Religious Education

Harvest Poetry & Prayers

by | 11 Nov 2020 | Religious Education, Woodpeckers

Woodpeckers Class have been discussing the incredible work achieved by farmers and food producers, both here in the UK and around the world. To express our gratitude this harvest, we chose to write either a poem or a prayer on the theme of ‘Thankfulness’. Here is a selection of the work we produced!  

Harvest

by | 11 Nov 2020 | Kingfishers, Religious Education

In Kingfishers Class the children have been learning about ‘Harvest’. The children have been thinking about how important the Farmers are and being thankful for their food. The children were tasked with creating their own scarecrows so they could help the Farmers scare away the birds. The children coloured in their scarecrows and cut the […]

The Year of the Rat – Chinese New Year

by | 1 Jan 2020 | Geography, Kingfishers, Religious Education, Visitors

The children were very lucky as Mrs Clark came into school and spoke to them about Chinese New Year. The children took part in different activities which included making a lucky red envelope and a Chinese dragon. Mrs Clark showed the children how to do Chinese writing and they enjoyed having a go at it. […]

Hey Ewe!

by | 12 Dec 2019 | Kingfishers, News, Religious Education, School Events, Woodpeckers

On Thursday afternoon and evening, after lots of rehearsing and lines memorised, children in Kingfishers and Woodpeckers Class performed Hey Ewe! to a packed audience. The Christmas story was seen through the eyes of a curious sheep! The children had lots of fun entertaining the audience with their version of the nativity and were in good […]

Chinese New Year

by | 2 Feb 2019 | Geography, Kingfishers, Religious Education

The children have been celebrating the Chinese New Year. They had the opportunity to taste: white rice, noodles, prawn crackers, fortune cookies and soy sauce. The children recorded their likes and dislikes of Chinese food on a chart and marked the correct box with a tick or a cross. The children were able to tell […]

Wedding Dresses

by | 5 May 2018 | History, Kingfishers, Religious Education, Visitors

The children in Kingfishers Class were very lucky as they had three visitors to the classroom this week, Mrs Kite, Mrs Allum and Mrs Clark. They had brought in their wedding dresses and photo albums. The children really enjoyed listening to Mrs Kite and Mrs Allum explain who was in the photographs. The children thought the […]

Royal Wedding @ Stratford St Mary

by | 5 May 2018 | History, Kingfishers, Religious Education, Visitors

On Wednesday afternoon the children in Kingfisher Class participated in their own ‘Royal Wedding’ of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle. Reverend Rosalind came to school and carried out the wedding ceremony. The children took on a role and all enjoyed the special occasion. After the wedding the children enjoyed a piece of wedding cake. Thank you to all the parents for […]

Church Visit

by | 5 May 2018 | Kingfishers, News, Religious Education

As part of their topic,  Kingfishers Class went for a walk to the church to find out about different things in the village. The children were  able to follow instructions carefully and were very well behaved as they walked to the church. Reverend Rosalind met them at the church and welcomed them in. Reverend Rosalind asked the […]

The Christmas Story for Advent

by | 12 Dec 2017 | Curriculum, Kingfishers, Religious Education, Trips, Woodpeckers

On Tuesday the children in Kingfishers and Woodpeckers class went to the Discovery Centre at St Edmundsbury Cathedral to learn about the Christmas story for advent. The children were told the story through reflective storytelling and created their own cardboard advent candle. The children were split in to groups to explore the cathedral and to find the different parts of […]

The Magical Christmas Jigsaw

by | 12 Dec 2016 | Classes, Religious Education

On Wednesday afternoon and evening, the school hall was packed to the rafters and we felt we were getting a feel of how Mary & Joseph felt in Bethlehem! The only difference was, there was room at our inn (or school hall) and the children performed their nativity – The Magical Christmas Jigsaw – to packed audiences. […]

Christingle Kindness

by | 1 Jan 2016 | Achievements, Fundraising, Religious Education

Following on from our Christingle Service in December, some of our children collected money  for ‘The Children’s Society’.  One of the girls sold some of her own toys to raise money – well done and thank you for your generosity.

Christingle in the Church

by | 12 Dec 2015 | Kingfishers, Owls, Parents, Religious Education, Swans, Woodpeckers

On Friday, all the children went into their ‘Houses’ to create Christingle oranges, with the older ones helping the younger ones put sweets and raisins on cocktail sticks and sticking red tape around the middle. After lunch, the children carried their oranges, which included a glowstick, down to the church.  Rev. Rosalind conducted a service, which the parents joined us […]