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 Autumn and Spring Terms
(4th September 2018 – 5th April 2019)
children have 100% attendance up until 5th April
Here is the percentage attendance data by class.
Congratulations to Miss Henderson‘s Year 3/4 class who have the highest attendance this academic year, at a fantastic 97.1%!
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...read more
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...read more
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...read more
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...read more
Year One had a great time exploring rock pools on South Shields beach. The children used their knowledge and research to identify plant and sea life. They also completed their National Sports week mile a day challenge by running a mile along the beach. [gallery...read more
A Special Learning Community
Come and find out why and how…
We welcome your school visit.