Today the Ducklings learnt two very big and important words ‘Nativity’ and ‘Incarnation’. We heard the story of how Joseph and Mary had a baby called Jesus, who was a very special baby- he was God incarnate! When we do worship we light three candles for God the Father, Son and Holy Spirit– this … Continue reading
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
In RE Yr. 6 have been thinking about the four gospels: Matthew, Mark, Luke and John. This week we thought about parables and what lessons can be learnt from them. We looked at The parable of The Wise and Foolish builder where the foolish builder didn’t listen to God’s word and built his house on … Continue reading
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!
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 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
As part of our world faith week, Year 5 had lots of fun this afternoon. We thought carefully about the Hindu gods and goddesses and looked at images of them in detail. Following on from this we re created poses of these Gods in our Bollywood dance session. A group even posed at the ten … Continue reading
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
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.
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