About Us

We are a sponsored academy, and opened as Mosscroft Primary School, part of the SS Simon and Jude Academy Trust T/A Vantage Academy Trust on 1stMarch 2019.  There has been a school on our site for over 50 years , with several generations of our community attending the predecessor school.

Our Vision

Our vision and values are at the core of everything we do and provide the shared commitment by all stakeholders for the experiences and atmosphere we create for our pupils.

Mosscroft Primary is a happy and caring school, where everyone is welcomed and valued. We are dedicated to being a wholly inclusive school where all pupils thrive and participate in rich experiences allowing them to achieve and progress to reach their own potential within the primary years and beyond.

Our core purpose is to celebrate children as individuals and to ensure they feel valued through well planned and appropriately challenging experiences, which allow each individual to meet their own potential.

Motivating and challenging all learners in a creative, enjoyable and secure environment is central to achieving this. By understanding what our children already know, we inspire learning through quality teaching, exciting learning opportunities and our passion for bringing a rich and varied curriculum to life. Mosscroft has high aspirations for all its learners. We encourage a love of learning, and as a community are committed to every learner’s success.

Mosscroft aims to develop thoughtful and responsible young people with high self-esteem, a love of life, a thirst for knowledge and the motivation, skills and knowledge to lead healthy, successful, happy lives. We strive to ensure that children develop respect for themselves, each other, their families, our local community and the environment.  We actively develop an understanding and the skills which allow our pupils to manage challenges, behaviour and relationships in a restorative manner. At the heart of what we do sits our school Core Values which we promote, develop and nurture in our children and staff. Our Core Values are:

  • Enjoyment
  • Empathy
  • Friendship
  • Honesty
  • Resilience
  • Respect

In addition, we aim to ensure that Mosscroft is part of a wider school family within the community where positive relationships and positive experiences are paramount and staff work in partnership with children, parents, carers and the wider community to ensure the very best outcomes for Mosscroft pupils.

Our Mission Statement

Building a better future together….

based on Strong Values

Here at Mosscroft Primary we encourage children to understand strong values such as forgiveness, trust, faith, compassion and love.  We promote these values through weekly Spirituality sessions and annual celebrations such as Christmas, Easter, Harvest together with assemblies and the curriculum.

…by nurturing each child’s faith journey

Here at Mosscroft Primary we want all our children to grow in their own faith.  For our younger children, linking the major festivals gives a structure within which to deepen their knowledge of their own faith story.

…through enabling “Life Long” Learning

Here at Mosscroft Primary we promote lifelong learning through the progression of key skills, such as reading and writing but also through developing life experiences such as going on visits to places in our local and wider community.

…by promoting high standards

Here at Mosscroft Primary we promote the very highest academic standards, moving from concrete operations, to the abstract ensuring mental agility based on sound practice.  All our children learn their times tables in our Times Tables Rock Star approach and old fashioned life skills for a modern child.

…through nurturing enquiring minds

Here at Mosscroft Primary we encourage all our children to get a love of learning that takes them beyond the classroom into the wider world.  Children are able to investigate and find answers to the questions they have generated.  Developing an inquiring mind is a key skill in the promotion of deep learning as well as leading you down new unexplored paths.

…by valuing ourselves and others

Here at Mosscroft Primary children are encouraged to go on a path of self-discovery.  Children learn how to take responsibility for their own learning and personal development, as well as how to treat and respect others.

…by striving to succeed

Here at Mosscroft Primary we work together to overcome any obstacles, however challenging, to achieve our goals.  We try and try again, building resilience which helps us deal with any disappointments on our journey to success.

…through the celebration of diversity

Here at Mosscroft Primary we believe that our differences make us stronger.  Learning from each other, our traditions and our shared history