Making Connections

Basic Skills

Outdoor Learning





Continuous Improvement


Creativity and Learning

Physical Development



Welcome to Swalwell Primary School

VLUU L200 / Samsung L200At Swalwell Primary School we work together to promote learning and achieve the highest standards for every child through high expectations and high quality teaching.

We provide an education that is enjoyable, inclusive, stimulating and challenging and which allows individuals to develop their educational potential and skills for life.

The school promotes fundamental British values and is at the heart of the community and provides a safe, secure and respectful environment which enables pupils to develop emotionally, physically, socially, spiritually and academically.


Mrs S Leaver & Mrs K McCall: Acting Head Teachers

ATTENDANCE – week ending 02/11/2018

  • Reception 91%
  • Year 2 91%
  • Year 4 98%
  • Year 6 99%
  • Year 1 97%
  • Year 3 95%
  • Year 5 96%
  • Whole School Last Year 95.3%

Every Lesson Counts...

discover what our classes have been learning below


Goodbye Ms Smith

Dear Parent/ Carers, I am writing to let you know that, after a number of years with the school, Ms Smith has decided to leave Swalwell Primary School.  Ms Smith dedicated many years of hard work to the school and we thank her for the inclusive and welcoming learning...

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RNLI visit KS1

Today the RNLI came to visit our school to teach us about water safety, particularly around the sea. They taught us the different roles of the lifeguards and coastguards. We acted out different scenarios using the different flags and dressed up in the clothes. To...

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Pumpkin Carving

To celebrate Halloween, Year 4 designed and carved their own gigantic pumpkin - which weighed a massive 15kg! This pumpkin was particularly special as it was grown in the garden outside of the Year 4 classroom. Click here to view the photos in our website's...

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This week, Year 4 visited Holy Trinity Church in Swalwell for a workshop on Remembrance. They explored different prayer stations to discuss remembrance, peace and reconciliation. Year 4 finished the visit with some songs about remembrance. More photos can be viewed...

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Remember, Remember the 5th of November

We have been learning about why we celebrate bonfire night. We learnt about a man called Guy Fawkes who tried to blow up the Houses of Parliament with the King inside. The King's soldiers caught Guy Fawkes before he could carry out his plan because a letter had been...

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CEOP – Stay Safe Online


The internet can be great fun. You can chat to your friends, play games and learn about new things. But sometimes things happen which can make you upset. People may say mean things which make you feel sad, or you may see something that you don’t like.

If this happens, you must remember it’s not your fault.

TELL AN ADULT YOU TRUST if you are upset or worried about something that has happened to you. They can help you to report it to CEOP.

If you feel in danger phone 999 to speak to the police.

They will make sure you are safe.



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