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St Matthew's

Church of England Primary School

Believing, Achieving, Succeeding

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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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  • 10/10/18

    Engineering day!

    On Tuesday, we celebrated Engineering Day with an afternoon dedicated to learning about what engineering does, and trying out a few techniques in a group project.  The children were tasked with making a chair from cardboard.  No adhesives were permitted so the children had to...
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  • 03/10/18

    RE Visitors

    Yesterday, Year 6 had visitors from the community to talk about their beliefs. The children enjoyed listening to Jeremy Rodell's (a Humanist) and Dave Farris's (a Christian) beliefs, and what they do to support their local community. Many insightful questions were asked, and t...
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  • 03/10/18

    Year 6 Girls Football Match

    On Tuesday the 2nd October, seven Year 6 girls went to a Football tournament at Chessington School Sports Centre. The girls showed excellent team work, and progressively played better with each game. The children came fifth out of seven schools with one win, two draws and three l...
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