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GCSE Results 2016
25 August 2016
‘Congratulations to Year 11; the 2016 GCSE results are very impressive and have surpassed the previous year; 98% achieved 5 or more GCSE grades and over 90% achieved 5 or more GCSEs including English and Maths. Students in Moor Park have achieved fantastic results individually. In particular eleven students obtained ...[ read more ]
 
2016 A Level Examination Results
18 August 2016
Once again, Moor Park Sixth Form students have achieved outstanding results. The achievements made by our students this year are excellent; the summer of 2016 is again one for celebration. Many congratulations to our students receiving outstanding results today; their hard work and determination over the past year have paid ...[ read more ]
 
Moor News Summer 2016
14 July 2016
Our newsletter is now available online, click here to view. ...[ read more ]
 
A Life in Law
04 March 2016
Russell Davis, a criminal barrister with over 20 years’ experience, visited the Sixth Form in November to speak to our Law students. He talked about the many cases he has worked on and provided a fascinating insight into how they were fought in the law courts. Russell also shed light ...[ read more ]
 
We Can Make It!
04 March 2016
In February, a group of Year 9 pupils from Moor Park took part in the BAE Systems ‘Make It’ Challenge for schools, held at Ribby Hall. The competition task was to design, build and market an “Unmanned Remote Emergency Vehicle”. Each team could choose a location in the world for ...[ read more ]
 
Book Bonanza
04 March 2016
As part of this year’s World Book Day celebrations, a group of Year 7 pupils went to the Guild Hall in Preston to see some top children’s authors and illustrators. Some of the special literary guests included Chris Riddell who is the current Children’s Laureate, Jonny Duddle who illustrates the new editions of the Harry Potter books, topselling writer ...[ read more ]
 
All the Fun of the Fair
26 February 2016
Students had the opportunity to visit an extensive range of stalls with an assortment of confectionary, craft and entertaining games. The fair enabled our student stallholders to showcase their entrepreneurial talent, and in the process raise a tremendous total of £720 which contributed to the grand total of our Micro Tyco Business Challenge. Congratulations to all those who made ...[ read more ]
 
Lend Us Your Ears
09 February 2016
In December Moor Park’s finest young orators competed in a public speaking contest at Ormskirk School in West Lancashire. The competition, organised by the English-Speaking Union, required teams to deliver a presentation to a panel of judges using the full range of public speaking techniques. With four other schools competing, our ...[ read more ]
 
Moor Park Goes International
25 January 2016
This significant accolade is awarded to schools that can demonstrate a sustained commitment to ‘internationalism’ through the curriculum and wider school activities. The assessor from the International School Award team complimented Moor Park on the breadth and depth of its international activities, commenting in particular on the originality of our ‘Day ...[ read more ]
 
Building links with Edge Hill University
14 October 2015
Building links with Edge Hill University gave Moor Park Sixth form opportunity to be part of the opening of their £30m Sports Centre! The opening event saw Olympic heptathlete Katarina Johnson-Thompson and Barrie Wells who has sponsored her throughout her career unveil a commemorative plaque, allowing us to join other ...[ read more ]
 
Year 10 GCSE Parents Meeting
06 October 2015
On Tuesday 6 October 2015 parents/carers and their sons and daughters attended the Year 10 ‘Introduction to KS4’ evening. Parents were provided with information on: What is required in the different KS4 courses The support school will provide to ensure their child achieves their potential How parents and carers ...[ read more ]
 
GCSE Results Day
20 August 2015
Congratulations to Year 11; the 2015 GCSE results have provided a bumper year for A*/A grades! Students in Moor Park have achieved fantastic results individually. In particular nine students obtained 5 or more A*/A grades and fourteen were awarded 3 or more A*/A grades. Overall just over 30% achieved at ...[ read more ]
 
A Level Results
13 August 2015
Congratulations to the first group of sixth form students to successfully complete their A Levels in the new sixth form achieving a fantastic 97% Pass Rate and 100% Progression. The very first group of students to complete the two year course and achieve their A Levels in the new sixth form ...[ read more ]
 
Moor Park Summer Games
17 June 2015
In June pupils were seized by the Olympian spirit at the 'Moor Park Summer Games' which is an annual fixture in the school's sporting calendar. Our young athletes met at the University of Central Lancashire’s sports arena to compete in a range of track and field events.   Pupils sprinted as fast as they could, jumped as far ...[ read more ]
 
