R.E.

Year 2: Liturgy

Year 2: Liturgy

In year 2 today, children (liturgy group 3) decided that they wanted to do a liturgy on the theme of ‘happiness’. In preparation, children selected the Advent wreath, a cross, and the bible and placed these special items on our prayer table. The children wanted relaxing music to play as children gathered in a circle… Continue Reading

Year 2: Advent – Isaiah

Year 2: Advent – Isaiah

Today in R.E., children learned about Isaiah, who was a Hebrew prophet, who was believed to have lived about 700 years before the birth of Jesus Christ. Born in Jerusalem, Israel, he was said to have found his calling as a prophet when he saw a vision in the year of King Uzziah’s death. Isaiah… Continue Reading

The Little Flower Concert

The Little Flower Concert

On Wednesday 2nd October, children, pupils and staff from our school joined parishioners from both St. Teresa’s Church and St. Aidan’s Church to celebrate the feast of St. Teresa in the first annual Little Flower Concert. It was a fantastic celebration in which there was an array of talents on display, including singing from our… Continue Reading

Year 2: Judaism

Year 2: Judaism

In R.E. we discussed other religions and focused on Judaism. The children learnt all about Shabbat. Shabbat is a very special day for Jewish people and the name itself comes from the Hebrew word for Sabbath. How Shabbat is celebrated: Celebrating Shabbat in a Jewish home. … Just before dark, the mother lights the Shabbat candles and recites a… Continue Reading

Lots of ‘firsts’ for Reception Class

Lots of ‘firsts’ for Reception Class

Reception have enjoyed lots of ‘firsts’ these past few weeks. They are settling well into life at St Teresa’s and are enjoying all aspects of our creative curriculum. Here they are enjoying their first sessions of PE, dance, forest school and music. Reception have also had their first visit to our school library and have… Continue Reading

Year 2: Children’s Liturgy

Year 2: Children’s Liturgy

Year 2 have now finished their first R.E. topic: Domestic Church/new beginnings. Children learned about the creation story in the bible and then looked at new beginnings in their own life. We discussed new clubs, a new year group, new teacher, and new friends, new challenges and expectations. Children have participated in Liturgical dance, writing… Continue Reading

Year 5 RE

Year 5 RE

Year 5 have been learning about ‘Ourselves’ in RE. They have been exploring their unique qualities and talents alongside looking at scripture. After reading one of St Paul’s letters to the Colossians, they shared responses to questions before writing their own acrostic poems celebrating unique qualities and differences. Continue Reading