Transition – Chemistry

Transition – Chemistry

On Wednesday 15th June Y6 went for transition at Whickham School. They spent the afternoon studying Science, in particular Chemistry, with Mrs Graham. They discussed the rules regarding health and safety of Bunsen burners before beginning their investigation. They...
Rocket Seeds – Final Week

Rocket Seeds – Final Week

Wednesday 25th May saw the last day of our Rocket seeds experiment. Children needed to count how many of the seedlings had survived over the previous 5 weeks. 47% of the red seeds survived whilst 56% of the blue did; the majority of pupils still think that the red...
Transition – Geography

Transition – Geography

On Wednesday 25th May Y6 went for transition at Whickham Comp. They spent the afternoon studying Geography, in particular ‘Thunder Thursday’ They considered the reasons for the flooding and unusual weather conditions that day and then drew storyboards to show some of...
Rocket Seeds Week 5

Rocket Seeds Week 5

Poor seedlings are still not looking very healthy! On Wednesday we had to count how many leaves each seedling has and work out the average. This showed us that like last week the red seedlings are struggling compared to their blue counterparts. The red seedlings on...
Rocket Seeds Week 4

Rocket Seeds Week 4

What a scorching week! Lovely weather for staff and pupils, however not so good for our rocket seedlings. We returned to school on Monday to find some of our seedlings had begun to die- was this due to the weather or would it have happened anyway? On Wednesday we had...
SAT’s

SAT’s

Y6 have been subjected to a week of testing. The papers have been sent away to be marked and it is hoped that the results will be available before the children leave Swalwell in July. Pupils have worked extremely hard and should be praised for their efforts. A big...
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