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Saint Oswald

Teachers' notes and cross-curricular ideas for lessons on Oswald, an early Christian saint.

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Who were the northern saints?

Teachers' notes and cross-curricular ideas for lessons on the northern saints.

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Babble - an assembly to introduce the theme of Pentecost

This assembly idea provides an alternative introduction to the story of Pentecost. It uses Jenga blocks and the ancient story of the Tower of Babel to explore how language differences can divide people or draw them closer together.

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What's inside me? Using a Bible story to explore personal feelings

Uses popular Bible stories to kick-start a discussion about emotional literacy with pupils using Russian 'nesting dolls'.

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The Easter story as a 3D map

This idea outlines how to create a quick 3D map of the Easter story.

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Exploring the Last Supper as a Jewish Seder meal

This idea gives a flavour of Jesus' last meal by acting out part of a traditional Seder meal.

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Telling the Easter Story using one sheet of paper

This paper-cutting approach to explain the key moments of the Easter story can be adapted in a variety of ways to suit the age of your pupils and the size of your class.

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No Man's Land - a reflective story (Foundation/lower KS1)

This idea tells the story of No Man's Land with symbols and words, and then explains how one famous chaplain (Geoffrey Studdert Kennedy) suggested that the only way to make peace was to go out into the middle of the 'bad stuff' (No Man's Land) to help and comfort people, trying to get them out one by one - just as Jesus did.

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Act out and explore the Lord's Prayer

This activity might provide a useful addition to school-based activities relating to the First World War, by taking a 'military-style' kinaesthetic approach to learning the Lord's Prayer. Some schools might even want to incorporate it into an act of collective worship.

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Act out and explore Psalm 23

This activity might provide a useful addition to school-based activities relating to the First World War, by taking a 'military-style' kinaesthetic approach to learning Psalm 23. Some schools might even want to incorporate it into a rather busy act of collective worship, or class performance.

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