Year 1

Miss Whalen and Mrs Dunn

Welcome to Year 1! Our teachers are Miss Whalen and Mrs Dunn. We hope you will visit our page regularly to see what we have been up to.

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


Final assembly of the year

During our final assembly of the year, Mrs Steele, Mrs Lain and Mrs Ruddy handed out attendance certificates to those children who had attended every session of the summer term. They then handed out certificates to children who did not have a single day off in the...

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Exciting Elmer News!

We have just received the exciting news that our mini Elmer sculpture is going to be on display at Saltwell Towers in Saltwell Park alongside 5 other mini Elmers painted by other schools.. You will be able to visit our Elmer, named Zhongshan, from the 21st August. We...

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Sports Week in Year 1

What an active week we have had here in Year 1! We started the week with a Tag Rugby session with a coach from All Stars Rugby. We learnt how to move around quickly and change direction in order to keep our tags safe. Then on Tuesday we took part in a fantastic...

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Disco time

We had great fun at our disco this evening, children and staff were all showing their dance moves. Thank you to everyone who supported our evening. Take a look below: [gallery columns="5"...

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Our Digital Charter with The Church of England

Following our award for engaging children, teachers and their families in the importance of eSafety, we have signed up to the Digital Charter with the Church of England. This is a voluntary pledge that we’re encouraging individual Christians as well as churches to...

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Online Safety Mark

We are pleased to announce we have been awarded the 360 Degree online safety mark for the following 3 years. This is the second time we have been awarded this award due to the hard work by children, parents and teachers in keeping our children online in the digital...

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Parent Survey to support mental health in school

At a recent meeting we established that it would be beneficial to try and capture some feedback from Parent/Carers around mental health. The survey is very brief and consists of 5 short questions. Do you know that your schools is linked to a NHS Mental Health support...

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As Year 1 have been learning about seaside holidays in the past we have been focusing on different types of entertainment in design technology, looking closely at puppets. We know that a long time ago you would always find a Punch and Judy show but now you can find...

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Year 1 visit Tynemouth Beach

Today Year 1 enjoyed a fantastic trip to Tynemouth Beach and Blue Reef Aquarium. We went to the beach because we are about to begin learning about seaside holidays in the past. As part of this History topic we will compare seaside holidays now to seaside holidays in...

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  • July 22, 2019Summer Holidays
  • September 2, 2019First day back for children
  • October 3, 2019Early Years Open Evening 4 - 5pm
  • October 21, 2019Half Term
  • December 23, 2019Christmas Break
  • February 17, 2020Half 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

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

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