Category Archives: Catholic Life

Sports Day 2018

Sports Day 2018

Today we held our annual Sport’s Day, with all of the children competing in a variety of team and individual running events. In red-hot conditions, all of the children performed extremely well and demonstrated a superb level of support for each other. It was great to see so many of our families join us forContinue Reading

Girls through to the Northern Cross Cup Final

Girls through to the Northern Cross Cup Final

For the third consecutive year, our girls football team are through to the Final of the Northern Cross Cup, thanks to an impressive display in the semi-finals, which were held in red-hot conditions at St Mary’s, Whickham. In the first game, the girls played St James, Hebburn and the girls played some beautiful football, winningContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Moving up afternoon 1

Moving up afternoon 1

This afternoon, the children spent time with their new teachers. We were also joined by some of next years Reception Class. We will have another afternoon in a couple of weeks.Continue Reading

Family Liturgy

Family Liturgy

This morning we held another Family Liturgy in school and we were joined by many parents and grandparents. The theme for each class was to celebrate the Year of Mary and the children enjoyed sharing their liturgies with members of their families. Thank you to all those who joined us.  Continue Reading

First Holy Communion Liturgical Dance

First Holy Communion Liturgical Dance

This morning, we celebrated with our Year 4 Children, who celebrated this First Holy Communion last weekend. During Mass, the children performed a very moving Liturgical Dance, which they learnt with Deacon Kevin on a recent retreat day at Hexham Abbey. Unfortunately the video is only accessible on our Facebook Page- so please feel freeContinue Reading

The Tale of the 3 Trees

The Tale of the 3 Trees

What a wonderful performance from Years 3,4 and 5 of The Tale of the 3 Trees. The singing, acting and dancing was wonderful. It was a lovely portrayal of the Easter Story.

The Stations of the Cross

The Stations of the Cross

As we journey through Holy Week, the children of St Matthew’s are spending time reflecting on the sacrifice and suffering of Jesus Christ. Each morning, we are meeting together in the hall, where Year 6 are leading us through the 14 Stations of the Cross. Each station has been created using the hand prints ofContinue Reading

St Matthew’s Sport Relief Video- Better When You’re Dancin’

St Matthew’s Sport Relief Video- Better When You’re Dancin’

To celebrate Sport Relief on Friday, all of the children and staff got their dancing shoes on and created a music video to the tune of ‘Better when you’re dancin’. We all had so much fun and couldn’t stop smiling all morning! We hope the following video also puts a smile on your face too!

Sport Relief 2018

Sport Relief 2018

We had great fun this morning doing something special for Sport Relief. You will find out what it was soon!