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 […]

Sports Day

We had two very successful Sports Days this year. Ridgewaye were the winners in KS2, and Powdermill the winners in KS1. Our Sports Days are all about Teamwork. Children have the opportunity to represent the school in tournaments for all different sports so we focus on our houses working together to gain points towards a […]

Year 6 Residential

What a fantastic time the year 6 children had on the Residential Activity Week. We couldn’t have asked for more perfect weather as it stayed dry and warm for our week’s camping in the Mendip Hills. A full and fun-packed programme was created for us by the amazing staff at the Mendips Activity Centre. The […]

Coronation Celebration

How lovely it was to gather together on the playground to mark the King’s Coronation. We then spent the afternoon paired up with a class from another year to create coronation art collaboratively. It was super seeing the children work together. Year 4 and year 1 designed British flags, Yr 3 and yr 6 worked […]

Jeremy Strong visits St Matthew’s

KS2 children had a wonderful presentation by the very popular author, Jeremy Strong. He told us all about how and where he writes, and explained the process he goes through to publish one of his books. Who knew a fridge was integral to writing! There were lots of laughs and giggles as he told stories […]