Children in Need

We have had a fabulous day raising money for Children in Need. We dressed in our own clothes,coloured Pudsey Bears, made Pudsey masks and even Pudsey...

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Northern Children’s Book Festival

On Saturday the 18th November there is a Northern Children's Book Festival being held at South Shields library. You can meet your favourite authors and illustrators and also take part in the free storytelling and craft sessions. The festival is open 10am-5pm and is...

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Gateshead Library trip

On Monday KS2 went to Gateshead Library to listen to an author called Simon Bartram. Simon writes and illustrates children’s stories and is the author of the book ‘The man on the moon’.    ...

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Wartime Food Workshop and Beamish Museum

On Monday, Year 2 enjoyed a visit from Wartime Jo. She taught us about rationing during wartime and told us about how people had to be rather inventive with their food to make it last! We made and tasted lots of different sandwich fillings such as Mock Banana (made...

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Sports hall festival

As part of Gateshead Schools Cluster finals,children from Year 5 and 6 took part in the Sports hall Athletics festival.There were various events including Standing Long Jump,Soft Javelin Throw,Chest Pushes and the  4 X1 Lap Relay.The children had an excellent attitude...

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Commemorating Remembrance Day

Today St Aidan's commemorated Remembrance Day and reflected on the sacrifice of all soldiers who have died for us during World War 1, World War 2 and in all the conflicts since. We learnt about ways in which we remember the brave soldiers in an assembly delivered by...

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Parliament Debate

A visit from Parliament... Gillian Bell who works in Parliament came to Year 5 to talk and inform us on the everyday running of Parliament.  We discussed first how much we already knew about this. We then took part in a workshop 'Campaign for Change'. The class were...

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Pause for Thought

During Pause for Thought in Year 6 we discussed 'Caring for others'. We talked about 'Who we might care for?' and 'How can we show care for others?'. The children had some excellent answers for both questions. They said that we should care for family and friends and...

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We are architects.

Year 4 are budding architects. This half term during our Art/Design Technology lessons we will be researching,planning,developing,refining and building earthquake-proof structures.This week we have looked at different buildings around the world and produced our first...

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Shadow boxes

As part of science we made our own shadow boxes, first we cut a square shape out of a cardboard box then placed some tracing paper over the opening , after that we had to make our puppets which we made out of black paper and stuck them to lollipop...

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  • November 20, 2017Year 3 Achievement Assembly 8:50am
  • November 27, 2017Year 2 Achievement Assembly 8:50am
  • December 4, 2017Year 1 Achievement Assembly 8:50am
  • December 11, 2017Reception Achievement Assembly 8:50am
  • December 15, 2017Christmas Panto - Dick Whittington (KS1 & KS2)
  • December 18, 2017Christmas film night
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Mrs Lesley Steele: Head Teacher
Mrs Linda Pooley: 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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