Category Archives: Year 5

South Tyneside Cross Country- Key Stage 2

33 members of Key Stage 2 took part in the annual cross-country championships at Temple Park today. All of our children performed incredibly well – with some super individual performances. A special mention for our Year 3 girls, who had to run the course twice! 🙂 Well done Team Matthew’s!

Sport for School

Sport for School

British Pole Vaulter, Sally Scott visited St Matthew’s to take the children through a sponsored morning of physical exercises. She demonstrated to the children how to pole vault and told them about her experiences at the Commonwealth Games. The children of St Matthew’s have raised an incredible amount of over £3000 to help purchase newContinue Reading

Year 5 Rugby Festival October 2018

Year 5 Rugby Festival October 2018

Year 5 had a great time playing rugby. They played really well but unfortunately didn’t progress to the semi finals. However they demonstrated great skill, team work and gamesmanship. Well done everyone.

Prayers for Home

Please click below for a leaflet to support praying at home with children. Prayers for Home

RE Topics Autumn Term 2018

Please click below for the RE Topics being studied in all Year Groups this Autumn Term 2018 Parents-Letter-Autumn-2018-Y4-SacPrep

The Great North Exhibition- Year 5

The Great North Exhibition- Year 5

Year 5 have really enjoyed their time at The Great North Exhibition, where they have discovered innovations, planned their future careers in architecture, looked at engineering and they thought about how they could save the planet!

Term dates 2018/19

Term dates 2018/19

Please note the term dates are now on this website and it is these you would refer to when required – NOT the South Tyneside Council website!

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

Y5 Design Technology- Shoebox Cars

Y5 Design Technology- Shoebox Cars

This term, Year 5 have planned, designed, made, tested and evaluated a shoebox car. On Monday, the cars were tested, using ramps in the school hall. Judgements were made based on distance, accuracy and appearance. Winners will be announced soon! Mrs McGregor