Perseus and Medusa

Year 5 had a visit from the Hobgoblin Theatre Company today who presented their excellent version of the myth of Perseus and Medusa. It was an marvellous way to start their new topic for the summer term – the Gifted Greeks.

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Click here to see a full gallery of photos from the performance.

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Ready Steady Cook

We have a lovely gallery of photos from our recent Ready Steady Cook event which was most successful with a packed hall of spectators who enjoyed the culinary skills of Mrs Agha and Mrs Eldridge competing against Mr Parker and Miss Claremont.

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Click here to go to the Family Centre section
and view the whole gallery of photographs.

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Family Centre: Numbersacks

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A pdf version of this flyer can be downloaded here.

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Family Centre: PEEP

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A pdf version of the flyer can be downloaded here.

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Luton Foodbank Coffee Morning

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Special Awards – Friday 13 March 2015

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The following children were all noticed for their good work and positive attitude during the week before the half term break and they received their certificates and stickers on Friday 13 March.


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 CHERRY  — David for his super performance in the opening of our Class Assembly. Paris for all her efforts with all her important parts in our Class Assembly.
 RABBIT  — Jayden for fantastic reading and Everest for working so hard on the 3 and 4 times tables.
 SNOWDROP  — Fatima for fantastic progress in reading. Donia for working hard in maths.
 WREN  — Inaayah for brilliant work on arrays and Shazeb for very good writing on the similarities and differences of buildings.


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 DAFFODIL  — Jasper for his great reading in our class assembly and Urszula for trying really hard to learn all her lines for our class assembly!
 PUFFIN  — Redom for excellent effort with his reading and using his phonics sound mat to help him spell words. Super work! Joshua I for being a fantastic leader and Puffin prefect during World Book Day. Well done!
 SQUIRREL  — Vanessa for her improvement in Maths. She tried really hard when subtracting. Sami for his fantastic writing and improved handwriting. Keep it up!
 SYCAMORE  — Laylah for great behaviour on World Book Day. Batcho for great sentences in a group rap poem.


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 BEECH  — Aadam for his fantastic effort with his story writing. Wiktoria for making big improvements in both reading and writing. Well done!
 DOLPHIN  — Tristan for an improvement in attitude and quality of work. Jenkins for a brilliant piece of art based on Mark Rothko.
 ROBIN  — Sandra for producing high quality homework every week. Emanuel for his great work in maths.
 TULIP  — Alesia and Luiza for showing a lot of determination to improve their handwriting.


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 BADGER  — Yamikani for being so confident and taking part in the Young Shakespeare Company’s workshop! Chantelle for her fantastic work with identifying different angles in maths!
 BLUEBELL  — Salome for making amazing progress in her reading. Sameer for his fantastic attitude in all aspects of school life, a super role model.
 ELM  Yasmin for trying her best in class. Ihtesham for making good progress in reading.
 GOLDFINCH  Danyal for great comprehension when reading. Yousha for writing from a character’s point of view.


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 KINGFISHER  — Idrees for trying his best in all subjects and staying focused. Naqeeb for persevering in Maths lessons this week and remaining focused.
 MAPLE  —  Saafa for pushing herself to improve her level in reading. Zakariya for working hard to improve his level in reading.
 OTTER  — Oliwia for making good progress in maths and working well in English with Mrs Ullah. Aysha A for contributing to the success of St Matthew’s sports teams recently in badminton and golf.
 SNAPDRAGON  Emily for her fantastic sporting achievements for our school. Emanuel for showing good skills in addition.


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 EAGLE  — Saif and Rosetta for writing excellent suspense stories this week.
 OAK  — Lydia for settling in really well into our class. Sajjad for great cricket in PE and for an improvement in attitude.
 ORCHID  Trinity for excellent use of personification in writing. Kevin for making a great start at St Matthew’s.
 WOLF  — Lemar for displaying an excellent attitude whilst representing the school during a competition. Aqsa for producing a superb suspense story in her writing.

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Photos: Luton Town Football Club

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Our Foundation Stage classes visited Luton Town Football Club recently and had a great time looking around the Kenilworth Road ground. They visited the changing rooms, the medical rooms, the directors boxes and the trophy room, as well as inspecting the football pitch from the touchline.

Click here to see the photo gallery in the Year R section.

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Photos: Year 1 Lego Workshops

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As part of their Houses and Homes topic, our Year 1 classes took part in a Lego workshops recently where they became town planners, architects and builders and created a magnificent Lego town.

Click here to see the photo gallery in the Year 1 section.

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Year 5 and 6 Football

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St Matthew’s 2-0 Bramingham 

The Year 5 and 6 boys kicked off the start of the 2015 season with a very convincing 2-0 victory over Bramingham Primary School.

Qualifying for Division 1, the boys knew that every game would be a tough match and would need 100% from everybody. The boys started the game strongly, with lots of passing and moving from the back to the front from Addam, Theo, Cory and Dimitrius. At the back, our solid defence, consisting of Addam, Theo and Lemar, continuously intercepted passes as well as making crucial tackles to allow St Matthew’s to go on the break.

With Arnis making darting runs upfront, he left space behind for Shakeel to take on a defender where he then took a shot from 20 yards out, hitting the cross bar and bouncing on the line. Dimitrius coolly followed up the shot and poked it home. (Goal line technology will be needed to determine who actually scored this goal).

Josh was having a great game on the left wing, battling away and creating chances for our midfield players Dimitrius and Shakeel. Meanwhile, Bramingham were shooting from left, right and centre where Aman was pulling off save after save keeping a clean sheet for the boys. Tyreece, making his debut for the St Matthew’s football team came on upfront, putting loads of pressure on the Bramingham defence. He knocked the ball to Shakeel, who then ran towards goal. Tyreece, heading towards the back post called for the ball to then slot home his first St Matthew’s goal making the score 2-0.

Everyone who played in this game from defence to attack put 100% in with great positive attitudes and determination. The boys knew that qualifying for Division 1 would be a tough job.

A Man of the Match performance came from Shakeel, who led the team with great encouragement and positivity as well as his footballing skills.

Team: Addam, Aman, Arnis, Cory, Dimitrius, Josh, Lemar, Shakeel (C), Theo, Tyreece

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Red Nose Day

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