Blackshaw Moor CofE First School caters for pupils aged between 3 and 9 years. Many of our pupils come from Blackshaw Moor and the villages of Thorncliffe, Meerbrook and Upperhulme. There are several pupils who travel in from Flash and Leek.
The school is set in a beautiful location between the Roaches on the edge of the Peak District National Park and Tittesworth Reservoir among the rolling hills of the Staffordshire Moorlands. The school has hard working, dedicated teachers who are highly experienced in teaching mixed age, mixed ability classes and who are committed to ensuring that each child can flourish and reach their full potential both academically and socially.
We provide a happy, caring and stimulating environment and pride ourselves on the family atmosphere and the effective working relationships between pupils and teachers which enable pupils to develop the skills, knowledge, attitudes and values necessary to build a successful future.
We are happy to welcome visitors and parents of prospective pupils to our school to meet the staff and pupils and see what we have to offer.
“Working together in God’s love for the benefit of all”
A prayer written by a child age 5:
Please God and Jesus, look after the children and everyone, Amen
At Blackshaw Moor Church of England First School we value the whole child. We aim to offer our children a creative, enriching and fulfilling learning journey enabling all to flourish. We aim to develop strong links with our local community whilst preparing our children to be good global citizens. Our school values and Christian distinctiveness underpins all that we are and do.
We are an inclusive school where all children have the opportunity to participate fully in school life and have access to a broad and balanced curriculum, regardless of academic ability, religion, physical ability, gender or ethnic origin. All children are valued, whatever needs they have, and we aim to create an environment within our school which will enable all pupils to learn to the best of their ability.
11 Oct 2021 | BY asf
Air Pollution around schools is a serious risk to you and your children’s health. An Idling car will emit around […]
23 Mar 2021 | BY talentum
At Beresford we have marked the National Day of Reflection with a Prayer Space entitled Empty Chair.
11 Oct 2021 | BY blackshawmoor
Jaydon Paddock Great Britain gymnast visits Blackshaw Moor First School 8th October 2021
01 Oct 2021 | BY churnetview
Please see our latest school newsletters below: 10th September 2021 Newsletter 17th September 2021 Newsletter 9th October 2021 Newsletter
25 Jun 2021 | BY lfs
LFS Weekly Newsletter 25-06-2021
18 Oct 2021 | BY leekhigh
County Lines – schools letter for parents Staffs Oct County lines postcard
15 Oct 2021 | BY rps
This week Huw and Morgan brought in their musical instruments to show during their music lessons. Morgan gave a demonstration […]
14 Sep 2021 | BY talentum
Since the return of students to school, we have been monitoring Covid-19 cases and liaising with the Local Outbreak Control […]
05 Oct 2021 | BY asf
We will be supporting Young Minds ‘Hello Yellow’ day this Friday (8th October 2021). On Friday, it will be non-uniform […]
08 Oct 2021 | BY churnetview
School Tour! If you would like to book on to a tour of Churnet View, please book your space […]
03 Feb 2020 | BY lfs
PATCH Fashion show poster
10 Mar 2020 | BY leekhigh
We are offering parent / carer drop in sessions on Friday Mornings from 9.15am – 10.00am. Feel free to pop […]
13 Sep 2021 | BY talentum
Westwood College Year 8 Open Evening 21st September 2021 We look forward to welcoming you to Westwood College. We hope […]
01 Feb 2021 | BY asf
Well done everyone. This will keep the blues away, and will make you smile. If you’re feeling fed up, put […]
02 Oct 2021 | BY somarketing
We recognise that a visit to Churnet View Middle School is a valuable part of the school application process, but in […]
11 Nov 2020 | BY talentum
Welcome to Leek Sixth Form from the Headteacher and the Head of Sixth Form