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;

“Welcome to our happy school, where everyone is valued and given the opportunity to ‘let their light shine.’ 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.”

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

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Diary Dates

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Newsletters

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Clubs

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Home Learning

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Bishop Chadwick Catholic Education Trust

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

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🥇South Tyneside QuadKid Champions 2024 🥇St Matthew’s have won the South Tyneside Quadkids competition, which was held at Monkton Stadium yesterday. The whole team were absolutely brilliant all day - performing to the best of their abilities and cheering each other on. Well done to Joseph, Eddie, Jamie, Seb, Joey, Georgie, Georgia, Sienna, Anna and Layla, who will now represent South Tyneside in the Tyne and Wear Finals next week. A special mention to Layla who finished 3rd overall in the individual competition 🥉 and to Jamie who finished 4th and Eddie, who finished 5th. Thanks to South Tyneside School Sport Networkfor a great day of competition and to the young sports leaders. Well done St Matthew’s!! 🎉🥇 ... See MoreSee Less
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Y4 have used their knowledge of simple circuits to investigate if adjusting or adding components would alter the way their Artbot prototype moved. They recorded their results which they will use to inform their final designs . Well done Y4 - a great job done! ... See MoreSee Less
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Y3 have been exploring pneumatic systems today, assembling found components to create movement mechanisms. They demonstrated super teamwork and recorded their investigations using diagrams and key vocabulary. Very impressive indeed. 😁👏👏👏👏👏👏👏👏 ... See MoreSee Less
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Congratulations to all of our weekly certificate winners last week. Some fantastic work on show. A great effort from you all. Well done! ... See MoreSee Less
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Amazing performance from Y6 at the Quadkids Athletics at Monkton Stadium today! The whole team gave their best in all the events with some fantastic individual performances too! Great job Year 6! 👏👏👏👏 ... See MoreSee Less
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Year 1 remembered all those who fought in the war on D-day on The 6th of June. We listened to poetry, designed our own medals and watched newsround which had a segment about D-date. Well done Year 1. 🌟 ... See MoreSee Less
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Congratulations to Hayden, Jamie, Joey, Jools, Layla and Anna, who attended the end of seasons awards night for the South Tyneside county teams. We are so proud of all of their achievements this season and a huge thank you to the staff, who have given so much of their time this season. South Tyneside School Sport NetworkA special mention for Hayden, who also picked up the players' player, the parents' player and the top scorer and to Anna, who also won top goal scorer. What a successful night! ... See MoreSee Less
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Our Information Advice and Support in South Tyneside event is back for a second year, to mark Learning Disability Week!Join us to meet lots of services in South Tyneside offering information, advice or support as well as activities for children and young people.📅 Monday 17th June⏰ 3.45-5.45pm📍 Epinay SchoolTo book your space at the event, visit: forms.office.com/e/yJC7Uam52dYou can also find further information about the event via our website here: www.southtynesidesendiass.co.uk/#iasinstevent ... See MoreSee Less
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A huge congratulations to all of our children who made their First Holy Communion this morning. The mass was beautiful - it was such a privilege to celebrate such a special day with the children and their families. A special thank you to Fr Saji, for such a wonderful celebration, to Mrs Boyle, Mrs Quinn, Mrs Young and Mrs Thomas for preparing the children so beautifully and to all those who have prepared and supported the children in their First Holy Communion journey. We hope all of the children enjoy the rest of their special day. ... See MoreSee Less
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Year 4 remembered all those who fought in the war on D-day yesterday. We listened to some poetry and designed our own commemorative coins! Well done Y4 👏👍 ... See MoreSee Less
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Year 2 had a brilliant time at Marine Park this morning, for their Outdoor Adventurers trip. We worked hard looking for clues around the park, and collecting materials to make a bear house. This was a great start to our new Geography topic too, as we had to read a map to find out where the clues were. ... See MoreSee Less
