Wow! What a morning some of our Year 4 children had. We competed against 6 schools in the Primary Olympics at St John Bosco and we came away with the trophy!
14 children competed in 9 different sports and we won 7 gold medals and 1 bronze leaving us as the overall winners. A big well done to all children who came along, we are very proud of your talent and sportsmanship.
KS1 Dance Competition
A fantastic morning watching our KS1 children showcase their dances from around the world. Every child put 100% into their routines and a big well done to Miss Rush's class who were voted the winners by our judges; Year 3 pupils.
A big well done to lots of our Year 5 pupils who completed their level 1, 2 and 3 with the Bike Right Bikeability team!
Dance Workshop at Leamington
KS2 Intra School Dance Competition
All classes performed exceptionally well to a song from a well known musical. What a great morning spent watching some amazing talent. A big well done to you all!
After lots of deliberation, Class 5E walked away the winners and runners up were class 4F!
Some of our children in Year 4 and 5 took part in the High School Musical performance at SJB. Their dancing and acting skills were amazing!
Anfield Mini League
A big well done to our Year 4 books for winning both games against 2 different schools. A great start to the league!
SJB Dance Festival
Well doneto all the dancers for taking part in the St John Bosco Primary Dance Festival. They performed an amazing routine based on anti bullying and have all worked extremely hard.
A big well done to some of our Year 4 pupils who have already completed the 25 metres in swimming and gained their certificate!
KS1 Dance Competition
The children in KS1 performed dances from various musicals. All performances were fantastic but we could only have one winner and that was Class 2P!!
A big well done to everyone - What a great morning full of music and dancing.
Congratulations to those children in Year 6 who completed the 25 meter swim during their top up lessons!
Year 3 win the league!
Amazing result today from 6 of our Year 3 boys who won their legue at Anfield Sports Centre! They played against three other schools and came first place scoring a outstanding 20 goals in total and winning all 6 games.
Jospeh from our team also got 'player of the tournament' due to excellent sportmanship - well done Joseph!
We celebrated with a nice cool ice-lolly in the sunshine!
Year 3 and 4 Highland Games
A big well done to 8 of our year 3 and 4 children who took part in the Highland Games competition at North Liverpool Acamady. They came 1st place out of 20 other schools with an amazing 504 points!
We are very proud of you all :)
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!
It’s great! I love sports and Monday Early Birds gets you ready for the rest of the week.
Sophie – Year 6
I enjoy it because we do stuff on Premier League and I love football. Feel better going to class because I have already done sports.
Joseph – Year 4
I love Mondays in Early Birds because we get to exercise and we used to play on Ipads. I feel ready to learn when I get to class.
Harry – Year 3
We get a lot of exercise in on a Monday morning in Early Birds and we learn at the same time. I feel more awake on a Monday morning when I get to class.
Jack – Year 5
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.
I loved meeting Beth! She told us all about her life as a gymnast and I got to find out about her favourite apparatus to perform on in the Olympics.
Emily – Year 4
Meeting Beth Tweedle was amazing! I got to ask her loads of questions about how she became so good at gymnastics.
Eve – Year 4
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 month. 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."
Privacy and cookies policy
Last Edited: 23rd May 2018
1.1. We are committed to safeguarding the privacy of the users of our services. Our services include and will hereby be referred to as ‘Our Services’ (our websites used to promote eSchools services and tutorial resources, specifically http://www.eschools.co.uk/ and https://academy.eschools.co.uk/), ‘School Websites’ ( designed by eSchools and populated by individual schools themselves) and ‘Platforms’ (individual online services that provide teachers, learners, parents and governors with information, tools and resources) as well as our smartphone app. This policy sets out how we will treat your personal information across these services.
2. Collecting personal information on Our Services
2.1 We may process or temporarily store the following kinds of personal information:
information about your computer and about your visits to and use of Our Services (including but not limited to, your IP address, geographical location, browser type and version, operating system, referral source, length of visit, page views and website navigation paths)
information contained in or relating to any communications that you send to us or send through our website (including, the communication content) via online forms
any other personal information that you choose to send to us via online forms
2.2 Before you disclose to us the personal information of another person, you must obtain that person's consent to both the disclosure and the processing of that personal information in accordance with the terms of this policy.
2.5 Schools are also able to add analytics tools and can therefore gather information on visits to and use of their website (including but not limited to, IP address, geographical location, browser type and version, operating system, referral source, length of visit, page views and website navigation paths). Individual visitors can manage their preferences through cookie preferences, as mentioned in 2.4.
