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%!
Year 4 took their art work outside in the beautiful weather today. They are studying the artist Georgia O’Keefe. They have been studying how to create tone and texture in their sketches. We are looking forward to seeing each other’s finished pieces. [gallery...read more
It's always wonderful to watch our children grow in confidence and discover the depth of their abilities. It's even better to see them take the lead, sharing these skills with other pupils. Here are some of our year 5 children leading our Tuesday lunchtime dance club....read more
Some of our year 4 swimmers made the leap into the big pool today! All of their hard work in our weekly swimming lessons is paying off. Well done everyone!read more
The first half of our nursery class enjoyed a day at Ouseburn Farm this week. We travelled by minibus and were met by Dotty our guide. The children took part in a morning of workshops where they were able to: herd the sheep into their field; feed the chickens; pet...read more
The children in our Nursery and Reception classes worked with Governor Janis to plant some seeds that will grow in our outdoor area. We spent a busy morning preparing the compost, planting the seeds and then watering them. Lots of the children could explain that the...read more
We couldn't wait to share our photographs of our visit to Newcastle Castle. The children trained to be knights and went on a tour of the castle to learn all about it.read more
A Special Learning Community
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We welcome your school visit.