Year 1

Miss Heslop and Mrs Lishman

Welcome to Year 1! Our teachers are Miss Heslop, Mrs Spoors and Mrs Lishman. In Year 1 we are learning about our local area. We will be able to identify human and physical features within Gateshead by taking a bird’s eye view on a trip to the Angel of the North. We will compare towns to the country side and will discuss how the human and physical features found in these places differ. In Design Technology we will be exploring different homes from all around the world to plan and build model homes. We will look at different structures such as igloos, castles, tree houses and caravans. We are very lucky as we are even going to visit some of these home types in a very magical setting. This will lead us on to a ‘home life in the past’ history topic in the second term. We will compare our lives now to those in the past. We will step back in time by visiting Beamish Museum. We have lots of exciting things to look forward to so please visit our page and see what we are up to.

Year 1 Autumn Overview
Year 1 Spring Overview
Year 1 Summer Overview


Year 1 Visit The Angel Of The North

In Geography this term we are exploring our local area. As part of this we went to the Angel of the North to get a bird's eye view of Gateshead from the top of the hill.  We went to discover which physical and human features we would find in Gateshead. We know that...

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Year 1 Library Session

Each Friday we welcome our Year 1 parents into our classroom to share a book with their child from our library area. This is a fantastic way to promote a love of reading with our younger children. Our first session was very successful and the children and parents...

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The Body Coach Fitness Challenge

This week Year 1, Year 2 and Year 3 responded to The Body Coach challenge to make school fitness week even bigger and better. This was a fantastic way to start the new school year by getting fitter and healthier whilst having some fun. We followed The Body Coach live...

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Welcome to Year 1

Welcome back to Year 1 after the summer holidays! What a positive start to the school year we have had! We have been discussing our class rules and making posters to display in our classroom. We made our rules to keep our friends and teachers safe and to create the...

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Welcome back

It is lovely to have the children back at St Aidan’s after the summer break. Mrs Steele led a welcoming assembly where new children and staff were introduced to the school mission statement and values. The children recalled the three rights which we follow: The right...

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Attendance Assembly

Our final assembly of the year was a celebration of the children who had 100% attendance. Mrs Steele explained that sometimes children may be absent during the year due to illness and this is unlucky for them but as a school we celebrate those children who have been...

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As the school year draws to a close, we would like to wish Miss Gillespie, Mrs Lee and Mr Exley all the best in the future as they go on to pastures new. Miss Gillespie will be travelling the world which will be a very exciting adventure. We hope she will send us...

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End of year Eucharist

Year 6 played a leading role in the end of the school year’s eucharist supporting Reverend Meg with prayers, readings and news of their recent Archbishop of York Youth Trust Award. During the eucharist Reverend Meg discussed new beginnings with the children and how at...

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Year 1 Explore Durham Botanical Gardens

Today we visited Durham Botanical Gardens to learn more about different types of plants and how different seasons impact plant’s growth. We were able to see plants from many different habitats such as the desert and rain forest. We also learnt about what plants need...

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  • September 24, 2018Year 5 Achievement Assembly 9am
  • September 26, 2018Years 2 and 3 Street Dance 3:30pm - 4:30pm
  • September 28, 2018Macmillan Coffee Morning
  • September 28, 2018Years 4, 5 and 6 Street Dance 3:30 - 4:30pm
  • October 1, 2018Year 2 Achievement Assembly 9am
  • October 2, 2018Harvest Festival 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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