We celebrated Candlemas today. Members of our GIFT team read from the bible and then each teacher was given a candle to place on their class altar. The candle’s are being taken to church tonight to be blessed by Father Simon.
In year 3 we started our new topic of Plants. We made our class science display by putting parts of the plant up on our wall and talking about the jobs they do. It was fun!. Please ask us if you see us so we can show off what we have learned!
We talked about creation and we are going...
In Year 3 we have been learning about Lent and how it is a time of preparation fro Easter. The children have spent time today thinking about how they can pray, fast or give alms. The children set up the altar and they wrote their Lenten promise.
Our focus for Caritas in Action this term is to look at how we can build together a community of peace. We explained what peace means to us and how we can make our world a peaceful place.
Our focus for Caritas in Action this term was to look at how we can build together a community of peace. We explained what peace means to us and how we can make our world a peaceful place.
One of our wonderful pupils in Year 3 is having her long locks cut off for charity! It is such a kind and thoughtful thing to do! we are super proud of her. Here she is before she has her hair cut today! Look out tomorrow for the "after" photo.
Here is the after picture!
Our new topic for Caritas is: Exploring our responsibilities for each other. We discussed whether we DID have a responsibility and read the story of Cain and Abel. WE then looked in the bible for evidence that Jesus commanded that we 'Love One Another'.
Each Kagan group then looked up a specific passage.
In religion the children in Year 3 have been learning about journeys and asking big questions such as "Is Life a Journey?"
Today we have had a short time of reflection and worship about our journey in life, religious journeys (pilgrimage), the cycle of the Church's year and who helps us on our journeys.
The children set up the altar and...
On Monday, Nursery went into the hall and enjoyed numerous activities as part of our conversations with God. We played music, counted our blessings with a tower of cubes, painted pictures and said prayers, using bubbles to send our prayers to Heaven. Thank you to the GIFT Chaplaincy team for being so fantastic in leading the event!