Sunderland Winter Gardens

As we have been learning about different animals and their habitats we really enjoyed our visit this morning to the Sunderland Winter Gardens. We met a lovely lady who told us all about the different plants and animals that live and grow in the...

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Safer Internet Day 2018

As part of Safer Internet Day in Year 6 we discussed different forms of streaming online. We used a PowerPoint from to give us scenarios of good and bad attention. We discussed how comments can have hidden messages of grooming and what we should do if...

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South American food tasting at Las Iguanas!

For this half term's Geography topic 'Me and My World' Year 2 visited a South American restaurant called Las Iguanas to taste some South American food. We were greeted by a waiter called Tom who talked about what kind of food we would be tasting. Our starter included...

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That History Bloke

This half term in History lessons we have been learning about the life of Florence Nightingale and the changes she made to the hospital in Scutari. We were very lucky to have a visit from Florence Nightingale and That History Bloke. Florence taught us how to fold bed...

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Remembering the Bensham Tram Smash

Today marked 102 years since the Bensham Tram Smash. As a school, we remembered those killed in the disaster as well as those people injured in the accident and families who lost their loved ones. Each class was reminded of the story and visited the Remembrance garden...

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Year 3 are History Detectives

Year 3 went to Bensham Grove this morning to start the Heritage History Project off. They walked around Bensham Grove house pretending to be history detectives searching for clues about the people who lived and visited there. To help the children answer the clues...

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Number Day

We have been very excited to take part in 'Dress up for digits' to both improve our maths skills and raise money in support of the NSPCC. We began the day with an assembly to introduce the fun day that we had ahead. We took part in a number dance and a whole school...

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The Great North Museum

In Year 5 we are learning all about the Egyptians as part of our History topic. We also have been researching facts about Tutankhamun and his life.  We went to look at an exhibition of Ancient Egyptian artifacts at the Great North Museum.  We worked in groups to find...

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Circuits in Year 4

This week in Science the children have been making different types of circuits. Working with a partner they made simple circuits. Then they experimented making others which included switches, motors, buzzers and propellers.

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Tour around Newcastle and Gateshead Quayside

Year 3 went for a tour around Gateshead and Newcastle quayside to find out a little bit more about the Great Fire of Gateshead and Newcastle. The tour started off at St Mary's Heritage Centre and swiftly moved onto where Mr Wilson's Wool factory used to be in 1854....

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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
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