Let their light shine

Love and respect for all

We strive to reach our goals

Welcome

Our mission statement is central to the life of our school;

โ€œWelcome to our happy school, where everyone is valued and given the opportunity to โ€˜let their light shine.โ€™ With Jesus in our hearts, we encourage love and respect for all. We strive to reach our goals, as we learn, and grow, in a safe and enjoyable environment.โ€

I hope you find our website informative and we welcome any comments and suggestions to aid future development of our website.

Mrs Eve Alderson, Headteacher

Term Dates

Find out about the St. Matthew’s School Holiday dates for the current academic year.

Diary Dates

Take a look at what’s happening at St. Matthew’s over the next few months.

Newsletters

Keep up to date with the latest news from St. Matthew’s by downloading our latest newsletter.

Clubs

Discover more about the clubs we have running at St. Matthew’s.

Home Learning

Find out more about the home learning activities we did at St. Matthew’s.

Bishop Chadwick Catholic Education Trust

St. Matthew’s are now part of Bishop Chadwick Catholic Education Trust.

Twitter

@JackGray1997 Top coach! Never doubt yourself! ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ’™

About 3 months ago from St Matthew's Primary's Twitter via Twitter for iPhone

Facebook

Year 6 spent yesterday afternoon marking World Holocaust Memorial Day 2023, by looking at how millions of people around the world have been the victims of prejudice and discrimination. We spoke about how we can stand together to make sure this doesn't happen in the future. The children then produced some poetry and art work. Well done, Year 6. #HMD2023 ... See MoreSee Less
View on Facebook
A super effort from all of our certificate winners this week. We have seen some super work across the curriculum. Well done everyone! ... See MoreSee Less
View on Facebook
We are delighted to announce that our kitchen staff, Joanne, Karen, Tanzila and Chris have been awarded a 5 star rating in their latest food hygiene inspection. Well done! ... See MoreSee Less
View on Facebook

