Events and Visits



Year 6 at Seven Stories

Year 6 enjoyed a thoroughly entertaining day at Seven Stories where they took part in Comic workshops. First we investigated a room filled with original art work, sketches and thought provoking pictures. We were lucky enough to read old comic books and modern ones....

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Play Tyne

During science week we enjoyed a trip to the Discovery Museum to spend time at the Play Tyne area. We enjoyed exploring how to move boats using air, loch  and many other ways . We were able to see how the Swing Bridge and the Millenium  Bridge work in order to let...

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Mike Barfield’s Swat Show

Following on from snow week, we were finally able to meet the author Mike Barfield. His visit was well worth the wait! Mike entertained us with a show based around his book, ‘Swat.’ Mike trained as a biologist before becoming an author. He taught us that everywhere on...

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Materials Workshop

Yesterday, Year 2 visited the Baltic centre to take part in a materials workshop. Firstly we watched some film clips which displayed materials being used in dance. We then looked at a range of sculptures and God's eyes to seek inspiration to make our own. We explored...

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World Book Day in Year 6

After the snow days of last week, we could not let World Book Day 2018 slip us by so today we asked the children to come to school dressed as their favourite book character. The outfits were amazing, both children and teachers, thank you for your efforts! Click on the...

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National world thinking day.

World Thinking Day is a celebration of ten million girls worldwide that has taken place on the 22nd of  February every year since 1926. It remains a day for all Guides and Girl Scouts to think of each other and celebrate their sisters all around the world.Girls all...

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Year 6 Judo

Year 6 enjoyed a judo taster from ‘Destination@BritishJudo.’ They had great fun learning different throws and games led by John the instructor. Children have been invited to attend John’s classes which run throughout Gateshead, look out for your child bringing their...

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South American food tasting at Las Iguanas!

For this half term's Geography topic 'Me and My World' Year 2 visited a South American restaurant called Las Iguanas to taste some South American food. We were greeted by a waiter called Tom who talked about what kind of food we would be tasting. Our starter included...

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South American Animal Art Workshop

Year 2 enjoyed a visit from a real artist called Zoe Allen who works closely with the Baltic. We used watercolour paint to create some artwork inspired by South American animals. We chose appropriate colours and different techniques such as using straws to blow paint...

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  • March 23, 2018Years 4, 5 and 6 Dance Festival Preparation
  • March 26, 2018Year 3 achievement assembly
  • March 27, 2018Year 3 Entry to Communion
  • March 29, 2018Easter Assembly 9am
  • March 29, 2018Easter Disco
  • March 30, 2018Half Term
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Mrs Lesley Steele: Head Teacher
Mrs Kathryn Miller: School Business Manager

St. Aidan’s Church of England Primary School
Derwentwater Road
Gateshead NE8 2HQ
(0191) 477 2690

(Mon-Fri 8:30am-4:30pm)

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