On Wednesday, we held a liturgy in class to say thank you to God for our special places. We had our candle in the middle of the circle and had some quiet time to reflect on the places that are special to us. We shared them with each other at the end of the liturgy. Afterwards, we talked about...
In religion the children reflected on the wonder of Creation and how what we do to the planet affects all living things.
They read quotes from Scripture and watched a video of St Francis's Canticle of the Sun. In their books they wrote their own prayer praising God for Creation.
On Friday 7th September we welcomed in the new school year with a celebratory Mass for Our Lady's Birthday which the GIFT Team had helped to organise and set up. We also welcomed parents, governors and people of the parish to celebrate with us.
We welcomed new staff and pupils at the Mass with a prayer card and medal of...
Today we were thinking about how we can work as a team and what qualities are needed for successful teamwork. Each group worked independently and placed their answers in a diamond, with the top box being the most important quality.
In RE this morning, we reflected on Gods creation and the world that we live in. We reflected on the horrific disasters that are beyond our control like Hurricane Irma, but also the small differences we can change to make the world we all live in a better place.
On Monday 11th September we had a visitor from CAFOD called Mr Crosby. He explained what CAFOD was and spoke to all the children about the Power to Be scheme which is helping to provide towns and villages with electricity using solar energy. He showed us the positive effects it had on the people's lives.
Mr Crosby then worked with...
Today we welcomed Mr Crosby into class and learnt about how CAFOD are helping other countries by campaigning, asking the world bank to supply funding for renewable energy.
The children wrote on sun rays to promote this message.
On the 8th September, we celebrated the feast day of Our Lady's birthday. In class we talked about how Mary can help us and why she is special to us. We created a prayer book and celebrated with cake with our parents!
We have been learning about the Sacrament of Reconcilation and how the choices we make are very important. We looked at different ways of making the sign of peace other than shaking hands. We also made up our own broken and mended dances using instruments of our choice.