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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 :

https://app.classlist.com/events/#/events/view/851482270

Or if you prefer via our JustGiving page:

https://www.justgiving.com/campaign/stmatthews-dressup

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: https://bag2school.com/what-we-collect

Many thanks in advance for your support.

The St Matthew’s PTA

Year 6 Leavers’ Hoodies – a big thank you!

Thanks to everyone who has sent us feedback on the Leavers’ hoodies – it’s great to hear that they are being enjoyed.

Sending a BIG THANK YOU to everyone who ‘paid it forward’ by making a donation to help us cover the cost of ensuring that every Year 6 who wanted a hoodie was able to get one. We really appreciate your help in making that happen.

The St Matthew’s PTA

‘Bag of Summer Fun’ – place your order now!

Hurry! Order your Bag of Summer Fun!

☀️The Summer holidays are nearly here so why not treat your child to a Bag of Summer Fun! ☀️

For just £8 per bag (£2 per extra sibling), as well as helping raise money for the school your child will be getting hours of indoor and outdoor fun! Bags are free for children registered for Pupil Premium. The order deadline is the 19th July 2021.

Each bag provides a range of activities and ideas for the summer holidays. Every week your child can look forward to discovering 4-5 new things to create and explore. Craft supplies, plant seeds, fun science ideas, yummy recipes and activities to encourage being out and about and discovering the city we live in, all wrapped up in a bag!

☀️ Orders can be places on Classlist now! ☀️

Year 6 Leavers’ hoodies are here!

The Year 6 Leavers’ hoodies have arrived in school and are going home with the children this week. They look amazing! A big thank you to all the families who ‘paid it forward’ by making a donation to help cover the cost to ensure that all children who wanted a hoodie were able able to receive one. THANK YOU!

Round-the-World Week 5: 6880 Kms travelled!

A big thank you to everyone who is taking part in our Round-the-World Challenge. We’ve managed to travel an amazing 6880 Kms as a school so far. That’s far enough taken us from Cambridge-London-Paris-Rome-Athens-IstanbulEgyptDubai.

Banana Woman has recently been sighted at the Taj Mahal in India. Can we catch her there St Matthew’s? Record how far you’ve walked, run, scooted, cycled or even swum this week and help us get there. We need to go 1370 Kms more to reach her there!

https://stmatthewspta.org.uk/round-the-world/

Round-the-World Week 4: 4430 Kms travelled!

A big thank you to everyone who is taking part in our Round-the-World Challenge. Last week we went 1178Km kilometres further as a school. That makes the total distance we have gone an amazing 4430 Kms. That’s far enough to take us from Cambridge-London-Paris-Rome-Athens-Istanbul and then to the Pyramids in Giza, Egypt!

Banana Woman has recently been sighted by the Pyramids, but is she still here? Keep your eyes peeled St Matthew’s…

Don’t forget to log how far you have walked, run, scooted, cycled or even swum this week here: https://stmatthewspta.org.uk/round-the-world/