Finalist in National Award 'Best Educational Building' - Moor Park Sixth Form and Sports Hall
19 May 2015
Local Authorities across the country are invited annually to nominate a new building for an award in recognition of the quality, design and purpose for the ‘Best Educational Building’. We are very pleased to announce that Preston City Council nominated our new Sports Hall and Sixth Form for this prestigious ...[ read more ]
 
Moor Park creates International link with Zhenjiang School
15 May 2015
Twelve schools are selected to participate in this project each year. The University of London, Institute of Education (UCLIOE) and the Confucius Institute (CI) organise the project with Hanban (Chinese International Council). The aim is to establish international partnerships between schools. We have been linked with Zhenjiang No.4 Middle School. ...[ read more ]
 
World Book Day
05 March 2015
5 March was World Book Day and a group of Year 7 pupils went to Preston North End football club to take part in a literary extravaganza. Six top children’s authors took to the pitch to talk about their books to an audience of five thousand school children from across the ...[ read more ]
 
Oxford University Visit
13 February 2015
A recent visit to Cambridge University has been followed up with a visit to Oxford University.   A group of able and talented Year 10 pupils went to Britain’s oldest university in order to take part in the Oxford Pathways programme. The programme aims to provide information, advice and guidance on higher ...[ read more ]
 
Super Learning Day in London
13 February 2015
As part of a recent Super Learning Day at Moor Park, Sixth Form students had the pleasure of visiting our nation's great capital city. On the itinerary was a visit to the House of Lords and the House of Commons to observe democracy in action.   Students then took a tour ...[ read more ]
 
Cambridge University Visit
20 January 2015
A group of Moor Park’s academic high fliers have visited the ancient and venerable University of Cambridge in order to attend a presentation called “The Subject Matters”. This practical session, delivered by University of Cambridge staff and current undergraduates, highlighted the importance of selecting the best possible combination of A-level ...[ read more ]
 
Micro Tyco Triumph
15 December 2014
Over the past month Moor Park has been a hive of entrepreneurial activity, all in aid of supporting a fantastic charity. The “WildHearts Micro Tyco Business Challenge” sets the task of turning £1 into as much money as possible which is then used to support business and enterprise in the developing ...[ read more ]
 
Year 11 Careers Day (2)
15 December 2014
Year 11 had a second careers day at the Sixth Form, where they experienced several vocational subjects followed by a motivational speech in the afternoon.  Students found the day valuable and gave them an opportunity to consider which courses they may want to apply for as they progress into KS5. ...[ read more ]
 
Moor Park remembers
13 November 2014
As the nation commemorates the centenary of the start of the First World War, Moor Park has remembered the sacrifice of so many men and women who have been casualties of conflicts and wars over the last 100 years.   In our full school assembly last week, Mr Cunningham reminded us ...[ read more ]
 
Sixth Form Open Evening
12 November 2014
The Sixth Form is delighted to invite all students and parents to our Open Evening on the 12th November 2014 between 6.30-8.30pm.  Staff and students are looking forward to welcoming you to have a look round and ask any questions.  Free Prize Draw on the night for a chance to win iphone ...[ read more ]
 
Poster Competition Winners
17 October 2014
Congratulations to Year 8 pupils Aamina Iqbal and Aaliyah Ibrahim for winning the competition to design a poster to promote 'Celebrating Diversity Week' here at Moor Park.   The poster perfectly encapsulates the central themes of respect, tolerance and celebrating difference.   The girls each win £10 vouchers for their winning design.   'Celebrating Diversity Week' takes place ...[ read more ]
 
Preston Youth Conference
16 October 2014
The Preston Youth Conference took place in October at Preston’s College and Moor Park pupils were in attendance along with over a hundred pupils from schools and colleges across Preston. The conference was organised by Lancashire County Council’s “Young People’s Service” and formed part of its Lancashire Children and Young People ...[ read more ]
 
GCSE Results 2014 - A Great Success!
21 August 2014
Students in Moor Park have achieved a great set of GCSE results this year despite the recent changes to these examinations. All students achieved GCSE qualifications and 77% achieved an A*-C grade; a new record. Nearly half of the year group achieved 8 A*- C grades and 10 students achieved ...[ read more ]
 
