Category Archives: Year 6

Welcoming Reception Class

Welcoming Reception Class

Year 6 have welcomed their buddies into our lovely school through an assembly, where they introduced each of our new pupils. We learnt lots about each of them. We were so impressed that Reception were then able to have the confidence to sing and dance in front of the whole school and their parents. We then welcomed them into our church community, by celebrating Mass in Church.

Thurston 2019

Thurston 2019

Year 6 have just returned from a fantastic week at Thurston in the Lake District. The children took part in a range of activities including kayaking, ghyll scrambling, paddle boarding, mountain climbing, orienteering, canoeing and navigation. The children were an absolute pleasure to take away and they were a real credit to their families. WhatContinue Reading

Oh What A Knight!

Oh What A Knight!

Oh What A Knight! Year 6 were fantastic in their Leaver’s Production last night. They sang, danced and acted brilliantly and what incredible comical timing! We are all so proud of such a lovely group of children, who really have proved to us all that they do have talent. The failure of Skyfall has wellContinue Reading

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 alsoContinue Reading

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

Y6 Cricket

Y6 Cricket

Y6 enjoyed competing in the South Tyneside Cricket Festival at South Shields Cricket Club, where all of our teams successfully competed against other schools in the authority. Two of our teams won 3 out of 4 matches and the third team won 2 out of 4. It was lovely to see the improvement in ourContinue Reading

County Finals

County Finals

Our Y4 and Y6 hockey teams represented South Tyneside today in the hockey county finals at The Parks Centre, North Shields. Y4 played incredibly well and won their first game 2-0 – thanks to goals from Roman. They went on to win another 2 games and just missed out on a spot in the semi-finals.Continue Reading

Who can go the ‘Eggstra’ Mile?

Our new Daily Mile challenge is up and running – Who can go the Eggstra Mile? Each class run laps around our Winter Daily Mile course each morning and pick up counters as they go. Every time they reach 20 counters, they earn an egg for their class. Whichever class gains the most eggs byContinue Reading

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!