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!”

 

Hall Hill Farm

Reception visited Hall Hill Farm this week. They had a fantastic day exploring and feeding all of the different animals, which linked nicely to their topic- Living and Growing. Children were given a ride on the farm tractor and were allowed to explore the much smaller...

Butterflies

 Reception children have been watching the life cycle of a butterfly in their classroom over the last few weeks .  They watched as the tiny caterpillars became big fat caterpillars. They witnessed them hanging upside down and spinning the cocoon (chrysalis) around...

Policeman Visits Reception Class

A policeman came to visit Reception Class today. He told the children about the different jobs he does and how he helps people to stay safe. He spoke about road safety and stranger danger. Some of the children tried on items of police uniform and different types of...

Dentist Visits Reception Class

Reception Class were visited by Allison Collins, a  Dentist, this week. She explained how youngsters could look after their  teeth – by brushing them twice a day for 2 minutes and eating foods that are good for teeth. Children played a game to guess which foods are...

Hansel and Gretel

To build on pupils' current knowledge of Classic Fairy Tales  we welcomed into school' Say Two Theatre Company'. They performed Hansel and Gretel to children from Nursery to Y3. Good music, acting and costumes brought the tale to life. Workshops followed where...

Science Lesson from ISS

On Tuesday 2nd February children in Reception Class and Y6 at Swalwell Primary had an exciting Science lesson live from space! Astronaut Tim Peake led a mini-science lesson from 220 miles above the Earth at the ISS (International Space Station). Y6 have been waiting...

Reception Homework

This week we have been exploring lots of different 2D and 3D shapes in Reception. As such our homework is to go on a shape hunt around our home to find how many shapes we can spot. Your child should draw the item in the box provided and perhaps attempt to sound out...

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