Duke of Edinburgh Award Success
10 June 2014
As part of their training for the Duke of Edinburgh Bronze Award, thirteen courageous Year 10 Moor Park pupils set out on their practice expedition on the weekend of May 17/18. They were lucky to have chosen the best weekend of the year so far for this challenging walking-camping expedition. ...[ read more ]
 
France Trip
11 April 2014
In April pupils and staff at Moor Park participated in an exciting and sunny residential visit to Northern France, staying at the beautiful 18th century Chateau de Warsy in Picardy.  Activities included a visit to the Chateau Pierrefonds, where the 'Merlin' TV series is filmed, a chocolate factory making Easter ...[ read more ]
 
School Changes Ahead ....
07 April 2014
Friday 11 April brings to a close a very long term in which we have introduced more formal school tests than ever before to prepare pupils for their GCSEs and AS examinations which start on 12 May. I particularly wish to mention the teachers and staff who have put in ...[ read more ]
 
Able and Talented Trip
01 April 2014
On 1 April, Moor Park's Able and Talented cohort from Years 10 and 11 visited Liverpool Hope University. The pupils were given a tour of the University campus by current students, which included the halls of residence, Chapel, Student Union, sports facilities and library. The students also delivered a number of sessions ...[ read more ]
 
Standing Together Against Racism
21 March 2014
Friday 21 March saw the official launch of Preston's "Standing Together Against Racism" festival with a community choir event at County Hall. Moor Park pupils were there to make sure proceedings began in fine style.   As part of the three day festival, the County Council's "Young People's Service" brought together ...[ read more ]
 
Sir Tom Finney
26 February 2014
It was with great sadness that Moor Park received the news of the passing of Sir Tom Finney. Sir Tom was the greatest player to ever play for Preston North End and one of the all-time greats for England. He made his debut for North End in 1946 and remained with ...[ read more ]
 
Community Fair
11 February 2014
A 3 minute beautifully created mini film of our Community Fair and Activity Day. Thanks again to Matthew Stanton from Tryptych Arts for making this film. The Community Event included Family Craft and Baking Sessions, Sports Activities by Red Rose Sports and a Fair with over 50 stalls run ...[ read more ]
 
Boccia Tournament
07 February 2014
On Friday 7 February 2014, 10 pupils were taken to Christ the King High School to take part in a Boccia/New Age Kurling Tournament against four other high schools. In the under-13s there was some superb Boccia skills shown by Ajay Adams and Cieran Nield and, being the only girl ...[ read more ]
 
Progress File Presentation
10 January 2014
The presentation of Progress Files to Year 11 pupils represents the culmination of five years' academic and personal development, as the pupils progress towards their final GCSE exams. Each file contains various records of achievement which the pupils have accumulated over their time here at Moor Park. Presenting the files at ...[ read more ]
 
Local Councillor Shadowing Awards
02 December 2013
In December, the British Youth Council invited seventeen young people from across the country to the House of Commons to receive certificates for the successful completion of their Local Councillor Shadowing Awards. Included in this very select company were Moor Park pupils Saalihah Adam (Year 12) and Rehana Patel (Year ...[ read more ]
 
Oxford University Visit
14 November 2013
The ancient, dreaming spires of Oxford University welcomed some high achieving Year 11 Moor Park pupils in November. The pupils went in order to attend an 'Investigating Options Day' which forms part of the Oxford Pathways programme.  This outreach programme provides information, advice and guidance on higher education and Oxford ...[ read more ]
 
Theatre Visit
24 October 2013
In October, Year 10 and 11 BTEC Performing Arts pupils went to the Opera House in Blackpool to watch the Willy Russell musical, Blood Brothers. The pupils were using the visit as inspiration for their own production of the musical which they will perform in the spring. Watching professional actors perform ...[ read more ]
 
Preston North End Visit
14 October 2013
One evening in October, Mr Dickinson and Mr Gray took a group of excited pupils to watch Preston North End play Bradford City at Deepdale football ground.   The tickets were kindly donated to the school by Preston North End as part of their charter to promote links with the local ...[ read more ]
 
New Sixth Form Inspires GCSE Success
22 August 2013
This year 2013, marks a new era in Moor Park. As students received their GCSE results in the main hall, they attended individual interviews to discuss the next step in their education and consider the new option of staying on in school in the new Sixth Form. Once again the ...[ read more ]
 
