Events

Royal Wedding Picnic Lunch

On Thursday 14th April the school had a Royal Wedding Party to celebrate the marriage of Prince William and Kate Middleton. Children came to school dressed as if going to a wedding. The menu; Westminster Abbey Sausage Rolls Buckingham Palace Pizza Wedding Procession...

Easter Disco

On Tuesday evening children from Nursery to Year 6 bopped the night away at our Easter disco. A big thank you to all members of the Parent Friends Teachers Association (PTFA)for arranging and staffing such an enjoyable event . J Anderson

Fair Trade Friday

On Friday afternoon all children tested Fair Trade products and completed a survey on taste, texture and cost. The results of the survey will help us to decide the most popular product to sell in school. We were one of the first Gateshead schools to sell Fair Trade...

Kingswood Residential

It is with great joy we welcome back our Year 6 pupils today. They have been staying at Kingswood, an outdoor education and adventure centre. This experience has been a challenging, rewarding and enjoyable event for our children and staff . Our thanks to Mr Melgar,...

Red Nose Day

On Friday 18th March, Red Nose Day, children came to school dressed in non - uniform. The penalty for not wearing uniform was 50p. The school cook, Mrs Hannon, baked a cake to raffle and tickets were sold for 10p. Mrs Hannon also made biscuits which were sold for 20p....

Dance Festival 2011

Children from many of the borough's schools were asked to perform at The Sage as part of the Gateshead Schools Dance Festival 2011. The festival has become an annual event in the Swalwell diary. Dance is a physical activity, and it gives our children the opportunity...

World Book Day

On Thursday March 3rd, we celebrated 'World Book Day 2011( the biggest annual celebration of books and reading in the UK). It was great to see so many book characters in school . The children and staff came to school dressed as favourite characters from children's...

Year 5/6 Class Assembly

This afternoon Y5/6 welcomed parents and carers to a special assembly to showcase their talents and to celebrate the completion of the Neighbourhood Pride project . All children performed extremely well and were presented with certificates from The Gateshead Housing...

The Song Factor Celebration

Last night, staff from Swalwell Primary School participated in a singing event at the Sage, Gateshead. Staff from eight schools in the borough took part in the music celebration which was part of the Sing Up initiative promoting singing and well being of staff and...

Planetarium

Our pupils exhibit high levels of interest in space related topics so you can imagine the excitement and interest a mobile planetarium brought. All children from Reception to Year 6 were educated in astronomy and space. A fantastic experience for young and old!...

Sign2Sing

This afternoon ( Wednesday 9th February 2011), at 2.45pm we all took part in a sponsored World Record Breaking attempt to raise funds for a national charity- SignHealth. All children, staff and some parents/carers sang and signed the New Seekers hit "I'd like to teach...

Peer Mediation

On Tuesday 8th February, some of our Year 5 children will be taking part in peer mediation training (which we are developing as part of the school's anti-bullying strategies). Don Sweeney will be leading the training and Mr Hampson will be in attendance, in order to...

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