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%!
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
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
A Special Learning Community
Come and find out why and how…
We welcome your school visit.