Year 4

Mr Exley and Mrs Dunn

Welcome to year 4! Our teachers are Mr Exley, Miss Dunn and Miss Lishman. In year 4 this term we are learning about the Romans. We will be exploring the impact of the Roman invasion on Britain, the Celtic way of life and famous figures such as Boudicca. Please visit our page to see what we are up to!

Year 4 Autumn overview
Year 4 Spring Overview
Year 4 Summer Overview


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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World book day in Year 4

Today we celebrated our belated World Book Day.As usual the children did us proud and came into school in  a variety of fantastic costumes.We have had a wonderful day.

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National world thinking day.

World Thinking Day is a celebration of ten million girls worldwide that has taken place on the 22nd of  February every year since 1926. It remains a day for all Guides and Girl Scouts to think of each other and celebrate their sisters all around the world.Girls all...

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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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Circuits in Year 4

This week in Science the children have been making different types of circuits. Working with a partner they made simple circuits. Then they experimented making others which included switches, motors, buzzers and propellers.

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Achievement Assembly

As part of this morning’s achievement assembly we were blessed with a performance from our resident choir ‘Only Girls Allowed.’ The hall was packed with parents, children and loved ones. After a tour of the local community and Metrocentre, amongst other venues, ‘Only...

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Year 4 are back

Year 4 had a wonderful Christmas holiday spent with their families and friends.They came back to school refreshed and enthusiastic ready to start the new Spring term. In History and DT they will be studying the' Bensham Tram Crash' which happened 5th February...

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Press Pack

Last half-term, some of the children in Year 4 and 5 were involved in ‘Press Pack’ clubs. Working with former journalist, Melanie Cornish, the children learned research skills, interviewing techniques and writing skills to produce their own magazine. The articles...

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  • March 26, 2018Year 3 achievement assembly
  • March 27, 2018Year 3 Entry to Communion
  • March 29, 2018Easter Disco
  • March 29, 2018Easter Assembly 9am
  • March 30, 2018Half Term
  • April 20, 2018NSPCC Assembly and Workshops
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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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