Welcome to St Matthew's Church of England Primary School

A very warm welcome to our school website which we hope will give you a good insight into the daily life of our school.  St Matthew's is a school family, we work closely with our families and local community to provide an education which is rooted in Christian values and seeks to provide the very best for each child so that they can have every opportunity to learn well and develop a lifelong love of learning. We serve a rich and diverse community consisting of many different cultures and faiths.

Our work here is underpinned by our Mission Statement and reflected in our Vision Statement for all members of our school family. 

Mission Statement:


“St. Matthew’s C.E. Primary School is dedicated to providing an education which enables every child to fulfil his/her best potential.  It seeks to promote academic, emotional and spiritual growth in a Christian environment, welcoming children drawn from diverse cultures”.


Vision Statement:


Inspired by Jesus’ words (Matthew 5: 1-12), we strive to promote academic,

emotional and spiritual  growth in a Christian environment

for all members of our school family.

We can all ‘Be blessed by God, be happy and aspire to be…’


If you wish to know more about us, please do not hesitate to get in touch using our contact page.

M Mackley



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24 March 2020

HT Blog - March 24th 2020

Hello everyone, I hope you are all well and managing to adjust to the very significant changes which have been made to how we are having to live our lives at the moment; it is a huge challenge for everyone in our community.   As a school we want to try and do what we can to help, we ar...

20 March 2020

HT Blog, March 20th 2020

I am sitting here in a very quiet school building, only the sound of traffic outside keeping me company. Even that is not as noisy as it normally is just before 5 pm on a Friday afternoon. This has been perhaps the most interesting and indeed challenging weeks I think I and my colleagues here ...

22 February 2020

February 2020

At our launch of the School Vision with parents we had a great discussion about what the vision means to the children (we shared a video some of them had made to let us know their thoughts) and in groups we talked about the three parts to our strapline, "Be blessed by God, be happy and aspir...

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