E-safety during our summer break

We have shared this resource before however......as our children are sure to be spending some time online during the holidays, let us share this fabulous resource one more time. The 'Thinkuknow' site contains a wealth of resources to make our children aware of the...
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When ‘Thank you’ feels like winning the lottery.

The entire staff would like to thank our parents for a thoughtful act during this morning's leaver assembly. Emotions were running high as we unwrapped the framed montage of our leaver's names and we were completely overwhelmed by the individual gift jars for each of...
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Year 6 Leavers 2017

Always an emotional day at Carr Hill. Each year seems increasingly more difficult to say goodbye to part of our school family. Whilst we prepare further footage and photographs of award winners, we thought you'd enjoy these images from the leavers...
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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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School Sports Week!

What fantastic fun we had during School Sports Week! From 'Wake up! Shake up!', running a mile daily, to coaching from an ex-NUFC player. Even Ceilidh dancing which everyone thoroughly enjoyed. Plus a visit from the 'Show Racism the Red Card' team. Don't know about...
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Gaining Green Fingers at St Alban’s Church

Great job 5b and 6b for growing green fingers and doing an awesome job planting in our local church, St Alban's.  We worked as a team to weed, plant and water the new shrubs and flowers and can't wait to go back and see them in bloom!   Any top tips...
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Forest School Fun!!

This week Mrs Chandlers class spent an afternoon in our forest school area. They had a series of challenges to complete including building and cooking on our camp fire,  building dens and some natural art activities. The children took on all the challenges...
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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

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:

https://www.simsagora.co.uk/Home/For-Parents

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 11th – 15th September 2017

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Whole School attendance this week

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Whole School attendance so far this year

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Class Champion so far this year is Reception 1

children have 100% attendance so far this year

Top 3 Classes with Highest Attendance this week

  • Rec a – Miss Dorner 100%
  • Rec b – Mrs Lee 100%
  • Y6 – Miss Rickerby 99.6%

Other Class Attendance

  • Y1a – Mrs Chandler 87%
  • Y2b – Mr McGreevy 93.1%
  • Y4 – Mrs Thompson 97.2%
  • Y1b – Mr Lewis 86.8%
  • Y3 Mrs Henderson 95.8%
  • Y5 – Mrs McClean 97.7%
  • Y2a – Miss Henry 95.2%
  • Y3/4 Mrs Moore 97.7%
  • Y5/6 – Mr McGill 96.4%

School News

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 evaluating local...

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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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Dangerous Dinosaurs!

A nest with eggs in appeared in our class! We asked lots of questions and talked about what might be inside the eggs. Then we used tools to crack the eggs open. Baby dinosaurs were inside! Since then we have been learning all about dinosaurs! This is what we have been...

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Carr Hill children sing at the British Citizenship Ceremony

In September, the children of Year Four sang at the British Citizenship Ceremony at Gateshead Civic Centre. Under the careful guidance of our music teacher Ms Thompson, we sang two songs during the official ceremony and watched the new citizens: swear on oath or...

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