News Blog

The latest from across the school...

Raving readers Waterstones visit

A huge congratulations to Beau and Heath who have both read 200 times this academic year. As part of our 'Raving Readers' incentive they went to Waterstones to choose a book and enjoy them with a drink. The staff at Waterstones were so impressed they even gave them...

Swalwell Summer Fair

Thank you to everyone who attended our Summer Fair, it was a huge success and we raised over £800 for the school. Thank you to all of the members of the PTFA for helping to organise and run the event. THe PTFA will be meeting again in September to begin organising...

Swalwell Summer Fair!

The PTFA look forward to hosting Swalwell Primary School Summer Fair on Wednesday 17th July 2019, 2:30-4pm.   There will be games, competitions, refreshments, raffles, tombolas and more!  We hope to see you there!

EYFS and KS1 sports day

We all had a fabulous morning competing in sports day. We took part in the bat and beanbag race, the sack race, obstacles course, water race and relay. We then had a parents race. Well done to yellow team who had the highest score on the day! [gallery type="slideshow"...

Hungry Little Minds

Hungry Little Minds is the new Department for Education campaign that encourages parents and carers to adopt positive activities and behaviours to boost children’s communication, language and literacy development. The three-year campaign, which launched with social...

Musical maestros

In Year 1 we have been learning to play the glockenspiel and performed 'Row your boat' to the whole school.

A sad farewell….

This academic year we say a sad farewell to…. Miss Bell We would like to wish Miss Bell good luck in her new and exciting teaching post and thank her for her contribution to Swalwell Primary School. Miss Bell has been with us since September 2015 working mainly in Key...

RSPB visit KS1

Today the RSPB visited KS1 to go on a minibeast hunt and to identify different trees in our school grounds. The children used field equipment to study the minibeasts they found. [gallery type="slideshow" link="file" size="full"...

Keeping ourselves safe

Today PSCO Sean Routledge came to tell us all about 'Stranger Danger' and how we can keep ourselves safe. This is particularly important with the 6 weeks holidays coming up and children playing in the park.

Transition Welcome Booklets

This week, we have lots of excited children who are looking forward to being introduced to their new class teacher for September. Welcome letter's were sent out to all parents/ carers tonight, please click below to view a copy: Early Years welcome letter 2019 Welcome...

What can I buy?

To apply our maths money skills we visited our local shop, each with 50p to spend. We had to work out what we could and couldn't buy, adding to find the total and subtracting to see if we needed change. We all found this very difficult and it is something we will...

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