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Visit from a member of the clergy

To prepare for Christmas and the celebration of God being present with us, our school Reverend was invited into class to do a session on the season of advent. She spoke to the children about how the four Sunday's of advent prepare the way for Christmas. The children...

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Clay Soldiers

This half term, Year 6 have studied, in depth, WW1 and the brave soldiers who fought for us. In Design Technology we decided to make clay soldiers to commemorate them. We first planned if our soldiers would be either standing or sitting, we then used clay to mold the...

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Working with the Big Local

Children from Year 3,4 and 5 have been working the Big Local on an intergenerational project which brings together care home residents and primary school children and is funded by Big Local Gateshead. The children and residents took part in a number of festive crafts...

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Carrot biscuit baking!

As part of our DT topic Wartime food, Year 2 have been baking carrot biscuits. The children first talked about what equipment and ingredients they would need. They then followed the correct numbered steps to make some delicious biscuits. At first some of us thought...

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Year 3’s Assembly

It was Year 3's turn to lead the assembly this week. During the assembly, they shared with the rest of the school what they had been learning about in RE....

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Hanukkah

As part of our Celebrations topic we have been learning about the Jewish Festival of Light called Hanukkah.We looked at the special candle called a Menorah and decided to make our own by painting our hands and transferring onto...

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Gym Skills at Kingsmeadow School

On Monday Year 2 visited Kingsmeadow School to take part in a Gym Skills Circuit. The children had 6 minutes to complete each station. The stations were; rope rebound jumps, spring board and take off 1 foot to landing on 2, vault (jump) onto box top, stand up balance...

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Year 4 Press Pack

Melanie Cornish a former journalist and author,who works for a charity,'Bringing words to life', came in to school to hold an after school club called Press Pack.Children in Year 4 were given the chance to participate.The club lasted for eight weeks and the children...

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Year 2 Achievement Assembly

Year 2 hosted their first Achievement Assembly of the year this morning and it was lovely to see so many parents excited to hear all about the children's learning in RE this half term. We shared lots of facts about the Torah, as well as a catchy song about the Ten...

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Local History of Gateshead

This morning St Aidan's enjoyed an assembly delivered by the Shipley Art Gallery about the local history of Gateshead. They showed us an interactive map and they invited children to find out about the history of different parts of Gateshead by choosing a location and...

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  • December 18, 2017Christmas film night
  • December 19, 2017Christmas Lunch
  • December 19, 2017Dress up for Christmas Day £1
  • December 20, 2017Nursery and Reception Christmas Performance 9:30am
  • December 20, 2017Whole school Christmas Performance 1:30pm
  • December 21, 2017Whole School Christmas Performance 9:15am and 3:45pm
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Mrs Lesley Steele: Head Teacher
Mrs Linda Pooley: School Business Manager

St. Aidan's Church of England Primary School
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(0191) 477 2690

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