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%!
This week we have been learning about the work of some Italian artists. Giuseppe Arcimboldo was an Italian painter best known for creating imaginative portrait heads made entirely of objects such as fruits, vegetables and flowers. We decided to create some of our...read more
Year 6 are recovering from another action packed tour of London. From our base in Putney Bridge, to the Natural History Museum, Duck Tours on the Thames, the London Eye, using the London Underground, Buckingham Palace, Cabanas Covent Garden, Bill's of Shepherd's Bush,...read more
You may recall that sculptor Graeme Hopper visited us some months ago. He had been asked, by Northumbrian Water, to install a sculpture as part of the Chelsea Gardens regeneration. He asked for our help. We sent him away with armfuls of bug sketches to inspire him....read more
This week as part of School Sports Week we have been trying out some Paralympic Chalenges! We practised blindfolding each other to guide each other in a relay first. We started using our pinky finger to guide each other and get used to how it felt not to be able to...read more
Last week our Year 3/4 children showcased their talents with a recorder and ocarina concert for parents and carers. Mrs Thompson has been teaching the children lots of different tunes and now all the children are even reading music! Anongst other songs, Year 3...read more
Imagine how hard it would be to find your way around, without the use of sight. Now imagine how hard it would be to complete a relay or even harder.....an obstacle course. We did that today as part of School Sports Week. This week you can look forward to lots of...read more
A Special Learning Community
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