In UKS2, we have started to explore the idea of empathy and understanding other people’s perspectives. The children analysed the book Voices in the Park, which follows four characters all having similar experiences but perceiving them very differently. The book is beautifully illustrated to show each scene through a specific character’s personality. The children came […]Read More UKS2 RE
Having completed our learning about Hinduism, we designed and made our own board games around the theme of Karma, Samsara and Moksha. We had fun playing each other’s games like Exploding Shivas and Game of Life.Read More UKS2 RE
After studying Hinduism for the past five weeks, Years 5 and 6 were asked to design their own board games in groups. The games were to demonstrate their understanding of the concepts of Karma (consequences to actions), Samsara (rebirth/reincarnation), and Moksha (enlightenment after breaking free of the cycle).Read More UKS2 RE
This half term, our key question in RE has been ‘Is the Christmas story true?’ As well as discussing which parts of the story require the most faith, we have wondered whether it really matters- and what a Christian can learn from the nativity story. To finish our topic, we have made beautiful watercolour artworks […]Read More UKS2 Art and RE
A massive thank you to the kind elf that gave us this Christmas tree, you have a heart of gold! We have had great fun decorating it today and even have a star on top created by an artist in residence 😊⭐️ 🌲.Read More One, two, tree!
At St Margaret’s every child has helped to create a tea towel to raise awareness about plastic pollution. See below for our design and watch this space for the finished product…! When it is up for sale all proceeds will be going to the Bishop of Southwark’s Lent Call.Read More Lent Call Big Project
For the next 6 weeks Year 2 and our paired class in Ghana are carrying out the same activities about plastic pollution. Yesterday we shared the learning from our first session with our friends in Kumasi, Ghana. We watched a video of the effects of plastic pollution around the world and made a list of […]Read More Plastic Pollution Project with Ghana in Year 2
Last week, Years 3 and 4 began exploring the question, ‘Is forgiveness always possible?’ We came up with different scenarios which might require forgiving and discussed how we would feel if we were in the victim’s position, whether we could forgive and how hard it would be. This week we explored whether Jesus had enemies […]Read More Did Jesus have enemies?
Year 5 & 6 took part in a silent debate which got the children thinking about a range of questions linked to commitment, faith and spirituality. They rotated around the class placing post-it responses based on seven questions including: Which pillar of Islam do you think is most important? If you could add a 6th […]Read More RE Silent Debate
Today Year 2 practised their assembly song in front of Skype to their friends in Ghana. The children in Ghana had also prepared a song for us and we were able to join in because it was one of our favourite Collective Worship songs- “He’s Got the Whole World in his Hands”Read More Year 2 Skype with Friends in Ghana