Nursery

Mrs Wicks (Teacher) / Mrs Vanner

Welcome

“Welcome to Nursery! At Swalwell Primary School we believe that young children learn and develop through play and exploration. We provide a play-based curriculum focusing on the children’s own interests and needs with lots of opportunity for investigation, learning and fun!”

 

Nursery – Growing Vegetables

In the Spring, Nursery planted onions and carrots. On return to school in September , they were delighted to see that their crops had grown and were ready to harvest. The class talked about how the crops looked, felt, smelt and tasted. As a special treat, the onions...

Nursery Sports Day

Well done to all the Nursery children for their great sporting achievement and performance . A big thank you to all who came to cheer the youngsters on. Photos in gallery

Pirate Workshops

Parents and carers of children in Reception and Nursery were invited into school on Thursday 18th June and Monday 22nd June to take part in Pirate Workshops. They supported their children and helped to make parrots, eye patches and hats. This linked to topic work this...

Whickham Waddle

The Whickham Waddle is an annual charity walk to raise money for charity (NECCR). With the support of parents and staff our Nursery children were able to take part in this year's Whickham Waddle. The weather was as kind as it could be as they strolled up the hill...

Nursery Zoo Lab

On Wednesday Zoo Lab visited Nursery. Children were able to see and feel the creatures.  Some  were even brave enough to hold a millipede and a snake. Zoo Lab brought tarantulas and scorpions too. Photos in...

Experimenting in Puddles

Nursery enjoyed splashing in puddles this week. They looked at how the water dispersed and found some objects that would float. The children experimented to see how they could make really big splashes. Photographs in 2014 -2015 Nursery album -...

Pirates in Nursery

Nursery have been exploring the theme of pirates. They have made pirate hats and eye patches, drawn treasure maps and been on voyages in their own pirate ship. Photographs in 2014- 2015 Nursery album -...

Where did Kofi go?

Kofi , our Nursery monkey, disappeared for a week. We all wondered where he could have gone. We decided to write down all our ideas so that we could ask him about it when he returned. Photos in Nursery album - Gallery...

Bike it Ben

Nursery , Reception and Year 1 children benefited from a stabilizer free bike session when Bike it Ben paid us a visit on Wednesday morning. The infants who took part did extremely well and all said they'd had a lovely time. Thank you once again to Ben. Photographs...

Fun in the Snow

Nursery children enjoyed playing outside in the snow, although there was not enough to build a snow man! We made tracks with our bikes and tried writing in the snow using sticks.

A Home for a Superhero

  The children in Nursery decided that our small world superheroes needed a home, so we made them one! We choose some big boxes and decided to cover them in black paper so that it would be a secret hideout. We made a rocket to allow them to travel from place to...

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