A Day In The Life Of Moor Park
13 May 2013
In September 2012, Moor Park Business and Enterprise School worked with Triptych Community Arts to film 'A day in the life of Moor Park Business and Enterprise School'. The short 4 minute video was to be included as part of the 'Preston Motion Picture Project' which aimed to capture The Best ...[ read more ]
 
Congratulations from Wales!
25 April 2013
Moor Park has received kind salutations from a family in Wales after they discovered the remains of a balloon which had been released as part of our recent centenary celebration. On 19 April the school released one hundred balloons to mark exactly one hundred years of continuous educational provision at the ...[ read more ]
 
A very Special Centenary
19 April 2013
On 19 April 2013 Moor Park Business and Enterprise School marked exactly one hundred years of continuous educational provision at the school site. Originally Preston Grammar School for boys, the building was opened in 1913 by Lord Derby. To mark this special centenary, one hundred balloons were released by pupils, ...[ read more ]
 
Sporting Success for Moor Park
20 March 2013
Eight pupils from Moor Park scored a tremendous victory as they triumphed in the Lancashire School Winter Games 2013. They travelled to Blackpool to represent Preston District in the Inclusion Football event.     After securing wins against the district teams of Pendle, West Lancs, Worden and Burnley, the Moor Park team produced ...[ read more ]
 
Moor Park Published Author
15 March 2013
Year 8 pupil Daniyah Mohammed has had a story published in an anthology of writing by young people.   As part of Moor Park's 'Able and Talented' cohort, Daniyah was invited to enter the prestigious 'All Write' competition, which is run by Manchester Metropolitan University. Young people from all over the ...[ read more ]
 
Moor Park Talented musicians visit Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra
08 March 2013
Fourteen Able and Talented musicians from Key Stage 3 were treated to a story telling extravaganza as they went to watch the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra performing a selection of film and programmatic music.   The pupils had worked through a story telling scheme during their lunchtimes to prepare for the ...[ read more ]
 
Moor Park Cup Winners at Boccia and Kurling Competition
08 March 2013
After making it through to the Boccia and Kurling Competition final at Corpus Christie Catholic Sports and Technology College, a team of Moor Park students finished in second position and came away with an impressive trophy. William Burford, Nathan Douglas, Ashley Fish and Morgan Worrall performed well under pressure to ...[ read more ]
 
Performing Arts Showcase
27 February 2013
The considerable dramatic talents of Moor Park's students were on display during the Performing Arts Department's grand theatrical showcase. All of the students who performed are members of the department’s numerous enrichment societies.          During the showcase the X-Factor was in abundance as the audience was treated to dramatic monologues ...[ read more ]
 
Winning Success at Young Star Enterprise Challenge
27 February 2013
Moor Park's tradition of entrepreneurial excellence continued in fine style at the Young Star Enterprise Challenge. The competition, organised by the Community Gateway Association, was held at the Westleigh Conference Centre in Preston. The challenge involved teams developing an idea and business plan for an affordable, sustainable and feasible service ...[ read more ]
 
Our first Sixth Form Applicants
14 February 2013
Following our very successful Sixth Form Launch evening on 13 February, we were delighted that Moor Park students were so excited by the prospect of having a Sixth Form that they started completing their admission application forms before the very next day! Students know that they will benefit from the use ...[ read more ]
 
Touring Theatre Company visits Moor Park Students
12 February 2013
On Tuesday 12 February the BTEC Performing Arts students in years 10 and 11 were treated to a thought provoking performance entitled 'Stunted Trees and Broken Bridges'.   Actors from the Y Touring Theatre Company performed the piece which informed the pupils about the UK criminal justice system and based the performance on the concept of 'choice' to ...[ read more ]
 
Pupils compete in Boccia and Kurling Event
08 February 2013
The Boccia/Kurling event took place on Friday 8 February at Christ the King school. We took three teams to compete with many other schools from Preston with the second round of the competition to be held in March. The pupils played both Boccia and Kurling at the event and were ...[ read more ]
 
Year 9 Mock Career Interviews
06 February 2013
In Citizenship, Year 9 pupils were given the opportunity to practise and improve their interview skills.         Representatives from Preston's Community Gateway Association came to Moor Park to conduct one-to-one mock career interviews with pupils. Each interviewee had to answer questions about subjects being studied at school, personal attributes, ...[ read more ]
 
