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The latest from across the school...

Free Tickets For Newcastle Match

For children who have 100% attendance and no recorded late to school marks - their names will be put into a hat at the end of half term - three lucky children will receive a pair of tickets each to watch Newcastle v Preston at St James' Park on Saturday 20th February...

Northumbria University-Aim higher….

Year 5/6 enjoyed the ASC (Apprentice Students on Campus) day at Northumbria University. The day included a variety of activities, games and competitions based around different aspects of university life. Current university students accompanied pupils throughout the...

Y2/3 at the Theatre Royal

Year 2/3 are going to see a production of Cinderella at the Theatre Royal in Newcastle tomorrow afternoon. We wonder if it will be as good as our Christmas performance. Thanks to Miss Smith for organising such a pleasurable event and to Miss Scott for accompanying the...

School Closure

Swalwell Primary School will be closed today and Friday (7th and 8th January 2010) due to severe weather conditions.Food deliveries for school lunches cannot access South View Terrace and some staff live in rural locations and have difficulty getting to work. We...

FREE BREAKFAST CLUB THANKS TO GREGGS

Greggs the bakers have agreed to sponsor our breakfast club for a year. Anyone can attend the club for cereal, toast and juice every morning free of charge from 8.15am until playground time at around 8.50am. Many thanks to Mrs Cunningham, Miss Scott , Ms Westlake and...

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 ....

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