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Year 5 have learned all about D Day and the Second World War for the 80th anniversary of D Day. We even had some fantastic items from the war, such as medals and newspapers brought in which was amazing! ... See MoreSee Less
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Year 3’s celebration of the word this morning the children focused on D Day, informing the rest of the class and giving the children reflection time. Throughout the day we listened to a poem and learnt lots about what D Day is and how important it is to British History. The children made their own medals that they would reward veterans with✨😁👏❤️ ... See MoreSee Less
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Y6 completed the sculpting stage of their human form foil sculptures in the style of sculptor Alberto Giacometti. The medium was quite tricky to work with but they persevered and their finished artwork really does show key elements of the focus artist. Very well done 👏👏👏👏👏👏👏👏 ... See MoreSee Less
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Today, the children in Year 2 have been learning about D-Day, and why we are still remembering it 80 years later, today on the anniversary. They were so respectful when listening to what happened, watching videos of people speaking about what it was like, hearing the poem spoken around the country and completing work. We pray for all those who fought for us 🙏 ... See MoreSee Less
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Year 6 have started the day by looking at the events of D-Day 80 years ago and thinking about why that day was so important. A special thank you to Mick's dad for sending in some special D-Day memorabilia for the children to look at. They have found it really interesting. ... See MoreSee Less
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🏆⚽️ St Matthew’s are through to the Northern Cross Cup Final. 🏆⚽️Our girls played 3 matches in the semi-final of the Northern Cross Cup tonight against good opposition from St Bede’s Washington, All Saints, Lanchester and St Benet’s, Sunderland and won all 3. A great performance from the whole team and great support from parents and grandparents as usual. Well done girls! 💙🏆👍 ... See MoreSee Less
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Wow! Another amazing day of sport for year 4 today! We had a great time at the South Tyneside Sport Network Quadkids event! All the children participated in 4 track and field events including a 400m long run! All the children performed brilliantly! Here are a few photos! Excellent job Year 4! 👏👏👏👏 ... See MoreSee Less
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Year 3 are looking at money in Maths. Today they worked with their partners to add a range of amounts together looking at both pounds and pence. Super impressed Year 3 💰😁👏 ... See MoreSee Less
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Tonight in gardening club we have made a start on our schools bug hotel 🐜🐛🐞🕷 ... See MoreSee Less
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Y2 painted their African masks today, using their knowledge of African colours and their meanings. They have all worked extremely hard and have produced their own amazing African mask! Well done children 🌟👏👏👏 ... See MoreSee Less
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In Geography Year 3 are looking at erosion. They made their own ‘rock person’ and took away parts of their character to help them understand the process of erosion. They then wrote a story based on their characters journey to show how by the end of the process there was only small parts of their character left. ... See MoreSee Less
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Year 1 Today in French the children have been counting and recognising numbers up to 20. They sorted themselves into the correct order. Well done Year 1. ... See MoreSee Less
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As part of their DT lesson today Reception learnt about healthy and unhealthy food and drinks, before sorting into the correct categories! 🍌🍅🥕🥦🥚🍰🍭🍪🍟🥤🥛 ... See MoreSee Less
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An excellent afternoons artwork in Y5 creating the 3D elements of their seascapes. Their artwork is looking fabulous! Very well done children 👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻 ... See MoreSee Less
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In PSHE, Year 2 have been learning all about money. We know about how people pay for things and how they earn money to do this. We have learnt important words such as bank transfer, cash, wages and employment. Today, we thought about how to keep our money safe. ... See MoreSee Less
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In English today, Year 4 were thinking about warnings to get ready for our warning tale writing. They had to role play being adults who were giving warnings to children. They came up with some amazing ideas. 👏👏👏 ... See MoreSee Less
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In Maths today, Year 2 started to think about measuring mass. They used balance scales to compare different items and used vocabulary such as heavier and lighter. The children told me that they measure mass at home sometimes, when baking, this is wonderful practise for maths lessons. ... See MoreSee Less
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