This week in Year 3 we celebrated "Family". We thought about the family we are born into, the other families we are part of such as Church, Mosque and Temple. Finally we thought about how we are all part of God's family.
The children decorated the altar to reflect their work. We sang a song called A new Commandment and...
In religion the children read from St Paul's letter to the Colossians about how we should treat each other. Before we read from our Bible's one of the children said "Father Simon blesses the Bible before he reads it so why don't we?"
So the children used the sign of the cross to bless the Bible and then we read...
Year 2 have been learning the story of Creation. We have explored what God created on each day and even told the story by creating a soundscape. We wrote about what we are thankful for God creating.
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...
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...
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!