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Safer Internet Day

Today is Safer Internet Day, please read our latest newsletter to find out more information, including our Parents’ eSafety Workshop after school today at 5pm – all welcome.

Congratulations to our 6 a-side Football Team who won their first football match
last week against a local school.  The players demonstrated excellent team work and sportsmanship that led to a 5-3 victory!  Read more about it in our latest newsletter.IMG_9271

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Y3 Super Stone Age Sale – Thursday 12th February

Y3 Stone Age Sale LetterYear 3 have written a letter to the parents, carers and governors of St Matthew’s School and the parishioners of St Matthew’s Church to a ‘Super Stone Age Sale’ during Coffee Morning on Thursday 12th February at 9am.

Please do come along and support this exciting enterprise event for the class!

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This week at St Matthew’s

This week, we are excited to welcome back Mrs Saunders from maternity leave!

The building work to create our new office and reception area is also developing quickly…  WP_20150126_002

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Latest News

Congratulations to William in Year 1 who has written a story that will be published in a book! William entered the ‘Young Writers Mini Saga’ competition before Christmas and had to write an original story in just 100 words.  Click here to read William’s wonderful story, ‘Superhero Crocodile’, in our latest newsletter.



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Happy New Year!

We hope you have all had a wonderful Christmas, we are looking forward to an exciting new year at St Matthew’s.

Click here to read our latest newsletter with details about building developments at school.  Work has begun to create a new office and reception area at the front of the school from the entrance on Old Pye Street; this will be a wonderful tranformation to our school premises.

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Latest News

Christmas 2014The wonderful Christmas events at St Matthew’s were enjoyed by all during the last few days of term.

Click here to read our latest newsletter.

School begins for children on Wednesday 7th January 2015.

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Advent Art

In preparation for Advent, our school council discussed the meaning of Advent with Cameron Abernethy, one of the Pastoral Assistants based at St Matthew’s church. They explored together the importance of watching and waiting during Advent as we get ready for the coming of the Christ child.

The school council worked with Cameron and Mrs Selinas to create an Advent triptych using the colours of the season, purple and gold. The triptych, a picture in three sections, depicts the hillside overlooking Bethlehem just before the angels appeared to announce the good news of Christ’s birth.

 You are invited to pop into the chapel at St Matthew’s church during any weekday between
8am-6pm to view the art and take time to consider what you might be watching and waiting for during this Advent season.

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Advent at St Matthew’s

Today, the first day of advent, pupils at St Matthew’s are taking part in ‘Posada’ and welcoming Mary and Joseph into their classrooms.  The Holy Family stay in a different classroom each day and are welcomed with a prayer.

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In preparation for Christmas, the choir can click here to read and rehearse the repertoire for our Christmas events.  The song words can also be found on our music page.

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Please click here to read our newsletter published on 25th November.

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Our Latest Newsletter

Click here to read our latest newsletter.St.Matthews-050-HighRes

Term dates for the next academic year
(2015-2016) are published on page 2 of this newsletter and are also on the term dates page of the website.

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