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 11th – 15th March 2019
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 Miss Henderson's Year 3/4
The Top 3 Highest Attendance Awards this week are
- Y5 – Mrs McClean 99% 99%
- Rec 2 – Mrs Hall 98.9% 98.9%
- Y1 – Mrs Chandler 98.6% 98.6%
Other Class Attendance This Week
- Rec 1 – Mr McGreevy 98.2% 98.2%
- Y3 – Mrs Christie 98.4% 98.4%
- Y5/6 – Mr McGill 93.1% 93.1%
- Y1/2 – Mrs Morris/Richardson 90.7% 90.7%
- Y3/4 Miss Henderson 95.2% 95.2%
- Y2 – Miss Henry 94.5% 94.5%
- Y4 Mrs Thompson 95% 95%
- Y6 – Miss Rickerby 98.1% 98.1%
Key Stage 1 have enjoyed our visit to West Boldon Lodge! We took part in lots of fun outdoor activities linked to our new topic 'Growing Things'. We began our day with a life cycle quiz - hunting through the forest for clues to which life cycle we had! Children worked...read more
The children had a fabulous session with their coach from Destination Judo. They packed so much into the session and you can see that everyone had a fabulous time from the smiles on their faces! Some of us were even brave enough to help with a demonstration. What...read more
Last half term our topic was people who help us. We were lucky enough to have a visit from the fire brigade and a policeman! Throughout the half term we...read more
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...read more
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...read more
Reception and nursery children all looked fantastic dressed up as their favourite book characters! During the day children listened to stories by Julia Donaldson and took part in many different activities. We enjoyed listening to The Smartest Giant in town story and...read more
A Special Learning Community
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