Tunbridge Wells Music Festival

On 22nd March, St Matthew’s choir sang with other schools at the Tunbridge Wells Schools Singing Festival which was held at the Assembly Hall Theatre. Around 300 children sang a collection of Space Themed songs on the stage to a large audience. As well as the collaborative songs, our choir also performed Star Man by […]

Community Art Project

Four children from Year 5 have been attending the Community Art Project at Holmewood House School since September. On Wednesday evening this week, they held an art exhibition to show all of the wonderful art they have created from ceramics. It was wonderful to see the talent on display. The children summed it up well, […]

Big Thank You!

Thank you to the Nicholson family, who are pictured here receiving money for two large gazebos for our summer/winter fairs from the Tunbridge Wells Round Table. We look forward to using them at our Summer Fair!  

World Book Day

World Book Day was again a fantastic day for everyone in St Matthew’s. We saw so many wonderful costumes, from children and teachers. Book characters are really brought to life and the children loved the opportunity to see everyone in our celebration assembly. Best costumes were judged and they proved very difficult to choose as […]

Art Trip

Art club had a great time at the Jerwood Gallery in Hastings. The children spent lots of time sketching and studying the artwork. Year 4 children even recognised one of the artists from a school project. They told us that Alfred Wallis had been the illustrator for the story Mousehole  Cat and he often painted […]

Safer Internet Day

Today, Marc, Ben, Felix, Gib, Tara and Leana, who attended an E-Safety workshop last term, helped Mrs Pollard to deliver two assemblies to highlight Safer Internet Day. The theme this year is ‘Be the change: Unite for a better internet’ and the assemblies focussed on pictures and videos. Reception and KS1 listened to the story […]

Sleeping Beauty

Reception, Year 1, Year 2 and Year 3 watched a very entertaining performance of Sleeping Beauty this afternoon by M&M Theatre Productions. We have been doing a lot of work on story telling, based on our key text of ‘The Story Machine’. It was lovely to see a story told in a different way and […]

Wagtails Worship

Wagtails class, year 2, presented this morning’s worship on ‘The Story Machine’. They read and acted out stories, just like Elliott. We heard stories Anansi and about Noah and we saw some lovely work that the children had done all linked to the key text. Well done, Wagtails.


On Thursday 19th January St Matthew’s became champions at the Infant Agility competition for the second year running. The team consisted of Freya, Lucy, Eleanor, Niamh, Ateefa, Oliver, Charlie, Harrison, Aiden and Ryan. The children had to do 5 activities including, speed bounce, skittles, shuttle run, long jump and chest push and they all performed […]


On Sunday 15th January Eleanor, Saarah, Caitlin and Evan took part in the Kent Schools indoor Decathlon Championships in Ashford. There were over 155 children taking part and all four children performed superbly well. Eleanor was the real star of the show winning 9 out her 10 events and winning the girls competition overall with […]