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Healthy Sandwich Making

After Early Years' busy week searching for the Gingerbread Man we had an interesting discussion about fitness and how much energy we would need to chase after the character. This led to a chat about healthy and unhealthy foods. We decided to make some healthy choices...

Habitat Hunters!

Today we have been out hunting for microhabitats in the school grounds. We have identified different areas where animals could live and discussed why they would be suited to that area.  ...

We are all Incredible!

Today Years 1 and 2 visited the Vue cinema to watch the Incredibles 2. The children loved talking about their favourite parts and later in class we identified each others' superpowers. The children told Heath he was incredible at reading and drawing, Bobby-Lee was...

Living, Dead or Never Alive – Year 2

As part of our science topic, Animals and their habitats, we have been identifying if something is living, dead or has never been alive. We made up actions to help us remember the seven life processes that all living things do and then we sorted and classified a range...

Note-taking in Year 6

Today, we have looked at note-taking. Working in groups we took notes on the key points of our book this half term, The Island by Armin Greder. Initially we used whiteboards and discussed the advantages and disadvantages of using them e.g. can erase errors however...

World’s Biggest Coffee Morning

On Friday 28th September from 9am till 10:30am, we are hosting a coffee morning here at Swalwell School as part of Macmillan's World's Biggest Coffee Morning. We would love you to come join us for a catch up over a cuppa and a slice of cake. Why are we doing it? There...

Healthy eating with Warburtons

Today Gail from Warburtons visited our class to teach us about healthy eating. We learnt about what we should eat to keep our teeth, bones and muscles healthy, food safety and hygiene and the history of the Warburtons company. We than buttered our bread rolls and...

Warburtons visit Year 2

Today Gail from Warburtons visited our class to teach us about healthy eating. We learnt about what we should eat to keep our teeth, bones and muscles healthy, food safety and hygiene and the history of the Warburtons company. We than buttered our bread rolls and...

Our school Superheroes!

Today we met and interviewed a number of staff who work in our school. We learnt about the jobs they do and how they help us. We then painted pictures of the staff and wrote job descriptions for them. [gallery link="file" size="large" columns="2"...

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