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Collective Worship in Year 1

Collective Worship in Year 1

A group of children shared a beautiful Collective Worship with their friends all about the feast of Pentecost. The children gathered together to the song, ‘Shine the light of Jesus,’ then two boys read a passage from the Bible about the story of Pentecost. The children were asked to respond by making a sign of the cross and thinking about what it would have been like for the first disciples. Finally the children shared a mission for the week of asking their friends to find a few quiet moments within each day to say a prayer for someone they know.

Lenten Activities at St Teresa’s

Lenten Activities at St Teresa’s

Pupils in all our classes have been journeying together during Lent, towards Holy Week and Jesus’ resurrection on Easter Sunday. We began our journey by making a Lenten promise to God, and during Lent we have tried hard to do three things: to pray, to fast (give up something small) and to give to charity… Continue Reading

Armistice Day

Armistice Day

To mark Armistice Day on 11th November, each class prepared poppies which were added to a display of remembrance, remembering the fallen soldiers from the First World War and all subsequent conflicts. In the afternoon, Year 6 pupils led the school in a virtual liturgy in which the poem ‘For the Fallen’ by Robert Binyon… Continue Reading

Year One Rainbow Challenges

Year One Rainbow Challenges

Each week Year One are set seven rainbow challenges to complete in the afternoons. This week the tasks were… RE – making a lolly-stick puppet of their families. Science-Selecting a tree to observe throughout the seasons in forest school and sorting pictures into season. Geography – learning about the countries of the U.K and locating… Continue Reading

Year One Collective Worship

Year One Collective Worship

Today a group of Year One children led a reflective worship all about ‘Sharing a Meal’. They chose to gather their friends together into a circle and passed the bible around saying the word Alleluia. Two children shared the word choosing to read a bible story about Jesus feeding the five thousand. Then they asked… Continue Reading

Collective Worship in Year One

Collective Worship in Year One

Today a group of children led a Collective Worship on the theme ‘Growing Up’. The children brought in items from home that were precious when they were babies and they put them on the prayer table. They had a planned a worship that included singing, watching a short clip about Jesus at the Temple, a… Continue Reading

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