Category Archives: Religious Education

Passover Meal…March 29th…Y6

Passover Meal…March 29th…Y6

The focus of our R.E. work in Y6 is the Passover Meal, and, in particular, the Passover Meal that has become known as The Last Supper.  We have explored the historical roots of this meal, from Moses and the Exodus story in the Old Testament, to the Gospel accounts of Jesus sharing this last meal with his friends.  It is a meal rich in symbolism.  Y6 and invited family members enjoyed a respectful enactment of this key interaction between the two major faiths: Judaism and Christianity.

   

Year One and Space

Year One made an ‘out of this world’ effort with their learning in the Spring Term during our space topic. We produced some super space related writing such as an alien’s diary and newspaper reports for the moon landing in 1969. Year One have been learning lots of exciting historical facts about Neil Armstrong and…Read More

Y3 lead the Passion of Our Lord Jesus Christ

Y3 lead the Passion of Our Lord Jesus Christ

On Wednesday 28th March, Y3 led a beautiful, moving liturgy of the Passion of Jesus Christ for the whole school.  We shared the final period in the life of Jesus, covering his entrance to Jerusalem, the Last Supper with his disciples, his arrest, his crucifixion and his glorious resurrection: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aqE-WYqhnHk             Read More

Art…2nd March…Y6

Art…2nd March…Y6

We began our R.E. Easter topic this week which includes learning about the story of the first Passover.  We watched the brilliant animated movie “The Prince of Egypt” which in turn inspired an all-too-rare opportunity for some high-quality art work.  I’ll put some examples of our finished pictures on twitter and on this blog, but…Read More

Happy Christmas from Nursery

December has been a magical month in Nursery. The children learned about the first Christmas and how people celebrate Jesus’ birthday each year. They role played the Nativity in the home corner and made an Advent wreath to take home. As always Nursery put on their amazing Nativity Play. This years performance was called ‘A…Read More

Happy ‘Diwali’ from Nursery

It has been a very busy week in Nursery. We have had ‘Stay and Play’, ‘Italian Day’ and celebrated ‘Diwali.’   We value the role that festivals and celebrations play in supporting children’s learning and development in every area of learning. Miss O’Connor encourages families to help understand one another’s cultures and beliefs in a…Read More