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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Exploring Seaside Habitats

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...
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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 8 May 2017;
  • Years 3, 4 and 5 have their optional SATs during w/c 15 May 2017;
  • Year 2 pupils have ongoing assessments throughout May/June 2017.

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 8th – 12th May 2017

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Whole School attendance this week

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Whole School attendance this year

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Class Champion so far this year is Mrs McClean's Y5

children have 100% attendance so far this year

Top 3 Classes with Highest Attendance this week

  • Y1b – Mrs Christie 100%
  • Y6a – Miss Rickerby 100%
  • Y6b – Mr McGill 98.8%

Other Class Attendance

  • Rec – Mrs Hall/Mrs Lee 94.8%
  • Y2b – Ms Grigor 95.7%
  • Y4 – Mrs Mills 96.1%
  • Y1a – Mrs Chandler 90%
  • Y3 Mr McGreevy 95%
  • Y5a – Mrs McClean 98.7%
  • Y2a – Miss Henry 97.2%
  • Y3/4 Mrs Moore 97.6%
  • Y5b – Mrs Oliver 98.3%

School News

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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Exploring Seaside Habitats

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...

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Fairy Tale Trail at Gibside

As part of our fairy tale topic, reception children visited Gibside and went on a fairy tale trail. The Gibside fairy had left challenges for us to complete all around Gibside! The first clue was from Snow White, she asked us to look for and count all of the apple...

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Working together with the NSPCC

Today we had the company of our friends from the NSPCC. Having joined us earlier in the week for some informative assemblies, today we worked together in classrooms. We explored our rights, our welfare and how we seek help if we need this. We were also joined by our...

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Carr Hill Smash The Gateshead Fun Run!

Children, from Reception to Year 6, participated in the intu Metrocentre Great Gateshead Fun Run on Friday 26th May.  The sun was shining and the children were smiling as they warmed up alongside the Metro Gnomes before running around the park. Take a look at these...

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British Values Day

Here at Carr Hill Community Primary School, we have dedicated a whole day to celebrate and learn about British Values. We strongly believe that in reflecting and learning about these values, children will become more resilient and prepare them for life in modern...

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