Making Connections

Basic Skills

Outdoor Learning





Continuous Improvement


Creativity and Learning

Physical Development



Welcome to Swalwell Primary School

VLUU L200 / Samsung L200At Swalwell Primary School we work together to promote learning and achieve the highest standards for every child through high expectations and high quality teaching.

We provide an education that is enjoyable, inclusive, stimulating and challenging and which allows individuals to develop their educational potential and skills for life.

The school promotes fundamental British values and is at the heart of the community and provides a safe, secure and respectful environment which enables pupils to develop emotionally, physically, socially, spiritually and academically.


Mrs J Smith: Head Teacher

ATTENDANCE – week ending 12/10/2018

  • Reception 93%
  • Year 2 99.5%
  • Year 4 90%
  • Year 6 86%
  • Year 1 86%
  • Year 3 98%
  • Year 5 91%
  • Whole School Last Year 95.3%

Every Lesson Counts...

discover what our classes have been learning below


Dividing Demons in Year 6

This week Year 6 have been attempting long division! For the whole class this was something completely new ... what can I say apart from they've been absolute stars. They've worked like demons and have completed some difficult challenges within this new skill. I'm so...

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Basic First Aid training for Year 6

Year 6 had a special visitor, Ryan Murphy into school on Tuesday to show them the basics of First Aid. First Aid is the assistance given to any person suffering a sudden illness or injury, with care provided to preserve life, prevent the condition from worsening,...

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Year 6 Transition Visit

On Thursday afternoon, Year 6 experienced their first Secondary transition to Whickham School for a German lesson delivered by Mr Robinson. Children were asked to work in groups and discuss what they already knew about Germany. Mr Robinson shared that Germany were...

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Autumn walk and wonder

In Science we have begun to look at seasonal changes, focusing on the current season Autumn. We looked at how the trees are changing, the weather, the berries that are growing and the pumpkins that have been harvested.We loved playing in the leaves and looking at the...

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Baking Banana Bread

Today we found that we had lots of bananas that were very ripe and we wouldn't it eat them. We looked at reducing our waste and how we shouldn't be throwing food away so we followed a recipe to make banana bread. We worked together to mash the bananas, weigh the...

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CEOP – Stay Safe Online


The internet can be great fun. You can chat to your friends, play games and learn about new things. But sometimes things happen which can make you upset. People may say mean things which make you feel sad, or you may see something that you don’t like.

If this happens, you must remember it’s not your fault.

TELL AN ADULT YOU TRUST if you are upset or worried about something that has happened to you. They can help you to report it to CEOP.

If you feel in danger phone 999 to speak to the police.

They will make sure you are safe.



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