2.6 Session IP addresses are retained to monitor and safeguard against improper usage of our services.
2.7 Content on the platform (added by staff, governors and students) and website content is added directly by School Users. This information is only used for to display on the platform in the way the user intends and is not used for any other purposes by eSchools. At a time when a school ceases to use our services the content is removed within a 14 day period as detailed in our agreement with the school.
2.8 Some of our services require the school to provide access to information they require for use with those services. For example a school using our communication tool, Letters Home, which enables schools to contact parents by email regarding important school information. In this situation a school will provide eSchools with access to the email address(es) they wish to send their communication to. Schools have granular access to ensure only the required data is shared and accessed by eSchools. The data is frequently updated to ensure that eSchools only retains up-to-date data.
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administer our services
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troubleshoot and problem solve
send you email notifications that you have specifically requested. You can manage your preferences at anytime through your eSchools dashboard.
keep our services secure, safeguard against improper use of our services and prevent fraud.
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3.1.3. We will use any contact details supplied in an online form for the purposes explicitly detailed in said form. For example troubleshooting and problem solving or the provision of live online training as explicitly requested by you, the user.
3.2. We will not, without your express consent, supply your personal information to any third party for the purpose of their or any other third party's direct marketing.
3.3. eSchools understands our obligation to be mindful about the data we process and only process data that is required to fulfil our obligations in providing our services; to a school who enters into an agreement to use our services and you, the user.
3.4. We will not pass your information to third parties; except for the purpose of fulfilling our services to a school who enters into an agreement to use our services and you, the user or where we are required to do so by law.
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4.1 We may disclose your personal information to, any of our employees, officers, insurers, professional advisers, agents, suppliers or subcontractors insofar as reasonably necessary for the purposes set out in this policy.
4.2 We may disclose your personal information:
to the extent that we are required to do so by law;
in connection with any ongoing or prospective legal proceedings;
in order to establish, exercise or defend our legal rights (including providing information to others for the purposes of fraud prevention and reducing credit risk);
to any person who we reasonably believe may apply to a court or other competent authority for disclosure of that personal information where, in our reasonable opinion, such court or authority would be reasonably likely to order disclosure of that personal information;
to the school in the case of improper use on the platform by individuals.
4.3 Except as provided in this policy, we will not provide your personal information to third parties.
5. International data transfers
5.1. Data directly collected by eSchools may be stored and processed in and transferred between any of the countries in which we operate in order to enable us to use the information in accordance with this policy. Any third party we use is within the EEA or they hold a sufficient accreditation (i.e. Privacy Shield) as in line with requirements under the GDPR. No other third party are permitted to access the school’s data.
5.2. Personal information that an individual adds to our websites may be available, via the internet, around the world. We cannot prevent the use or misuse of such information by others.
6. Retaining personal information
6.1. This Section 6 sets out our data retention policies and procedure, which are designed to help ensure that we comply with our legal obligations in relation to the retention and deletion of personal information.
6.2. Personal information that we process for any purpose or purposes shall not be kept for longer than is necessary for that purpose or those purposes.
6.3. Data collected through analytic cookies will be retained for 26 months. Individual visitors can adapt the data collected through cookie preferences, as mentioned in 2.4.
6.4. Notwithstanding the other provisions of this Section 6, we will retain documents (including electronic documents) containing personal data:
To the extent that we are required to do so by law;
If we believe that the documents may be relevant to any ongoing or prospective legal proceedings; and
In order to establish, exercise or defend our legal rights (including providing information to others for the purposes of fraud prevention and reducing credit risk). Data will no longer be kept after the termination of the contract with the school.
7. Security of your personal information
7.1. We will take reasonable technical and organisational precautions to prevent the loss, misuse or alteration of your personal information.
7.2. We will store all the personal information you provide on our secure (password- and firewall-protected) servers. The web service we employ has a broad range of accreditations and certifications and the data centres used ensure the data stays within the EEA.
7.3. eSchools use a Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) which creates a secure connection uses two keys to encrypt data in transit. Despite this, you acknowledge that the transmission of information over the internet is inherently insecure, and we cannot guarantee the security of data.
8.1. We may update this policy from time to time by publishing a new version on our website.
8.2 You should check this page regularly to ensure you are aware of any changes to this policy.
9. Your rights
9.1. You may instruct us to provide you with any personal information we hold about you.
9.2. We may withhold personal information that you request to the extent permitted by law.
9.3. You may change your cookie preferences at any time as referenced in 2.4.
9.4. School Staff/Governors who subscribe to our Newsletter may manage their preferences at anytime through their eSchools dashboard.
10. Third party websites
10.1 Our website includes hyperlinks to, and details of, third party websites.
11. Updating information
We will only provide communication about the eSchools platform to school staff/governors who can manage their preferences at anytime through their eSchools dashboard.
Last Edited: 23rd May 2018
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