It’s nearly Easter! Ideas to help families explore the Easter Story at home

Here are some simple activities you could include in your online learning for families to do at home focusing on the Christian Easter story. All of our activities (other than watching the story) need no tech and are encouraging active learning whether it’s inside or outside. They are also simple and quick and most need …

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Noah’s Ark: Across the curriculum

We were delighted to hear that as well as exploring the story of Noah’s ark using our lesson plans this Primary 2 class linked it across the curriculum. They were practising their skip counting in 2s, 5s, 10s. It was easy for them to link counting in 2s to the animals going into the ark …

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Exploring kindness through the story of the Good Samaritan

P1s at Greenbrae Primary have had a great time exploring the story of the Good Samaritan.  They acted out the story (several times – so different people could be the bandits!) watched a video and even read it in the Beginners Bible.  No wonder they were super good at retelling the story!  They were able …

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Taking the Christmas story outside!

Yes it’s usually cold at this time of year and it might even be snowing but we’ve found taking the Christmas Story outside can be fun for all ages of children. It’s important to wrap up warm and keep your lessons active but being outside can help children engage with and enjoy the story. The …

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Inventions, awe and wonder!

Here’s an example of how you could embed the Creation account into your curriculum. Middleton Park School had a whole school learning context of ‘Inventions’. Keen to ensure RME was part of this they decided the whole school would explore the Christian story of creation as their ‘jumping off’ point for that term’s RME. The …

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