Year 3Mr 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!
We brought the Autumn Term to an end with a reflective service led by Reverend Meg at St Chad’s. All of the children from years 1 to 6 were in attendance and angelic singing was heard throughout the church. Thank you to everyone who came along to take part in the...read more
Thank you to everyone who supported our Christmas performances, if you were unable to attend then please enjoy photos from each show below. We would like to thank children, parents and carers for their support over the last year and making St Aidan's a wonderful place...read more
We were honoured this morning to receive a visit from Bishop Paul of Durham and Paul Rickeard, Diocese and Director of Education for Newcastle and Durham. They met the Leading Lights and discussed the projects and assemblies they have been involved in. Following...read more
We have had lots of fun in Year 3 this week! Yesterday we made Christmas calendars to give to our families and this morning we made Christmas cards to hand out to our loved ones at home. We also enjoyed our first nativity performance this afternoon and we are very...read more
This morning Year 3 travelled to The Baltic to take part in an Urban Art workshop. We were introduced to Mark who is a graffiti artist and graphic designer. He showed us lots of pieces of urban art he has worked on since he was 14 years old. He then asked us if we...read more
This morning the Leading Lights led our celebration assembly about Advent. During the assembly they explained Advent is a time for hope and expectation, it is a time for waiting. Each week in the run up to Christmas a candle is lit. The first candle is the candle of...read more