Winter Magic Arts Challenge

“Every child is an artist”

As part of the School’s Winter Fayre on 8th December, all children of St Matthews Primary School were invited to take part in the Arts Challenge. The theme is Winter Magic.

Over 40 children participated and submitted over 50 art works. Out of all the entries, two teachers selected 15 paintings and drawings for the shortlist submitted to the public vote at the Fayre.

Thank you and Well done to all participants!

Top Prizes

The top prizes were decided by public vote. Congratulations to Sanchi, Sophia and Leon!

Shortlisted artists

The top 6 artists were interviewed by their school friends and fellow artist participants.

Check out the interviews of the Artists

All entries


Any queries, please email

Spooky Dress-Up Day ?

On Friday 22nd October 2021 all pupils are invited to dress up in their most spooky costumes to help raise money for St Matthews.

On the day, donation buckets will be quivering at all entrance gates during drop off and pick up.

Other ways to donate include Classlist :

Or if you prefer via our JustGiving page:

Thanks for your support! ???

PTA Social – Tues 19th Oct

We’re having a PTA social event next Tuesday (19th October) in the Blue Moon beer garden (on Norfolk Street) from 7.30pm (wrap up warm!). Come along, say hello to the PTA committee and your class reps and meet other parents from St Matthew’s. Everyone welcome!

Bag2School collection – Friday 15th October

The next Bag2School collection will be on Friday 15th October

Don’t forget to have a rummage in your cupboards this weekend and bring along any outgrown/unwanted clothes & shoes to our Bag2School collection next Friday. We can also collect soft toys (NO plastic toys please), bedding, curtains & towels.

You can fill any bag (and as many bags as you like!). Please bring them to the MAIN GATE before 9am.

You can see a list of items we can collect here:

Many thanks in advance for your support.

The St Matthew’s PTA