The Magpies' form since earning the points needed for survival has been poor, and with not a lot to play for in the remaining games he has started to consider his transfer business.
"We've looked at a couple things last week that might be opportunities for us," Pardew told the Shields Gazette. "And we also looked at a couple players for the summer.
"That's an area we need to get to, but we'll be in a good position in the summer, I think. But we need to get there first."
Newcastle are currently ninth in the Premier League with 46 points.