Safer Internet Day
05 February 2013
Safer Internet Day 2013 was on 5 February when young people across the world learnt about how to use online technologies in a safe and responsible way. Here at Moor Park we turned the whole week into a school-wide promotion of good online practice. Each day an aspect of E-safety was ...[ read more ]
 
Black Belt Success for the Parker Family
29 January 2013
Former Moor Park students Raeesa and Fatima Parker, along with their sister Afroze (Year 10) and their Mother received their black belts in Taekwondo. This highly impressive accomplishment was enhanced by the youngest sister, 8 year old Farzanah, being awarded her blue belt. The Parker family has been having Taekwondo ...[ read more ]
 
Political Life for Past Moor Park Pupil
18 January 2013
Endrita Salihu, who left Moor Park in 2011, has recently completed a prestigious internship in a Whitehall Government department. She was one of only twelve students from sixty applicants chosen to take part in the Civil Service Summer Diversity Internship Programme. (Photo provided by www.guardian.co.uk)   Endrita spent her time in Westminster shadowing ...[ read more ]
 
5* Food Hygiene Rating for School Canteen
15 January 2013
The Food Hygiene Ratings Scheme has been designed to help people choose where to eat out or shop for food. Each business (and this includes school canteens) is given a 'hygiene rating' when it is inspected by a food safety officer from the local authority. The hygiene rating shows how ...[ read more ]
 
Premier League Reading Stars
12 January 2013
Aasim Patel in Year 8, along with pupils from across the country, took part in the Premier League Reading Stars Challenge 2012.     The challenge is run jointly by the National Literacy Trust and the Premier League. A football player from every Premier League team sets a series of reading challenges ...[ read more ]
 
Olympic Games Maker
10 January 2013
I was very privileged last summer to join the team of 70,000 Games Makers at the London 2012 Olympics. I was a part of the Press Operations, a member of the Photo Team. Before the games I had to attend four training sessions in London. For the duration of the games ...[ read more ]
 
Global Entrepreneurship Week
06 January 2013
Moor Park took part in the world’s largest campaign to promote young entrepreneurship back in November 2012. Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW) involves schools throughout the world developing the business skills of its students through a range of initiatives and activities.   Moor Park led the week's proceedings by providing a series ...[ read more ]
 
Moor Park Governor enrolled as Honorary Burgess
03 January 2013
Back in September 2012 one of Moor Park's Governors, Mr Member, had the great honour of being enrolled as an Honorary Burgess of the Preston Guild Merchant.   This distinction dates back to 1179 when King Henry II produced a charter permitting Preston to establish a Guild Merchant. Anybody who wanted to ...[ read more ]
 
Nacro Preston Youth Inclusion Project
02 January 2013
Throughout the first term at Moor Park, a group of Year 10 students worked with a local organisation that helps young people to develop their potential and make positive life choices. Nacro Preston Youth Inclusion Project provides a combination of sports activities and tailored learning support to develop students' key ...[ read more ]
 
Moor Park Triumphs at 'Young Entrepreneurs 2012'
15 November 2012
A team of business-minded students from Moor Park showcased their entrepreneurial prowess recently by winning the prestigious "Young Entrepreneurs 2012" competition. The event, which was hosted by Preston College and the Lancashire Evening Post, required students from across Lancashire to demonstrate their commercial acumen by developing an enterprise initiative. The idea for ...[ read more ]
 
Sixth Form Statutory Notice
24 October 2012
Governors published the Statutory Notice of the proposal for a sixth form after receiving planning permission for a new sixth form centre.   ...[ read more ]
 
Winners of the Open Evening Competition
22 October 2012
The following people are winners of the competitions run throughout our open evening.   The Pupils who won the iPod Touch are as follows:- Amina Khalid from St Matthews Jordan Simpson from Brookfield Ellie Robinson Dunn from Holme Slack The Parents who won the £20 love2shop vouchers are as follows:- Mr A Buckley Mrs ...[ read more ]
 
Stephen Pegg commences consultancy work
12 October 2012
Stephen Pegg - retired Principal of Newman College, commenced his consultancy work with Moor Park to advise, plan and support the development of our new sixth form. Stephen led the College to an outstanding award from Ofsted and therefore brings his considerable wealth of experience and expertise to our school ...[ read more ]
 
