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About Consilium

Consilium Academies is a multi-academy Trust working across the North of England. It has nine academy schools located in Yorkshire, the North West, and the North East. Consilium is dedicated to enriching lives and inspiring ambitions for both students and colleagues.

Headteacher's Welcome

Welcome to Moorside High School.

I am delighted to have the opportunity to introduce you to our school and to give you a glimpse of all the amazing things that happen here each and every day.

We are proud to be a Consilium school and our values permeates every aspect of our work. 

As a school we pride ourselves on our high standards which enables us to provide a first-class learning experiences for all students.

As Headteacher, and a parent myself, I make no apology for having a very simple and uncomplicated view of what makes an exceptional school.

We have a calm and supportive environment which is characterised by respectful relationships between the teachers and students.There is a very clear focus on delivering high academic standards for all students and we encourage all students to strive to reach their full potential.

We aim to provide every member of Team Moorside a broad and balanced curriculum, where every child is valued. We have high expectations in terms of achievement, behaviour and attitudes so that everyone can become the very best that they can be. We provide students with a wide range of opportunities so that they can grow and develop into socially responsible citizens ready to take their next step on their academic journey.

We hope you will gain a flavour of what life is like at Moorside High School and we look forward to welcoming you into our community and enjoying a happy and successful partnership with you and your family over the next five years.

Core Purpose:

To ensure every student leaves us ready for their next successful chapter, with students attending university or starting a fulfilling career.

We enrich lives and inspire ambitions to ensure students thrive in the world around us. At Moorside High School we believe in the core values of:



We continue to change at a great pace and I want to state very clearly that my ambition is for Moorside High School to become a leading education establishment, not just in the local area but further afield too.

Mrs H E Ryles-Dean