Mrs Caffrey, Mrs Watson and Mrs Houston-Stewart

Welcome to Nursery! Our teachers are Mrs Caffrey, Mrs Houston-Stewart and Mrs Watson. We are busy welcoming lots of old and new friends into Nursery and learning about how we play together and follow instructions.

Nursery Summer Overview



We have been learning about patterns. We looked at different ways to make them, people, shape, colour and sound patterns. We also sang a pattern song.

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Fairytale Characters

This half term our topic is Do dragons really exist ?  We have had an interview with a dragon and asked lots of questions about where they live and what they like to eat.  We also dressed up as our favourite  fairytale...

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Fruit Salad

We have been learning about food that is healthy for us . We sang the fruit salad song, selected the fruits we would like to go into our salad.  The fruits we chose were apples, pears, and oranges. Everyone  enjoyed making and eating the fruit salad. [gallery...

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Den Building

This week is Design and Technology week . We have been using our skills to build den from crates, tarpaulins, sheets, willow, foam bricks and tables. Take a look at some of our creations.

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Stay And Play

We have had another successful Stay and Play morning in Nursery and Reception. We have enjoyed den building, jewellery making, fruit kebabs, biscuit decorating, flower planting and much...

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Kingsmeadow Writing Competition

We were very excited to attend the award ceremony for ‘The Places in Writing’ project last night at Kingsmeadow School. The whole school took part in the writing competition which focussed on the theme of ‘Place’ and our entries, along with those of other Gateshead...

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International Week Art Exhibition

As part of International Week, each class created a piece of artwork inspired by their country studied. We used a range of materials and art techniques to produce our fantastic artwork. On Friday afternoon, each class visited our whole school art exhibition to learn...

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The Local Area

During International Week, Nursery have been looking at our local area. We have painted and constructed the Tyne Bridge.  In music we have sang and leant about Bobby Shafto. We also tasted some traditional food from our  local area,  Stotty Cake, with ham and pease...

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Years 4, 5 and 6 NSPCC Assembly

Years 4, 5 and 6 had a special assembly with the NSPCC where they discussed the importance of ‘Speak out. Stay safe.’ They learned how sharing a worry makes it much easier to cope with. The children also learned about the different types of abuse and what they mean....

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  • June 18, 2018Year 6 at Holy Island
  • June 25, 2018Year 6 Achievement Assembly
  • June 29, 2018Training Days
  • July 3, 2018Sports Week
  • July 5, 2018Sports Day 1:30pm
  • July 6, 2018Year 5 at Kingsmeadow Games
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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
(0191) 477 2690

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

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