Category Archives: Year 4

Family Collective Worship

Family Collective Worship

Thank you to parents and grandparents, who joined us this morning for our Family Collective Worship. It is always lovely to see so much support for this act of prayer. 

Key Stage 2 Sportsability Festival

Key Stage 2 Sportsability Festival

A team of Key Stage 2 children represented St Matthew’s at the annual Sportsability Festival at St Joseph’s Academy on Friday. The children had the opportunity to experience new sports such as curling, boules and volleyball. All of the children performed well and were a real credit to St Matthews! Well done! Also a specialContinue Reading

Year 4 Multi Skills Festival

Year 4 had a fantastic, sporty time today at the South Tyneside Multi-Skills Festival. They performed really well across a range of events such as; long jump, skittles, football skills, target throw, chest push and relay skills. Most of the children said their favourite events were the ‘Treasure Hunt’ and the ‘Throw and Catch’. WellContinue Reading

The Holly and the Ivy

The Holly and the Ivy

On Friday, we enjoyed the annual performance of The Holly and the Ivy, who entertained us with a mixture of festive songs, stories and dancing. It felt especially Christmassy, as we were all wearing our Christmas Jumpers in aid of St Clare’s Hospice, Jarrow. What an enjoyable way to end the week! More photos andContinue Reading

Be a Goody, wear a Hoody.

Be a Goody, wear a Hoody.

Today, our Mini-Vinnies challenged the school to wear Hoody’s in celebration of Youth Sunday this weekend. They also planned and delivered a super assembly on the importance of the Youth in today’s world and devised a pupil v teacher quiz. We will announce the winner of this next week! Well done Mini Vinnies- a greatContinue Reading

Anti-Bullying Week

Anti-Bullying Week

  As part of Anti-Bullying week, Key Stage 2 took part in some drama workshops, where they were asked to think about what bullying is and how do we stop it. Natalie from Bigfoot Arts North East also led a whole school assembly, where the children were asked to think about the word ‘Respect’.  //

South Tyneside Hockey Finals -Y4

South Tyneside Hockey Finals -Y4

A team of 6 children from Y4 took part in the South Tyneside Hockey Finals last week. The children played really well, winning two matches and losing one. They just missed out on progressing through to the semi-finals. Well done on a great effort! //

Success at the Cross Country Finals !

Success at the Cross Country Finals !

Key Stage 2 took part in the South Tyneside Cross Country Finals at Temple Park. All of the children ran extremely well and we were delighted to win 4 out of the 8 team competitions. A special well done to the Y3 girls, Y4 boys and girls and the Y6 girls, who won their events.Continue Reading