Ju-Jitsu Stars

Mason, Jacob and Kurt have recently undergone training in the art of and achieved Kata 1, having displayed proficiency and skill with good attitude, honour and dedication. They train with the North East Ju-Jitsu...

Reception Visit To South Shields

We had a fantastic day at the beach! All of the children had so much fun making sandcastles, digging huge holes and collecting shells. Everyone enjoyed a tasty beach picnic followed by a paddle in the sea. There were squeals of delight by all when running in and out...


Our year 4s braved the strong winds and rain to finish second in our cluster Quadkids competition. They have qualified to go through to the Gateshead final! Well done team!

Daily Mile Celebrations

The whole school joined in with the Daily Mile Celebration by doing a 15 minute run/walk. Who needs sunshine to get your trainers on and run anyway?

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 Academic Year 2018/19

(4th September 2018 – 19th July 2019)


Whole School

children have 100% attendance up until 5th April

Here is the percentage attendance data by class.

School News

Paralympic Challenges!

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...

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Year 3 / 4 Ocarina and Recorder Concert

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...

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Guided Obstacle Course and Blind Relay

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...

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Dental Nurse Visit

We have been so lucky this week to have the dental nurse come into school to visit with our Nursery and Reception children. She was also available to talk with our parents about their child's dental hygiene too. During her visit the children were given the opportunity...

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Blue Reef Aquarium

Reception visited Blue Reef Aquarium this week and despite the awful weather the children really enjoyed themselves! We started our visit by exploring the tanks and tunnels and looking at all the different kinds of sea life. We were amazed at the creatures such as;...

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We’ve been going green!

The seeds that we planted during last half-term are really taking off now.  Luckily, Danny and Ev remembered to water them during the holiday! This week we are going to transplant them outside so they have more space to grow.

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A Special Learning Community

Come and find out why and how…

We welcome your school visit.

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