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!

Reception Summer Overview


Durham Cathedral trip

Reception class have had a lovely afternoon at Durham Cathedral learning all about celebrations, We talked about christenings and communion services then we had the opportunity to hold our own christening with a priest, parents and god parents too ! Take a look at our...

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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 thanks to our...

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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! Each...

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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 end of...

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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....

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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...

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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...

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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 also...

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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 different board...

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  • July 3, 2017Year 2 Achievement Assembly
  • July 10, 2017Whole School Sports Week
  • July 11, 2017Parents Meetings
  • July 17, 2017Sports Day
  • July 18, 2017Year 6 Leavers Eucharist
  • July 20, 2017Year 6 Presentation Evening
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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

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