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Keeping in touch...

Please have a look at our latest school newsletters below to keep up to date with everything that’s happening in our school.

If you would like paper copies of any of these newsletters or other documentation on the website, please contact the school office and we will be happy to provide this.

Newsletters

Newsletter – 4 March 2024

This week has been assessment week for our Carr Stars in Y3-5. We are very proud of how hard they have...
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Newsletter – 26 February 2024

It has been another busy week in school this week. The children have been working hard in all of their lessons...
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Newsletter – 19 February 2024

It has been great to welcome back our Carr Stars for the second half of the Spring term. We hope everyone...
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Maths Newsletter – February 2024

Greetings, Math Enthusiasts! Welcome to the first edition of ‘Maths at Carr’ your go-to newsletter for many things maths related on the...
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Newsletter – 29 January 2024

This week we have had a particular focus on kindness towards each other. Whilst we still have some pupils who are...
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Newsletter – 22 January 2024

This week has been a very mixed week for us in school. There have been some examples of children achieving great...
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Newsletter – 15 January 2024

There has been such a lot going on in school this week and so much fantastic learning across the year groups....
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Newsletter – 8 January 2024

It has been lovely having the children back in school this week! We have been so impressed with how they have...
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Newsletter – 11 December 2023

We hope the children came home buzzing with excitement after the panto yesterday. We were so proud of how well they...
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Newsletter – 5 December 2023

This week I have been filled with Christmas cheer as whilst working in my office or in meetings I have been...
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Newsletter – 4 December 2023

As we are approaching the end of term, the teachers have been assessing the children’s progress. We have spent lots of...
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Newsletter – 27 November 2023

I can’t believe it is December already! It has started to feel festive in school today as the classrooms have been...
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Newsletter – 20 November 2023

This week, we had another visit from the Headteachers of the other schools in South Bank MAT. The Headteachers joined lessons...
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Newsletter – 13 November 2023

It has been such a busy week in school. Thank you so much for supporting us at home this week with...
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Newsletter – 6 November 2023

It was great to welcome the children back to school this week after the half term and hear about their holiday...
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Newsletter – 23 October 2023

Happy half term holiday and Happy Halloween to you all for next week! I am so incredibly proud of the hard...
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Newsletter – 16 October 2023

My goodness, we had a very dramatic start to the day today when one of our favourite trees was blown over...
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Newsletter – 2 October 2023

I am thrilled to let you know that our report from the recent Ofsted inspection (19th/20th September) is now out. The...
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Newsletter – 25 September 2023

It has been another busy and productive week in school for us. The children are continuing to work really hard in...
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Newsletter – 18 September 2023

What a week! I would like to start this week by saying how proud I have been of all of our...
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Newsletter – 11 September 2023

It has been a great second week back into the new school year. It is wonderful to see how quickly the...
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Newsletter – 4 September 2023

Hello and welcome back – we missed you! We hope you have had a wonderful break over the Summer holidays. It...
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Newsletter – 3 July 2023

Wow! What a week! It started with some of our brilliant Y4 and Y6 Carr Stars showing off their sporting prowess...
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Newsletter – 26 June 2023

It has been great to see children in their new classes this week! On Wednesday, they had their first transition session...
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Newsletter – 19 June 2023

We hope you have had a great week and are looking forward to the weekend. We have had a good week...
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Newsletter – 12 June 2023

A great non-uniform day today! Thank you all so much for your generous donations towards the tombola for FOCS. These will...
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Newsletter – 5 June 2023

I hope you have all had a happy half term holiday. It has been great to talk to the children about...
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Newsletter – 1 May 2023

We were so impressed with the Coronation Crown competition entries today! A huge well do to all those who made them...
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Newsletter – 22 May 2023

What a brilliant half term this has been! I would like to say a big thank you to all of our...
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Newsletter – 15 May 2023

It has been lovely to see a bit more sunshine this week and especially for our 6 children who went to...
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Newsletter – 8 May 2023

Firstly, I would like to say how proud we are of the Year 6 children this week. They have ‹ worked...
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Newsletter – 24 April 2023

We have so much to say thank you for this week. A huge thank you to a group of Y6 Carr...
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Newsletter – 17 April 2023

It was lovely to welcome all of the children back to school this week after our holiday. It has been great...
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Newsletter – 17 January 2022

It was lovely to welcome all of the children back to school this week after our holiday. It has been great...
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Newsletter – 27 March 2023

Thank you to everyone who came to watch the children perform their songs for our landing event today. The hall was...
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Newsletter – 20 March 2023

This week has been STEM week in school so the children have taken part in some fantastic Science investigations. You can...
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Newsletter – 13 March 2023

Happy Red Nose Day! Thank you so much for your generosity and support with our ‘Break the Rules Day. We are...
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Newsletter – 6 March 2023

We have had a busy couple of weeks since our last newsletter. It was so great to see so many parents...
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Newsletter – 20 February 2023

It has been lovely having the children back in school this week after the half term holiday. I hope you all...
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Newsletter – 6 February 2023

What a great end to the first half of the Spring term! Yest/rday, it was an absolute pleasure to take the...
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Newsletter – 30 January 2023

We are so proud of the 6 children this week. They have been doing their practice Y6 assessments and they have...
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Newsletter – 23 January 2023

Wow, this week has been so busy! We have had lots of visitors in school this week from across our Trust...
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Newsletter – 16 January 2023

It has been another great week in school this week. Year 3 have loved getting into their Roman Learning Adventure with...
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Newsletter – 9 January 2023

It has been an exceptionally busy week for us this week. The children have really enjoyed their Big Idea launch activities....
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Newsletter – 2 January 2023

