This term's newsletter from Director Jackie Waters-Dewhurst features updates on Academies, the Resource Centre, training courses and prayer for schools.
You can download it from the link below.
The Autumn newsletter for schools contains creative ideas for harvest celebrations, articles on RE and resources, and lots of inspirational quotes and prayers.
Our latest Schools Newsletter is bursting with ideas for Lent, Easter and Mothering Sunday. There is information about other spring festivals, and ideas for celebrating the 400th anniversary of the King James Bible.
St Mary Redcliffe and Temple School have launched a new website which includes a compelling summary and presentation about the role of faith and worship in their school life.
If you would like to create a similar video slideshow for your website or presentation to an audience, there are free and low cost tools for this at animoto.com
How can faith inspire someone to help others and live a life of self-sacrifice? Children from St Barnabas Church of England Primary School in Montpelier, Bristol look at this in a film they made about the Sisters of the Church in St. Paul's. You can now see this film online.
From the National Society: http://www.worshipworkshop.org.uk/
This website gives you 100 child friendly Christian songs/hymns – liturgy , readings and planning tools.
Where can you go when you need ideas for school assemblies and worship? Katy Staples recommends these resources.
Many schools are working hard to create reflective spaces such as sacred gardens outdoors or reflective corners indoors. Here are some ideas to try.
What happens when Year 6 students feel that they have heard the same story, the same way, every year at Festival time? They can think they have learned nothing new since reception, and exciting festivals can become stale and offputting. So how can we keep the stories and celebrations fresh?