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St Matthews CofE Primary School

St Matthew's

Church of England Primary School

"Our vision is to enable our whole school community to live life in all its fullness." based on John 10:10

Class News

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  • 02/07/19

    Science Week!

    Last week Year 1 became scientists for the week as they learnt about various subjects relating to Science. They became detectives and looked at what makes their fingerprints unique and how police use fingerprints to solve crimes. We were lucky to have Dr Jasmine in school to show lots of amazing...
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  • 04/04/19

    Dance Festival

    Last week some year 1 children took part in a Dance competition in Chessington. They have been learning different African style dance moves and performed a lovely routine to 'I just can't wait to be king' from the Lion King. All the children had lots of fun! Well done! 
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  • 08/03/19

    World Book Week

    Year 1 have really enjoyed participating in World Book Week this week. The children all looked fantastic in their costumes and enjoyed the day full of reading activities. Today we took part in a Readathon raising money for African Vision Malawi and our school libraries, by dressing in our pjs a...
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  • 24/01/19

    Buddhapadipa Temple

    Year 1 visited the Buddhapadipa Temple in Wimbledon and were greeted by one of the Buddhist Monks who live there. Buddhapadipa means “The light of the wisdom” and has been a functioning temple for 53 years. The monk who showed them around taught the children about how to show respect by...
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  • 22/01/19

    Science Drama Workshop

    Last week Year 1 were fortunate to have Stephanie from a Drama workshop come in to teach the children about Recycling. They all went on an 'adventure' to 'Planet Party' that had no trees, flowers or nature, children were encouraged to plant different trees and flowers and c...
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  • 08/01/19

    Happy New Year!

    Happy New Year from the Year 1 team. We hope that you have had a peaceful holiday and are ready for the new year! Ms Franken and Miss Collins are excited to be back and are ready for the Spring Term. 
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  • 20/12/18

    Merry Christmas

    Miss Collins and Ms Franken would like to thank all the Year 1 parents, grandparents and carers for your hard work and dedication this term. We have really enjoyed teaching your children and watching them flourish already. We wish you a peaceful and Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year and look forw...
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  • 20/11/18

    Insight RE visitor

    We were fortunate enough to have Mrs Andrews visit us today to talk about the Nativity story. The children looked at how light is important to the story focusing on the Wise Men and the Star. The children made some lovely stars which we are excited to display in our classrooms ready for Christmas.
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  • 12/11/18

    Forest School

    Year 1 have been fortunate this term to experience forest school with Mr Rob.  Forest School is a great way to develop children's holistic way of learning. Come rain or shine the children are outside in the meadow creating various things from swings, to necklaces, to bug hotels and...
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  • 18/10/18

    Mathematics Mastery

    Year 1 have been very lucky this year and are participating in Mathematics Mastery. This week our focus has been creating repeating patterns and algorithms for our BeeBots. They had to create their own pathways and programme their BeeBot to move along the path correctly. The children thoroughly...
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  • 08/10/18

    Scooter Training!

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  • 24/09/18

    Toy Museum Arrives

    The Year 1's enjoyed a visit from the Freshwater Theatre Company. They explored different toys from the past and present and compared the differences. The teddy bears seem to be a favourite and some children from Yellow Class had fun showing their teddies from when they were babies. Even Ms...
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