Religion Education News

Judaism week

Judaism week

In year six we have been learning about Jewish festivals. We learned that during the festival of Rosh Hashanah, apples dipped in honey are eaten with a prayer that God will make the new year a good and sweet one. A blessing is said over the fruit:

“Blessed are you, Lord our God, king of the universe, who creates the fruit of the tree”

 We all had a try of the apples dipped in honey and we thought they were delicious!

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