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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Listening and observing, the trip to the temple brought our learning about Hinduism into focus, helping us gain a greater understanding of the religion. Thank you to the parent volunteers who made this trip possible.
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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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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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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 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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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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Every Wednesday morning reception spend some time exploring themes in RE (religious education). This half term we are thinking about special people in our lives including our families, friends, role models and important religious figures. The children have been able to talk very expressively about the people who matter to them and the qualities of […]
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Year 1 and 2 are exploring friendship and kindness in their RE lessons this half term. We are looking at ways to be a good friend and also learning bible stories where Jesus showed friendship and taught his disciples how to treat one another. Today the children brainstormed examples of friendship and used role play […]
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We have continued our learning about Judaism by finding out about the mezuzah. The word, which literally means ‘doorpost’, is used to refer to a small scroll of parchment, upon which is written two biblical passages from the Book of Deuteronomy. These passages remind Jewish people of their obligations to G-d and reminds them of […]
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