The Festival of Holi

Year 3 celebrated the Hindu Festival of Holi this term, which is also known as the "Festival of Love", the "Festival of Colours", and the "Festival of Spring". They read the ancient story that celebrates the eternal and divine love of Radha and Krishna and created an art piece linked to…

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The Exodus

In year 5 we have been reading the story of the Exodus, when Moses led the Israelites out of Egypt.


We used drama freeze frames to retell the story.


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God fullfills his Promises

This week we are thinking all about the nativity story and how it shows us that God fulfilled his promise to Mary.

We had to re-tell the story in different ways. Some of us had to create comic strips and some of us had to create news reports!

Check out our newsreports in this video. Miss…

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Year 4 Hope

This week is the first week of advent, which is Hope. We looked at Matthew 12:17-21 “And in his name, the nations will put his hope” and discussed what this scripture may mean.

We joined in with a song all about hope, this was a really joyful, uplifting song, which showed us that when we put…

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Trusting in God

Today we learnt all about Joseph and how angel Gabriel visited him to tell him about Mary having a baby. We realised that he really had to trust in God as it was such a scary, unknown and unusual thing for him to do. We went outside to complete a trust exercise with our partner - we were able to…

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Gabriel visits Mary

In RE this term we have been learning about people in the Bible who had to trust in God. This week we spent time learning about Mary and exploring the story of when Gabriel visited her to tell her all about having baby Jesus. We thought lots about how Mary would have felt, why God chose her, why…

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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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