Year 1

Miss Megson, Mrs Lishman and Miss Gillespie

Welcome to year 1! Our teachers are Miss Megson, Mrs Lishman and Miss Gillespie. This term in year 1 we are studying our local area and identifying its physical and human features. We will also be learning about Florence Nightingale and the changes in nursing that the lady with the lamp brought. The children in our class will be having a workshop in school based around this theme and will be learning how to make portraits of Florence Nightingale and self portraits of themselves.

Spring Overview

Italia 2017

Italia 2017 - La Vita Bella After a fantastic trip to Italy, St. Aidan’s have returned home with some lasting impressions and profound memories. We feel very fortunate to have met and formed relationships with our counterparts in Thiene,...

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We Are TV Chefs!

In Year One, we have been working towards making our TV chef videos this half term in Computing. Here are some of our videos of us making pizzas, we hope we inspire you to have a go during the Easter holidays!

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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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Internet Safety Day

Today is Internet Safety Day, this morning Year One went into the hall to watch a special internet safety assembly. This afternoon we have read a story about Digiduck and a big decision that he has to make about putting a picture online. We then split into groups to...

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Remembering the Bensham Tram Smash

This week we have been commemorating the 101st anniversary of the Bensham Tram Smash in our assembly and Pause for Thought time. As a school, we have recorded a song called 'Bensham Bank' to remember the disaster and those people who were sadly killed. Here it is:...

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Year One trip to the Laing Art Gallery

Today Year One visited the Laing art gallery as part of our Art & Design topic 'Portraits'. At the art gallery we played a frame game, we had to show different emotions using facial expressions. We then looked at the different portraits around the gallery and...

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360 degree safe eSafety Award

It is with great pleasure that we can announce St Aidan's earned the 360 degree safe eSafety Award. We are proud of the dedicated work pupils, staff, parents and governors do together to ensure the school is at the forefront of internet safety. Well done to the...

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This week in our English lessons we have been learning about instructions. We made our own special drinks and gave instructions on how to make them. We talked about the goody verbs that we would need to use to write them. We even got to drink them. They were...

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  • May 22, 2017Summer Half Term
  • June 5, 2017School Opens at 8:40am
  • June 6, 2017Year 6 Leavers Service at Durham Cathedral
  • June 9, 2017Olympic Athlete Volleyball
  • June 12, 2017Year 6 Trip to Holy Island
  • June 12, 2017Reception Achievement Assembly
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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

(Mon-Fri 8:30am-4:30pm)

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