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Prayer Group-Prayer Stations

posted on 26th Mar '18 by wendy-clark

Following their retreat to the Niland Centre, the Chaplaincy Team set up their prayer stations for prayer group at break time today. Children from across the school enjoyed having this opportunity for prayer and reflection, …

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Chaplaincy Team Retreat

posted on 26th Mar '18 by wendy-clark

On Thursday 22nd March, the Chaplaincy Team joined all the other Lea Valley Deanery Chaplaincy Teams for a special retreat to the Niland Centre in Bushey. They attended a range of talks and workshops, and …

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Early Years Class Assembly

posted on 9th Mar '18 by sophie-gilbert

In our assembly the children shared lots of things about different stories they have been learning in class. The children shared bear stories, sang 'The Three Bears Rap' and shared paintings from Noah's Ark.

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Reconciliation liturgy

posted on 5th Mar '18 by wendy-clark

This afternoon Father John and the Chaplaincy Team led the school in a Reconcilation Liturgy. They reminded us all of the importance of saying sorry and asking for forgiveness, in addition to forgiving others, during …

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Pancake Races

posted on 9th Feb '18 by sophie-gilbert

The children enjoyed taking part in pancake races today in the school hall.  At the end of each race they all enjoyed eating a yummy pancake!  

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Jesus Loves Children

posted on 26th Jan '18 by sophie-gilbert

In RE this week we have been learning that Jesus loves everyone, especially children. After hearing the story from the Bible, Nursery made a collage of children around Jesus.  

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The Baptism of the Lord

posted on 19th Jan '18 by wendy-clark

As part of the introduction for our RE lesson on the Baptism of the Lord, Year 3/4 looked at the symbolism of water. We discussed the fact that we are all made in the image …

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Jesus In The Temple

posted on 19th Jan '18 by sophie-gilbert

In RE we listened to the story about Jesus getting lost at the temple. We acted out the story and then created our own temples using duplo and wooden blocks.  

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Angel Express

posted on 19th Dec '17 by sophie-gilbert

This year the children in Early Years and Key Stage One had fun performing 'Angel Express' together.  

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Advent is a time of waiting and preparation

posted on 14th Dec '17 by wendy-clark

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Religious Education
at St. Thomas of Canterbury

“Religious Education is central to the curriculum of the Catholic school and is at the heart of the philosophy of Catholic education. Religious Education has developed in a way that reflects the particular identity of our Catholic schools in England and Wales.

It teaches about the faith in the context of a school which proclaims the Gospel, and invites the individual to respond to the message of Christ. As the individual responds to this invitation, growth in faith and knowledge helps the pupil to respond to the call to holiness and understand the fullness of what it is to be human.

For some, then, Religious Education will also be received as evangelisation and for some, catechesis.”

Religious Education Curriculum Directory (Bishops’ Conference, 2012), p.3

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