Miss Quinn and Miss Pegram

Welcome to Reception! Our teachers are Miss Quinn and Miss Pegram. This half term we are watching the season change from Winter to Spring we will be watching the physical changes to the environment in our Forest School, we will be observing how the seasonal change effects life in the outdoors. In class we will also be learning about People Who Help Us and New Life.

Throughout the year Reception will be learning daily sounds that will help us to read and write by following Jolly Phonics scheme of work! We are going to be very busy but are looking forward to lots of fun and lots of learning this half term!

Spring Overview


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... read more

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!... read more

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... read more

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.  ... read more

World Book Day

World book day is here and once again Reception have dressed for the occasion ! We have pirates, Super heroes,princesses, fairytale characters,Harry Potter, Peter Pan and more. We have had a great morning as year 4 kindly came into our classroom to read with us too... read more

Discovery Museum

As part of book week we were lucky enough to go along to the Discovery museum where we heard a story about a cat called Bunting who had to find some lost toys in the museum. We then walked around the library looking for some lost toys, following various... read more

Internet Safety Day

Reception class have been learning all about Internet safety as part of our whole school Internet Safety Day. We read a story by Lindsay Back titled Digiduck’s Big Decision, it taught us how we should be kind and caring on the internet just like in real life! We... read more

Number Day

On Friday morning as part of our NSPCC Number Day assembly Reception stood in front of the whole school to sing ” five little monkeys” Throughout the day we had lots of fun with number and shape games including colour by number, dot to dot as well as... read more

360 degree safe eSafety Award

It is with great pleasure that we can announce St Aidan’s earned the 360 degree safe eSafety Award. We are proud of the dedicated work pupils, staff, parents and governors do together to ensure the school is at the forefront of internet safety. Well done to the... read more
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  • May 1, 2017May Day
  • May 5, 2017Maths SAT Revision and Preparation Theatre Show (Year 6)
  • May 22, 2017Summer Half Term
  • June 5, 2017School Opens at 8:40am
  • June 12, 2017Year 6 Trip to Holy Island
  • July 24, 2017Summer 2017
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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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