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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Gateshead Library trip

On Monday KS2 went to Gateshead Library to listen to an author called Simon Bartram. Simon writes and illustrates children’s stories and is the author of the book ‘The man on the moon’.    ...

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Wartime Food Workshop and Beamish Museum

On Monday, Year 2 enjoyed a visit from Wartime Jo. She taught us about rationing during wartime and told us about how people had to be rather inventive with their food to make it last! We made and tasted lots of different sandwich fillings such as Mock Banana (made...

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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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Shadow boxes

As part of science we made our own shadow boxes, first we cut a square shape out of a cardboard box then placed some tracing paper over the opening , after that we had to make our puppets which we made out of black paper and stuck them to lollipop...

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We are photographers!

Our new topic in I.T is 'We are photographers'. In our lesson this week we walked to the outdoor classroom area to take photographs of our favourite things. We looked closely at each object and positioned the IPad to the correct angle that we wanted before taking a...

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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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