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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China 2018

This year on our annual visit to China, the children and their families had another great experience of Chinese culture and education. The visit began with a cultural visit to Beijing where the Forbidden City, Tiananmen Square, Great Wall of China, Temple of Heaven,...

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Year 4 European Languages Day

As part of European Languages Day, year 4 learned about the 7 continents and what makes Europe different to the others. They got into their house groups and took part in a quiz about what they had learned, followed by a quiz on European Flags. The quiz was very close...

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Chinese Opera

Today Miss Yoyo and Miss Grace taught us about Peking opera. We were introduced to it through a video clip, followed by our teachers explaining each part. We learned about the different ways each face is decorated and what each colour means: Red face - powerful people...

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  • May 27, 2019Summer Half Term
  • June 10, 2019Year 1 Phonics Assessments
  • June 10, 2019Year 4 Achievement Assembly 9am
  • June 17, 2019Year 3 Achievement Assembly 9am
  • June 17, 2019Year 6 Residential to Holy Island
  • June 24, 2019Year 2 Achievement Assembly 9am
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Mrs Lesley Steele: Head Teacher
Mrs Kathryn Miller: School Business Manager

St. Aidan’s Church of England Primary School
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Gateshead NE8 2HQ
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