YR6 at the Centre for Life

We all had a wonderful day at the Centre for Life, Newcastle. Our focus was the Moon, but we learnt lots of other interesting things as well, even travelling on a 4-D ride!

Planting at St. Alban’s

We've always taken great pride in helping to improve our community. This week we had the opportunity to help make a difference by planting up the grounds of St. Alban's Church. We look forward to watching our tiny plants grow and bloom in the coming weeks. [gallery...

Parent Governor Vacancy

Dear Parent/Carer The School Governing Body oversees the school’s work, makes decisions about the school’s policies and the direction the school works towards. The Headteacher is answerable to members of the governing body who charge him with the day to day authority...

Welcome to Carr Hill Primary School

 

I would like to welcome you, on behalf of the staff, pupils and governors, to Carr Hill Community Primary School’s website.

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

Please click below to pay for school meals, after school clubs and residential visits 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 11th – 15th March 2019

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Whole School attendance this week

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Whole School attendance so far this year

children have 100% attendance so far this year

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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%

School News

World Book Day in Year Four

The children of Carr Hill surpassed themselves yet again with their wonderfully creative costumes for World Book Day!  Inspired by the work of Roald Dahl, we had a fantastic time working with children and teachers from across the school and took part in an array of...

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Y5b Testing Air Resistance

In Science we have been looking at forces such as gravity and friction. Last week we tested air resistance by designing our own parachutes and measuring the time taken for our egg astronaut to land.   What did we find out about the links between air resistance and the...

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World Book Day 2017

What an amazing effort made by children to dress up and all the staff at Carr Hill to provide fun and exciting activities for Wolrd Book Day! What was your favourite activity?Tell us about what you did today! What is your favourite book or who is your favourite author...

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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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Centre For Life

This week we visited Newcastle's Centre for Life as part of our studies into the solar system. We discussed how difficult life can be as an astronaut and explored how water reacts to lack of pressure.

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A Special Learning Community

Come and find out why and how…

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