Our unique school is fun, secure and flooded with love and joy. We aim high to meet stimulating, challenging targets, taking us forward on our journey through life.
'The Personal Development, Behaviour and Welfare of children at St Matthew's CE School is OUTSTANDING.'
(Ofsted November 2016)
Ofsted Judgements November 2016:
'This is a happy school which pupils love to attend. They thoroughly enjoy their learning. Every pupil feels valued, safe and secure.'
'The headteacher has led the school well ensuring pupils move on to secondary school with confidence, as principled young people who are enthusiastic about continuing their education.'
'Pupils care for one another. They play harmoniously and happily in mixed age groups. Pupils respect themselves and understand they are individuals. This helps them understand that others are also different and offer them respect too. Pupils are confident and polite when talking to adults.'
To be a helpful, learning community where everyone values themselves, other people, and both the local and greater environment.
To be a place where all children achieve their best in the knowledge and skills they need, through quality teaching, collaborative and independent work.
To create an ethos where the entire school takes responsibility for their own actions, make informed choices, and make a positive contribution to the school, the local community and the wider world.
For pupils to develop their minds and bodies, and to increase their awareness of their social, spiritual and emotional skills and needs in a Christian context.
To develop children’s unique qualities.
To develop pupil involvement in the decision making within school.