Mary, Our Lady

We coloured in our own stained glass windows pictures of Mary and then stuck them all together to make one big stained glass window. Doesn't it look beautiful? We have honoured Mary this week in our collective worship lesson.

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Harvest collective worship

What a wonderful collective worship we celebrated together today. We learned about what harvest is and the history of the harvest festival.

Our scripture was Psalm 107:37-38. 'They sowed fields and planted vineyards that yielded a fruitful harvest; he blessed them and their numbers greatly…

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The Rosary

Today during Collective Worship we spent time learning The Rosary. We read and followed The Rosary prayer and used Rosary beads too.

We felt like using the Rosary beads helped on concentrate on God and feel like "He was praying with us".

 

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The Rosary

During collective worship this week, we have been looking at 'Our Lady' and The Rosary. We discussed who our lady is, and why she is so important. Then we started to learn the Hail Mary prayer together. Next, we had a look at The Rosary, which help us to reflect on the life of Jesus and Mary. Many…

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Moses

Over the last few weeks in RE, we have been looking at people we have been chosen by God. One person we learned about was Moses- who was chosen by God to free the people from Egypt. We have made some artwork, to show the moment when Moses parted the Red Sea to allow the people to escape. We were…

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Daniel in the Lions Den

This week in RE, we have been learning the story of Daniel and the Lions. We talked about how Daniel had to be brave and trust God. We all did some amazing writing to retell the story of Daniel. Then we filled a lion's mane with tissue paper to remind us of the story- they looked really…

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Harvest

This week in collective worship, we were learning about Harvest. We spoke about what Harvest was and why harvest is a special time of year. We thought about how we are very lucky to be able to harvest food for us to eat and thought of how we can thank God. Then we discussed those that are less…

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Commissioning of the chaplains

During our St Francis feast day mass our chaplains were commissioned by Fr Kevin. This was the chaplains' first mass they have led and we look forward to seeing how they help lead our faith life at St Francis. 

 

 

 

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Mass

It was our turn to lead the Mass in church this week. We chose a Mass on sharing as we're coming into the season of Harvest which is all about sharing what we have with others.  Fr. Kevin remarked on how well we had prepared for the Mass and that we read and sang beautifully.  He was very…

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Community

In collective worship we have been thinking about Community. We discussed what the word community meant. We had to choose something in the classroom that represented community - check out our ideas!

We are so thankful for our different communities.

 

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Creation

Today we re visited the story of Creation from the Bible. We recalled what God created on each day.

To help consolidate our understanding we worked in groups to create a freeze frame of different days for the rest of the class to understand. We then linked in our art skills in order to showcase…

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Collective Worship; Creation

We had a wonderful Collective Worship this morning. We gathered together and watched a video on the creation of the world. We reflected on how lucky we are to have been given such a beautiful world. Our scripture taught us to praise God and to honour him for all he has created for us. In groups,…

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