Events

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

On Thursday 9th October, we had a special assembly to talk about ways we could reduce, reuse and recycle waste. Waste is something that is unwanted or unusable. Instead of going to landfill sites to be buried or burnt, a lot of this waste could be cut if we; Reduce –...

National Poetry Day

Thursday 2nd October was National  Poetry Day,  the nation's biggest celebration of poetry.   Although this year's theme was 'Rememberance' , children in Swalwell Primary School  also chose  to read and  listen to their favourite poems. In assembly , children read out...

Music- Local History

Members of Gateshead Music Services came into school to entertain us.   This fun interactive workshop was based on music from the North East.   Photos can be found in our gallery. 

World Cup Musical Workshop

To help our children learn more about the countries taking part in the World Cup and to learn more about the host nation, we employed a team from Gateshead Music Services to entertain and educate us. The interactive workshop was enjoyed by all our children from...

Show Racism The Red Card

Show Racism the Red Card is an anti-racism educational charity. Educators and an ex professional football player  (John Anderson) came into Swalwell school for a full day to  deliver an anti-racism workshop. They educated children on causes and consequences of racism...

Football Feast

On Friday 13th June, Judith our cook, will be preparing a special football related menu which will consist of; Hot Shot Dog in a Finger Bun with Tomato Sauce Oven Baked Potato Footballs Green Point Penalty Shot Peas Jubbly Frozen Smoothie All children can come to...

World Cup Fever

As a way of getting into the world cup spirit, each class has been given a world cup team and will be studying an aspect of their country. Facts, stories, song, poetry and global issues will be explored through this football theme. Nursery - Italy Reception-Argentina...

Derwent Bike Ride

Bike it Ben arranged an event for a small group of children to cycle from school to the Derwent Walk ( and back). The event took place this morning. Children accompanied by Ben and Mrs Errington, cycled along roads round Swalwell, as well as on the Derwent Walk....

Poppy Planting

The 2014 commemorative poppy seed campaign is aimed at promoting flower growth in the area while educating pupils about World War 1. Two of our Y5 pupils were chosen to represent the school in a joint initiative with local Councillors and other schools in the area to...

Victorian Music Workshop

Members of Gateshead Music Services entertained us today with another of their fabulous workshops which link music and the national curriculum in a vibrant and stimulating way. Our children created music using a variety of kitchen gadgets. They sang along to 'Old Time...

Easter Egg Competition

Well done to all children who entered into the Easter egg competition. It was difficult to judge the eggs as they were all fantastic but after much discussion we decided on one winner from each class. Y6 Alysia, Y5 Anna, Y4 Aleksy, Y3 Ellie, Y2 John, Y1 Kristen, Rec...

Sports Relief

Thank you to all children who came to school dressed in sportswear for a donation of 50p. We have so far raised £103 for Sports Relief. A sponsored run will take place on Monday to raise more money for this worthwhile charity....

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