Pancake Day and Lent

“Mix a pancake, Stir a pancake, Pop it in the pan; Fry the pancake, Toss the pancake, Catch it if you can!” (Christina Rossetti) Pancake Day and Lent are an important part of the church year for Christians.  Traditionally Pancake Day, also known as Shrove...

Celebrating Easter

Celebrating Easter is likely to be the subject of RE lessons and may also be incorporated into other subjects as we get back into school routines and lead up to the Easter Holiday. The TES have gathered together many teacher-made resources linked to the Easter...

The Easter Story

The Easter  Story is told in an animation at Cbeebies, this is ideal for younger children. It does not deal with the crucifixion at all, just Jesus coming back to teach everyone on Easter Sunday. This is animated with sand drawings. The illustrated Easter Story told...

A Christingle Event

A Christingle Event held in school at Christmas could be a lovely family occasion that younger siblings as well as those already in school can join in with. It is essentially a Children’s Society fund raising opportunity to help children who are vulnerable,...