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  • Grove Theatre Fundraiser
    On Sunday the St Matthew’s Choir took part in ‘Let Your Spirit Fly’, a fundraiser concert at the Grove Theatre in Dunstable raising money for the children’s wards at the Luton & Dunstable Hospital. The day featured 7 schools from Luton and Dunstable all singing individually and then finally together for the finale, singing a song … Continue reading Grove Theatre Fundraiser →
  • Young Voices 2017
    This week saw our return to the Genting Arena in Birmingham for Young Voices 2017. This is the third time we have taken part in the shows, and every year has been bigger and better. Singing alongside hundreds of other schools, the choir was over 6000 children strong, performing to an audience of around 10,000! The … Continue reading Young Voices 2017 →
  • ‘A Christmas Carol’ Production
    Over the past 6 weeks, Year 5 have been working on their production of the classic Charles Dickens novel ‘A Christmas Carol’. Every child in Year 5 had a hand in the show and split off in to four groups. The actors, choir, costume department and set department. Below is a documentary about the making … Continue reading ‘A Christmas Carol’ Production →
  • Into Film Festival 2016
    Last year we took 3 year groups to the Into Film Festival, this year we took 6! Around 720 St Matthew’s pupils walked down to the cinema for showings put on by Into Film. Below are the films each saw, and links to some Into Film resources. Year 1 – Finding Nemo Year 2 – … Continue reading Into Film Festival 2016 →
  • Stockwood Discovery Centre Film
    A few weeks ago we volunteered to provide some budding filmmakers, actors and actresses to help Stockwood Discovery Centre make a promotional film. The film is being made to help new visitors know what to expect when they come to the Centre. The children did great in front of the camera, speaking confidently and showing what a … Continue reading Stockwood Discovery Centre Film →
  • Luton Singing Spectactular
    The St Matthew’s Choir have made us hugely proud yet again at the annual Luton Singing Spectacular. The Luton Music Service hosted a great night for a room packed to the rafters with parents, friends and family. The children made an incredible sound performing songs from a range of genres and styles. Check out the pictures below!
  • “A Sense of Humour” Competition
    You may remember us winning the Elstree Film Design film competition last year with our film How Much Change. Well one year on, children representing St Matthew’s have done it again! This year’s theme was “A Sense of Humour” and from that brief two of our Year 6 girls came up with this 90 second film. Which was … Continue reading “A Sense of Humour” Competition →
  • Luton Carnival 2016
    After our last minute invite to Luton Carnival in 2015, we knew then that in 2016 we wanted to be involved in a big way. Plans began back in September with the folks at UKCCA and on Sunday we finally took our efforts to the streets! St Matthew’s had over 100 children in the procession, representing … Continue reading Luton Carnival 2016 →
  • See It, Make It – Year 5 Filmmaking
    Over the past couple of months, a group of our year 5 pupils have been producing a short film with the help of a group of visiting professional filmmakers. Taking up the theme of “Space”, the children developed a story from discussion around the word “space” and the ideas and issues it raises. The story follows one … Continue reading See It, Make It – Year 5 Filmmaking →
  • Dylan’s Space Animation
    One of our very talented Year 4 pupils has made this short film for entry into the Into Film Space competition. I think you’ll agree that Dylan has made a brilliant short film. We look forward to seeing what else you make in the future. Well done Dylan!