School Choir visit to St Pauls Court
28 September 2012
On Wednesday 19 September Moor Park's school choir, accompanied by Ms Hargreaves our fantastic vocal tutor, went to St Pauls Court retirement home in Preston to help celebrate their Community Guild day.   The choir performed a number of songs which included a solo performance from Amber Ainsworth (Year 11) of ...[ read more ]
 
Best Ever GCSE Results 2012
23 August 2012
The eagerly awaited 2012 GCSE results didn't disappoint with a record number of pupils achieving 5 or more GCSEs at A* to C including English and Maths. 100% of the Year Group obtained their GCSE grades and 99% achieved at least 5 or more GCSEs.  However, the school nearly ...[ read more ]
 
Moor Park Olympics
20 July 2012
To celebrate this summer's Olympic Games in London, 40 pupils travelled to the University of Central Lancashire's Sports Arena to compete in the Moor Park Olympics. The pupils contested in all the Olympic athletics disciplines in the morning and in the afternoon competed in other various activities, the highlight being ...[ read more ]
 
Super Learning Day 4
20 July 2012
As part of the final Super Learning Day of the year, some pupils had the opportunity to become journalists for the day. Working in group of eight, pupils had to plan, design and create a newspaper. Each group was required to incorporate a breaking news story, an interview with a ...[ read more ]
 
Moor Park wins Guild T-Shirt Design Competition!
17 July 2012
In June, Preston City Council's Guild 2012 Team set a competition for local school pupils to design a Guild T-shirt, as part of this year's Preston Guild celebrations. The design had to be related to the Guild theme of "20 Years" or "The People's Guild". We are delighted to announce ...[ read more ]
 
'HERO' Nomination for Miss Bailey
17 July 2012
Our very own Miss Bailey, Senior Learning Manager for ICT, Business & Enterprise, was recently nominated for an 'Enterprising Teacher' award. The award is part of the HERO initiative which is an enterprise education project set up to develop enterprise skills amongst young people in the North West.   Miss Bailey ...[ read more ]
 
Year 10 Able & Talented Pupils Visit Oxford University!
17 July 2012
Earlier this year Able & Talented pupils visited Oxford University, one of the most prestigious institutions of higher education in the world. To say that we were excited would be the understatement of the century! The day was organised by Mrs Aslam, our Able & Talented Coordinator and was designed to ...[ read more ]
 
Community News
16 July 2012
Through our provision we aim to better meet needs of pupils, their families and the local Community. There is an extensive enrichment programme for pupils, to encourage support and motivate them to build on existing strengths and develop new skills. For the wider community we have a programme of courses ...[ read more ]
 
Spring Saturday
12 July 2012
Moor Park opened its doors for Community Activities on 3 Saturday mornings in May. The following activities took place:- HSE  Paediatric First Aid Course Girls Multisport Family Arts & Crafts Family Cookery Craft and Beauty Fair The mornings were well attended and enjoyed by all. Thanks go to Lancashire Adult College and ...[ read more ]
 
Super Learning Day
11 July 2012
Over two days in July, Moor Park pupils took part in their final Super Learning Days of the school year. The highlight was a trip to Bowley Activity Centre in Great Harwood.   Years 7, 8 and 9 engaged in a wide range of outdoor challenges and activities which tested their team ...[ read more ]
 
LRC News
10 July 2012
Book Buzz   Mr Dearden, the Learning Resource Centre Coordinator, has registered Moor Park with the Booktrust scheme "Book Buzz". This means that during the first term of the new school year, every Year 7 pupil will receive a free book of their choice to keep. This is a great way ...[ read more ]
 
New Intake Day
09 July 2012
On Monday 2 July, Moor Park welcomed all the children who will be starting here as Year 7 pupils in September. Throughout the day, the boys and girls were given a taste of how their new school life will be by meeting their form tutors, fellow classmates and following a ...[ read more ]
 
Preston Guild Youth Enterprise
30 June 2012
Moor Park Pupils were a big hit with TV stars from The Apprentice when they demonstrated their business skills at the Preston Guild Youth Enterprise event. Over 2 – 4 July, Moor Park's Young Chamber pupils, along with pupils from local primary and secondary schools, occupied retail units in Preston's ...[ read more ]
 
