World book day in Year 5

Year 5 have been writing their own stories this afternoon. They were given five objects and asked to create magical stories using them. They then created a book cover for them. They can't wait to take them home to show their...

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World Book Day

World book day is here and once again Reception have dressed for the occasion ! We have pirates, Super heroes,princesses, fairytale characters,Harry Potter, Peter Pan and more. We have had a great morning as year 4 kindly came into our classroom to read with us too...

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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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World Book Day !

Today we have all been dressed as a character from a story. We have shared some of our favourite stories and books with year three. We all looked amazing in our...

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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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Shrove Tuesday in Year 2

To celebrate Shrove Tuesday in Year 2, we learnt about the significance of Shrove Tuesday, or Pancake day, for Christians. We found out that it is the day before Lent begins, a time when Christians prepare for Easter, and that in the past people used to use eggs, milk...

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Discovery Museum

As part of book week we were lucky enough to go along to the Discovery museum where we heard a story about a cat called Bunting who had to find some lost toys in the museum. We then walked around the library looking for some lost toys, following various...

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The Library!

Today we visited Gateshead Central Library. The librarian read us two stories which we thoroughly enjoyed as they kept us guessing as to what might happen next.  We chose our own books and took our time enjoying them. As it was a lovely day the librarian showed us the...

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Street Dancing

This half term, children in KS1 and KS2 have really enjoyed taking part in Street Dance after school club. They have learnt lots of new moves. Look at them in action below!

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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
Derwentwater Road
Gateshead NE8 2HQ
(0191) 477 2690

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