Edale CE Primary School


Welcome to 'Swallows' Class


 'Swallows' Class currently has 12 children from Reception to Y4. In the mornings the children are taught in two groups -  Reception/Y1 by Mrs.Garmeson and Y2,3 and 4 by Miss Fisher and Mrs Dunne. In the afternoons they are taught by Mrs.Garmeson and specialist teachers for PE, Tai Chi and Music. The children are supported in their work by teaching assistants Mrs.Witchalls and Mrs.Wakerley.  On Wednesday afternoons Swallows Class attend Forest School led by Ruth Dixon on 'Edale Island'. Visit our Forest School web page to view our exciting activities throughout the year.

Visit the 'Curriculum section' for overview planning of curriculum subjects. 

View weekly 'latest news' and 'Forest Schools' sections to view our most recent activities in Swallows Class.

Also view the Edale School calendar for information about forthcoming events.

Autumn adventures 17th October 2020

First few weeks of Autumn Term 2020

Welcome Back Swallows 2020-2021 Marvellous Me!

Our new topic 'Marvellous Me'
Finding out all about our amazing bodies.
Writing/phonics area.
Listen to a favourite story.
Play and learn with our friends.
Enjoy a quite time with a book.
New seating in the classroom.

Happy New Year! Swallows Class will soon embark on a journey of discovery through the natural world in their theme 'Going Green'. Setting sail aboard their own version of HMS Beagle to learn about the people past and present who have influenced our thinking concerning all aspects of the natural world, including how we respect and help to protect the amazing world in which we live and the many wonderful plants and animals with whom we share it.

Welcome Back! This term Swallows Class embark on the topic of 'Incredible Inventions' as part of their Science and History curriculum. Take a look around our school and its newly created teaching and learning areas.

New starters welcomed to Swallows Class

Story Telling for World Book Day

World Book Day

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Story telling following Forest School Session

Space Science and Technology

Swallows Class ready to 'Blast Off' on new adventures in 2019!

Read 'Swallows' Class newsletter and learn about all the exciting activities for the Autumn Term 2018

Anti-Bullying Week and Children in Need.

Autumn Term topic 'Materials' role play areas 'Edale Materials' and 'Pudsey's Party Shop'

First Day Adventures at Edale and Hope Primary School

Look out for our Summer Term Topic 'Percy the Park Keeper'

Sailing away in Outdoor Play

Looking after our beautiful brood

Welcome to Stripy, Fluffy, Joey, Goldie and finally Ebony

Welcome to our new chick Mavis born May 1st

Chicks Day 1 An exciting visit from Debs to teach us how to look after our eggs

Visit our Aquarium

Get ready to sail away to the islands with Katie Morag

Easter Egg Hunt

World Book Day

Edale and Castleton residential at 'The Peak Centre' 7th-8th March 2018

Visit to China Town Manchester

A taste of things to come this term in Class 1!

Tudor models

A visit from Anne Boleyn and her Ladies in Waiting

Visit to Bramall Hall

Our first visit to Edale Island

Coming soon - Whole school topic 'The Tudors'

Gingerbread Day

Out and about in Edale with Ruth our Forest Schools leader

Learning about ordinal numbers outdoors.

Edale school exhibit at the Bogfest

Foundation children having fun on their first week at Edale School

View the photos of our New Starters in the Gallery

Photographs of Sports and Circus Skills at Castleton in the Gallery

Photographs from the visit of the 'Bog Scientists' in our gallery
Take a look at the photographs of our beautiful Class 1 butterflies in the gallery
Photographs of Weaselling at Higgor Tor.

Give her a big pull!

Who's this upside down?
Climbing like a cat.
123 heave!
A tight sqeeze
Who knows the way out?
Look at our photographs of Sports Day in the Gallery

Mathematics challenges - weight and capacity

Using non-standard units.
Weighing using non-standard measures.
Investigating capacity
Working together to complete the challenge.
Am I correct?
Have I measured correctly?
Working together.

Mini beast hunting as part of our Science topic.

I think I've found a spider.
Carefully collecting.
What have you found?