Reception

Miss Lawson (Teacher) / Mrs Cunningham / Mrs Grey / Mrs Telford (SEN) / Miss Cranson (ARMs)

Welcome

“I would like to welcome you and your child to their Reception year!

At Swalwell Primary School we believe that every child deserves to have their interests valued and as such we learn and grow together through a fun-filled, play based curriculum!”

 

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....

Measuring Weight in Reception!

The children have been working so hard in Reception and have thoroughly enjoyed exploring weight during their Maths lessons! We worked in small groups to compare various objects found around our school, using mathematical vocabulary to label heavier, lighter and equal...

Mad About Minibeasts!

Reception have thoroughly enjoyed learning all about minibeasts! They have conducted their own minibeast hunt, paying particular attention to the environments the creatures live in.              The difference in these habitats inspired our creativity and as a class...

The Body Coach!

On Tuesday, Year 1 took part in a 15 minute HIIT workout! A famous nutrition and exercise guru named Joe Wicks, known to most people as The Body Coach, streamed a live workout session for schools across the country. We were all extremely tired by the end of our work...

Dinosaur in Reception Class

Children in Reception class couldn’t believe their eyes when a mysterious large egg turned up in the classroom!  Cameras were set up in the outdoor area and pupils were amazed to see a dinosaur on the screens! The egg was put in water to keep it warm and the children...

Hall Hill Farm Visit

Reception Class visited Hall Hill Farm at the end of the Autumn Term. The visit was arranged to help develop pupils interests in animals which will be explored further in class this term. Everyone had a great time at the farm. Children sang in a barn, rode on a...

Party Time

Staff in Reception / Year 1 kick started the festive celebrations when they held a party for 57 children on Monday 12th December. Everyone had great fun dancing, playing party games and singing along to favourite tunes. The party is funded by the school and all...

Away in a Manger

This week,Nursery and Reception performed their Christmas Play,' Away in a Manger'.The story is about Maurice the mule who is possessive about his manger. For some of our children this was their first experience of being on a stage and they showed great confidence and...

Library Visit

Reception had a fantastic time visiting Whickham Library. They listened to lots of stories, acted out roles and even carried out a conga line! They were lucky enough to each receive a special book to take home and share with our adults! Written by Miss Lawson Photo...

Elmer

Reception Class love reading books. They have read an array of Elmer books. One of their favourites is Elmer's Special Day. Children talked about why the elephants decorated themselves. In Maths, pupils worked on repeated patterns and created there own patchwork Elmer...

Reception Welcome Pack

Dear parents and guardians, This year children will be supported by the following teaching assistants; Mrs Cunningham, Mrs Gray, Ms Telford and Miss Cranson. We will have PE on a Monday afternoon. Please ensure that all children have a labelled PE kit in school. It is...

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