Happy New Year! We hope that you had the most wonderful Christmas. This week it has been a pleasure to welcome...
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Newsletter – 28 November 2022

This week we have been incredibly proud of our Year 3 Carr Stars as they visited Acomb Explore Library and behaved...
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Newsletter – 21 November 2022

This week, we kicked off on Monday by allowing the children to watch the first England World Cup game against Iran....
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Newsletter – 14 November 2022

This week, we have been looking more at our behaviour systems in school. We were really lucky to be able to...
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Newsletter – 7 November 2022

I hope that you have all had a good week and that you are looking forward to the weekend. This week,...
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Newsletter – 1 November 2021

It has been great to welcome all of the children back to school this week after our half term break. The...
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Newsletter – 31 October 2022

It has been great to welcome all of our Carr Stars back to school this week. We got straight back into...
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Newsletter – 17 October 2022

It was lovely to see so many families joining us for our spooky stone search around the school grounds earlier this...
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Newsletter – 10 October 2022

This week, I have been visited by a number of children wanting to show me their improved handwriting. All children have...
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Newsletter – 3 October 2022

This week, our new Common Room opened for the Y5 and Y6 children. This is a new lunchtime provision which Miss...
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Newsletter – 26 September 2022

This week, the children across the school have been thinking about and putting democracy into action. As one of our Fundamental...
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Newsletter – 19 September 2022

This week the children have really impressed me with how they have been moving around school. For those who have been...
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Newsletter – 12 September 2022

This week has been all about Christmas! The children have had a great time, at the start of the week, getting...
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Newsletter – 5 September 2022

I hope you have all had a wonderful Summer. It is so lovely to be sending out the first newsletter of...
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Newsletter – 11 July 2022

This will be the final newsletter of the year so I would like to take this opportunity to say a HUGE...
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Newsletter – 27 June 2022

We have been so proud of the children in Y3, 4 and 5 this week as they have tackled their end...
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Newsletter – 20 June 2022

It has been another busy week in school. We have been enjoying getting into our new and final Big Idea of...
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Newsletter – 13 June 2022

What a great first week back and start for our final half term of the year! A huge thank you to...
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Newsletter – 23 May 2022

We can’t believe we have reached the end of another half term! It has been a short one but extremely busy....
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Newsletter – 9 May 2022

We are so incredibly proud of our Y6 Carr Stars this week. Each and every child has risen to the challenges...
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Newsletter – 2 May 2022

It has been lovely to have the children back in school after the Easter holidays. They have been busy starting the...
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Newsletter – 4 April 2022

Happy Easter and happy holidays to all of our Carr stars and their families! We have made it to the end...
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Newsletter – 28 March 2022

One week to go until the Easter holidays will be upon us and we will have successfully managed to teach the...
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Newsletter – 21 March 2022

As well as enjoying the sunshine, there has been so much great curriculum work going on this week in classes. Some...
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Newsletter – 14 March 2022

Happy Red Nose Day! Thank you so much for all of your kind and generous donations towards the Comic Relief charities,...
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Newsletter – 7 March 2022

It has been a great week in school but a little quiet as most of our Y5 Carr Stars have been...
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Newsletter – 28 February 2022

It has been a great first week of the half term including a fintastic World Book Day yesterday. The highlight of...
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Newsletter – 14 February 2022

It has been such a busy week in school. Thank you so much for supporting us at home this week with...
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Newsletter – 7 February 2022

This week has been Children’s Mental Health Week. We have marked the week by sending the children home with their own...
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Newsletter – 31 January 2022

Once again, we have had another busy week in school. I am so proud of how our Carr stars have demonstrated...
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Newsletter – 24 January 2022

Thank you so much for bearing with us this week in school. It has been a really challenging week being faced...
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Newsletter – 10 January 2022

It has been another great week in school with the children starting to explore their Learning Adventures in more detail. We...
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Newsletter – 3 January 2022

Hello! Happy New Year to all of our Carr Stars and their families! We hope you have all had a great Christmas...
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Newsletter – 13 December 2021

From all of us here at Carr Junior, we would like to wish all of our Carr Stars and their wonderful...
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Newsletter – 6 December 2021

It has been such a festive week in school this week! The children have loved their Christmas dinner days. Thank you...
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Newsletter – 29 November 2021

Thank you to all the families who joined us for our Open Evening on Wednesday this week. It was so lovely...
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Newsletter – 22 November 2021

Thank you so much to everyone who came to support us at the Christmas Fair on Friday. It was so nice...
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Newsletter – 15 November 2021

Happy Children In Need Day! Thank you so much for all of your efforts with wonderful yellow, spotty or Pudsey themed...
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Newsletter – 8 November 2021

We have had a great week again in school this week. We have been so busy! School has gone Maths mad...
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Newsletter – 18 October 2021

I just wanted to wish you all a happy half term holiday! Whatever your plans are, we hope that you thoroughly...
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Newsletter – 11 October 2021

I wanted to say thank you so much for all of your responses to our Parent View Survey. I am so...
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Newsletter – 4 October 2021

We have had another lovely week in school. Our Big Idea ‘Out of This World’ really is in full swing now!...
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Newsletter – 27 September 2021

What a treat it was to end this week with our first VIP Celebration Assembly in almost 2 years! It was...
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Newsletter – 20 September 2021

It has been another great but busy week in school. I am pleased to report that our wasp situation seems to...
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Newsletter – 13 September 2021

It has been a super busy week in school. From drumming to break dancing, computing to Forest Schools to tackling the...
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Newsletter – 6 September 2021

Welcome back to the new school year! We are thrilled to be returning back to more of our ‘normal’ school routines...
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