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St Matthews CofE Primary School

St Matthew's

Church of England Primary School

Believing, Achieving, Succeeding

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  • 10/07/19

    Southwark leavers service.

    When we arrived at Southwark Cathedral, we had an early lunch outside eating at about 11:00. Then, it was time to go into the Cathedral with all the other Church of England Schools ready to sing and celebrate our time in Primary School. The theme of this year's service was...
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  • 04/07/19

    Explosive times at Southborough!

    Year 5 and 6 had the opportunity to explore science at Southborough Secondary School this morning. They got to make a coil/induced magnet; create magnetic fields; expand and contract liquids; explore colours using chromatography; and use a Bunsen burner to find out the murderer in the Harry Pot...
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  • 01/07/19

    Diversity Week

    Year 6 had visitors from the Belief and Faith Forum, who spoke and answered the children's questions about their religions and beliefs as part of Diversity Week. The children listened to visitors who had Jewish and Atheist beliefs in this session, and asked interesting questions about their live...
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  • 01/07/19

    The Greatest Showman Dance Workshop

    Last Thursday, St. Matthews had an opportunity to take part in a dance workshop linked to the Greatest Showman. Year 6 learnt a routine for the song, 'The Other Side', which they thoroughly enjoyed and picked up the moves extremely quickly!
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  • 13/06/19

    Will Grill is Brill!

    We had the extremely talented William Grill. author and illustrator of Shackleton's Journey, in with Year 6 this week. The children have been learning all about the epic, true story of Ernest Shackleton's challenge to cross the Antarctic continent, from sea to sea, via the pole. Will...
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  • 07/06/19

    Tennis Afternoon at Surbiton Raquets Club

    On the afternoon of Thursday the 6th of June,  year 5 and 6 were lucky enough to go to Surbiton Racquets Club. We attended an activity session where we explored various stations practising our tennis skills . First of all we started with a warm up, then  moved to our first statio...
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  • 23/05/19

    A Trip To Fishponds Park

    Today, the Citizen Zoo invited Year 6 to Fishponds Park. At fishponds, they learnt about local bugs and helped create a "hotel", so  these bugs are more frequently seen. Afterwards, they helped clean up litter to encourage more invertebrates into the "hotel" that w...
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  • 23/05/19

    Year 6 Imperial War Museum Trip

    On Tuesday 21st May, Year 6 had a trip to the Imperial War Museum. They took the train to London Waterloo, and then walked to their destination-the museum.When they got to the museum, they began their journey through history. Year 6 saw vehicles from the 2nd world war (including tanks, cars and...
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  • 04/04/19

    Easter Pause Day

    Easter Pause day was a reflective and enjoyable day for all of Year 6.  After Easter Service at church in the morning, the children spent the afternoon studying the Easter story in more depth in order to come up with strong arguments for the question, "Was Jesus God?". Once again, Yea...
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  • 04/04/19

    Read All About It in FirstNews!

    Mia is making headlines in FirstNews this week (issue 667). Last year, she won a nationwide competition with her solutions to solving some of the environmental and sustainability issues that are so apparent in our society. Her inspiring idea of a school dinners project sent...
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  • 26/03/19

    We are 'Wild at Heart'

    Yesterday, Year 6 kicked off Wild at Heart week with planting hedgerows. The ground was pretty tough, so they had to dig deep, and use all their might! They got dirty in the flower beds planting many different flora! Many painted bird boxes in the hope of encouraging wildlife into our mead...
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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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