Category Archives: Year 5

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

Y5 & Y6 Christmas Party

Y5 & Y6 Christmas Party

We all had a great time at the party this afternoon. Here are some of our photographs…

Year 5 Ice Skating

Year 5 Ice Skating

Years 5 and 6 had a fantastic day at The Centre for Life yesterday. The day began with an hour on the ice, this was fully enjoyed by everyone although some had more difficulty staying on their feet than others. After ice skating we all enjoyed hot chocolate with whipped cream and cookies. Next inContinue 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’.  //

New Football Strips!

New Football Strips!

A massive thank you to Nat’s Mam (Y6), whose company ‘Wings of Scent’, have very kindly offered to sponsor us and provide us with a new set of strips. The strips proved very lucky on their first outing with a 2-1 win over St Bede’s and a 9-1 victory over Bedeburn! Well done! //