Category Archives: Year 6

Tyne and Wear Sportshall Athletic Finals 2020

Tyne and Wear Sportshall Athletic Finals 2020

Our Year 5/6 Sportshall Athletics team represented South Tyneside in the Sportshall Athletic Finals this morning after winning the previous round in December. The children competed against some fantastic athletes and we were over the moon with the performance that they delivered, finishing in 6th place overall in the whole of Tyne and Wear! Fantastic!

Autumn Artists of the Term

Autumn Artists of the Term

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!  

Ice Skating at the Life Centre

Ice Skating at the Life Centre

Years 5 and 6 enjoyed a festive fun day out at the Life Centre in Newcastle. They experienced the planetarium, watched a Science show, explored the superb space exhibitions and spent time on the ice rink. It was fantastic!

The Christmas Truce 2019

The Christmas Truce 2019

Year 6 spent time today reflecting on the 1914 Christmas Truce. After reading the beautiful book ‘War Game’ by Michael Foreman, we spent some time re-enacting this famous festive football match. Year 6 played the game in the true spirit of 1914. Well done Year 6!

Sportshall Athletic Champions 2019

Sportshall Athletic Champions 2019

This morning, our Y5 and 6 Sportshall Athletics Team took part in the South Tyneside Finals at Temple Park. After weeks of training in PE lessons, all of the children performed brilliantly and were crowned South Tyneside Champions! Well done Team Matthews!

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. WeContinue Reading

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