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Unearthing treasure from the Bible

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In North America, we have been learning more about important characters and stories from the Bible.  Our focus for this term is Daniel. Firstly, we discussed what we knew about the character from a piece of artwork based on the famous story from the Bible.  After this, we watched a short animated film that provided a useful interpretation of the story, taking notes about the character along … [Read more...]

Thinking about Responsibility

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In North America we have been thinking about the concept of Responsibility in our lives, a theme that was launched as part of our child-led worship.  We first thought about examples of responsibility in the world, then examining responsibility in school.  As a group, we linked the idea to our school values of Love, Serve and Trust.  Children were invited to add their opinions to our Chat Board … [Read more...]

Devotion

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In Year 5/6 this term, we have been looking at the concept (or 'Big Idea') of Devotion. It is really important that we first think about what the word means to us. We call this the 'Communication' stage of our RE Concept Cycle. In groups, and then as a class, we discussed what we thought the definition of Devotion might be. After this, we started to think about what devotion might involve and … [Read more...]

Fine Print

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In North America this week, we have been creating our very own printing tiles! First, we got creative by coming up four different designs for our tiles. We had to ensure that they were eye-catching, yet simple in design. After this, we though carefully about the colours we would use so that they would stand out. Once we had finialised our plans, it was time to start carefully carving out … [Read more...]