News Blog

The latest from across the school...

Y6 SATs

Y6 have been subjected to a week of testing. The papers have been sent away to be marked and it is hoped that the results will be available before the children leave Swalwell in July. Pupils have worked extremely hard and should be praised for their efforts. A big...

Football Rounders

Y3 and Y4 were awarded certificates from students at Gateshead College for completing a day of football rounders and skill related activities. The aim of the fun day was to promote health and fitness. Our thanks to Jessica Geoghegan (Newcastle United Women's F.C.) and...

All about allotments

Before half term Mr Fitzpatrick, our site manager, was asked to talk to Reception/ Year 1 about allotments. The children asked about the growing of seeds and vegetables, how to water and feed plants and about insects that live in the soil. He was most impressed by the...

Tennis Challenge

Year 4 took part in a Gateshead Schools Tennis Challenge at Blaydon Tennis Club today. Pupils walked to and from the venue very sensibly. They are a credit to our school. Special thanks to Mrs Bovill and Miss Scott for accompanying the children. J...

E Twinning Project

Swalwell Primary School is linking with Turkey, Romania, Poland, France and Spain to do a writing and art project. Some Y4/5 pupils are writing and illustrating the story of the Lambton Worm. The work will be exchanged with the work of the children from European...

New Starters

It was lovely to see the new starters settling into Nursery this week. They have adapted quickly to the routine. Special thanks to Miss Dixon and Mrs Vanner , who make Nursery such a welcoming place.....and our love and best wishes to Miss Dixon who gets married on...

CLC Visit

Once again we have taken advantage of the excellent facilities and high quality teaching at the City Learning Centre in Heworth. Year 4 pupils explored the events of the Second World War. They created their own short films using the 'I Can Animate' software and used...

Football Match

Very well done to pupils who took part in the Inner West Football League, held at Whickham Parochial School on Thursday 22nd April. All our footballers played with exceptional skills. Brilliant work from Toni, Jade, John S, John A, Coby, Callum, Marc and Jake T....

Cross Country Event

Year 4 and Year 5 represented the school in a cross country event held at Whickham School and Sports College. Swalwell's winners were Caitlyn, Jordan, Jade and Jake P. Our children did really well with everyone completing the course in the time allocated.... We are...

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