Friday Newsletter

15th December 2017
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That History Bloke

Year 3 and 4 had a visit from Richard "That History Bloke" to learn more about their topic of the Anglo Saxons. Richard was dressed as an Anglo-Saxon monk and spent time with each class talking about how important monks were and all the special jobs they did. He...
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Postcard from Mrs Anderson

Since leaving us in February to enjoy a well deserved retirement, Mrs Anderson has kept in touch with our children in Year 4 and Year 6 by sending them postcards to let them know what she's getting up to. The latest postcard has came all the way from the Canary...
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A magical Christmas journey

All of the children in Key Stage 1 had a fantastic time performing 'The magical Christmas journey' to an audience this afternoon. They have spent a long time practising and really tried their hardest. Thank you to everyone that came to watch and support the children....
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Friday Newsletter

8th December 2017
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Year 1 step back in time

As part of the topic 'Fire, Fire!', Year 1 visited the Discovery museum and participated in a historical walking tour. In the Discovery museum the children explored how Newcastle had changed over time, celebrated 135 years of the Hoppings and looked at inventions from...
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Decorations Day!

Friday marked the 1st of December and as such, Swalwell's annual Decorations Day! Early Years thoroughly enjoyed their morning making an array of special decorations to deck our classroom in. This gave us an opportunity to showcase our art skills and wonderful...
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The Christmas Countdown Has Begun!

This year our afternoon children were chosen to help Mrs Cunningham decorate the school Christmas tree! All of the children involved enjoyed taking part, using their fine motor skills to add the decorations and working as a team to complete the task. This led to the...
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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 J Smith: Head Teacher

ATTENDANCE – week ending 15/12/2017

  • Reception 98%
  • Year 2 97%
  • Year 4 95%
  • Year 6 100%
  • Year 1 95%
  • Year 3 93%
  • Year 5 99%
  • Whole School Last Year 95.3%

Every Lesson Counts...

discover what our classes have been learning below


Kingswood Residential – Year 5

On Monday 15th May, the year five class was lucky enough to have a life-changing moment in the form of the Kingswood Residential. Everyone was overjoyed to hear the news when our class teacher, Miss Bell, told everyone that we would be going. First of all, we went...

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Fractions fun

This week in Year 4 we have been using everything we have learnt in maths about fractions over the past 2 weeks to design and create our own fractions games. We have made snap, pairs, board games, spinners and memory challenges. We all agree the most fun part was...

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Congratulations to Year 6

A huge congratulations to all of the pupils in Year 6, who have finally finished their SATs this morning. They have worked so hard throughout this week, maintaining a positive attitude and perseverance. They really are a credit to the school and all parents and...

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Year 4 Running Wild

On Thursday Year 4 visited the very grand Theatre Royal to watch Michael Morpurgo's Running Wild. We had read this book in class but left out the ending so we would be surprised. The puppets were amazing, with the elephant looking incredibly real. We all enjoyed the...

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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.

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