Owls do Rangoli

Owls spent a colourful morning learning all about rangoli as part of their World Faith Hindu focus week. Rangoli is an art form, originating in the Indian subcontinent, in which patterns are created on the floor or the ground using materials such as coloured sand, It is usually made during Hindu festivals including Diwali, which the Owls Continue reading

Hindu Week in Class 3

This week we have been learning about the Hindu faith.  We learnt about the different gods and goddesses and heard the story of Rama and Sita.  We based our drama around this story and also learnt about Diwali.  The children made their own masks so they could get into character!

Ducklings’ Hindu Week

This week we joined the whole school in the RE focus week. We have learnt all about Hinduism and Diwali, the festival of light. The children learnt about and created their own diva pots. We recycled crayons,melting them down to make layered coloured candles. We have also made Rangoli patterns using coloured sand, water paints Continue reading

Year 6 Hindu Creative Afternoon

Year 6 had a fantastic afternoon to consolidate our learning on Hinduism. They had a Hindi dance lesson and looked at specific moves to incorporate into a short routine (have a look at our videos!) We thought about how we could tell stories with our hands just like Bollywood dancers. The children really put their Continue reading

Year 4’s Hindu Creative Afternoon

As part of our world faith week, Year 4 had a creative afternoon. After making comic strips of the key story in Hinduism; Rama and Sita, the children made shadow puppets. Some children used split pins and black card to make articulated shadow puppets which gave the characters more movement. We practiced our show on Continue reading

Hinduism Week

We have begun our faith week by looking into the background behind the festival of Diwali. We studied the story of Rama and Sita and how at the end Rama and Sita are guided home by lots of lights. This is why Diwali is also referred to as the festival of light.

Rama And Sita Role Play

To start our world religion week, Year 6 became familiar with the story of Rama and Sita which is a key story in the Hindu faith. The children created comic strips of the story and then made masks to assist some role play activities. The children worked well as part of a group and were Continue reading

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