Operation: Geocaching!

Year 5b and 6b have been on a mission to geocache. As we are all new to geocaching, we have been finding out how the phenomenon started and how to get involved. We utilised our skills of map reading; maths skills of distances; reading skills to look for hints and...
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Visiting Tommy at Seaham

We have been learning all about World War 1 and the impact it has had on the world. We were lucky enought to visit Seaham to see the sculpture of Tommy. The steel statue, by local artist Ray Lonsdale, has pride of place in Seaham sea front. What a day! Yes, it was...
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Reception Dinosaur Museum Visit

We have been to the Great North Museum to learn more about dinosaurs. We had a fantastic day exploring the museum and learning new facts. Each class took part in an interactive dinosaur workshop!                    ...
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Carr Hill’s Smart School Council needs you!

We want more pupils to be involved in our School Council so this year we are going smart! Mrs Oliver needs a communication team to help her with the smooth running of the school council. The Communication Team work to keep everyone in Carr Hill involved and informed....
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Nursery Rhymes

We have been very busy this term welcoming our new friends into Nursery, helping them settle in and feel happy! We have started learning all about Nursery Rhymes. Last week we found Incy Wincy Spider in our classroom! He likes it here so he has decided to stay. To...
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Year 5 and 6 Learn how to Geocache!

Year 5b have loved finding out about Geocaching in Computing sessions. We have been researching Geocaches in the area and have nearly finished planning our own Geocaching session. We can’t wait to get out and find some of our own… Last week while...
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Y5b start trumpet / cornet lessons!

In Year 3 we learnt to play the ocarina and last year we extended our skills to play the recorder. This year we are learning to play the trumpet or cornet with Mrs Weaver! How is it going Year 5b? Any top tips or comments you would like to share about the...
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Reception Yoga

We are very lucky in reception as Lisa from Kalma Baby is teaching us yoga! We are having so much fun as well as keeping our bodies healthy.  We have been on a space mission and a prehistoric adventure so far. Have look at the different shapes can make with our...
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Welcome to Carr Hill Primary School

Callum Kidd HeadteacherThose of you who know our school will appreciate just how special a learning community we have established here in Carr Hill. Our pupils are magnificent and we celebrate on a daily basis their individual and collective efforts as they contribute towards ensuring their teachers focus on raising aspiration, raising achievement and raising happy, sociable young learners who are proud to attend our school.

As Headteacher, never a day goes by without me being grateful for the tremendous efforts of our staff and the outstanding relationships that exist with our pupils which spur on their hunger for learning and pride in their school.

So, enjoy your visit and please feel comfortable to engage with us where you can.

Callum Kidd: Headteacher

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Important Dates - SAT's Tests

  • Year 6 pupils will take their Key Stage 2 SATs week commencing 8 May 2017;
  • Years 3, 4 and 5 will have their optional SATs during w/c 15 May 2017;
  • Year 2 pupils have ongoing assessments throughout May and June 2017.

Attendance for the week of 14th – 18th November 2016

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Whole School attendance this week

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Whole School attendance this year

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Class Champion so far this year is Mrs Morris & Mrs Richardson's Year 2

children have 100% attendance so far this year

Top 3 Classes with Highest Attendance this week

  • Year 5a (Mrs McClean) 100%
  • Year 6a (Miss Rickerby) 98.6%
  • Year 1 (both classes joint) 98.3%

Other Class Attendance

  • Reception (Mrs Hall and Miss Kimber) 81.8%
  • Year 3 (Mr McGreevy) 97.9%
  • Year 5b (Mrs Oliver) 96.7%
  • Year 2a (Miss Henry) 96%
  • Year 3/4 (Mrs Moore) 94.2%
  • Year 2b (Mrs Morton/Mrs Richardson) 97.1%
  • Year 4 (Mrs Mills) 97.7%
  • Year 6b (Mr McGill) 94.4%

School News

Operation: Geocaching!

Year 5b and 6b have been on a mission to geocache. As we are all new to geocaching, we have been finding out how the phenomenon started and how to get involved. We utilised our skills of map reading; maths skills of distances; reading skills to look for hints and...

read more

Visiting Tommy at Seaham

We have been learning all about World War 1 and the impact it has had on the world. We were lucky enought to visit Seaham to see the sculpture of Tommy. The steel statue, by local artist Ray Lonsdale, has pride of place in Seaham sea front. What a day! Yes, it was...

read more

Reception Dinosaur Museum Visit

We have been to the Great North Museum to learn more about dinosaurs. We had a fantastic day exploring the museum and learning new facts. Each class took part in an interactive dinosaur workshop!                    ...

read more

Carr Hill’s Smart School Council needs you!

We want more pupils to be involved in our School Council so this year we are going smart! Mrs Oliver needs a communication team to help her with the smooth running of the school council. The Communication Team work to keep everyone in Carr Hill involved and informed....

read more

Nursery Rhymes

We have been very busy this term welcoming our new friends into Nursery, helping them settle in and feel happy! We have started learning all about Nursery Rhymes. Last week we found Incy Wincy Spider in our classroom! He likes it here so he has decided to stay. To...

read more

Year 5 and 6 Learn how to Geocache!

Year 5b have loved finding out about Geocaching in Computing sessions. We have been researching Geocaches in the area and have nearly finished planning our own Geocaching session. We can’t wait to get out and find some of our own… Last week while...

read more
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