Year 3Mrs MacCabe and Miss Gillespie
Welcome to Year 3. Our teachers are Miss Kang and Mrs Lee. We are always working hard and have had lots of fun in our lessons this year.
In History we are learning about the Great Fire of Gateshead. We will be investigating this historical event by visiting the site where it happened and using this information to find out about the people involved in this event. We will then apply our knowledge from our history lessons into Art, where we will be creating our very own piece of art based on the fire.
Year 3 spent the afternoon tackling the Low Ropes obstacle course at Gibside yesterday. It was extremely tricky to start with, but after some tips from our instructor and a lot of practice we were moving through the ropes like Tarzan! To round off the day, we visited...read more
A beautiful summer's day welcomed our end of the year Eucharist, with a special theme of wishing our Year 6 children the best in the future. Reverend Meg led our service discussing what the children could hope for as they moved from one class to the next, and how we...read more
On the first day of sports week, the children participated in a tri golf competition. https://vimeo.com/225085538read more
St. Aidan's choir group "Only Girls Allowed" began their tour this week at the Marriot Hotel for the NSPCC Charity Womens Event. It was a great turn out for the girls and a brilliant audience, with Abba covers being a huge hit among the fans. [gallery...read more
As part of our RE topic 'Judaism', we visited Newcastle Reform Synagogue this morning. We found out all about the Jewish faith, including its origins, traditions, festivals, prayers, food rules and dress codes. We were shown the Torah scrolls in the Ark and even...read more
Dr Jo came to Year 3 to run a Maya Workshop last week. She dressed us up in traditional Maya costumes, from peasants to kings. Next we acted out the Maya story of the creation of man. We tried some Maya foods and drinks. Then at the end of the day we played Maya games...read more
As part of our History and DT topic we prepared some Mayan snacks yesterday - guacamole and pico de gallo, a traditional salsa. There were a few watering eyes because lots of onions were involved but it was all worth it when we got out the tortilla chips and started...read more
Year 3 were lucky enough to take part in an athletics event held by the Kingsmeadow Sports Leaders last Friday. Track events included sprinting and long distance running and field events covered throwing and jumping. Well done to everyone who took part and a special...read more
Yesterday some of the children in Year 3 were admitted to Holy Communion in a service led by Reverend Meg and attended by family, friends and all of St Aidan's. All of the class performed a beautiful dance routine, the choir sang and our friends from other classes...read more
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...read more