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St Matthews CofE Primary School

St Matthew's

Church of England Primary School

Believing, Achieving, Succeeding

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  • 09/09/19

    Welcome back to Year 6 this week

    Year 6 had a wonderful week away learning so many new skills. We are glad to them back and look forward to them taking on they're roles in Y6.     
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  • 23/07/19

    Photography Competition 2019

      Observing over time is a skill you will use throughout Primary and Secondary Education.  It is for this reason that this year’s Photography Competition will be focusing on this scientific enquiry. We would like you to take two photographs of one subject, at two different per...
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  • 25/06/19

    Science Week

    St Matthew’s Science Week started off with a bang with a visit from Dr Rebecca White from Southborough High School. We explored famous male and female scientists and discussed the importance of increasing the number of women in the industry. We also had a chance to look at Dr White’s spe...
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  • 24/06/19

    What a wonderful sports day!

    The children, staff and parents had a wonderful day last Thursday when we all took part in sports day! A huge thank you to Mrs Ritchie for organising a great day with events such as javelin, sprints, hockey dribbling, domes and cones and many more. The school house captains were fabulous ambassadors...
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  • 12/06/19

    Year 6 welcome William Grill - illustrator extraordinaire!

    Year 6 had a wonderful day when they spent it with William Grill - illustrator and author of Shackleton's Journey. The children spent the day creating wonderful images evoked by the book that they have been studying.  William then wrote about the children and St. Matthews on his Twitter...
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  • 06/06/19

    Inter-school bake off competition!

      This fabulous event was held in the Kitchen Suite at St Andrew’s & St Mark’s Junior School just before half-term. This was the first ever Inter School Bake off to take place and was between St Andrew’s & St. Mark’s, St John’s Primary and St Matthew...
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  • 04/04/19

    Easter Pause Day

      After hearing the Easter story in church and throughout RE this half term all the children of St Matthews took part in an ‘Easter Pause Day’, this is where they spent the day reflecting on what they had learnt and what the Easter story means to Christians. Children were able to...
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  • 04/04/19

    Our new prayer room

    A huge thank you to FOSMPS for funding our beautiful mural in the Prayer Room.
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  • 26/03/19

    Author Francesca Simon pays us a visit!

    Today, St. Matthew's was very fortunate to have the very talented, internationally best-selling author Francesca Simon in with us. We had our own private reading of her new book 'Up, Up and Away', which celebrates 25 years of Horrid Henry and includes the 100th story in the series. Many...
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  • 08/03/19

    World book week!

    What a fantastic World Book Week the children have had at St. Matthew's. Fantastic costumes as always! The Readathon proved to be popular, amongst children and adults, and so many children were able to complete their books!  We also had another successful Book Swap. Thank you for all your e...
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  • 16/01/19

    Letters from Shelter & British Heart Foundation

    We wanted to say a huge 'thank you' to all our families who so generously donated money during our Christmas performances in the church. Today we recieved letters from Shelter and the British Heart Foundation thanking us for our donations. It is wonderful to feel that as a school we are supp...
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  • 29/11/18

    We've achieved our School Games Gold 2017-2018

    We are so proud of all the children and staff that participated in sports at a competitive level last year as we have now achieved our Gold mark! Thank you to Miss Tibbs for all the hard work she invested in organising teams to take part in a variety of different sports from cross cou...
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