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Amazing Emotional Writing

Year 6 have surpassed all expectations with the most amazing writing this week. Miss Thielmann and I have been blown away by the standard of their work. Their challenge to make me cry! Although no-one has got there yet I've certainly had a lump in my throat. Well...

Y6 Homework

Y6 pupils received some extra-special homework this week in the lead up to their SATs. I hope that all parents will be able to support them with this. Comments from the children included: "Best homework EVER!!" "This is the greatest!" "I can't wait to do these" And...

The Blitz comes to Swalwell!

Year 5 have been studying the effects of the Blitz and bombings during WW2 on individuals this week. Using newspapers and photographs as sources of information they have been able to piece together clues about life under the threat of a bomb. We even experienced...

PE Fun

Y5 pupils will need to bring their PE kit Monday - Thursday next week so that they can participate in some 'extra' PE lessons. Thank you

Growing cress

Today in Year 1 we have planted cress with Miss Thielmann as an introduction to our new topic in science 'Plants'. We will make observations over time and record what happens at different stages.

Finding fractions in Year 1

This week in maths we have been finding the fractions half and quarter. We started by looking at fractions of shapes and objects then moved on to factions of amounts using the bar model to help us. [gallery link="file"...

Printing portraits

This week in art we looked at the work of Andy Warhol and learnt how to make prints. We explored using leaves, potatoes, bobbins, apples, sponges and pears to print with. We then created portraits using these prints. Some of us created a printing block and changed the...

Using perspective

Year 5 are studying Henry Moore during this half term. They have been trying to recreate some of his iconic sketches of the air raid shelters during WW2. Using their knowledge of perspective they have been able to recreate a tunnel underground, giving the illusion of...

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