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We are hoping to smash previous successes and fill 100 shoeboxes to send to children less advantaged than those at our school.

A small shoebox can have a big impact. What goes into the box is fun, but what comes out of it is eternal.

This year we already have the shoeboxes waiting to be filled so are asking for children to bring in items that could be included in the boxes.


*School supplies such as pencils, pens, crayons, notebooks, colouring books, solar calculators etc.

*Non-liquid hygiene items – toothbrushes, toothpaste, bars of soap, flannels, combs etc.

*Puzzles, colouring books, story books.

*Soft toys.

*Cars, dolls, toys.

Any item that you think a child would enjoy playing with, or using, on Christmas Day would be gratefully received.

If you wish to discuss this with a member of staff, please contact Mrs Hilton-Loom or Mrs Brown.


Graffiti Stars Masterclass

On Monday 2nd and Tuesday 3rd October, years five and six had an awesome time of creating their very own graffiti art.  The Graffiti Stars masterclass, led by Leon Henderson (a professional graffiti artist), taught the children all about urban graffiti, creating stencils and spray-painting techniques before the they got to give it a go themselves.

We were very impressed with the artwork produced by all of the classes. Here is a sneak peek at some of their valiant efforts. If you want to see or find out more, please come and visit our Urban Pioneers Gallery for parents – October 19th @3pm.

Macmillan Coffee Morning

On Friday 29th September the Dining Hall became a hive of activity when the PTA held a ‘Coffee Morning’ in aid of Macmillan Cancer Research.  Parents, carers, staff and members of the local community kindly donated a wide variety of cakes, buns and delicious treats to sell in order to raise money for this wonderful charity. 

Thank you to everyone who helped organise and run the event, and to all the parents, carers, relatives and pupils who attended.  In total a wonderful £325 was raised which has been sent to Macmillan Cancer Research.

Key Stage One Camping Day


On Thursday 14th September we were hoping for a lovely Summer’s day. The tents were up, the beach was ready, the games were set up and the children were all dressed in their holiday clothes all set for Camping Day!

Indiana Jones and The Fate of the Roman Numerals


On Friday 22nd September, the whole of year 4 joined forces to complete an Indiana Jones themed assessment of their Roman numerals work.

Glint Of Gold


The Video of the Year 5/6 production Glint of Gold is now available at the link below



Children from years 3 to 6 have been attending Musical Theatre Club on Tuesdays after school and working on a production of ‘Matilda’, the story written by Roald Dahl and brought to the musical theatre stage by Tim Minchin.

Green Champions

The Green Champions of Carr Hill were established in the Autumn of 2016 following the installation of the Solar Panels and consist of two volunteers from each class across Key Stage 1 and 2. The aim was to raise awareness of issues affecting our environment both at school and at home and empower them to make a positive contribution.

The Green Champions have undertaken a number of initiatives throughout the year which have undoubtedly had a positive impact on life at Carr Hill.