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 09/11/2018

  • Reception 95%
  • Year 2 88%
  • Year 4 93%
  • Year 6 98%
  • Year 1 94%
  • Year 3 95%
  • Year 5 94%
  • Whole School Last Year 95.3%

Every Lesson Counts...

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Children in Need

Friday is Children in Need Day. Swalwell School is supporting this charity. Why don't you come dressed as Pudsey Bear; come in wearing spotty clothes; wear yellow; or just wear bear ears? There is a Junior Magpie prize for the best dressed from every class. Remember...

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Anti- Bullying Week 16- 20 November

Every November the Anti - Bullying Alliance campaign against bullying. Bullying is unacceptable in schools and communities.This years 'stay safe in cyberspace' campaign focuses on cyberbullying- bullying that takes place via mobile phones and the internet. Any...

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Reading with the WI

We are grateful to the ladies of the Womens Institute who often come into Swalwell School to hear our children read.The children get so much pleasure out of reading to a different audience. Thank you ladies for using your spare time to do such a worthwhile...

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Swalwell welcomes Birtley East

For the second of the linking schools project workshops Swalwell played host to Birtley East Primary School pupils. A cultural day was organised which included African mask making,drumming and gumboot dancing. Children from both schools enjoyed dining together and had...

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The Community Police do a lot of pro-active work around education and safety. We feel it is really important to create links with professionals and our young people , so Year 5/6 welcomed Shaun ,a Community Support Officer, into school today. He talked about his...

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Music Workshop

We welcomed four members of Gateshead Music Services into school. Andrew (drums), Julia (piano), Gareth (bass) and Julie (vocals) entertained and educated us with a fabulous music workshop based on the topic of numbers.The children now realise how a conductor standing...

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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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