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%
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...read more
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...read more
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...read more
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...read more
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.read more
A Special Learning Community
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