School Visits

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...

Y6 Discovery Museum

D o you know why Newcastle was a target for bomber planes during WW2?  Y6 have all the answers after attending a wartime tour at The Discovery Museum in Newcastle. Mrs McCall and her Y6 class linked their visit to this term's topic on World War 2.  Children enjoyed...

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