Churches

Year 1 went to visit St Francis church to have an explore and see what signs and symbols we could find. We learnt about what things were called and what they are for. We then used this knowledge to create our own churches back in class. We worked as part of a team with a special job, just like our…

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Friday visits from Father Kevin

Father Kevin was overjoyed when he found out that Year 3 were learning about the story of Zacchaeus. He was so excited that he came into class to see what they have learnt. The children loved answering questions and explaining what they know. They are looking forward to their next visit from…

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Jesus calls the disciples.

We had lots of fun acting out the story from the Bible where Jesus calls the disciples to become fishers of men!! 

 

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Year 5 visit from Father Kevin

Father Kevin visited Year 5 this morning to share his experience of meeting Chris Lubbe, who was Nelson Mandela's bodyguard, as this links to our topic of Apartheid in South Africa He shared Chris Lubbe's life story with us, and then we discussed our opinions and feelings towards the events in…

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The Birth of Jesus

Today in RE, the children role played the birth of Jesus. They took on the roles of Mary, Joseph, Angel Gabriel, the inn keeper and the shepherd. Their reenactment was very captivating and they were able to answer questions about the key biblical figures. Great addition to our advent…

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Year 3 Collective Worship

This week's focus for collective worship is the poor. As a class we discussed who the poor are and what they may be in need of. On Tuesday it was World Toilet day and we linked our collective worship them to it. The children came up with some beautiful prayers asking God to help those who don't…

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Diwali: the festival of light.

In Year 5, we enjoyed a variety of activities to understand and celebrate Diwali: creating scratch pad art work with rangoli patterns and symbols linked to Diwali; making our own diyas out of clay and using stop-start animation software on the iPads to re-tell the story of Rama and…

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Early Years RE

This half term in Early Years, we have been learning about God's World. We have also celebrated some key festivals; Diwali and Rosh Hashana. The children enjoyed setting up our RE table for quiet reflection time.

 

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Rangoli patterns for Diwali

We had a lovely time learning about the Hindu festival of Diwali. We spent some time learning how Hindus celebrate the festival and one of the ways is through creating Rangoli patterns. We looked at different examples and used this to create our own. We took our time to make sure our patterns were…

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Collective Worship from our Chaplains

Miss Collins was so proud of some of our chaplains this week. Elan, Nurshairah and Chayil led a fantastic session on 'Being Sorry'. It was the first time they had led one and they did a fantastic job. It was really thought provoking and the whole class were really challenged! Thank you…

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Abraham and Sarah

We learnt all about the story of Abraham in RE. We recalled it and retold it in our own rewords.

We thought about what the story teaches us about God - he will always keep his promises, even if they seem impossible!

If you're not sure of the story, have a listen to us! 

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