Events and Visits



English week at Zhongshan

We are fortunate to be able to strengthen our links with Zhongshan School in Shanghai by taking an active part in supporting their English week. Miss Quinn and Miss Sutcliffe taught English to a variety of classes using 'The Very Hungry Caterpillar' as a stimulus,...

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Maya Workshop in Year 3

Dr Jo came to Year 3 to run a Maya Workshop last week. She dressed us up in traditional Maya costumes, from peasants to kings. Next we acted out the Maya story of the creation of man. We tried some Maya foods and drinks. Then at the end of the day we played Maya games...

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Year 3 Athletics Champions

Year 3 were lucky enough to take part in an athletics event held by the Kingsmeadow Sports Leaders last Friday. Track events included sprinting and long distance running and field events covered throwing and jumping. Well done to everyone who took part and a special...

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Science Week at St. Aidan’s!

This week at St. Aidan's, we have been celebrating science week with lots of fun activities for all of our classes to get involved in. We spent a great amount of time learning in the outdoors and taking trips to museums for science workshops throughout the week! Each...

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Light and Shadow

As part of Science Week, Year 3 went to a workshop at the Centre for Life in Newcastle yesterday. It was all about Light and Shadow, which we know quite a bit about from our last science topic 'Mirror Mirror'. We took part in lots of fun activities and experiments and...

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World Book Day – Year 6

To celebrate World Book Day the children in Year 6 came dressed to school in their favourite book character outfits. Take a look at the video below and see how many you can guess!...

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Quicksticks Hockey

Twelve children from Year 3 represented St Aidan's in a Quicksticks Hockey competition yesterday at Kingsmeadow School. We spent the first part of the afternoon learning hockey skills and then competed with other Gateshead primary schools in a 4-a-side Quicksticks...

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Barclays Bank visit Year 6

We were very fortunate to have Barclays Bank visit Year 6. We discussed how children use money and how this is different to parents. We also made a pyramid of what is important to us and the differences between needs and wants. We also played a game called 'Money...

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Year 6 at the Centre For Life

Year 6 had a great time at the Centre For Life. When we arrived we went ice skating, including the teachers! It was great fun. We then investigated each part of the Centre, learning about physics, Charles Darwin and illusions. We also went on the 4D ride, saw some...

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  • May 22, 2017Summer Half Term
  • June 5, 2017School Opens at 8:40am
  • June 6, 2017Year 6 Leavers Service at Durham Cathedral
  • June 9, 2017Olympic Athlete Volleyball
  • June 12, 2017Year 6 Trip to Holy Island
  • June 12, 2017Reception Achievement Assembly
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