Category Archives: Religious Education

RE, Geography, Food Technology …Y6 CAFOD Lunch…27th Sept

RE, Geography, Food Technology …Y6 CAFOD Lunch…27th Sept

With CAFOD’s Harvest Fast Day falling during our time at High Borrans this year, we brought the traditional Y6 CAFOD fundraising lunch forward a week.  A true cross-curricular extravaganza if ever I’ve seen one, though perhaps a shade too subtle for our special visitors to notice when we did exactly the same last year!

The classroom looked spectacular with our Salvadoran art display, augmented by some superb geography work on El Salvador, including explanation texts and information leaflets.  As always, the pupils made the soup, preparing vegetables they’d brought in from home – and quite delicious it was, too.  The money we raised (close to £100) will go to assist CAFOD’s work around the world, including various projects in Central America.  A further example of children from St Columba’s putting themselves out to help those less fortunate.

Thanks to all who came to support us and to all who contributed.

   

Art & RE in Y6…week 2…15th Sept

Art & RE in Y6…week 2…15th Sept

Taking a very small amount of time off the relentless Y6 pursuit of excellence in Maths and English, we have extended our Geography topic (aka Creative Curriculum, if any OFSTED inspectors are reading this) on El Salvador to explore the work of world-famous Salvadoran artist, Francisco Llort.  Llort seeks to express the beauty and vibrancy…Read More

Reception’s Church Visit

Reception’s Church Visit

Linked to our Religious topics of ‘Celebrating’ and ‘Gathering’ this term, the Reception children enjoyed a visit to St. Columba’s church. Two of our parish members Mrs Dodds and Mr Finlay helped us on our visit. Mr Finlay drove the children to the church in the minibus. There was great excitement getting out of school…Read More

RE in Nursery

In RE we have been been looking at what a ‘celebration’ is and how the parish family celebrate. What is a celebration? Why do people celebrate? Can you celebrate on your own?   We looked at photos of ourselves at our Christmas party. We noticed our special clothes, special food and the fun we  had…Read More

Celebrating The Epiphany in Y3

Celebrating The Epiphany in Y3

On Monday 7th, on returning to school, we completed our RE topic on Visitors with our final learning focus on the visit of the Wise Men to the infant, Jesus. First of all we looked at Matthew’s gospel to see what we could learn about the Wise Men.  It said “Some Wise Men came from…Read More