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...

School Funding Crisis

Please see the following letter highlighting the current crisis in funding for all schools! Please read this and take some time to sign the petition. If you think Government should fund schools sufficiently and fairly, please show your support by adding your name to...

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 21st – 25th January 2019


Whole School attendance this week


Whole School attendance so far this year

children have 100% attendance so far this year


Class Champions so far this year are Year 3 and Year 3/4

The Top 3 Highest Attendance Awards this week are

  • Y3 – Mrs Christie 98.7%
  • Y1 – Mrs Chandler 98.5%
  • Rec 2 – Mrs Hall 97.9%

Other Class Attendance This Week

  • Rec 1 – Mr McGreevy 96.5%
  • Y3/4 Miss Henderson 95.7%
  • Y5/6 – Mr McGill 91.9%
  • Y1/2 – Mrs Morris/Richardson 93.7%
  • Y4 Mrs Thompson 91.3%
  • Y2 – Miss Henry 95.9%
  • Y5 – Mrs McClean 92%
  • Y6 – Miss Rickerby 97.5%

School News

We Are Artists

Mr McGreevy helped us create these fantastic Christmas scenes. Thank you Mr Mc Greevy!

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Blazing the Trail Competition Winners

Every month a new theme is set by the School Sports Partnership in line with the Blazing the Trail programme that we follow. The idea is a photo is taken relating to the subject/theme and then are judged... If you are successful, you photo goes on to app3ear in next...

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TOP Sportsability Sportshall Athletics

What an amazing day! Everybody enjoyed themselves, competed in events they had never tried before and some even came away with a medal... Team Rhinos have only gone and landed a place in the Level 3 County School games, to be held at Temple Park in January! Exciting...

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Sportshall Athletics Gateshead Finals!

An exceptional effort from all who took part on Monday 7th December 2015 at Gateshead Leisure Centre. It was an excellent competition with some amazing talent. The amount of determination that seeped through event after event was over whelming. Such an electric...

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