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Gymnastics Competition

On the 5th December 2016 10 children across kS2 took part in a gymnastics competition at North Wheatley Primary School. All of the competitors showcased their skills in: body management , vault and a floor routine. Overall, Carrhill was placed in 3rd position. All of the competitors received certificates and a bronze medal. Mrs Smith was extremely proud! Well done to the gymnasts of Carrhill.

Children In Need

Friday the 18th of November was Children in Need Day, Thank you all for helping to raise money this year.

We managed to raise a huge £420 this year.

Anti-Bullying Week 2016 - 14th to 18th November

This year the theme for ‘Anti-Bullying Week’ is:

‘Power For Good'

At Carr Hill we are committed to stamping out bullying throughout the year, not just for one week.  We are focusing our assemblies and circle time activities on an anti-bullying theme for this particular week, along with schools around the country.

It is a great opportunity to reinforce the message about how Carr Hill approaches bullying, including ensuring our pupils know what to do if they are being bullied, and that everyone should take bullying seriously.
Every class will be showing the wonderful work they have carried out linked to ‘Anti-Bullying Week’ on their class blog.

Remembrance Parade

On Sunday 13th November, fourteen children from Years 3 and 4 turned out in the cold to attend the Remembrance Service in the Town Square to commemorate the fallen of two world wars.  
The School's Button Club had kindly designed and made a wreath of poppies, which the children lay at the Cenotaph during the service.

Thank you to all those who attended and supported the event, including the families and relatives of the children who stayed for the service.
During the week leading up to Remembrance Day, children had the opportunity to purchase poppies at school, raising much needed funds for The British Legion to continue it's wonderful work.


War Graves Visit

On Monday 7th November, a group of Carr Hill’s Year 5 children visited Retford Cemetery to place remembrance crosses on the graves of soldiers who lost their lives during the wars.

Full article, photos and Video available HERE

Carr Hill Extreme Reading Challenge

Which unusual, exciting, fun and SAFE places can you enjoy a book, comic, poem, magazine or newspaper? Take a photograph of you or your family members reading, and either bring it in to school or email it to extremereading@carrhill.notts.sch.uk by Monday 5th December.
Prizes will be awarded for the most unusual photographs.

Where will you read yours?

KS1 Multi Skills Festival at the Elizabethan

The children from Carr Hill had a fantastic morning at the KS1 multi skills festival at the Elizabethan. The children were split into small groups and then were taught a selection of skills by the Elizabethan pupils. The activities which the children took part in included balancing, throwing, catching and relay type games. The children really enjoyed the morning and listened really carefully to advice they were given from the older children who ran the sessions. 

Macmillan Coffee Morning

Thank you to everyone who supported our ‘Macmillan Coffee Morning’ on Friday 23rd September.  The dining hall was full of parents, carers, relatives, teaching staff and pupils and it was a wonderful atmosphere in which delicious cakes and tasty treats were enjoyed.

Well done to the various winners on the raffle and other competitions which were organised.  Prizes have been delivered to the relevant winners to be sent home.

An amazing £379 was raised for such a wonderful and worthwhile charity.  

Our thanks to everyone who donated cakes and raffle prizes, and for those who gave up their time to help organise the event. Also to ‘Sweet Candy Cart Hire’ who donated the use of their sweet cart for the event.