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St Matthews CofE Primary School

St Matthew's

Church of England Primary School

Believing, Achieving, Succeeding

Class News

 

Welcome to Reception! Where Miss Tuck is Red Class teacher and Mrs Tuck (Mon-Wed) and Mrs Lowe (Thur-Fri) are Purple Class teachers. Our children learn through active, collaborative and independent enquiry. We also have Miss James, Miss Pettyfer and Mrs Kirkhy as our classroom assistants.

The children engage in a fully interactive indoor and outdoor learning environment where their own initiated play is supported and extended through adult interaction. We actively encourage children to be independent and take control of their own learning. Our children are immersed in an enabling classroom that nurtures the characteristics of effective learning allowing them to play and explore, actively learn, and create and think critically.‚Äč

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  • 26/06/19

    Sports Day

    We had a great sports day last week. The children enjoyed taking part in all the different events. The sunshine even stayed out for us. Well done to the overall winning team – Ewell!
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  • 26/06/19

    Hampton Court Palace

    We've had an incredibly creative start to our half term following our trip to Hampton Court Palace.
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  • 04/04/19

    Easter Pause Day

    On Wednesday morning, the school enjoyed an Easter Service at St Matthew's Church,  with the Bible Club leading in the worship by telling the Easter story.
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  • 04/04/19

    Wild at Heart

    The children all enjoyed a wonderful morning down on the meadow for 'Wild at Heart Week'.
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  • 25/03/19

    Choo Choo People

    This week in Forest School we visited the Choo Choo Peoples Village.
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  • 25/03/19

    World Book Day

    Everyone looked brilliant dressed as their favourite book characters!
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  • 25/03/19

    Nature Art

    During Forest School this half term, we have been exploring the artwork of Andy Goldsworthy.
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  • 25/03/19

    Shrove Tuesday

    On Shrove Tuesday the children opened up their very own Pancake Shop.  They created shop signs, menus with price lists, and even a few posters warning their customers of the 'hot pancakes'.
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  • 29/01/19

    Forest School

    Reception are really enjoying going to Forest School. We have been learning the Forest School rules and exploring our school meadow. We have been making bird feeders, dens, houses, rockets, boats the list goes on! We even found a suspected dinosaur bone...
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  • 07/12/18

    Stick Stories

    After reading Stanley's Stick in class, we all thought of the ways you could use your imagination in nature.
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  • 11/11/18

    Lest We Forget

    This week we have been thinking about the poppy and it's significance to Remembrance Sunday.  We discussed how this year's Armistice Day was particularly important as it marked 100 years since the end of the First World War.  In class, the children have been painting...
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  • 13/10/18

    Settling into Reception

    The children have really enjoyed their first few weeks in Reception, settling into their new environment and establishing new friendships.  They are becoming familiar with our daily routines whilst engaging in child initiated learning through play, based on their own interes...
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