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The latest from across the school...

Year 6 Maths gets a Boost!

Year 6 children have got off to an excellent start with their Maths Booster sessions. 18 children are keen to stay behind on a Monday and a Thursday to practise and consolidate the learning from their classroom. This week we've been looking at fractions and adding...

Coffee Morning

Thank you to all parents, carers and grandparents who attended our half termly coffee morning with Mrs Waugh and Miss Graham this morning. Suzanne Gibbons, school head cook, attended the coffee morning to discuss the new school menu and listened to parents/ carers...

Year 1 Celebrate Chinese New Year!

To celebrate Chinese New Year on Tuesday afternoon we participated in lots of lovely activities. We shared stories about the Great Race and learned that this year would be known as the Year of the Pig. We then tucked into a delicious Chinese feast; our class favourite...

Welcome to the Swalwell School family Suzanne!

On Tuesday 29th January, school councillors had the opportunity to interview candidates for one of the most important jobs in the school, the Head Cook! Well Done to Suzanne Gibbons who impressed our student councillors and has accepted the Head Cook position. The new...

Chinese New Year 5.2.19

To celebrate Chinese New Year, we watched a video of how the years are named and acted it out. We then made Chinese rattle drums called ‘Belang Gu’ and danced around like Chinese dragons!

Snow Much Fun!

Early Years had a great time exploring the snow. We made footprints, built snowmen and explored how the snow felt on our hands and tongues! Once inside we all warmed up with some tasty hot chocolate and toast.

Fire, Fire! – Year 2

This afternoon Years 1 and 2 went to Swalwell fire station. The firemen showed us around the fire station and we saw the locker room, the gym, the recreational room, the pole and the garage. We got to try on the helmets and jackets, climb in the fire engine and shoot...

Fire!

This afternoon Years 1 and 2 went to Swalwell fire station. The firemen showed us around the fire station and we saw the locker room, the gym, the recreational room, the pole and the garage. We got to try on the helmets and jackets, climb in the fire engine and shoot...

Hindu Temple Visit

On Wednesday 23rd January, Year 3 were lucky enough to visit the ISKCON Hindu Temple in Newcastle as part of our RE topic of Hinduism. We were able to take a look around the temple, learn more about the origins and practices of the Hindu faith, try some Indian...

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