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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22 May 2020

Important update from Mr Mackley

Hello everybody, I hope that you are all well and still managing to stay safe.   Things have changed since I last got in touch; there has been a relaxation of some of the restrictions and the curve finally does seem to be going in the right direction which is really good news. ...

21 May 2020

Ascension Day

Today is a very special day for Christians as they remember from the Bible that after he had risen from the dead, Jesus did what he told his disciples he would do and he returned to heaven.   The Ascension of Jesus (Acts Chapter 1, verses 1-11) The disciples (special friends of Jesu...

17 May 2020

Worship for this week - Friendship 4

Making time for each other. This day may we know: the wisdom of God the Father, the friendship  of God the Son and the guidance of God the Holy Spirit   This week we are thinking about the way that our friendships are strengthened by spending time t...

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