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That History Bloke

Year 3 and 4 had a visit from Richard "That History Bloke" to learn more about their topic of the Anglo Saxons. Richard was dressed as an Anglo-Saxon monk and spent time with each class talking about how important monks were and all the special jobs they did. He...

Postcard from Mrs Anderson

Since leaving us in February to enjoy a well deserved retirement, Mrs Anderson has kept in touch with our children in Year 4 and Year 6 by sending them postcards to let them know what she's getting up to. The latest postcard has came all the way from the Canary...

A magical Christmas journey

All of the children in Key Stage 1 had a fantastic time performing 'The magical Christmas journey' to an audience this afternoon. They have spent a long time practising and really tried their hardest. Thank you to everyone that came to watch and support the children....

Year 1 step back in time

As part of the topic 'Fire, Fire!', Year 1 visited the Discovery museum and participated in a historical walking tour. In the Discovery museum the children explored how Newcastle had changed over time, celebrated 135 years of the Hoppings and looked at inventions from...

Decorations Day!

Friday marked the 1st of December and as such, Swalwell's annual Decorations Day! Early Years thoroughly enjoyed their morning making an array of special decorations to deck our classroom in. This gave us an opportunity to showcase our art skills and wonderful...

The Christmas Countdown Has Begun!

This year our afternoon children were chosen to help Mrs Cunningham decorate the school Christmas tree! All of the children involved enjoyed taking part, using their fine motor skills to add the decorations and working as a team to complete the task. This led to the...

Christmas craft day

A big thank you to all of the parents that came and made Christmas crafts with the children, including handprint Santa's, tree decorations and cards. The children had a fantastic time and love spending time in their class with parents and carers. [gallery link="file"...

Beep Beep Day!

Early Years enjoyed participating in 'Beep Beep Day' on Wednesday for Road Safety Week. We played lots of games and engaged in a range of fun activities designed to teach us how to keep safe by the road. We started the day by playing a listening game in partners...

Bird Watching in Early Years

Following our visit to Chopwell Woods last week Early Years were keen to hang their bird feeders in our garden. We considered the safest locations and hung them with the help of our adults. We couldn't believe our luck when we noticed a range of birds eating their...

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