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Sikh Gurudwara

Last Friday, Year 5 visited the Sikh Gurudwara in Newcastle. Our friend, Cloud Singh, showed us around and answered any questions we had. We all had a lovely time!

Time to celebrate!

Today, Swalwell Primary School was presented with two awards by Mr Sweeney and Mrs Thompson – the ‘Happy Healthy Inclusive Award’ and ‘The Inclusion Award’. Mr Sweeney announced in celebration assembly that Swalwell Primary School is the very first school in the...

Swalwell gets a strike!

Today children from across all year groups took part in a special Ten Pin Bowling competition by Panathlon at Riverside in Sunderland. The children all did really well but Kenzie Edgerton scored four strikes and achieved a score of 133! The children were presented...

Welcome to our new Headteacher

Dear Parents/Carers,  The Governing Body of Swalwell Primary School is delighted to announce the appointment of our new Head Teacher, Mrs Hocking.  Mrs Hocking was selected from a strong group of candidates, who faced several varied tasks and questions during the...

I feel better when I’m dancing!

Year 1 were absolute super stars today as they performed on the stage at the Sage Gateshead. They have been working really hard for weeks thinking of their own moves and practising the dance. They all thoroughly enjoyed themselves and have asked if they can perform it...

Old MacDonald had a farm…

Early Years had a fantastic time on their visit to Whitehouse Farm. We met lots of small animals, fed lambs, sheep, donkeys and horses and had a tractor ride. To finish our day of fun we all enjoyed some time in the soft play.

Year 6 Transition @ Whickham

Yesterday, year 6 went for transition at Whickham School and Sports College and took part in an I.T lesson. Within the lesson, the children had to use Excel to create a mysterious image using  cell references. After that, they created a bar chart or pie chart, with...

Year 1 visit the Angel of the North

Year 1 took part in an art project with local visual artist Jyl Friggens. They visited the Angel of the North where they learnt about sculpture and what it represents before learning to sketch from observation. [gallery type="slideshow" link="file" size="full"...

Swalwell Provision

Did you know Swalwell School provides a variety of wrap around care from "Tiny Tots" Playgroup to After School All Stars after school care. If you would like any further information, please speak to a member of admin or call school on 0191 433 4000. [embeddoc...

Afternoon Tea Party Fun

On Thursday afternoon, Mrs Waugh and Miss Graham held an afternoon tea party to raise funds for Operation Outdoors.  Thank you to all parents, carers and grandparents who came along for an afternoon filled with finger sandwiches, jam scones and cake! We managed to...

Year 1 are scientists!

Year 1 thoroughly enjoyed becoming scientists this week and carrying out a range of fun experiments! We made oobleck using cornflour and water and were fascinated by the changing state from solid to liquid.                 ...

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