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

Mother’s Day cards

Year 3 started making and writing their Mother’s Day cards today. We thought about all of the special women in our lives and who we would like to write our cards too. The children had to think of 5 words to describe their Mams, Aunties and Grandmothers before writing...

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Year 3 Holy Communion dance

Kevin and Danielle from More Than Dance were in school today showing Year 3 their Holy Communion dance. We practiced our dance and listened to Kevin and Danielle all afternoon to help us prepare for the performance in 2 weeks time. The children are very excited to...

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Christian Radio UK

This week some of our children from Years 3, 5 and 6 were given a fantastic opportunity, to be part of a broadcast on Christian Radio UK. Ian from the radio station came to record the children retelling well known parables in their own words. Their versions of the...

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World Book Day 2019

We celebrated World Book Day 2019 as part of book week today, so Year 3 came into school dressed as their favourite book character. Some of the children brought in the book where their character is from. We will take part in a book swap later today with our friends in...

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Reading Buddies

Year 3 visited Nursery today as part of book week. The children were put into pairs and asked to buddy up with a child from Nursery where they read their favourite books to each other. Year 3 really impressed us with how grown up they were and how well they read to...

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  • July 17, 2019Transition Day
  • July 18, 2019Year 6 celebration evening 4:30pm
  • July 19, 2019Merit and attendance assembly 9am
  • July 22, 2019Summer Holidays
  • September 2, 2019First day back for children
  • October 21, 2019Half Term
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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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