We are architects – week 2

This week during Art/DT lesson we have started to build our earthquake proof structures. We used a range of materials which included lolly sticks,card,pva glue and parcel tape.Our structures include cross bracing on the walls and shock absorbers. Which one do you...

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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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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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