Firework safety

Today, Kate from Essex Fire and Police came to visit us in assembly. We thought about how to keep ourselves safe around fireworks. Thank you Kate for helping us to keep safe.

Supporting charities

Today we had a visitor in assembly from Little Havens who spoke to us about the work that they do to support children and their families. The Rota Kids are busy planning the charities that they will support this year. Information has been sent home with the children if you would like to support this… Read more »

Tommy WWI

Today John came to talk to us and introduce TommyWWI. This year we are marking 100 years since the end of World War I. As part of our learning about our responsibility  within the community to remember the soldiers, we will be making poppies to decorate the maypole with.

Trinity service

Today the whole school went to church to learn about Trinity. Each class planned a presentation to help us to think about God the Father, God the Son and God the Holy Spirit. Class 1 spoke about different ways that God helps us through a poem, Class 2 presented a short play about John the… Read more »

Altar cloths

Thank you Mrs Towers for our new altar cloths which you kindly made and donated to the school. We shall look forward to moving through the year and dressing the altar with the different colours in line with the church seasons.

Prayer Spaces

Today the Christian Youth Outreach team set up prayer spaces in the library. We thoroughly enjoyed sharing the activities and reflecting by saying please, sorry and thank you for different aspects of our lives. Here are some of the pictures from the day!

Jonah and the Whale

The Holy Council led collective worship following the theme of our Christian value – Courage. The team planned and led a puppet show about Jonah and the Whale. We talked about the story and reflected on how Jonah built up the courage to do as God had asked him. Well done to the Holy Council… Read more »

Church Council Assembly

Today we had a visit from Reverend Sarah after the Church Council decided that they would like to make some changes to our altar. She came in to tell us about the colours the church use to celebrate different festivals throughout the year. She showed us some of her stoles she wears for the different dates…. Read more »

Bishop visit

Today we enjoyed a visit for Bishop Roger. He led a thought provoking Easter service and we enjoyed sharing our poems,songs and prayers. Bishop Roger then blessed the new sensory garden.

The parable of the sower

Today we acted out the story from the Bible – The Parable of the sower. We thought about the meaning of the story and how we can live a good life and grow strong like the seeds in the field.