Motivating England

After studying and listening to Churchill’s morale-boosting speeches from World War 2, Year 5 have written their own motivating speeches to deliver to the England team before their match with Belgium. They have then recorded their speeches onto an iPad to...

Reflective Y5

This week, Year 5 have started to study the life of Anne Frank, as part of this they have discussed what life was like for Jews and other minorities in Nazi-occupied Europe. This has given us an opportunity to explore the dangers of extremism, divided communities and...

Amazing Emotional Writing

Year 6 have surpassed all expectations with the most amazing writing this week. Miss Thielmann and I have been blown away by the standard of their work. Their challenge to make me cry! Although no-one has got there yet I’ve certainly had a lump in my throat....

The Blitz comes to Swalwell!

Year 5 have been studying the effects of the Blitz and bombings during WW2 on individuals this week. Using newspapers and photographs as sources of information they have been able to piece together clues about life under the threat of a bomb. We even experienced...
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