Year 5Mr Dunnigan and Mrs Watson
Welcome back to another fantastic year here in St. Aidan’s. We are currently preparing to undertake an action packed initial half-term filled with excitement in Year 5. In the coming weeks we will be paying a visit to Robin Wood and even have a chance to catch up with our Italian counterparts – yes, that’s correct, Italy will be paying us a visit. Please keep your eyes peeled for any new blog posts on our lessons and days at school. Any important information will be displayed on our class ‘whilst you were away…’ display. For any further information please contact a member of staff.
Today, Year 5 had a wonderful opportunity to see some of the most exciting artistic work to visit our region in recent years. The sketches and artwork of Leonardo Da Vinci are currently on display in Sunderland’s Winter Gardens and we went to see it in its full glory....read more
This week some of our children from Years 3, 5 and 6 were given a fantastic opportunity, to be part of a broadcast on Christian Radio UK. Ian from the radio station came to record the children retelling well known parables in their own words. Their versions of the...read more
Children from Years 3,5 and 6 took part in a Boccia competition at Gateshead Leisure Centre. Boccia is a bowls type target sport in which players propel balls nearer to a target than their opponents. The children played in teams of three against other children in the...read more
Over the last half term many of our children attended our cheerleading and rugby after school clubs. The children in Key Stage 1 and 2 have been learning many new skills such as endurance, teamwork, balance and strength. This half term was full of opportunities during...read more
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...read more