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St Matthews CofE Primary School

St Matthew's

Church of England Primary School

Believing, Achieving, Succeeding

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  • 21/03/19

    Wild at heart week is next week!

    Please come and support our week next week, come and let the office know when you'd like to support with planting, painting bird boxes and so much more!   
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  • 11/03/19

    Reception & the residents of 'The Royal Star and Garter'

    Children in Reception have been visiting the residents of the Royal Star and Garter to join them for some game sessions. They played various games such as snakes and ladders, dominoes, noughts and crosses and tri-dominoes. It has been a really beneficial activity which was enjoyed by the children an...
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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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  • 05/03/19

    Book Fair Winners!

    These three children are the lucky winners of the scholastic Book Fair Raffle. Each won a book up to the value of £5 which they picked themselves. Polly in Yellow also won and her friend picked a book on Unicorns as she wasn't in last Friday afternoon. Over £1200 was raised last week...
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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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  • 22/11/18

    Sport Champion Kimberley Renicks visits school!

    What a brilliant visit from Sports for Champions judo champion, Kimberley Renicks!  This fundraising company helps unsponsored Team GB athletes on their way to either the Olympic Games, Commonwealth Games or the European and World Championships. Sports for Champions believe that within eve...
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  • 10/10/18

    Keeping packed lunches healthy and interesting

    How to Keep Packed Lunches Healthy and Interesting Nutritional Therapist, Amanda Ashy-Boyd, recognises this can be challenging, but urges all parents to “give children food that they know and love, and most importantly give them food that is real.”    “Instead of...
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  • 09/10/18

    NSPCC - Speak out, stay safe programme

    The NSPCC  came to the school to talk to the children about the Speak out Stay safe programme, which will ensure all children aged 5-11 learn this essential safeguarding information in a lively, interactive and memorable way. By the end of the visit we wanted to...
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  • 11/07/18

    Whole school collective worship in the great outdoors

    Last Wednesday, we celebrated our whole school worship outside in our wonderful grounds. Miss Dryden, Rev Helen and the children encouraged us all to think about how we 'believe, achieve and succeed' through our love of God. Children read passages from the Bible and also read how they believ...
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  • 25/05/18

    Spirited Arts Day

    There was an incredible buzz around school on Wednesday when all the children and staff were asking the question 'Where is God?' Classes were using art in many different forms to show what they believed. Our vicar Helen spent time with the classes and was so impressed with the children's...
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