Trip to the Northern Stage

In Year One we have been reading the book James and the Giant Peach, today we went to see it preformed at the Northern Stage. What a fantastic experience it was to see it come alive on stage!  ...

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Gymnastics workshop at Kingsmeadow

This week the children in Year One went to Kingsmeadow for a gymnastics workshop. Two other schools were there too. Some Kingsmeadow teachers and lots of Sports Leadership students helped us to work on our gymnastic skills and we had some great fun! What a lucky class...

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Maths Preparation

In preparation for next year, children can use this website to practice the skills they have been learning about in class. Not only do our children have access to Activelearn, Skoolbo and Matific, they can also visit to check their...

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Remembering the Battle of the Somme

Last week marked the 10th anniversary of the end of the bloodiest battle of the first World War, the battle of the Somme. Yesterday St. Aidan's remembered the thousands of fallen soldiers who gave their lives to protect us. Every class wrote a prayer and made a poppy...

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World War Two Food Workshop

Today Year 2 enjoyed a World War II workshop with a lady called Jo. We learnt about rations and found out about the types of meals people would eat during the war using rationed ingredients. There were some very strange alternatives to sugar and they used potatoes a...

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Remembering the Battle of the Somme

Last week marked the 100th anniversary since the end of the bloodiest battle of World War I, the Battle of the Somme. Thousands of soldiers died and today we remembered them by making poppy wreaths and crosses. In English, we wrote a prayer in groups and then visited...

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Gladiator Training

This week in History, year four have been researching the lives of Gladiators. These ancient warriors were often famed for their gruesome battle styles and traditions. However, we focused on the full story and background of gladiators. Did you know that many...

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100 years of the Somme

As part of our Remembrance celebrations Reception class remembered the fallen in the battle of the Somme 100 years ago today. We each planted a cross and laid our wreath and said a prayer to...

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Children in Need

Year 2 really enjoyed our non-uniform day to raise money for Children in Need. Our school councillors were incredibly responsible, helping Mrs Lain to count the money and sell raffle tickets. We loved taking part in the raffle at play time. One of us was even lucky...

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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

(Mon-Fri 8:30am-4:30pm)

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