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. 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 Autumn Overview
Reception Spring Overview


Science Workshop

Professor OneSmith did an amazing job of making science fun ! We learned all about gasses and how it can be changed from a solid to a...

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Mike Barfield’s Swat Show

Following on from snow week, we were finally able to meet the author Mike Barfield. His visit was well worth the wait! Mike entertained us with a show based around his book, ‘Swat.’ Mike trained as a biologist before becoming an author. He taught us that everywhere on...

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Whitehouse Farm

What a fantastic day at Whitehouse Farm,We have had a tractor ride, fed animals, held animals,made a bug hotel and even had time for a play at the soft play area. Take a look at our...

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World Book Day

We have had a lovely day today dressing up as our favourite book characters. We enjoyed lots of book related activities and even had a Gingerbread Man...

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As it was a lovely snowy day today we thought we would take our Maths lesson outside and make some different sized snowmen. We made some small, medium and big ones take a look at our photos....

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Angel Art

This week was the Angel of the North's 20th birthday and to celebrate we made model Angels using lots of different materials including pipe cleaners and boxes....

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Sunderland Winter Gardens

As we have been learning about different animals and their habitats we really enjoyed our visit this morning to the Sunderland Winter Gardens. We met a lovely lady who told us all about the different plants and animals that live and grow in the...

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Remembering the Bensham Tram Smash

Today marked 102 years since the Bensham Tram Smash. As a school, we remembered those killed in the disaster as well as those people injured in the accident and families who lost their loved ones. Each class was reminded of the story and visited the Remembrance garden...

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Number Day

We have been very excited to take part in 'Dress up for digits' to both improve our maths skills and raise money in support of the NSPCC. We began the day with an assembly to introduce the fun day that we had ahead. We took part in a number dance and a whole school...

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  • March 23, 2018Years 4, 5 and 6 Dance Festival Preparation
  • March 26, 2018Year 3 achievement assembly
  • March 27, 2018Year 3 Entry to Communion
  • March 29, 2018Easter Assembly 9am
  • March 29, 2018Easter Disco
  • March 30, 2018Half Term
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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

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