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...

Advent Calendars

Advent calendars are loved by all children and are usually of the chocolate variety; however, there are some that are not and can be used in school. For the young there is the Boowa and Kwala with 24 socks along the line; obviously, it doesn’t start until December the...

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,...