News Blog

The latest from across the school...

Aliens in Swalwell

Before Christmas Swalwell Primary school had some unexpected visitors. The children came into school to find strange markings on the football field, cornered off by Police tape. But thats not all our children found around school. Click here to view photos of the day....

The Lambton Worm Massage

Year 3/2 created their own massage based on the Story of the Lambton Worm for a school assembly to which parents and carers were invited. They chose massage moves to depict what the worm did in the story. Each picture corresponds to a massage action for the neck,...

Swalwell Primary hits the headlines…

Our school was one of four Gateshead primary schools to be involved in the Headstart initiative in 2008, which aimed to raise the aspirations of Year 6 pupils. Gateshead Council have featured us on the Council website, to see the article, visit the council website by...

Website Progress

We've added new content to Year 6 and Year 2/3 and lots more photos to the Gallery section.....

New website on the way….

As you can see, we're busy working away and adding content to the new school website. Hopefully, we can get this done over the next few days. There's a lot of content to add including some great multimedia created by the children. We've just begun adding photos to our...

Art and Technology

William Morris Textiles Year 6 explored the work of Victorian artist William Morris. We used printing techniques to create a flower pattern in his style and then used a sewing machine to make cushions. Georgia O'Keefe Artwork Using digital images taken during our...

PHSE

We have been working on solving problems that can arise between friends. We made a friendship web and talked about what happens when a link is broken and who this can affect. Our class looked at how we can help to sort issues between people as mediators without taking...

Science

In Year 3/2 science we have been focusing on practical investigations. We are starting to make our own questions to be investigated, for example, what material is best for keeping beans warmer for longer? and what is the best material for keeping my hot water bottle...

Numeracy

We have used practical maths to help us this year to help us with our numeracy. We use giant chalk number lines to help us with addition and subtraction of any small number and to help us recognise of multiples of 2, 3, 5 and 10. We made fraction pizzas to see the...

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