Air Resistance Investigation

We had fun on Friday as weather conditions permitted the launch of our parachutes. Having carefully recorded the time each parachute took to land, we concluded that the parachute with the largest surface area had the most air resistance. [gallery...

Carr Hill’s Enterprising Christmas!

I would just like to, quickly, take this opportunity to thank you all for the support you have given your children and our wonderful school this evening at our Christmas Fayre. The idea of tonight came from the children and as you will have seen each stall in school...

Bringing History to Life

We've been studying WW1 poetry for some time, learning about similes and metaphors through Wilfred Owen's 'Dulce et Decorum Est' and propaganda through Pope's 'The Call'. Every year the story takes a more personal turn as we explore the role John Ramsay Robertson...

Welcome to Carr Hill Primary School

 

I would like to welcome you, on behalf of the staff, pupils and governors, to Carr Hill Community Primary School’s website.

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

Please click below to pay for school meals, after school clubs and residential visits online:

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 11th – 15th March 2019

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Whole School attendance this week

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Whole School attendance so far this year

children have 100% attendance so far this year

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Class Champion so far this year is Miss Henderson's Year 3/4

The Top 3 Highest Attendance Awards this week are

  • Y5 – Mrs McClean 99%
  • Rec 2 – Mrs Hall 98.9%
  • Y1 – Mrs Chandler 98.6%

Other Class Attendance This Week

  • Rec 1 – Mr McGreevy 98.2%
  • Y3 – Mrs Christie 98.4%
  • Y5/6 – Mr McGill 93.1%
  • Y1/2 – Mrs Morris/Richardson 90.7%
  • Y3/4 Miss Henderson 95.2%
  • Y2 – Miss Henry 94.5%
  • Y4 Mrs Thompson 95%
  • Y6 – Miss Rickerby 98.1%

School News

Carr Hill’s Macmillan Coffee Morning

A great big thank you to all the parents and carers that joined us for our Macmillan coffee morning today. The treats that the staff of Carr Hill donated were delicious . It  was a wonderful event with a great community feel and a great chance to catch up with you...

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Citizenship Ceremony 2018

This September, Year 6 had the privilege to sing at Gateshead’s Citizenship Ceremony, at the Civic Centre. They sang two songs: The Blaydon Races and Bobby Shaftoe. Blaydon Races was chosen because it was written by a relative of Dylan’s, so the children just had to sing it!

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Wonderful Wallington!

We had a great time at Wallington Hall ! We followed the story trail and learnt all about the story of the Wallington dragons.

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Year 5/6 Pizza Express Visit

Massive thanks to Pizza Express for hosting our Year 5/6 class for the first time - and what a time we had! As well as learning about food miles, origins of ingredients and how to make a pizza, we all got to make our own pizza and take it back to school to...

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