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


Tiktok eSafety advice for parents

TikTok is a video-sharing app. Users can upload and share short videos of themselves lip-syncing to songs or acting out comedy sketches, and add special effects. They can gain followers (‘fans’) and browse other people’s videos. TikTok has a reputation for being...

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Forest School

Reception class had observed lots of rubbish lying around at Forest School, around the boundaries and in the hedges. We decided to tidy up the environment using our litter pickers. We worked in groups and filled two bags of rubbish from around the garden. It’s amazing...

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Miles for MIND

Well done to our Early Years children, staff and parents for running a mile for MIND this morning! It was so lovely to have so many people running in support of the mental health charity. We all really enjoyed taking part and raising money for such a great cause. We...

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Stations of the Cross

Yesterday, the whole school took part in the Stations of the Cross. They journeyed through the stations as Jesus did 2000 years ago and reflected on the events up until His crucifixion. The children answered questions in groups which challenged them to think the way...

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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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  • 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
Derwentwater Road
Gateshead NE8 2HQ
(0191) 477 2690

(Mon-Fri 8:30am-4:30pm)

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