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Happy New Year

Happy New Year ..We hope everyone had a good holiday. Thanks to all who made the end of term entertainment in 2009 go so well. The play, pantomime, the class parties, the singing at the unveiling of the William Shield plaque, the singing at the pensioners party in the...

Pyjama Party

Children from Reception to Y6 came to school dressed in pyjamas with their favourite teddy. They gathered in the hall at 1.30pm to watch a Christmas video and to share sweets. This was a lovely way to end term. Have a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. We look...

Jolly Good Party for Y5/6

Tis the season to be jolly and Mr Hampson certainly knows how to throw a jolly good Christmas party. It is something his class look forward to every year ....and every year he puts smiles on the faces of children in his class with the most imaginative party going. He...

Year 2/3/4 Get Together

Our Year 2,3 and 4 children came together this afternoon for their annual christmas party. For some this is the highlight of the year.The children were kept happy and entertained with a number of games, competitions and dances. Miss Smith and Mrs Bovill were...

Music Workshop

The curriculum says children should experience a range of musical styles and genres so we were delighted to welcome into school seven 2nd year foundation degree students from Gateshead College. They entertained pupils with a mix of traditional and modern music. The...

PTA Disco

Parents, staff and children attended an after-school disco organised by the PTA. Hotdogs, juice, crisps and sweets were on the menu. Our children had great fun as they danced the night away and showed the moves they had recently learned for the Cinderella performance....

Party Time

Nursery, Reception and Year 1 children enjoyed an afternoon full of fun and games at their christmas party today. Santa made an appearance and gave gifts to all our pupils. A big thank you to Miss Dixon, Miss Scott, Mrs Gray and Mrs Vanner for organising this event ....

Swalwell sing in the rain to honour Shield

Did you know that one of the most famous songs that is known and sung throughout the world was composed by a Swalwell man? The man was called William Shield and the song Auld Lang Syne. A commemorative plaque was erected in Swalwell today near the former home of the...

Happy Birthday Jesus

Nursery, Reception/ Year 1 are looking forward to performing their Christmas Nativity Play tomorrow and Friday. Every child has a part ....Year 1 pupils are narrators whilst Reception and Nursery children are actors. The dress rehearsal went very well and the costumes...

Cinderella

Swalwell's production of Cinderella has wowed audiences. All our pupils gave a polished, professional performance. A big thank you to all parents, carers, grandparents, aunts, uncles, cousins and older brother and sisters who attended the pantomime and who continue to...

Tudor Christmas

On Tuesday Y5/6 had a fantastic day out on Newcastle Quayside. We arrived just in time to see the Millennium Bridge open. As the weather was so nice we were able to walk along the Quayside and view some of the sculptures on the Newcastle side. At half past ten we...

The Stars Respond

Mr Hampson's class have been writing letters to famous people. Replies are being received almost daily. The results so far have been fantastic. Representatives for David Beckham, The Saturdays and Paul O' Grady have all responded to our letters and sent autographed...

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