Week 8 in Y6 (4th Nov)

Week 8 in Y6 (4th Nov)

As part of the RE curriculum, pupils have to study aspects of other religions.  In Y6 this means a mini-topic on the Jewish festival of Rosh Hashanah, which is the Jewish new year – a time for repentance, forgiveness and atonement. To help us with our studies, we interviewed several very famous Jewish people in order to get a first-hand view of Rosh Hashanah.   These included Monica & Ross from “Friends”, Albert Einstein, Lord Sugar and the transcendent American songwriter (and Nobel prizewinner) Bob Dylan.  The children enjoyed eating the traditional Rosh Hashanah dish of apples & honey, which – if you’ve never tried it – is amazingly delicious.

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