Year 3

Mr Barrett and Miss Greenwell

We have had a fabulous start to the new term in Year 3! As a class, we have discussed the school values and added to them by coming up with a Year 3 commandment list so that it is always a safe and positive learning environment. In Maths we’ve been pushing ourselves to look at hundreds and the importance of place value by using base 10. In English we’ve been exploring the freezing chill of Iceland via our Norse legends book “Arthur and the golden rope”. In history we’ve gone back thousands of years to learn about the prehistoric times of the stone, bronze and Iron Age. This is being complemented in DT as we are designing our own prehistoric tools. In Geography we will be looking much more locally at the great fire of Gateshead. In RE we are learning about the wonders of God’s creation and how he managed to make this fabulous place we call earth. Finally, in science we are looking at what people and animals need to live and how their bodies are made up of complicated bone and muscle structures. We are very much looking forward to the new learning opportunities and exciting trips that this term will bring!

Year 3 Autumn Overview
Year 3 Spring Overview

Year 3 Achievement Assembly

Today was Year 3’s last achievement assembly for this school year. Our topic was 'Rules for Living'. The children talked about why we have to live by rules in school, at home and in dangerous situations. They also spoke about John 13:34. We learnt that Jesus came to...

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Desert Explorers

Our Geography topic this half term is Desert Explorers. In our first lesson, we talked about what we already know about deserts. Some of our known knowledge about deserts included; limited water, hot climates and snakes. We then used atlases to locate where some...

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Elmer’s Great North Parade

We are very excited to be taking part in Elmer's Great North Parade this year in support of the fantastic local charity, St Oswald's Hospice. Do you remember the Snowdog trail in 2016? This year, the North East will be taken over by a herd of fabulous and unique...

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Able Science day

Today children from Year 2 and 3 attended a 'bugs and stuff' rainforest workshop with Guy Tansley. Firstly, they watched a slideshow of the various rainforests that Guy had visited. They looked at the different layers of a rainforest and the different animals within...

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Rules for Living

Pastor Jonny from Hillsong Church came into Year 3 to talk to the children about John 13:34. He firstly gave context to the verse so answered the questions: who said the verse, when did Jesus say the verse, who did Jesus say the verse to, why did he say the verse to...

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Tiktok eSafety advice for parents

TikTok is a video-sharing app. Users can upload and share short videos of themselves lip-syncing to songs or acting out comedy sketches, and add special effects. They can gain followers (‘fans’) and browse other people’s videos. TikTok has a reputation for being...

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  • June 17, 2019Year 6 Residential to Holy Island
  • June 19, 2019Year 1 and 2 Games club
  • June 20, 2019KARATE CLUB CANCELLED
  • June 20, 2019Karate Club
  • June 24, 2019Year 2 Achievement Assembly 9am
  • June 25, 2019Yoga Club
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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)
staidansprimary@gateshead.gov.uk

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