Spring Sing Up 2018

We had a great time singing some wonderful songs at the Sage, Gateshead. We also enjoyed making our fabulous Easter hats!

Ofsted Report – February 2018

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Pupil Survey – January 2018

Each year we ask our pupils their opinions about their school.  Last week we completed the Pupil Survey and had responses in four areas covering 24 questions.  Select "About" and "Pupil Survey - January 2018" to see the results.

Nursery Celebrate in Style!

We have had so much fun in Nursery during December as we have been busy rehearsing and performing our nativity; making fabulous arts and crafts; dressing up and playing games during our first Christmas party and then finally ending it all with a Christmas Jumper Day!...

Christmas Craft Day

The children in Key Stage One have had a lovely day visiting different classes.They have made lots of lovely crafts to take home to decorate their own homes. Have a look at the fun we've...

Welcome to Carr Hill Primary School

Those of you who know our school well will appreciate how special our school is as a community of young learners. Our pupils are magnificent and not a day goes by without us celebrating the individual efforts and collective achievements of our children as they sparkle and shine.

Our main goal is to keep our children safe, provide them with an environment and curriculum which reinforces basic skills and opens up those opportunities enabling all children to make good progress. We enable this by ensuring our staff work together providing a welcoming, inclusive offer to all our children, underpinned with a commitment to quality first teaching.

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.

Finally, we cannot do our jobs effectively without the support of our parents and carers. Together we can raise the aspirations of our children, aim higher and realise the world is their oyster, there to be explored and become successful in. So many of our past pupils have gone on to succeed, whether it has been gaining higher qualifications, graduating from university, accessing employment or entering apprentice training and then the workplace.

The pathway to this success begins here, in a child’s primary school. In Carr Hill we want the best for all our children. It’s part of our essential school DNA, and long term commitment to our children and their families.

Callum Kidd, Headteacher

Important Dates - SAT's Tests

  • Year 6 pupils take their Key Stage 2 SATs week commencing 14th May 2018;
  • Years 3, 4 and 5 have their optional SATs week commencing 21st May 2018;
  • Year 2 pupils have ongoing assessments throughout May/June 2018.

Please click below to pay for school meals and uniforms online:

Gateshead Council, Northumbria Police and partners have worked together to develop a new Hate Crime strategy to tackle hate incidents in the borough. This was approved by the Community Safety Board in April 2016.

Follow the link below for further information:

Hate Crime Awareness and Reporting in Gateshead

We have recently set up an online fundraising account  to help raise funds for our School Fund Account, funds which are then used towards educational visits for your child.  Please click here easyfundraising.doc  for further information.

Attendance for the week of 19th – 23rd April 2018


Whole School attendance this week


Whole School attendance so far this year


Class Champion so far this year is Year 5 (Mrs McClean)

children have 100% attendance so far this year

The Top 3 Highest Attendance Awards this week are

  • Y2b – Mr McGreevy 99.4%
  • Y4 Mrs Thompson 98.4%
  • Y5 – Mrs McClean 98.1%

Other Class Attendance This Week

  • Rec 1 – Miss Dorner 97.7%
  • Y1b – Ms Britton 90.5%
  • Y3/4 Mrs Moore 93.6%
  • Rec 2 – Mrs Lee 95%
  • Y2a – Miss Henry 96.9%
  • Y5/6 – Mr McGill 94.1%
  • Y1a – Mrs Chandler 95.2%
  • Y3 Mrs Henderson 92.9%
  • Y6 – Miss Rickerby 95.4%

School News

Spring Sing Up 2018

We had a great time singing some wonderful songs at the Sage, Gateshead. We also enjoyed making our fabulous Easter hats!

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World Book Day 2018 in Nursery

We had a fabulous World Book Day in Nursery dressing up as our favourite characters from stories and taking part in a range of activities linked to books....

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