We’re on a roll….

Years 3 and 4 are now expert bread makers thanks to Caterlink who provide our tasty school dinners. Chef Jamie came to school and gave the children a bread making masterclass – including teaching us the historical, cultural and nutritional value of bread. Year 3 and 4 kneaded the dough and then got to shape […]

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Summer RE so far….

Everyone has had a great term of learning in RE so far with a wide range of faiths and practices being explored. Reception have been learning about Islam, in particular the holy month of Ramadan and the Eid al -Fitr celebrations which mark the end of Ramadan. The children were lucky enough to have a […]

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Exploring Easter at St. Margaret’s.

Over the last few weeks everyone has been exploring the meaning of Easter for Christians. The children have built upon their existing knowledge, made new connections, learned lots of new vocabulary and gained a deeper understanding of the Easter story. Reception have been learning about springtime and how Easter is a time to think about […]

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Year 5&6 visit the Sikh Gurdwara

Year 5 & 6 had a fantastic trip to the Gurdwara to deepen their knowledge and understanding of the Sikh faith. The children listened carefully while the Sikh volunteer went into quite some detail about the history of Sikhism and different aspects of the religion. Year 5 & 6 were able to answer the questions […]

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Cooking brings RE alive in year 2

Year 2 made a traditional Jewish pudding this week -Lokshen pudding- which would be eaten during Shabbat celebrations on Saturdays. The children now know a lot about Shabbat – one of ways that Jewish people show commitment to God each week and remember the creation story. Year 2 know it is a time to rest, […]

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RE 2023

Religious Education has got off to a great start this term. Reception are learning positive values through stories and fables from a range of religions. Their favourite so far has been the tale of the crocodile and the priest- a traditional Sikh story which teaches that being judgemental and thinking we are superior to others […]

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Year 5 & 6 RE

This half term Year 5 & 6 have been exploring the learning question “How do Christians show commitment to God?” During some in-depth discussions about commitment they have shown how thoughtful and reflective they are. We’ve learnt that people chose to show commitment to God in a variety of ways and that it is a […]

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Year 1&2 RE

Year 1 and 2 continue to explore friendship and ask questions about whether it is always easy to be a good friend. This week we looked at the bible story of Jesus showing friendship to Zacchaeus the tax collector, who was hated by many. The children discussed being open-hearted, giving people a second chance and […]

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RE in reception

This week we talked about all the special people in our lives and how we can show people we care about them. We also shared that for Christians, Jesus is very special. We looked at the children’s bible and talked about all the stories we have about Jesus that help Christians to live their lives. […]

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