RE in Year 5

This term we have been discussing the question ‘What does it mean if God is holy and loving?’ We have created word clouds on the computer and included all the words that we think relates to our question. We then went on to take a look at some different texts taken from Psalms, Isaiah and Continue reading

Ducklings learning about Creation

This morning we thought about how Christians believe God made everything. All of us joined in by following the actions and singing to our Creation Song. We split into our groups and enjoyed a treasure hunt to find our four key words which were: Creation, God, Christians and Bible. By gathering leaves, snails and twigs Continue reading

Wedding Promises

In year 3, our topic for RE this term is ‘People of God’. These past few weeks we have been looking at the story of Noah and the covenant  made between God and Noah and Christians and God. We also learnt about the importance of the rainbow as a symbol, reminding Christians of God’s covenant Continue reading

Ducklings visit the church

Today Ducklings enjoyed a visit to St Mary and St Eanswythe’s church. The children had the opportunity to explore the church. Reverend John explained the different areas to us and told us all about the different uses of the church.We learnt that the stained glass windows told a story and that candles represented God being Continue reading

Owls on Fridays…

We thought that you might like a little snapshot (or a few little snapshots!) of what Owls get up to on a Friday at St Eanswythes… We have had another fabulous Fun Friday today starting off with PE on the playground, today we were learning how to do the furthest jump we could from a Continue reading

RE Creative Afternoon

As part of our world religion week in school, Year 6 had a creative afternoon. This entailed making Eid biscuits and prayer mats.  We had a special visitor who explained that Eid is a very important celebration in the Islamic faith. It is a time to re connect with family and friends and celebrate as Continue reading

Islamic Geometric Art

This week we have been studying Islam. The children have found out more about Ramadan and Eid, as well as the five pillars of Islam, mosques and the Qur’an. Today we really enjoyed looking at some Islamic art and had a go at drawing geometric patterns ourselves. We used straight line patterns, patterns created with Continue reading

Video – Penny Giles Holi / Holy Week Fun Run

So after a few technical issues we are delighted to share with you the hilarious ‘video highlights’ of the Penny Giles Holi / Holy Week Fun Run! The fundraiser has now almost reached £4300 (including Gift Aid) for Cancer Research UK which is amazing, there is still time to donate if you wish – Continue reading

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