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20th July 2017
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14th July 2017
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Maths Buddies

Most days Year 6 pupils go to Year 1 to help them with their number formation and their number bonds. We give them encouragement to help with their maths. Both Year 1 and Year 6 children are really enjoying the experience Written by Holly and...
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Whickham Awards Evening

On Tuesday 11th July, pupils from Year 5 and 6 represented our school at the Whickham Awards Evening. All of our pupils behaved impeccably and were a credit to parents and staff. We performed 'No Wars Will Stop Us Singing' with some of our Year 6 pupils being...
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Early Years Sports Day

The weather eventually decided to behave itself and we managed to have our Early Years Sports Day this week. The children were all fantastic and tried their very best. The yellow team were our overall winners, beating the blues at the last minute in a tie-break race....
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Athletics Workshop

This week Year Five were lucky enough to have a visit from Mr Dowson, owner of Shape Performance. We took part in an athletics workshop in which we competed in a number of different events. We were split into teams to compete in throwing, long jump, 660 meter,...
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Ancient Greek Assembly

This term Year Five have been studying The Ancient Greeks. As part of our studies, we have been looking at Ancient Greek plays and the theatre. For our class assembly, we decided to perform our own version of a famous Greek play which is still performed today, The...
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WELCOME

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.

‘EVERY LESSON COUNTS.’

Mrs J Smith: Head Teacher

ATTENDANCE – week ending 21/07/2017

  • Reception 96%
  • Year 2 94%
  • Year 4 98%
  • Year 6 85%
  • Year 1 95%
  • Year 3 78%
  • Year 5 91%
  • Whole School Last Year 95.3%

Every Lesson Counts...

discover what our classes have been learning below

NEWS

Athletics Workshop

This week Year Five were lucky enough to have a visit from Mr Dowson, owner of Shape Performance. We took part in an athletics workshop in which we competed in a number of different events. We were split into teams to compete in throwing, long jump, 660 meter,...

read more

Ancient Greek Assembly

This term Year Five have been studying The Ancient Greeks. As part of our studies, we have been looking at Ancient Greek plays and the theatre. For our class assembly, we decided to perform our own version of a famous Greek play which is still performed today, The...

read more

Destination Judo

Years Five and Six were very lucky this morning and took part in a taster session with John from Destination Judo. We loved learning about the three most important things to have in judo: fast hands, fast feet and great balance! Miss Bell and Mrs McCall were very...

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Looking at a Different Perspective

Y6 enjoyed their latest visit to Whickham for an art  lesson. Mr Douglas explained and demonstrated how to change a 2D drawing into 3D by using simple tricks of perspective. The children were amazed at how easy it was to complete and produced some outstanding art...

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Buddies in Maths

Year 6 children have been trained as Maths Buddies to assist younger children in the school with their maths. Currently They are helping Year 1 and ensuring that all pupils are able to use their number bonds fluently and can form all of their numerals correctly. All...

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SAFEGUARDING

CEOP – Stay Safe Online

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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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