Year 6

Mrs Crawley, Mr Thorogood, Miss Lishman and Mr Howarth

Welcome to year 6! Our teachers are Mrs Crawley, Mr Thorogood and Miss Lishman. In Year 6 we are learning about South America and Fallen Fields. In South America we will be looking at the differences between Rio, the Amazon Rain forest and the UK; and in Fallen Fields we will be investigating the World War 1. Please visit our page and see what we are up to.

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Year 6 at Seven Stories

Year 6 enjoyed a thoroughly entertaining day at Seven Stories where they took part in Comic workshops. First we investigated a room filled with original art work, sketches and thought provoking pictures. We were lucky enough to read old comic books and modern ones....

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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 6

After the snow days of last week, we could not let World Book Day 2018 slip us by so today we asked the children to come to school dressed as their favourite book character. The outfits were amazing, both children and teachers, thank you for your efforts! Click on the...

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Archbishop of York Young Leaders Award

Year 6 are working towards gaining the Young Leaders Award through The Archbishop of York Youth Trust. Today's lesson focused on, 'If you could change one thing in the world what would it be?' After discussing this and sharing their ideas, the class agreed that,...

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Year 6 Open Afternoon

Thank you to all of the parents who attended our open afternoon in Year 6. It was great to see so many of you celebrate what your child has achieved over the last few months in class. We are very proud of all of their achievements and look forward to celebrating their...

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Year 6 Judo

Year 6 enjoyed a judo taster from ‘Destination@BritishJudo.’ They had great fun learning different throws and games led by John the instructor. Children have been invited to attend John’s classes which run throughout Gateshead, look out for your child bringing their...

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Safer Internet Day 2018

As part of Safer Internet Day in Year 6 we discussed different forms of streaming online. We used a PowerPoint from to give us scenarios of good and bad attention. We discussed how comments can have hidden messages of grooming and what we should do if...

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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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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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  • March 23, 2018Years 4, 5 and 6 Dance Festival Preparation
  • March 26, 2018Year 3 achievement assembly
  • March 27, 2018Year 3 Entry to Communion
  • March 29, 2018Easter Assembly 9am
  • March 29, 2018Easter Disco
  • March 30, 2018Half 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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