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St Matthews CofE Primary School

St Matthew's

Church of England Primary School

Believing, Achieving, Succeeding

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  • 09/07/19

    Food bank update

    Thank you for your continuous generosity with donating food for our local Foodbank. Our Foodbank box is located in the foyer and you can donate food at any time. They desperately need tinned vegetables (not pulses or beans), tinned fruit, tinned squash and instant mash potato. They still need som...
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  • 02/07/19

    Ofsted will be visiting tomorrow (3rd July 2019)

    Dear Parent/carers,  Please see the attached letter from Ofsted, who will be visiting us tomorrow. The parent view survey will be open until 11 am tomorrow, we thank you for your continuing support. 
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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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  • 04/04/19

    Read all about it in First News!

    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

    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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  • 26/03/19

    What a glorious start to WAH week in the sunshine!

    Year 6 kicked off our Wild at heart week in style yesterday! With the help of our gardeners they were able to start planting the hedgerow and our bedding plants. They are thoroughly enjoyed themselves!   
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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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