Moses was Chosen by God

Today in RE we were learning about the story of Moses and how Moses was chosen by God. We learned how his mother put him in a basket and pushed him down the river to stop him from being killed by the King of Egypt. He was found by the princess and grew up in the palace. Eventually, Moses left…

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The Rosary

Today in Collective Worship we were looking at Mary and learning about the significance of the Rosary. We talked about Mary and why she was so special, then we learned how Rosary beads can be used to help us focus our minds on prayer, and as we are praying we can think of Mary and Jesus. The…

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Celebrating St Francis Day in Year 3

To celebrate Saint Francis day, Year 3 discussed why Saint Francis is important and reminded ourselves what he did. We created a stained glass window with different coloured paper and coloured in Saint Francis before sticking them together. 

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Harvest Festival

Today we have been looking at Harvest Festival in our Collective Worship. We learned that we need to be thankful for a successful harvest, by appreciating the food we eat. We considered how we can help those who are less fortunate during harvest, such as by donating food to a food bank. To help us…

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St Francis Day Celebrations

Today we have been celebrating St Francis Day. We learned more about who St Francis was and what he did. We learned that St Francis had a love of animals and so we decided to make some bird feeders and hang them around our school grounds for the birds. We also created some art work out of leaves…

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Creating Baptism candles

We learnt about the symbols that are used in Baptism and what they mean. Using the symbols of baptism we learnt about, we created a baptism candle which included drawing all the symbols on to it.

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Caritas- My Community Needs Me

Our Caritas focus this half term was 'My Community needs me'. We looked at how little things can have a big impact, for example a pebble dropping into the sea. We thought about how this applies to us in our community. Even though we are only one small person, we can make a big difference! We…

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Collective Worship: Community

This week, the theme for collective worship was: community. The children were tasked with creating a freeze frame of what community meant to them. We had answers ranging from celebrating Mass as a Church community to helping others that are in need within our school community. 

 

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Abraham Trusted God

Today in RE, we were learning the story of Abraham and how he had to trust God. God told him to leave his home and set off on a journey to a new land. We did some role play of the conversation we thought Abraham would have had with his wife, Sarah. We considered how Abraham and Sarah decided to…

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Rosh Hashanah

Today we learned all about the Jewish festival of Rosh Hashanah.  We learned when, why and how it is celebrated.  We listened to a video of the sound of the Shofar, a rams horn that sounds out around Jerusalem to signal Rosh Hashanah.  In small groups, we worked together to create posters with…

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Celebrating Rosh Hashanah

Today we learned about the Jewish Festival Rosh Hashana. We learned about what it is and how it is celebrated. One thing Jewish people do during Rosh Hashana is eat apples dipped in honey, this is to symbolise a sweet new year. We got to try some apples in honey for ourselves and then used our…

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Kingdom of God

Our first topic for RE is 'The Kingdom of God'. Today we discussed questions about what the Kingdom of God is, where you might find it and the values needed in order to be part of the Kingdom. The children had chance to demonstrate their learning through acting and creating their own pictures of…

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