The Passover

One of the festivals we have celebrated and learnt about was The Passover. We looked at Moses' role in the story. We discussed our opinions on the story, before getting into groups to act the story of the Passover out. Some of us pretend to be different plagues, such as frogs and being…

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Learning about Rosary Beads

In our RE lessons, we have been learning about prayer and how important it is.  We have looked at the different types of prayers such as thank-you prayers, petition prayers, praise and sorrow prayers. and different ways to pray including meditation, contemplation and vocal.  Today, we learned…

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The Good Samaritan

In RE this week, we were learning about the Good Samaritan and the message we can take from this story. We re-enacted the story in groups and created a hot seat in which we became different people in the story. We had to think about the points of view of other people and the consequences of…

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All things are connected

In Caritas this half term, we looked at different scriptures such as the Creation Story and Noah's Ark. We made lists of our thoughts and discussed which one was our favourite and why. We made posters on our responsibilities to look after the world as Christians.

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Being a Christian

 

In RE, we have started learning about what being a Christian means. In our lesson, we discussed what we thought this meant and what it felt like to be a Catholic. We acted out the difficulties we may face as Catholics for example someone telling us they won't be our friend if we play with…

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Fruits of the Spirit

In RE, we learnt about the fruit of the spirits that help us become better people. We reflected on when we have shown the fruits in our lives and how they have helped us. We worked in groups, choosing a fruit together and making a presentation on how we can use this fruit to become a better…

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Second Vatican Council

On October 28th 1958, a new Pope was elected, Pope John XXIII.  He called for a council of the Church, the second Vatican Council with 2500 bishops from every continent in the world and 4 years were spent preparing for it.  The influence of Pope John during this Council lives on in the church…

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Hot Seat

 

In RE, we learnt about the Pentecost and discussed needing help. We spoke about times we have helped people when they have needed it and times when we have needed help. The apostles went out to tell everyone they met about Jesus and his teaching so we took turns being one the apostles in the…

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The Ascension

This week in RE, we were learning about the ascension. We learned that this was the moment when Jesus went back up to heaven after he had risen from the dead. We acted out what we thought the disciples would have looked like when they saw this happening, we had some great expressions! Then we did…

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Freeze Frame

In RE this week, we learnt about the Ascension and the importance of this event. We discussed why it was a sad and a happy time. We thought about different questions the disciples would want to ask Jesus. We discussed the promises that Jesus made and drew a picture of him with these promises.…

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He is Risen!

In our RE lessons, we've been learning about the Resurrection.  Today we got into partners and reported on the story of Jesus rising from the dead on Easter Sunday.  We took on the roles of a reporter and a news reader who were retelling the events that had taken place after Jesus was crucified on…

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Actions Speak Louder than Words

This week, our Collective Worship theme was 'actions speak louder than words'. We discussed how words are important, but only if they match our actions. We learned that actions can reveal, actions can conceal, actions can confirm and actions can confuse. We went outside and acted out some…

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