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 Frozen Kingdom and Revolution. In Frozen Kingdom we will be looking at the differences between the Arctic and the Antarctic; and in Revolution we will be investigating the Industrial Revolution. Please visit our page and see what we are up to.

Year 6 Summer Overview

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Year 6 Countdown maths

Year 6 were given a Countdown style maths problem by Mr Thorogood. After lots of calculations, they were still finding it tricky so turned to Rachel Riley from Countdown to give some tips. Rachel promptly replied through twitter which led to two of the children...

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Victorian house making

As part of our DT topic, we designed and created our own Victorian houses out of cardboard. We experimented with ways of attaching each piece together, and then painted them to look like slums. Take a look at the process we went through below:...

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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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World Book Day – Year 6

To celebrate World Book Day the children in Year 6 came dressed to school in their favourite book character outfits. Take a look at the video below and see how many you can guess!...

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Barclays Bank visit Year 6

We were very fortunate to have Barclays Bank visit Year 6. We discussed how children use money and how this is different to parents. We also made a pyramid of what is important to us and the differences between needs and wants. We also played a game called 'Money...

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Year 6 at the Centre For Life

Year 6 had a great time at the Centre For Life. When we arrived we went ice skating, including the teachers! It was great fun. We then investigated each part of the Centre, learning about physics, Charles Darwin and illusions. We also went on the 4D ride, saw some...

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Year 6 Basketball Competition

Well done to the children in year 6 who took part in the Gateshead Basketball finals at Whickham Comprehensive School. The children showed commitment and had great fun playing against teams from all over...

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Year 6 Internet Safety Day

As part of Internet Safety Day, Year 6 designed their own emojis relating to how to stay safe online. They also discussed how to use mobile technologies safely and looked at case studies of when children had misused...

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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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