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Muddy fingers

Muddy Fingers have been in school this week to help us make some clay poppies. Eventually we will be  planting them in our memorial garden to remember the fallen soldiers of  World War One . Nursery had great fun working with clay it was very messy...

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Memorial Poppies

In year 4 we have completed our World War 1 project.  We now have a Memorial Garden in our school. Today we took part in a workshop with Muddy Fingers where we made poppies from clay.  They are going to be glazed and when they are ready, we are going to add them to...

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Year 6 Remember

After studying World War I earlier this year, we were keen to help with the memorial garden in St Aidan's outdoor area. Today we got the chance to make ceramic poppies, similar to those seen at the Tower of London, with potters from Muddy Fingers. We enjoyed getting...

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Year 4 Quick Sticks Hockey Tournament

The children in Year 4 took part in an Inter School Quick Sticks Tournament with the winners being Tees! The children had a great time competing against each other and all took an active part, there was even a cameo appearance from Mr Thorogood!...

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Local Songs

As our topic is all about Big Cities and Bright Lights we were very lucky when a band who sings local songs came into school . The band was amazing and taught us how to play percussion instruments and  sing the Blaydon Races.        

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Durham Light Infantry Museum

Year 4 visited Durham Light Infantry Museum as part of their World War 1 project.  When they arrived they were met by a member of staff, who put them through a drill and marched them into the museum.  Inside, the museum was set out like trenches so you could...

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Gateshead Tram Crash

We have been very busy in year 4 with our World War 1 project.  We all went for a walk around Bensham retracing facts we have been learning about the people and events of the Gateshead tram crash.  We looked at old buildings that would have been there at the time of...

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Beamish Museum

As part of our World War 1 project, year 4 visited Beamish Museum.  We looked around the museum and recorded how people lived during World War 1.  Also, we took part in a re-enactment of the Gateshead tram crash.  We discovered Ravensworth Terrace has been rebuilt at...

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World War 1Project

Year 4  were introduced to their World War 1 project with a visit from That History Bloke Richard Stephenson.  We started off by being given an envelope which contained a jigsaw.  Next, we pieced it together to reveal a gravestone with the name of a soldier who had...

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St. Aidan's Church of England Primary School
Derwentwater Road
Gateshead NE8 2HQ
(0191) 477 2690

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