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The latest from across the school...

Water Safety Y5/6

The RNLI came to visit Y5/6 to discuss water safety, particularly around the sea. They taught us the different roles of the lifeguards and coastguards. We acted out different scenarios using the different flags and dressed up in the clothes.

Welcome to Our New Government – Year 6!

On 1st November, Year 6 were fortunate to have a visitor to explain all about Parliament and how laws are made. Year 6 worked in teams to decide upon a new law and then thought through who it would affect, how they would be affected and the impact that the law would...

Which way do we go?

We have been learning all about directions in our geography work linked to our book 'The Jolly Postman'. We learnt left, right, forward and backward and then we learnt to use compass points to give directions. Outside we drew our compasses and moved North, East, South...

Goodbye Ms Smith

Dear Parent/ Carers, I am writing to let you know that, after a number of years with the school, Ms Smith has decided to leave Swalwell Primary School.  Ms Smith dedicated many years of hard work to the school and we thank her for the inclusive and welcoming learning...

RNLI visit KS1

Today the RNLI came to visit our school to teach us about water safety, particularly around the sea. They taught us the different roles of the lifeguards and coastguards. We acted out different scenarios using the different flags and dressed up in the clothes. To...

Pumpkin Carving

To celebrate Halloween, Year 4 designed and carved their own gigantic pumpkin - which weighed a massive 15kg! This pumpkin was particularly special as it was grown in the garden outside of the Year 4 classroom. Click here to view the photos in our website's gallery.

Remembrance

This week, Year 4 visited Holy Trinity Church in Swalwell for a workshop on Remembrance. They explored different prayer stations to discuss remembrance, peace and reconciliation. Year 4 finished the visit with some songs about remembrance. More photos can be viewed...

Remember, Remember the 5th of November

We have been learning about why we celebrate bonfire night. We learnt about a man called Guy Fawkes who tried to blow up the Houses of Parliament with the King inside. The King's soldiers caught Guy Fawkes before he could carry out his plan because a letter had been...

Special delivery!

Today we came back to school and found a post office had been set up in our classroom for our new topic. Heath then discovered that there was some post inside the postbox. When we got it out we saw it was for us. Inside was a letter from the Jolly Postman, one of his...

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