Religious Education


In RE, we have been learning about the different festivals held in the Hindu religion.  Last Friday, the children looked at the festival of Navratri and learned that this festival celebrates good over evil. The festival of Navratri is celebrated at the end of September or the beginning of October;


The children in Nursery enjoyed taking part in Easter crafts over the weeks running up to half-term. Together, we have made crispy cakes, Easter cards, decorated eggs, and more! We were very lucky to have a visit from the Easter Bunny, he scattered eggs all over the field for us to go and find. We h


As part of our end of term activities, all children from Year 1 to Year 6 take part in a class quiz focussed around their foundation subjects (History, Art, Geography, Science, PE etc) whether it is individually on the iPads or as a class, using the interactive quiz tool – Mentimeter.  The teachers


This afternoon, Year 5 have been lucky enough to have Brother Khadim from Newcastle Central Mosque come into school to teach them about Islam, in keeping with their RE topic for this half term. Brother Khadim – and his wife – showed the children pictures of mosques, the Hajj and the Kaaba, and the c


On Tuesday, Year Two went to Newcastle Central Mosque. This half term, the children have learned all about Islam in RE. When they arrived at the Mosque, the children had to take their shoes off and could smell incense burning. Muslims also have to wash before entering the Mosque. The children found


Understanding Religions This week Reception learnt about the Hindu festival of Holi, which is a Spring festival of colour. In art we used many colours of paint and powder to create splatter paintings and explored colour mixing with primary colours. We practiced developing our scissor skills by cutti


Year One have been learning all about Christian churches. They have learnt what happens in a church and features of a church both inside and outside. On Wednesday everyone was really excited to visit St. Ninian’s church in Low Fell. Both classes walked down to the church showing extremely respectful


To finish off our RE topic this term we enjoyed a visit to the IKSON Hindu Temple in Newcastle.  Kirtida always gives us such a warm welcome and it is great for the children to be able to put into context and ask questions about the Hindu faith, beliefs and ways that the faith affects people’s live


In RE, the boys and girls are enjoying learning about the Jewish faith. They began by locating Jerusalem and the Western Wall and discussed why these are special places to Jewish people. They then identified objects which would be found in a synagogue and learned about their importance. On Wednesday