearly every pupil at Moorgate now has... read more...

Parents Evening 08th Mar

It has been great to see so many parents coming to Parents Evening today! Everyone has been so positive about the consultation they have had with their child's class teacher about the progress they are making and their learning. If you haven't been able to make it and would like to schedu... read more...

Mad Science Club Launch! 06th Mar

In assembly this morning, we welcomed back our Mad Science Club!! The children were "wowed" and baffled by some of the experiments and as always had a wonderful time exploring the mad world of science. Today, children will be coming home with a letter explaining all about the after-scho... read more...

World Book Day 2017 03rd Mar

A fantastic day was had by all as we celebrated World Book Day! Pupils came in a range of cleverly thought out costumes from Sherlock Holmes to Harry Potter. Even the staff got involved by each dressing up as a traditional book character.

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Writing On The Wall!! 01st Mar

We have great pleasure in announcing that our children have started writing on the walls in school!!! We have installed some lovely new writing aids in school as a stimulus for writing. Our Reception children have really enjoyed writing about their Alien text recently and our recent Stars Of The ... read more...

Young Voices 2017 07th Feb

For the last few months, almost 40 children across KS2 have been preparing for this year’s Young Voices event at the Genting Arena, Birmingham. Last Wednesday, along with over 6,000 other children, the children took part in that concert and were mind-blowing!! They sang beautifully, represe... read more...

Strange Sightings in KS1 and EYFS (all in the name of Learning!) 07th Feb

Recently, as part of their new topic: Moon Zoom! children in KS1 and EYFS were stunned to find an alien spacecraft had landed in their garden/on the field! Some of the children were ... read more...

Primary High School - High School Transition 06th Dec

Year 5 and 6 went to LFAQEMS last Thursday and took part in the Primary Challenge. This year, the theme was Indonesian Puppetry and Gamelan Music. Everyone had a lot of fun doing the activities and meetings lots of other children from other primaries that we could be going to school with next yea... read more...

Girls Night In II – a great success! 23rd Nov

Once the girls managed to set up their tents for the night we went outside and toasted marshmallows on the fire. We sang some songs whilst we eagerly waited for the popcorn to start popping over the fire.  Later on during the evening the girls made some crafts, decorated cakes and painted al... read more...

Forest Schools is up and running! 23rd Nov

This week has seen the really successful launch of Forest Schools in our school. Mrs Shaw along with Mrs Smith and Mr Loxton have been teaching the children about bug habitats, wildlife identification and respecting the environment. A great time was had by all the children (one child told me it w... read more...

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