Miss Megson and Miss Pegram

Welcome to Reception class. This term we will be learning about numbers to ten, counting and recognising significant numbers. We will begin our phonics sessions and introduce books to read, firstly picture books progressing to reading books with words. In our topic sessions we will be learning ‘all about me’.

Reception Autumn Overview
Reception Spring Overview
Reception Summer Overview


Whitehouse Farm

As part of our topic Spring and New Life, Reception class enjoyed  a lovely day at Whitehouse Farm. We had a fun packed day! First we held different animals including; mice, rats, rabbits and skinny pigs. Next we went on a tractor ride. It was very bumpy but lots of...

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The Rising Sun Country Park

Reception Class enjoyed an afternoon at the Rising Sun Country Park, as an extension to  our forest school lessons. We put our skills to the test, looking for signs of wildlife and spring. Our first task of the afternoon was to explore the garden and look for models...

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Sharing books

As part of book week, each class visited another one in school to share a book and discuss it. There were lots of smiles and chat when year 4 visited reception. Not only did the children talk about their books but they were also able to talk about their understanding...

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Teddy bears picnic

This half term we have been reading stories about bears, including The Everywhere bear and We're going on a bear hunt. We have been comparing old and new bears and have even been on a bear hunt ourselves! Today in Reception class we were so excited to be able to bring...

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St Aidan’s Remembers the Bensham Tram Smash

This week St Aidan's once again remembered a disastrous local event that happened 103 years ago on 5th February 1916 - the Bensham Tram Smash. Yesterday Miss Sutcliffe delivered an assembly reminding us of the sad story where four people lost their lives when a tram...

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Kung hei fat choi!

Happy Chinese New year! Today we have been learning about how Chinese New Year is celebrated. We have made our own Chinese dragons, written numbers and tried some Chinese food, using chopsticks. Here are some pictures of our afternoon.... [gallery...

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  • March 22, 2019Parent Meetings
  • March 25, 2019Year 1 Achievement Assembly
  • April 1, 2019Film Night
  • April 1, 2019Reception Achievement Assembly
  • April 2, 2019Year 3 First Communion/Easter Service 9am
  • April 5, 2019Open Morning for parents
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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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