This morning, the whole school had a real treat. They headed to Life Church to watch a performance by the Watoto choir. The choir is a group of Ugandan children who were all orphaned at a young age. The charity, takes the children in; places them into families and brings them up giving them some … Continue reading
The children have really enjoyed having the opportunity to learn more about Judaism. We found out about some traditions and thought about some similarities and differences with Christianity.
This morning KS2 performed their second rendition of ‘Shiek, Rattle and Roll.’ Everybody knew their lines, remembered their parts and sang with gusto. Well done KS2 you were amazing!
Today Year 4 all made individual Christmas cards for the residents of Pelham House many of which they met the other day when they went there singing. Our value of the term is compassion and this also helps us to understand our Bible verse, ‘Love one another as I have loved you’. John 13:34
This afternoon KS2 did their first performance of their Nativity – ‘Shiek, Rattle and Roll.’ The acting was brilliant and the singing was beautiful. There were some lovely solos and dances including a dance from Tiki. Well done KS2 you were amazing!
Year 4 have been feeling very festive in French and created a nativity story booklet. They were able to read the story and translate it into English. They had lots of fun reading to each other and tested their partners on key vocabulary.
In RE, Years 1, 2 and 4 have been thinking carefully about the meaning of Advent and how Christians use the messages of Jesus Christ to inform their day-to-day lives. So many of the parables and stories from the Bible encourage kindness and helpfulness towards others. With this in mind we all created ‘Kindness Calendars’ … Continue reading
Today we started to use our homemade advent calendars to start the countdown to Jesus’ birthday celebrations. We made our calendars last week, during the week we have learned more about advent.
Year Four have been exploring the Christian idea of The Trinity. Understanding that Christians believe in one God but in three persons, God The Father, The Son and The Holy Spirit is a hard thing to contemplate, even for experienced members of the church. Therefore, we had a big discussion about how we can find … Continue reading
We have been learning about faith this week. We have listened to the story of Abraham and how he showed his faith in God. We worked to produce a ‘freeze frame’ of the people in the story and considered how they would feel at key moments in the story. We