Religious Education

Stations of the Cross

Stations of the Cross

Year 2 have been to church to walk the journey with Jesus carrying his cross. They thought carefully at each station and joined together in prayer. The children know they too will carry a burden at some point in their lives but God is always with them like he was...

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Jesus enters Jerusalem

Jesus enters Jerusalem

The children acted the story out of Jesus entering Jerusalem. They know how Jesus travelled and how happy the crowd were to see Jesus. They thought about why people threw their cloaks on the floor and waved palm branches. The children considered the feelings of...

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Our Church Community

Our Church Community

Father Rose joined us for RE so we could ask questions about our Church community.  We prepared lots of questions, including how many volunteers do we have? How old do you need to be? What jobs do they do? How do you get people to volunteer? How many people come to...

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The Gospels

The Gospels

In RE this week Year 2 have been learning about the Gospels. The children know these are God's Good News and they can be found in the New Testament. The children looked at stories from all four authors; Matthew, Mark, Luke and...

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Fit for a king!

Fit for a king!

This week in school we celebrated the Epiphany. In Nursery the children recalled the Nativity story and how the three kings travelled a long way, following a big star in the sky to visit baby Jesus in the stable in Bethlehem.   We talked about the gifts that...

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Sharing a Shabbat Meal

Sharing a Shabbat Meal

Year 2 celebrated the Jewish day of rest, Shabbat. They acted out a Shabbat meal.  Mum lights a candle and welcomes Shabbat with a Hebrew prayer. Dad blesses the children and then the wine with a prayer called kiddush. Everyone tasted the challah bread that Jewish...

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The Good Samaritan

The Good Samaritan

We started the lesson with the big question – How do we experience God’s love and forgiveness in our lives.  Then we listened carefully and discussed the Parable of the Good Samaritan.  After that we split into small groups and acted out the story.   Then we ended...

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Rosary Bracelet

Rosary Bracelet

To start the month of October, Year 2 made their very own Rosary bracelets on Friday. October is dedicated to the Holy Rosary and the children look forward to saying the Rosary together throughout the...

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Preparing for Pentecost

Preparing for Pentecost

In Nursery we have been preparing for Pentecost.  We have been talking about the Holy Spirit and how you cannot always see him, but can feel him, just like the wind. We've also been preparing for the Pentecost Parade and have been talking about the fruit of the...

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