Category Archives: Year 5

Women’s World Cup

Women’s World Cup

Our girls football team have taken part in a Women’s World Cup Tournament at the Beacon of Light. The tournament included doing work on our chosen teams which were New Zealand and Sweden, in addition to playing football matches against other school. The girls did really well and finished runner-up in the competition. They also won the signed Sunderland shirt for their pre-tournament work and Nancy won a signed ball for winning the hardest shot of the tournament.

Northern Cross Cup Champions 2019

Northern Cross Cup Champions 2019

St Matthew’s Girls Football Team have won the Northern Cross Cup after a nail-biting penalty shoot-out against St Albans, Newcastle. The girls travelled to St Stephen’s Longbenton to contest the semi-finals against St Mary’s, Sunderland and St Mary’s, Whickham. In their first game, the girls edged a very tight match, 2-0, against St Mary’s, Sunderland,Continue Reading

Hawkhirst 2019

Hawkhirst 2019

Y5 have enjoyed a fantastic residential at Hawkhirst in Kielder. They took part in a range of activities including canoeing, jetty jumping, abseiling, climbing, zip wire, archery, orienteering and camp fire fun. They also visited the Bird of Prey Centre in Kielder. They were an absolute joy to take away. Well done Y5!

World Book Day

We had a great time celebrating World Book Day. Each class looked at a particular author and dressed up as a character from a particular book. We held a parade at the start of the day! The standard of the costumes was possibly the best standard we’ve ever had! Well done to all!

Success at the Swimming Gala

Success at the Swimming Gala

The Key Stage 2  swimming team had great success at the South of Tyne Swimming  Gala, where they finished 7th overall- out of 31 teams. A special mention for the boys, who won a silvers medal in the boys relay and to Joe who won the gold medal in his individual event. Well done!

Y5 & Y6 Christmas Party

Y5 & Y6 Christmas Party

Today we held the Year 5 & Year 6 Christmas Party. The children had a great time, especially during the Year 5 V Year 6 Dance-off.

Y5 & Y6 Ice Skating at the Centre for Life, Newcastle

Y5 & Y6 Ice Skating at the Centre for Life, Newcastle

Years 5 & 6 spent a day visiting The Centre for Life, where they took part in an Ice-skating session, warmed up with hot chocolate, visited the planetarium and they took part in a Science show. They had a fantastic time.

The Big Sing – Advent 2018

The Big Sing – Advent 2018

The choir sang beautifully at The Big Sing last night, singing with choirs from our cluster primary schools – St Bede’s, Jarrow, St Mary’s and St Josephs. It was a lovely celebration and fantastic to see so many people in St Matthew’s Church.

A Celtic Journey

A Celtic Journey

Year 5 were amazing on Friday evening. Along with St Aloysius and St Peter and Paul’s schools and More Dance they presented the story of the Northern Saints through drama and dance in St Aloysius Church. The church was packed! Well done Year 5, I’m sure everyone there thoroughly enjoyed it.