Exciting Elmer News!

We have just received the exciting news that our mini Elmer sculpture is going to be on display at Saltwell Towers in Saltwell Park alongside 5 other mini Elmers painted by other schools.. You will be able to visit our Elmer, named Zhongshan, from the 21st August. We...

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Year 6 Host Afternoon Tea for Luncheon Club

This afternoon, our Year 6 children held an afternoon tea for the Teams Luncheon Club. The pupils have been taking part in the 'Archbishop of York Youth Trust Young Leaders Award' and have been looking at ways to improve and contribute to the local community. After...

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Leading Lights visit London

Our Leading Lights were very fortunate to visit London with Mrs Steele and Mrs Lain. They met in the Rainforest Cafe and spent time with the Leading Lights from St Paulinus Primary School from London talking about their own experiences of leading collective worship...

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When Italy paid St. Aidan’s a visit…

How lucky we all are here at St. Aidan’s to have a visit from 50+ Italians who came to celebrate the international schools partnership we commenced in 2017. After our successful trip in May, earlier this year, our Italian counterparts were determined to pay us a visit...

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Elmer’s Great North Parade

We are very excited to be taking part in Elmer's Great North Parade this year in support of the fantastic local charity, St Oswald's Hospice. Do you remember the Snowdog trail in 2016? This year, the North East will be taken over by a herd of fabulous and unique...

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Fine motor exercise in Year 4

Before each art and DT lesson we take part in a range of fine motor control exercises to help us with our handwriting. This is a whole school project and one which started when our teachers returned from research in China. [gallery...

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Shanghai writing project

Mrs Steele recently led a group of educationalists, including Gateshead's Director of Education Steve Horne, Sue Waugh a Primary Senior Inspector and head teachers from the north east to Shanghai in China to research writing and motor skills of children in...

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British Council’s International School Award

Last week Miss Sutcliffe visited the Houses of Parliament in London to collect a very special award! Thanks to the hard work of children, teachers and parents at St Aidan's, we were reaccredited with the British Council's International School Award for...

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Armistice 100 week

This week has been WW1 week in school and what a week it has been! In Year 6 we have been involved in many activities such as: a talk on war memorials in our local area by Dorothy Hall;an assembly led by the DLI museum;a whole school assembly led by 'That History...

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  • September 26, 2019Year 3 Achievement Assembly
  • October 3, 2019Early Years Open Evening 4 - 5pm
  • October 3, 2019Year 4 Achievement Assembly
  • October 8, 2019Harvest Festival
  • October 10, 2019Year 2 Achievement Assembly
  • October 18, 2019eSafety Roadshow for pupils
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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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