Sport

Healthy Hearts Festival

On Tuesday 19th April, Y4 represented Swalwell Primary School at a Healthy Hearts Festival in Northumbria University Sports Central, Newcastle. The multi skills and healthy lifestyle event was arranged and led by students at Northumbria. Our children, along with...

Dance Festival 2016

Schools from the Gateshead area took part in a dance festival at The Sage on Wednesday 16th March. Swalwell’s  Y4 children, did us proud. They danced to a medley of songs: Annie, Singing in the Rain, Frozen, High School Musical and Mary Poppins .Congratulations to...

Fitness Festival

Y4 took part in a fitness festival at Whickham School. They competed against each other to see how many star jumps, step ups and other exercises they could do in one minute. There were a series of other activities on offer such as shuttle run, skipping, speed bounce...

Keeping healthy in school

Keeping healthy in school How do we encourage your children to be healthy? We thought you’d be interested to hear some of the ways in which we promote a healthy lifestyle at Swalwell Primary School. * Fruit is available to every child in Nursery to Year 6 every day. *...

Y2 Multi Skills at Whickham

Year 2 attended a multi skills festival organised by Year 12 students from Whickham School. Multi Skills develops social and lifestyle skills as well as physical and sport specific skills. It develops competence, creativity, character building and a caring attitude....

Sports Ambassadors

The role of a School Sports Ambassador requires representatives to show initiative , take responsibility, portray a positive image and be a good role model. Two of our Year 5 children, who are able to influence and inspire others, attended a Whickham Cluster Young...

Swimming

Miss Bell and Mrs Anderson accompany Y5 and some Y6 children to swimming lessons on Friday afternoons. To learn how to swim, pupils need to master skills that will help them float, breathe and move around the water. All our children are gaining in confidence . All...

Sports Day 2015

Our annual sports day was, once again, a great success. Children from Reception to Year 6 had the opportunity to show off their sporting ability and good sportsmanship. The weather was kind to us in the afternoon . Children astounded us with their skills when...

Judo – 2015

Today we had a Judo taster session. Judo helps children to be more self confident and disciplined. It combines balance, co-ordination and reaction. All children who took part in the sessions had a wonderful time. Photos in Sports Events album in...

Gateshead Athletics Festival

On Friday 26th June, children from Swalwell Primary School took part in the Primary Schools Athletics Festival at Gateshead International Stadium. Over 40 schools participated in this event. As usual, our children behaved well, were a credit to the school and all said...

Y4 Quad Kids

On Wednesday our Y4 pupils attended a Quadkids event at Whickham School. The event consisted of a 75m sprint, a long jump, a 600m run and a throwing activity. Clover Hill, Swalwell, Fellside, Front Street A, Front Street B and Gibside attended. Swalwell took 3rd...

Fun Run in Saltwell Park

Our school took part in the Gateshead Go Run For Fun event in Saltwell Park on Friday 22nd May. Over 2000 children participated in this race. Pupils from Y1 to Y6 in Swalwell enjoyed being part of this record breaking activity. A big thank you to all staff who...

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