We have been awarded the silver school games award. This recognises our commitment at St. Matthew's to deliver high quality PE lessons as well as offering children the chance to take part in extra curricular activities and inter and intra school competitions.
Intra School Dance Competition at SJB
Every class in KS2 have been practising all term to compete against each in the Intra School Dance Competition which was held at St John Bosco Arts College. The theme this year was 'Dancing Through the Decades' and every year group performed extremely well. It was a tough competition but Year 5JE came out as the winners!
A big well done to all the children for taking part and thank you to all the parents who came along to cheer the children on.
Bikeability with Year 5
Well done for completing the bikeability training
Monday Mornings in Early Bird Club are all about being active!
Our Gifted and Talented Dance group performing at St John Bosco Primary Dance Festival 2017
A big well done to our Gifted and Talented dance group who came 1st place at the SJB Primary Dance Festival 2017!! Our theme this year was 'the calm after the storm' based on the storms that have destroyed parts of the world over this past year. All of the dancers worked extremely hard and we are very proud of their achievment.
Year 6 at the Anfield Mini League
We played two games in the mini league this week and won both of them
2 - 0 and 4 -1.
Our meet and greet with the Olympic Gymnast Beth Tweddle
Our aspiring gymnasts had lots of great questions for Beth about her very successful career in gymnastics. Our children felt inspired by the stories Beth shared with us from discussing her favourite skill to perform to how she overcome injuries throughout her career. We would like to thank Beth for taking the time to come in and meet our pupils at St Matthew's.
Head boy/girl and deputy head boy/girl meeting Liverpool Football Club at Melwood Training Ground
Sports Day 2017
"We took part in 24 different activities during Sports day, each of them showing off something that we have learnt this year. It was loads of fun. And the weather was great too!"
Year 4 win the league!
Year 4 boys won their league at LFC Academy and have been invited to take part in the regional finals next moth. Good luck boys!
Year 4 Girls Football
Year 4 girls took part in a tournament at North Liverpool Academy.
Aliyah won a gymnastics competition at Gymfest in Glasgow this weekend. Another superstar at St. Matthew's.
Year 4 are Champions!
Some of our Year 4 boys won the league with their Sunday team and brought the trophy in to show everyone! Well done boys, we are very proud of you.
"Some of us were picked to take part in the Highland Games at Calderstones High School. We had to do lots of running, jumping and throwing and it was loads of fun. We came a close second overall."
Year 5 step up to Year 6 League
"It was tough playing against the Year 6's but it was good practice if we get to play in the team next year."
KS2 Dance Competition at St John Bosco
This term the whole of Key Stage 2 have been training for an dance competition at St John Bosco. Each class choreographed their own routine and practiced really hard. 4F came out winners with their own version of the New Zealand warrior dance 'The Haka.'
Year 5 EFC School's Tournament
Year 5 took part in the EFC School's Tournament at Fazakerley High School. They played really well and finished 4th in the league.
St Matthew's B Play at the Anfield Mini League
"This was the first time we had played at the Anfield Mini League. We didn't win this time but we did have lots of fun."
Year 5 and 6 at EFC Premier League Tournament
"It was great to go out and play football all day. We had 8 games altogether and didn't get beat until the semi finals. Hopefully next time we can go one step further."
Under 11's at the Anfield Mini League
"This week we played two games the first one we drew 1-1. But we won the second one 3-1. We are turning into a really food team."
"I love it when we learn tag rugby. I think I have really improved since last year and I understand the rules a lot more."
Level 1 Basketball Competition
"Having a competition at the end of half term was a great idea. We got to show off all the skills that we had learnt and also it was great playing in a team with our friends."
Capoeira in Sports Week
"I didn't know what Capoeira was before today. It comes from Brazil and it is like a mix between dance and martial arts."
Golf in Sports Week
"We played golf in school today. Sir turned the front yard into a golf course for us. It was hard at first but I was really good at it by then end?"
Lacrosse in Sports Week
"Lacrosse is the most difficult sport that I have tried so far. The coach taught us the best way to hold the stick, throw and catch the ball."
LFC coaches teach Year 1
"I like it when the Liverpool coaches come in. It makes me feel like I'm in a proper team."
"This was the first time some of us had ever played in a football team. We lost the first couple of games but then we improved and won the last two. We can't wait to go again."