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St Matthews CofE Primary School

St Matthew's

Church of England Primary School

Believing, Achieving, Succeeding

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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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  • 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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