Religious Education


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


In RE this week, year 5 have been learning about the beliefs of Muslims and the important figures they worship and respect within their religion of Islam. The children learnt that Muslims believe in only one God, who they call Allah, and that he is the only God. As he has many different characterist


In RE, Year Two have been learning all about Islam. First, they learned how Muslim babies are welcomed into the world. They were very interested (and surprised) to find out that, when a baby is seven days old, it’s hair is shaved and weighed. The amount the baby’s hair weighs is the amount of money


This week Year One have been learning all about the first ever Christmas.  The children listened to the Nativity story and then drew a picture.  Some even wrote some sentences to accompany their work.  Later we learnt about the traditional Christingle services that take part in Christian churches


Over the last couple of weeks, the children have been learning about the Jewish faith and have studied some of the important beliefs and celebrations. A Sukkah is a temporary hut-like construction, covered in greenery, that Jews would dwell in during the week-long celebration of Sukkot. Sukkot comme