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School Return

Please check APP and Website regularly See School Return Page School Return

Parent update

13th May 2020   Dear Parents, As you know on Sunday there was an announcement of the possibility of certain years (N,R,1,6) returning to school in a phased manner from 1st June (please be warned we may not get much warning from the government if it is to go ahead or not).  Yesterday, the government published more information, however we are still waiting for greater clarity; thus at the minute we cannot tell you how we will return to…

School Closed 8th May

School Closed 8th May

Use School APP & Google Classroom

This is just a reminder for those that have missed previous announcements- Please use the School APP and Google Classroom for news and support in home learning. Keep Safe

Aldi join FSM scheme

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/aldi-joins-free-school-meal-voucher-scheme?utm_source=7e31365f-0621-42b2-8980-ff87d7f11516&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=govuk-notifications&utm_content=immediate

FSM Voucher Scheme Government Problems

Update on national voucher scheme for schools providing free school meals A number of schools have been in touch regarding non-receipt of an eCode. Edenred have instigated a re-send of 100% of all eCodes with a ‘Fulfilled’ status. This exercise will be completed by the end of today. Full details of this scheme can be found here: ·        https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/covid-19-free-school-meals-guidance

Update 1-4-19

Dear Parents Firstly, I would like to thank our NHS parents and those  parents and staff providing vital services.  The school is open and working on a rota system, over the next few weeks using a very small number of staff.  Please check the school website regularly as this will be our main point for information sharing. Easter The school remains open over the Easter Period but will be closed Good Friday and Bank Holiday Monday.  Please…

Free Maths Lessons

Free Maths Lessons https://www.themathsfactor.com/

Free Reading Scheme eBooks

Great for Early Readers https://home.oxfordowl.co.uk/books/free-ebooks/

Keep Up to date with the school App

Please make sure you have the school App as this is where the most information will be posted   Download the ‘Our School App’ from your App Store and find the St Matthew’s Primary School by entering the postcode: ST3 7NE

Free Online Guitar Lessons

We have been fortunate enough to secure a 90-day free subscription to TrueFire and JamPlay for all students. This is an online guitar learning service with hundreds of pounds worth of online videos. (If any courses say sale, you can ignore this. As long as there is a play button, you can access the material). We suspect most will be interested in the courses>beginner guitar area. Please see the information below:   Thank you for applying…

Free Audio Books

We highly recommend reading as you know. And there is nothing better than listening to a book read to you – when it’s read well.  We have found two great resources which we highly recommend that your children access so that they can shut off for a while and enter the world of another person in another world/place. Audible have curated free books for children to listen to – and there are some crackers in there.  You could…