3 days ago

Our Playground Leaders and Mrs Blackburn are doing a great job of making play times fun and active for all! Our juniors are loving their new equipment and games. ... See MoreSee Less
View on Facebook
It was great to welcome back some of our old pupils today, who came to deliver a presentation to children in Years 5 & 6 about St Josephโ€™s Catholic Academy. Their speeches were fantastic especially the boysโ€™ rap! Well done! ... See MoreSee Less
View on Facebook
Today, in Year Five, we loved planning and carrying out our experiment to see which substances dissolved in water. We were testing to see if sand, rice, salt and sugar were soluble or insoluble.๐Ÿ‘ฉ๐Ÿผโ€๐Ÿ”ฌ๐Ÿงช๐Ÿง‚ ... See MoreSee Less
View on Facebook
We have started our new Daily Mile Challenge for this half-term. The challenge is to tick 14 hearts off their charts by the 14th of February. Good luck! ๐Ÿ’– ... See MoreSee Less
View on Facebook
Today saw the launch of our very own outdoor learning and well-being garden project, which has been partly-funded by the South Tyneside Local Cultural Education Partnership. A group of pupils and wonderful parents will be working alongside artist, Amy Grounsell and our fabulous staff to create a new space within our school grounds to connect spiritually and scientifically with the natural world and become a centre for story-telling and help to engage our children's creative and investigative imaginations. As funds are limited, we would like to ask if anyone can offer us any support with the following:Contacts with companies who could donate or provide at a discounted rate - building materials (sharp sand, pea gravel and cement) and the hiring of a petrol post borer and a petrol cement mixer. If anyone could donate any unwanted paving slabs, stepping stones and scaffolding boards, then this would be greatly appreciated. If anyone can donate or provide contacts for the purchase of natural materials for planting. For example; bamboo, heather, coloured grasses, outdoor herbs/plants. ... See MoreSee Less
View on Facebook
Year 2 have loved their science lesson this morning, where they needed to make a simple circuit and make their bulb light up ๐Ÿ’ก They were so brilliant, we even tried to add a switch!We look forward to our history lesson where we will learn about the first light bulb. ... See MoreSee Less
View on Facebook
Part 2! Year 3 had the best time at the Multi sports festival! We developed our throwing,catching, kicking, running, balance and stamina along with demonstrating an outstanding athletes attitude through our team work, resilience, drive and supporting others in our community! GO TEAM ST. MATTHEWS! ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ† ... See MoreSee Less
View on Facebook
Year 3 had the best time at the Multi sports festival! We developed our throwing,catching, kicking, running, balance and stamina along with demonstrating an outstanding athletes attitude through our team work, resilience, drive and supporting others in our community! GO TEAM ST. MATTHEWS! ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ† ... See MoreSee Less
View on Facebook
Thank you to South Tyneside School Sport Network for organising such a great event for our Year 3 children this morning. They all loved it! More photographs to follow. ๐Ÿ‘ ... See MoreSee Less
View on Facebook
Reception had brilliant fun today outside, mixing powder paints with mops, to turn primary colours into secondary colours! ... See MoreSee Less
View on Facebook
It was great to end the week in our normal way by celebrating the achievements of our pupils this week. Great work from everyone. Well done! ... See MoreSee Less
View on Facebook
What a lovely surprise to see Sadia from Year 2 pop up on our screens during Vera last night. What a super cameo performance. Well done, Sadia. ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘ ... See MoreSee Less
View on Facebook
Today we said a sad farewell to Miss Alex Burns, who is leaving us after over 10 years at St Matthew's. Miss Burns has been an amazing member of the St Matthew's team and she will be a huge miss to the whole community. She was overwhelmed by all of your generosity and kind words today. We wish Miss Burns the very best of luck in her new job and look forward to hearing all about her new exciting career. Goodbye and Good Luck, Miss Burns! xxx ... See MoreSee Less
View on Facebook
Well done to our certificate winners this week. All of the children have produced a brilliant first week of 2023! We also managed to catch up with some of our Autumn Achievement assembly winners, who weren't in on the final day. Well done everyone! ... See MoreSee Less
View on Facebook
Today, in Year Five, we were comparing the different properties of materials. We found it very exciting to test if objects around our classroom were magnetic, transparent, flexible, hard and permeable. ๐Ÿ”ฌ๐Ÿ‘จ๐Ÿผโ€๐Ÿ”ฌ๐Ÿง ... See MoreSee Less
View on Facebook
Today is the Feast of St Benet Biscop. Our Year 4 pupils celebrated Mass with our cluster parish schools St Mary's Catholic Primary School, Jarrow St Bede's Catholic Primary, Jarrow and St Joseph's Catholic Primary School Jarrow at the beautiful St Paul's Church in Jarrow. We learned all about this local Saint. Thank you to Fr Adrian and Fr Saji for leading the Mass and to those pupils who read and carried out the offertory procession so beautifully. ... See MoreSee Less
View on Facebook
Reception enjoyed their morning PE lesson with some Space Stretches today! ... See MoreSee Less
View on Facebook
Year Five have been learning all about discussion writing in todayโ€™s lesson. We discussed whether or not children should have to wear uniform to school and shared our ideas with the class from both points of view. ... See MoreSee Less
View on Facebook

3 weeks ago

St Matthew's Catholic Primary School, Jarrow's cover photo ... See MoreSee Less
View on Facebook
Reception couldnโ€™t believe a rocket had crash landed in our classroom yesterday for our new Book Hook! We wonder what the book could be? We then spent the afternoon building our own space station for our Space topic this term, we had lots of fun understanding the world! ... See MoreSee Less
View on Facebook
Year 2 were extremely excited to discover the crashed spaceship. They had a lot of theories about what could have happened- luckily there was a story to explain everything! We canโ€™t wait to start our new English topic and write some space adventure stories and in History we will be learning about the first man on the moon! ... See MoreSee Less
View on Facebook
Oh no! Whatever has happened in the hall, Year 2 will soon be on the case! ... See MoreSee Less
View on Facebook
Wow! What a great first day back in Year 4! Weโ€™ve been learning about E-safety today and which personal information we need to keep private! Well done to those who got their certificates today! ... See MoreSee Less
View on Facebook
Happy New Year to you all. We are all looking forward to welcoming the children back tomorrow morning. PE days for this half-term can be found below. This will start from tomorrow. ๐Ÿ‘ ... See MoreSee Less
View on Facebook
And that's a wrap on our Autumn Term 2022 and what a wonderful term it has been. Here are the photographs from our final achievement assembly. On behalf of all of the staff and pupils, thank you all for your incredible support over the last 15 weeks! A special thank you for all of the wonderful cards and gifts we have received and we wish you all a very Happy Christmas and a wonderful New Year. We will see you all on the 9th of January. ๐Ÿ’™ ... See MoreSee Less
View on Facebook
Thank you all so much for the wonderful donations for our reverse Advent Calendar appeal. A delivery was made to Hebburn Helps QAVS this afternoon. ๐Ÿ’™ ... See MoreSee Less
View on Facebook