Mrs Spoors, Mrs Houston-Stewart and Mrs Watson

Welcome to Nursery! Our teachers are Mrs Spoors, 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.

Spring Overview



In RE we have been learning about places of worship. Nursery visited the chapel in school, to find out what makes it such a special place. II   ...

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Foods from around the world

Nursery have been looking at different types of breakfasts from around the world. We tried pancakes with maple syrup from America, croissants from France, salami from Italy and tortilla, potato omelette from Spain. We all sampled the different foods and discovered we...

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We have  enjoyed  finding objects that are heavy and light around the classroom and at forest school. We have also used ourselves as balance scales to find the heaviest and lightest...

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Blossom trees

What a wonderful way to start a new term by making edible blossom trees. We made the trees trunks and branches from chocolate sticks and  for the blossom we used mini marshmallows. They tasted delicious !...

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Early Years Easter Stay and Play

Early Years had a wonderful morning when we invited our grownups to 'stay and play' in school.  We iced biscuits, took part in games, painted Easter cards, created amazing decorated eggs and lots and lots of other fun activities with our adults.  Many thanks to our...

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Writing Week

Writing week has been very exciting. On our visit to forest school we found a trail of glitter, it took us into the garden where we found, bubbles, wands, sticks and even a magic door at the bottom of the tree. After lots of talking and discussions about who or what...

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Science Week at St. Aidan’s!

This week at St. Aidan's, we have been celebrating science week with lots of fun activities for all of our classes to get involved in. We spent a great amount of time learning in the outdoors and taking trips to museums for science workshops throughout the week! Each...

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Outdoor Learning Day!

Early Years  had a wonderful end to the week by having an outdoor learning  day .Our parents and family came to enjoy the experience with us. We lit the storm kettle and made hot chocolate and roasted marshmallows on the fire. There were lots of activities that we...

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World Book Day!

On Thursday 2nd March, we celebrated World Book Day at St. Aidan's. We all came to school dressed as our favourite character from a book or story. Even the teachers got dressed up! During the day, each class took part in exciting book day activities and at the end of...

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Reverend Cameron’s Visit to St. Aidan’s!

Reverend Cameron from Preston came in to our collective worship this morning to share what Jesus means to him. He even taught us a song in Punjabi. As you can see from the photos and video below, it was a very insightful morning delivered by Reverend Cameron....

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  • May 22, 2017Summer Half Term
  • June 5, 2017School Opens at 8:40am
  • June 6, 2017Year 6 Leavers Service at Durham Cathedral
  • June 9, 2017Olympic Athlete Volleyball
  • June 12, 2017Year 6 Trip to Holy Island
  • June 12, 2017Reception Achievement Assembly
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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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