Year 3

Mrs 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 Summer Overview

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Y3 Adventurers

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...

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Year 6 Leaver’s Eucharist

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...

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Only Girls Allowed on Tour

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...

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Y3 Synagogue visit

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...

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Maya Workshop in Year 3

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...

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Year 3 Mayan Feast

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...

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Year 3 Athletics Champions

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...

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Year 3’s First Holy Communion

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...

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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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  • July 24, 2017Summer 2017
  • September 4, 2017School Opens at 8:40am
  • October 6, 2017Year 4 Robinwood Trip
  • October 13, 2017Brand New eSafety Show (KS1 & KS2)
  • December 15, 2017Christmas Panto - Dick Whittington (KS1 & KS2)
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Mrs Lesley Steele: Head Teacher
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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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