Welcome to Carr Hill Primary School
At Carr Hill we aim to provide our pupils with a warm, safe environment where children feel secure and valued as individuals. We believe that teaching and learning should be enjoyable, purposeful and challenging. Through our effective curriculum we aim to equip each child with the key skills they need for life. We aim to develop confident learners, who take ownership of their learning; are proud of their achievements and are well prepared for life in modern Britain. A dedicated and talented staff support the learning of all of our children and they create incredible relationships that aid the love of learning.
‘Working Together For our Children – One School, One Team and One Family’
Throughout this website, we aim to share the successes and achievements of our pupils and provide relevant key information and updates for parents and visitors to the school. Please do not hesitate to contact us if you would like to arrange a visit.
Paul Harris, Headteacher
Important Dates - SAT's Tests
- Year 6 pupils take their Key Stage 2 SATs week commencing 13th May 2019;
- Years 3, 4 and 5 have their optional SATs week commencing 20th May 2019;
- Year 2 pupils have ongoing Key Stage One assessments throughout May 2019.
- Year 1 pupils will complete the Phonics Screening Check during the week commencing 10th June 2019
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.
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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.
Explore Our Classes
Attendance for the week of 29th October – 2nd November 2018
Whole School attendance this week
Whole School attendance so far this year
children have 100% attendance so far this year
Class Champion so far this year is Year 3/4
The Top 3 Highest Attendance Awards this week are
- Y6 – Miss Rickerby 99.4%
- Y2 – Miss Henry 99%
- Rec 2 – Mrs Hall 98%
Other Class Attendance This Week
- Rec 1Mr McGreevy 95.6%
- Y3 – Mrs Christie 94.5%
- Y5 – Mrs McClean 96.4%
- Y1 – Mrs Chandler 95.7%
- Y3/4 Miss Henderson 97.1%
- Y5/6 – Mr McGill 95.8%
- Y1/2 – Mrs Morris/Richardson 94.3%
- Y4 Mrs Thompson 97.1%
Year 2b really enjoyed our visit to Beamish. We have been learning about toys from the past and this was an excellent opportunity to find out more!read more
As we bring our Viking topic to a close, what better way to share our new knowledge, than with bit of long-ship building. Flat bottoms for easy access to shallow rivers, detachable prow enabling your stern to become your bow and a choice or oars or wind power. Well...read more
Our Bags2School collection this morning has generated £116 for our School Fund. Thank you so much to everyone who donated their unwanted clothing. We will arrange another collection in the Spring...read more
Today year 3 and 4 hosted the very first Carr Hill Art Exhibition and what a success it was! The children have been working extremely hard over the past 6 weeks to create and perfect the perfect self portrait. We have been looking at sketching techniques and learning...read more
A great big thank you to all the parents and carers that joined us for our Macmillan coffee morning today. The treats that the staff of Carr Hill donated were delicious . It was a wonderful event with a great community feel and a great chance to catch up with you...read more
This September, Year 6 had the privilege to sing at Gateshead’s Citizenship Ceremony, at the Civic Centre. They sang two songs: The Blaydon Races and Bobby Shaftoe. Blaydon Races was chosen because it was written by a relative of Dylan’s, so the children just had to sing it!read more
We had a great time at Wallington Hall ! We followed the story trail and learnt all about the story of the Wallington dragons.read more
A Special Learning Community
Come and find out why and how…
We welcome your school visit.