Learning about Mezuzot in LKS2

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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Happy Easter

Children from Reception to Year 5 finished the term singing songs which told the Easter story. Many were keen to join in with their instruments. It all made for a fun, musical project for this time of year.

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Forgiveness in LKS2

Year 3 and 4 have been learning about forgiveness this term in RE. Over the past few lessons we have looked at what forgiveness might look like in our lives and how we need to let go of things in order to be able to forgive. We wrote down something we wanted to let go […]

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Reception – R.E

It was quite a beautiful day today in Reception! Yesterday we had the difficult chat with the children that one of our ducks had sadly died and gone to heaven. We spoke about how our loved ones look down on us from heaven, how they think of us, and when we are feeling sad or […]

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RE in Year 5 and 6

This term, Year 5 and 6 have been learning about Islam. We were very lucky this week to have a visitor, Miss Choudary, who came in to answer our questions about Islam and she shared her experiences with us about being a Muslim. The children asked lots of thoughtful questions and learnt a lot from […]

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Year 2 RE: Making Charoset

Year 2 had a culinary adventure in RE today. We followed the recipe for Charoset- a traditional Jewish food that is eaten during the Seder meal as part of Passover celebrations. We mixed chopped apples, sultanas, cinnamon and apple juice to create a kind of apple paste. This paste reminds Jewish people of their ancestors […]

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The eight-fold path of Buddhism

LKS2 learned about the eight-fold path followed by Buddhists as part of their quest to reach enlightenment. The key paths are: Right Speech, Right Action, Right Livelihood, Right Intent, Right Mindfulness, Right Concentration, Right Understanding and Right Effort. Buddhists believe that these concepts help us to live in a way that does no harm to […]

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