R.E.

Spirited Art in Year One

Spirited Art in Year One

Year One considered the words that Simeon said in the ‘Presentation of Jesus in the Temple’ story. Simeon said that Jesus would bring light and joy to the world. The children then drew their own interpretation of this using chalks and pastels. The children listened to quiet music whilst drawing. The results are beautiful.  … Continue Reading

Epiphany

Epiphany

We had a special visitor in class to help us celebrate the feast day of the Epiphany. We enjoyed learning about how this is celebrated in France and learnt the French words related to the feast day and ingredients used to bake the cake eaten during the celebration. Continue Reading

Advent 2019

Advent 2019

A huge thank you to all family and community members over the month of December for your support with everything that we managed to deliver in Advent. It started for staff with our weekly liturgy together -a great chance to come together as a team and take some time to reflect on the busy period… Continue Reading

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