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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Italian Links

Over the last few weeks, our cross-cultural links with Italy have grown. Indeed last term, we were able to raise a fantastic amount of money for both our own trip and our educational partnership. Recently, Year 5 have developed curriculum links with our counterparts...

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Whitehouse Farm

What a fantastic day at Whitehouse Farm,We have had a tractor ride, fed animals, held animals,made a bug hotel and even had time for a play at the soft play area. Take a look at our...

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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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Easter Story Drama

This morning St Aidan’s enjoyed a retelling of the Easter story by a visiting one-man theatre company. Year 2 then took part in a drama workshop. We worked in groups to make a freeze frame of different events in the Easter story and performed them in front of the...

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World Book Week Year 5

Year 5 have had a great book week.  They started the week by reading a book to children in Year 1.  Next we all brought a book from home and had a book swap in class.  World book day was amazing, they all came in dressed as their favourite book character.  Throughout...

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Mother’s Day cards

Yesterday in Year 2 we started making and writing our Mother's Day cards. We thought about all of the special people in our lives and who we would like to write our cards too. The children called their cards their 'love bugs' because the shape of them are ladybirds....

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Book Week

We have had a fantastic time during book week, dressing up as our favourite characters and also sharing lots of wonderful books with our friends from different classes.

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World Book Day

We have had a lovely day today dressing up as our favourite book characters. We enjoyed lots of book related activities and even had a Gingerbread Man...

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  • March 26, 2018Year 3 achievement assembly
  • March 27, 2018Year 3 Entry to Communion
  • March 29, 2018Easter Disco
  • March 29, 2018Easter Assembly 9am
  • March 30, 2018Half Term
  • April 20, 2018NSPCC Assembly and Workshops
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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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