School Visits

Stig Wemyss Live @ The Library!

On Tuesday 18th September Year 4 and Year 6 were lucky enough to spend the afternoon being entertained at Gateshead Library by Stig Wemyss, a narrator all the way from Australia! We visited the library as part of an event aimed at encouraging children to enjoy books...

The Incredibles – Year 2 and 1

Today Years 1 and 2 visited the Vue cinema to watch the Incredibles 2. The children loved talking about their favourite characters and later in class we identified each others’ superpowers. Next week we will be creating our own superhero stories and further exploring...

Warburtons visit Year 2

Today Gail from Warburtons visited our class to teach us about healthy eating. We learnt about what we should eat to keep our teeth, bones and muscles healthy, food safety and hygiene and the history of the Warburtons company. We than buttered our bread rolls and...

Chinese New Year 2018

Year of the Dog Pupils of Swalwell Primary School are celebrating Chinese New Year on Friday 9th February 2018. We would like all children to wear red as this colour in Chinese culture is a lucky colour. Children will enjoy a fully interactive programme of cookery,...

Baltic and Bridges

Year 1 and 2 visited the Gateshead Quayside this morning, where we walked across the Millennium bridge over to Newcastle. We had some fun building sandcastles and climbing at the Quayside seaside before heading back over the bridge. We were lucky enough to see the...

Walking in the local area

As part of our topic we went for a walk around the local area. We all had a map to follow and had to spot buildings on the way and mark them on our maps. We started out from school and went through the park, lots of us could point out the streets our houses were on....

Year 6 go Behind the Scenes at the BBC

On 6th June, Year 6 travelled to the BBc studios to have a tour around the building; we were so enthusiastic to find out where some well-known television programmes were filmed such as: Hetty Feather, Diddy Dick and Dom, Wolfblood, The Dumping Ground and the local...

Breaking News. Year 6 make the headlines!

An exciting announcement for Year 6 children (and staff!) On the 15th March the class will be visiting the BBC Newcastle Studios. They will be going 'behind-the-scenes' to visit the famous BBC news studio (Look North) and see how everything works. If they are lucky...

Year 5 Transition – English

This week, year 5 were lucky enough to experience a second English lesson at Whickham School. This time, however, we focused on poetry and using metaphor to write poems. We studied metaphor poem 'Hang Pham' before moving on to create our own version about a person...

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