Events and Visits

Our visit to Tesco Gateshead

Year 3/4 recently went on a visit to Tesco in Gateshead to take part in the 'Farm to Fork' trail and to learn about food miles.. What are food miles? We found out that food miles are the distances that our food has travelled from different countries in the world to...

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Year 2 visit to Gibside

Year 2 had a fantastic time exploring Gibside. In addition to having lots of fun we thought about how the environment changes during Autumn and enjoyed collecting objects which might inspire us when writing our autumn themed poems!

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Magna Carta

We enjoyed our introduction to Magna Carta and the birth of British law so much, that we decided to visit the real document in its home at Durham Cathedral. We toured the building, thrilled the curators with our knowledge and enjoyed lunch in the Monk's Garden. Once...

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Working together with the NSPCC

Today we had the company of our friends from the NSPCC. Having joined us earlier in the week for some informative assemblies, today we worked together in classrooms. We explored our rights, our welfare and how we seek help if we need this. We were also joined by our...

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Year 5 Visit To Whithaugh 2017

Year 5 have just returned from their annual visit to Whithaugh Park. This year's activities included canoeing, rock climbing, abseiling, archery and the zip wire. Here are a few images with many, many more to follow. [gallery...

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World Book Day: Teachers Become Twits!

Year 6 have had an amazing day for World Book Day. Mr McGill has been a little bit mischievous and allowed children to make teachers in Carr Hill Primary School into Twits! Children thoroughly enjoyed using techniques similar to Quentin Blake to make their teachers...

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World Book Day 2017

For World Book Day 2017, the staff chose Roald Dahl as their theme, whilst the children dressed as their own favourite book characters. Another wonderful effort this year. We can always rely on our Carr Hill family to come up with some fantastic ideas for book...

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Destination Space!

Destination Space has given our year 5 and year 6 children the chance to learn about Tim Peake’s mission through hands-on experiments, rocket demonstrations, space equipment and live video from the International Space Station. As well as learning about Tim Peake’s...

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Year 4 visit The Great North Museum

The children in Year 4 had a day to remember as they visited The Great North Museum to extend their knowledge of the Anglo Saxons.  We were lucky enough to also drop into their new 'Bones Exhibition' where we were amazed at the size of some of the skeletons on...

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