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

Online Safety Workshop for Parents/Carers

O2 and the NSPCC have  joined forces on a mission to help all children and their families in the UK stay safe online. Together, they’re offering useful tools, support and guidance to help parents and carers have conversations with their children about their online...

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The Very Hungry Caterpillar

  This term we have been learning all about the life cycle of a butterfly. Today when we came into school we were so excited to find some caterpillars in our classroom! They have heard that we are caterpillar experts so decided to come to live with us for a...

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Year Four reach new highs at Whithaugh Park

Year Four have just returned from their annual residential visit to Whithaugh Park, on the Scottish Borders, where we've worked as a team, challenged ourselves and shown persistence and determination when trying new things.  Most of all, we've enjoyed spending time...

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Sainsbury’s Vouchers

It's that time of year again. Please keep any Sainsbury's sports equipment vouchers to help bolster our supplies. Sainsbury's Active Kids is a scheme run by this retailer and provides us with some exciting new resources each year. We will be accepting these vouchers...

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Red Nosed Nursery

Today in Nursery we have been raising money for Comic Relief. We have had so much fun making chocolate crispy cakes and playing in our areas wearing our red...

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