News Blog

The latest from across the school...

Football

Very well done to the children who took part in the Inner West football league match held at Whickham Parochial School. All our players played with exceptional skill and showed great sportsmanship. We are so proud of you. Mrs Anderson

Kingswood Residential

Year 6 children are off to Kingswood next week. They are due to leave school at 1.30pm on Monday and will return to school on Wednesday 31st March at approximately 2.30pm. This is a fabulous trip, funded by the school at a cost of £120 per child. Pupils should expect...

Graduation Ceremony

As part of the careers work that has taken place in our school (Impact Theatre, University visit and careers workshops) the Year 5/6 class took part in a graduation event. This was held in the school hall on Wednesday 24th March and lasted about an hour. We first of...

e – Safety

Yesterday, children in KS1 and KS2 learned about how to stay safe whilst using the internet, mobile phones, chat rooms and games on line. Mr Carter, a consultant from Gateshead City Learning Centre, discussed the dangers of using social networking sites such as...

Student Council

Our Student Councillors are very proactive, planning and completing school improvements. Last week they conducted a health and safety check around the school and presented their findings to the school in a special assembly. Our Site Manager then followed up the School...

Mad Hatter’s Menu

Mrs Johnson, our school cook has the ingredients to serve up food which looks fantastic, tastes great and does children good. Today, in conjunction with Gateshead School Meals Service, she prepared and delivered an Alice in Wonderland themed menu for Swalwell pupils....

Tree Planting

Greenfingered children in Reception / Year 1 have planted new trees on the school grounds. Pupils, with the help of Mr Fitzpatrick (our site manager) planted a mixture of Silver Birch, Hornbeam and Rowan trees on the land surrounding the school building. This simple...

Treasure Chest

Maria Buckley, from Whickham Library, came into Nursery this morning to read the story of 'The Grumpy Cat ' to our children. The event was organised to promote the importance of sharing stories with children. At the end of the session everyone took home a treasure...

Road Safety

Mrs Hart from Road Safety Education came into school to talk to Nursery, Reception and Y1 children about being safe when they are out and about. She talked about the importance of holding an adults hand, wearing of seat belts when travelling by car and the best place...

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