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Year 2 – Christmas Prayers

Year 2 – Christmas Prayers

Year 2 – Christmas Prayers

As our school continue to count down to Advent, Year 2 have spent time making a Christmas decoration for our Christmas tree. The children then decorated the front with glitter and wrote a special prayer on the reverse. Children were then asked to write a prayer that was meaningful to them. The children wrote down some very thoughtful and touching prayers that included: I pray for those in need, I pray for the homeless, I pray for our local community…
Advent facts:
Advent is the period of four Sundays and weeks before Christmas (or sometimes from the 1st December to Christmas Day!).
Advent means ‘Coming’ in Latin. This is the coming of Jesus into the world. Christians use the four Sundays and weeks of Advent to prepare and remember the real meaning of Christmas.

 

Exploring and setting up Liturgy focal points and leading our own Liturgies

Reception have enjoying having access to our class Liturgy resources during their free-play. They have set up their own focal points and led liturgies pretending to be me or Mr Turner! Some children read bible stories whilst friends listened and others enjoyed looking at our books about other cultures and religions. Continue Reading

Prayer Stations

Prayer Stations

Year Three went to church to visit the prayer stations dedicated to Mary. The children had five different stations to visit and each looked at Mary in a different way, for example, loving Mary, humble Mary. The children were  all very respectful in church and had a lovely experience.   Continue Reading

Energy

Energy

Year Three have begun their new R.E. topic, ‘Energy’. As a class we discussed the power that wind and fire have and its uses. Then they heard a story from the Acts of the Apostles. The children imagined they were one of the disciples left behind when Jesus ascended to Heaven. They expressed their feelings… Continue Reading

Lenten Crosses

Lenten Crosses

A Lenten activity that the children have been taking part in is making crosses using various materials, tools and resources. Although unable to get into the Forest School due to the heavy rain, Year 6 had great fun making their crosses in the classroom. They worked in pairs to help each other hammer the nails onto… Continue Reading