During our end of Autumn Term Achievement Assembly, the following pupils were awarded the ‘Artists of the Term’. As you can see from the photographs, the pupils of St Matthew’s certainly display a creative flair to their learning. Well done to all!
Monday 16th December 2019 Dear Parents Interim Executive Headship between St Matthew’s RC Primary School and St Gregory’s RC Primary School, South Shields. Due to the forthcoming retirement on 31st December 2019 of Mr Ken Smithson, longstanding Headteacher at St Gregory’s (26 years), the governors of St Gregory’s and the Diocese have asked forContinue Reading
Year 3 took part in an introduction to cricket festival at South Shields Cricket Club. The aim of the day was to improve their cricket skills whilst taking part in games against other schools. It was brilliant to see who much improvement there was from all of Year 3. We certainly have some talent readyContinue Reading
Some of our Years 3 & 4 children attended the QuadKids Athletics Tournament at Monkton Stadium, where they all had to take part in 4 events – the sprint, 1 lap of the track, throwing and jumping. Both teams performed extremely well and finished 3rd in South Tyneside – just missing out on a qualificationContinue Reading
Year 3 have spent the last few weeks learning some boxing skills. The children have really enjoyed learning this new discipline and have displayed great behaviour and potential throughout the 4 week course. y3boxing y3boxing
Year 3 have spent the morning at The Urban Factory, taking part in a range of gymnastic activities. They had a great time!
Year 3 have been looking at The Orchestra in Music this half-term. They have impressed Mrs Bell with their ability to play so many diffferent instruments! Well done Year 3!
Our after-school ‘Learn to ride’ bike club has been a huge success. So many of our younger pupils can now confidently ride their bikes and they understand a lot more about bike safety.
A team of Y3/4 children attended the inaugural Mariners Cup tournament, which was held at South Shields Football Club. The team played incredibly well, winning 3, drawing one and losing one. It was fantastic to see so much talent on the pitch. Unfortunately the team lost out on a place place in the semi-finals onContinue Reading
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!