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St Matthews CofE Primary School

St Matthew's

Church of England Primary School

Believing, Achieving, Succeeding

Class News

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  • 22/03/19

    Order in the Court!

    On Thursday morning, Garnet and Amethyst were summoned to court.  The children brought to life their persuasive writing pieces, in order to convince their friends and family (the jury) that they should choose their client to become the rightful guardian of Lyra Belacqua from The Golden Compass...
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  • 18/03/19


    Year 6 have been enjoying their mindfulness sessions with Mrs Huckfield. Each fortnight, the children learn new strategies to keep themselves relaxed and calm. This week we learnt: how to control our breathing using 'Rollercoaster Breaths'; how to hold the tree pose; how self affir...
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  • 05/03/19


    This afternoon, Year 6 took part in a Readathon to raise money for Malawi Vision and the school library. We began by making reading dens, and getting changed into our comfy clothing. Then, children were immersed in their books for  90 minutes! We calculated that in Amethyst at least 2,582...
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  • 13/02/19

    Junior Citizens at Chessington World Of Adventures

    Today Year 6 visited Chessington World Of Adventures. However, to the disappointment of many we were not there to enjoy the rides or see the animals.   The 9 different learning sessions were designed to be interactive, where the children are taught a variety of life skills w...
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  • 25/01/19

    Forget Mr Kipling's....

    Amethyst Class has its own Mr Kipling! These professional-looking biscuits were made as part of our  British biscuit activity for Home Learning this week. Who doesn't love a biscuit and a cup of tea (especially on a Friday)!?
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  • 18/01/19

    'What does it mean to be a Jew?'

    This Week, Year 6 have been learning about 'What it means to be a Jew' in our RE unit on Judaism. The children have thoroughly enjoyed learning about the Jewish Festival- the Passover. They re-enacted the Passover meal, and tasted different elements of the Seder plate, some more readily...
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  • 19/12/18

    It's a Volcano Exxxplosion!

    The children have been busy being creative with their home learning this term. They have been making volcanoes that explode using bicarbonate of soda and vinegar or coca-cola and mentos! The results have been fantastic, but the classroom has been a little smelly post eruptions! Well done Year 6 for...
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  • 19/12/18

    Christmas Dinner

    Amethyst Class thoroughly enjoyed their Christmas Dinner today by pulling crackers and telling jokes. Thank you to all the dinner ladies for serving us up a delicious treat. Merry Christmas!
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  • 03/12/18

    Tag Rugby House Competition

    Despite the rain, Year 6 have been competing in a House Tag Rugby competition. Today was their second game, and the scores are so close! Richmond have scored 6 tries, Hampton 8, Ewell 7 and Kingston 6. It's all to play for next week when we will see one of the house...
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  • 14/11/18

    Shakespeare's Globe Trip

    Last Wednesday, Year 6 took the train up to London Bridge to visit Shakespeare's Globe. They began the day by exploring the exhibition, and reading about all the plays that have been performed there. They then had a guided tour around the Globe itself, and even got to sing/act on stage. The day...
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  • 09/11/18

    St Matthew's Church - WW1 Memorial Exhibition

    On Friday, Amethyst and Garnet visited St Matthew’s Church to see the World War 1 Memorial exhibition.  They had a very informative talk about the effect that the war had on the local area, and the children discovered that many soldiers from our parish gave their...
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