Letters to Parents

Please ensure that permission slips and required responses are handed in promptly by the due date. Thank you.

The seeds are back!

At 04:26am on Tuesday 2nd March, Commander Scott Kelly of NASA and Russian cosmonauts Mikhail Kornienko and Sergey Volkov of Roscosmos landed safely back on Earth in Kazakhstan. The seeds then travelled with Scott Kelly to NASA in Houston on a charter flight from...

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Swalwell Primary to grow seeds from space!

Pupils at Swalwell Primary are preparing to become space biologists and embark on a voyage of discovery by growing seeds that have been into space. In September, 2kg of rocket seeds were flown to the International Space Station (ISS) on Soyuz 44S where they will spend...

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New Uniform Supplier

Uniform Supplier We have recently changed uniform supplier to a local company called "Logos Unlimited". We therefore have a new price list which can be viewed in the school’s Main office. The company are also opening a shop in Swalwell where uniform can be bought from...

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Reception Homework

This week we have been exploring lots of different 2D and 3D shapes in Reception. As such our homework is to go on a shape hunt around our home to find how many shapes we can spot. Your child should draw the item in the box provided and perhaps attempt to sound out...

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Get Ready for School Tips for Parents

Mornings can be the  most stressful part of the day to ensure that children are in school on time. Please click the link to view tips on how to make mornings a little easier Get Ready For School

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Keeping healthy in school

Keeping healthy in school How do we encourage your children to be healthy? We thought you’d be interested to hear some of the ways in which we promote a healthy lifestyle at Swalwell Primary School. * Fruit is available to every child in Nursery to Year 6 every day. *...

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Support for Parents and Carers on E-safety for children

Families can visit www.thinkuknow.co.uk/parents to access advice and support on how to keep children safe from sexual abuse, both online and offline. Articles provide guidance on topics as diverse as: challenging harmful sexual attitudes and promoting positive...

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Swalwell Community Centre Christmas Fair and Party

Swalwell Community Centre – Christmas Fair On Saturday 12th December Swalwell Community Centre are having a Christmas Fair from 11am until 1pm. There will be a variety of stalls and activities including a tombola, a raffle, cake stalls, craft stalls. There will even...

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Entitlement to Free School Meals

Gateshead Council have identified parents who have children of compulsory school age who qualify for free school meals  and have sent a letter this week asking parents to complete an application form. If your child is in Key Stage 1 (reception, year 1 or year 2) they...

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E-Safety Leaflet for Parents

The purpose of this guide Children of today are increasingly using Information & Communication Technology (ICT) in schools and in the home. This guide explains: How your children are using ICT in school. How using ICT in the home can help children to learn. How...

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Christmas Visit Letters

Please see below visit information for your child's class Nursery Visit Letter Reception santa trip Year 1 Visit Whitehouse farm trip 2015 Year 5 Visit  

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Parent Reading Guidance

If you are a parent/carer in Year 1 or Year 2, please click Parent reading guidance KS1 for guidance on how to support your child's reading.   If you are a parent in Year 3, Year 4, Year 5 or Year 6 please click Parent reading guidance KS2 for guidance on how to...

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