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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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...
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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...
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Year 6 at the Sage

Year 6 preparing their voices! What a noise! Getting ready for Sing...
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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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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

World Book Day: Teachers Become Twits!

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...

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World Book Day 2017

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...

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World Book Day in Year Four

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...

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Y5b Testing Air Resistance

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...

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World Book Day 2017

What an amazing effort made by children to dress up and all the staff at Carr Hill to provide fun and exciting activities for Wolrd Book Day! What was your favourite activity?Tell us about what you did today! What is your favourite book or who is your favourite author...

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World Book Day 2017

For World Book Day 2017, the staff chose Roald Dahl as their theme, whilst the children dressed as their own favourite book characters. Another wonderful effort this year. We can always rely on our Carr Hill family to come up with some fantastic ideas for book...

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