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.
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...