Category Archives: Year 6

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.

The Christmas Truce 2018

The Christmas Truce 2018

Year 6 ended their topic on WW1 by taking part in a day of activities focusing on The Christmas Truce. They were challenged to produce a piece of independent work – either through English or Art and they took part in a football game. No rules. No arguments. No score. Just like 1914. It wasContinue Reading

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.

Thurston – Y6

Thurston – Y6

Year 6 enjoyed a fantastic week at Thurston in September. Here are a selection of photographs, showing the amount of fun we had!

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

The Buddy Assembly

The Buddy Assembly

This afternoon we welcomed the Buddies into our school community. Year 6 each told us a little about their new friends. We are delighted that we now know so much about our new class.

Farewell To Year 6 2018

Farewell To Year 6 2018

Here are clips of the Buddy Dance and the Leaving presentation from the final Friday of the Summer Term. We wish the Class of 2018 all the best as they start their Secondary School careers!