Chartership Success for Moor Park Staff
26 June 2012
Earlier this year, Mr Dearden, Moor Park's Learning Resource Centre Coordinator, was awarded Chartered Librarian status by the Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals.  Chartered Membership is the gold standard for librarians who have to submit a portfolio of evidence demonstrating a commitment to personal and professional development.  Mr ...[ read more ]
 
Duke of Edinburgh Bronze Award
20 June 2012
Moor Park Business and Enterprise school is now a registered Duke of Edinburgh Award Centre. The following pupils have been working this year towards their Bronze Award. Sameer Master, Muhammad Khoda, Luke Gardner, Patricia Hallmark, Raheema Omar, Fizaan Zaman, Rummana Ebrahim, Ikram Ibrahim.   Pupils have attended expedition training sessions on ...[ read more ]
 
Moor Park's Guild Runners on BBC Radio Lancashire
20 June 2012
A reporter from BBC Radio Lancashire managed to catch up with Moor Park's Guild Runners as they took part in an early morning training session, in preparation for the next stage of their Preston Guild running challenge.   As reported in the previous edition of Moor News, a staff team from ...[ read more ]
 
New Cashless Catering
17 June 2012
Moor Park has introduced a new cashless dinner system for pupils.Each pupil has a 4 digit pin-code which allows them to access the system; this identification method is supplemented by a pupil photo at the point of sale providing a second level of security. The system recognises each pupil, holds ...[ read more ]
 
Primary Enterprise Day
16 June 2012
  In June, pupils from Deepdale Junior School and Moor Nook Primary school paid a visit to Moor Park to take part in a Primary Enterprise day. The theme of the day was "Go Go Guilders" and the pupils had to produce t-shirt designs on computer to celebrate this year's Preston ...[ read more ]
 
Make It - Grand Final
11 June 2012
In June, a group of six Year 9 pupils from Moor Park took part in the grand final of the prestigious "Make It" design technology competition for schools, held at the Museum of Science and Industry in Manchester.     The early round of the competition was open to 180 schools ...[ read more ]
 
Modern Music Academy Scholarship
01 June 2012
During the June half term holidays Moor Park hosted seven young musicians from the local area as they attended the Modern Music Academy, led by Francis Ajiteru.The Modern Music Academy is designed to bring young musicians together to develop their musical performance skills, learning modern pop songs as ...[ read more ]
 
Jubilee Assembly
01 June 2012
The bunting was out on display at Moor Park as we held a special full-school assembly to celebrate the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee. The Head Teacher delivered an informative talk on Her Majesty's long reign and presented a range of images and archive video footage, including a recording of The Queen's ...[ read more ]
 
Ofsted invites Moor Park to share the Secrets of Success.
31 May 2012
In May the Head teacher Mr Cunningham was invited to meet the new head of Ofsted Sir Michael Wilshaw to share our successful strategies for raising standards and narrowing gaps in achievement. Sir Michael wanted to hear Mr Cunningham's views on what works well in schools to encourage young people, raise ...[ read more ]
 
Eco Excellence - Going For Gold
28 May 2012
As part of their 'Active Citizenship' programme, some Year 7 pupils have been preparing to implement a litter picking initiative here at Moor Park.   Overseen by Mrs Bradley and Mr Hawarden, a group of pupils were selected to receive training in the safe practice of litter picking from Preston Council’s ...[ read more ]
 
Table Tennis Champions!
15 May 2012
In May, three pupils from Moor Park competed in Preston's under 16s table tennis tournament. Our pupils displayed some high quality table tennis skills and qualified for the Preston finals. The pupils did very well, winning many games against tough opposition. At the finals the team went on to win ...[ read more ]
 
Moor Park Teachers Train University Students
04 May 2012
For many years Moor Park School has worked with Edge Hill University providing teacher placements for their trainee teachers as part of the Initial Teacher Training programme.  Moor Park is a popular choice of school for trainee teachers, not least because of our 'Outstanding' judgement by Ofsted.  Our teachers work ...[ read more ]
 
Moor Park Pupils Join UCLAN's Junior University Programme
04 May 2012
Moor Park is delighted to be involved with UCLAN's Junior University Programme commencing in May 2012. We currently have twelve Year 10 pupils who have registered to take part in the programme at the university in their own time!   The aim of the Junior University is to: *  Help raise ...[ read more ]
 

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