Year 6 Residential

Year 6 had a great week at the Mendips Activity Centre. It was a full and fun packed week, with team challenges, kayaking, assault course, rock climbing, bushcraft, orienteering, tobogganing and archery taught by the Mendips instructors. As well as these organised activties, we spent the evenings on nightwalks, visiting the beach, playing wide games […]

Singing Festival

Our choir performed wonderfully at the Tunbridge Wells Primary School Singing Festival this week. This is a great opportunity to join with other schools to sing together in a proper theatre. Each school did their own piece and our choice was ‘Somewhere over the Rainbow’ and ‘The White Cliffs of Dover’. Thank you to Mrs […]

Book Donation

We are very grateful to the Tunbridge Wells branch of the Inner Wheel, who have donated 100 books to the school. As part of the group’s centenary celebrations, they are donating 100 things to local community groups. St Matthew’s were chosen and we are delighted to have a whole range of new books to enjoy. […]

Community Clear Up Day

What a fantastic effort by staff, children, parents and governors to make a huge difference to the school. The skip got filled quickly once we started sorting through the loft and clearing up around the grounds. Sheds were built, walls were painted, floors were cleaned, bookcases and cupboards tidied, trees cut down and litter picked. […]


St Matthew’s are really pleased to be able to share with you our SIAMs inspection report. Thanks go to the whole school community for the team effort to demonstrate all we do well at St Matthew’s. The outcome of the Inspection is what we wished for and states: ‘The inspection findings indicate that St Matthew’s […]

Pirate Ship

Following the installation over October half term, we were delighted to officially ‘launch’ HMS St Matthew’s. The PTA have worked tirelessly to raise the funds over the past couple of years to get this amazing piece of play equipment for our children. We are extremely grateful to each and every one who has supported the […]


The whole school walked down to St Matt’s church for our Harvest Service. Our year 6 children started our service linking our vision and values to the meaning of Harvest. Year 4 told the story of Ruth, and how at Harvest time the edge of the field was left by farmers so those who were […]

Reception 2024 Tours

We are taking bookings for our Reception 2024 tours. If you would like to come and visit the school on one of these dates, please call the school office on 01892 528098 Thursday 12th October 2023 @ 2.00pm Tuesday 17th October 2023 @ 9:15am Tuesday 31st October 2023 @ 9:15am Wednesday 8th November @ 2.00pm

Shakespeare Rocks

We have been so impressed with our year 6s performances of ‘Shakespeare Rocks’. Well done to all the children for their energy, performance, acting, singing, choreography, computer skills, art work and overall excitement. These are some of the comments from the thrilled audience. ‘Outstanding performance well done to all and a massive thank you to […]

Music Concerts

We had a real treat with years 3,4 &5 performing their musical pieces to everyone. We heard recorders and glockenspiels, super songs and also saw some fabulous dancing. A really joyous occasion and just lovely to hear. Thank you to Mrs Morton, Mrs Brierley and Mr Smith for their brilliant work with the classes, choir […]