How does our School Council work?

At Carr Hill every child matters, therefore we want to involve as many pupils with our Smart School Council to get every child a 'voice'. Any child can set up an 'Action Team'. They enable children to make changes and, with a staff sponsor's guidance, learn many...
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Numicon Number Bonds

This week in Year One we have been exploring number bonds and fact families. We finished our week by baking Numicon biscuits. The children measured ingredients, followed a recipe and even did the...
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Supporting Our Community Food Bank

Last week we asked for your support. Our local food bank had appealed for help and Carr Hill certainly showed their generosity. We've been truly overwhelmed my the sheer volume of donations and look forward to supporting our community in this way, more regularly....
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Where the Wild Things Are!

In Year One we have been reading the book 'Where The Wild Things Are!' The children have been designing their own 'Wild Things' and have used adjectives to describe them. We invited the 'Wild Things' to come and stay at Carr Hill. We cooked them hot dogs and...
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Heritage Fund Partnership with St. Mark’s Care Home.

This year we are excited to announce our partnership with St. Mark's Care Home. We are taking part in project, supported by the Heritage Fund, which will culminate in a performance at Gateshead's 'Little Theatre'. Here the children will share a series of small...
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Our Gibside Adventure!

Mrs Chandler's class had an amazing adventure at Gibside. We explored the grounds and collected interesting objects on our nature hunt. We played hide and seek in the woods and explored  the 'Playscape Challenge'. Carefully, we tackled the low rope challenge, swinging...
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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 14th May 2018;
  • Years 3, 4 and 5 have their optional SATs week commencing 21st May 2018;
  • Year 2 pupils have ongoing assessments throughout May/June 2018.

Please click below to pay for school meals and uniforms 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 9th – 13th October 2017


Whole School attendance this week


Whole School attendance so far this year


Class Champion so far this year is Year 2a

children have 100% attendance so far this year

The Top 3 Highest Attendance Awards this week are

  • Y2a – Miss Henry 100%
  • Y2b – Mr McGreevy 99.4%
  • Y5 – Mrs McClean 98.7%

Other Class Attendance

  • Rec 1 – Miss Dorner 92.6%
  • Y1b – Mr Lewis 93.8%
  • Y4 Mrs Thompson 95.2%
  • Rec 2 – Mrs Lee 98.3%
  • Y3 Mrs Henderson 98.5%
  • Y5/6 – Mr McGill 95.5%
  • Y1a – Mrs Chandler 86.3%
  • Y3/4 Mrs Moore 95.5%
  • Y6 – Miss Rickerby 94.8%

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