Bible characters

Key people in the story of God's interaction with the human race.

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Act out and explore the Lord's Prayer

Whole schoolRE, Collective WorshipCross-curricular links
This activity might provide a useful addition to school-based activities relating to World War I, by taking a 'military-style' kinaesthetic approach to learning the Lord's Prayer. Some schools might want to incorporate it collective worship.

Act out and explore Psalm 23

Whole schoolRE, Collective Worship, Classroom Reflection
This activity might provide a useful addition to school-based activities relating to World War I, by taking a 'military-style' kinaesthetic approach to learning Psalm 23.

With God on our side? - an interactive activity for Key Stage 2

KS2RE, Classroom Reflection
When people fight, do you think God is on anybody's side? A hundred years ago, in the First World War, the British, the Germans, the Russians - and just about everyone else - thought that God was definitely on their side. But was God on anyone's side?

David and Goliath: an interactive activity

Whole schoolRE, Classroom Reflection
This story needs to emphasise how David's life, as he grew older, became full of horrible battles he couldn't escape from - fighting usually makes things worse!

Discipline - keeping on track

KS1, KS2RE
The following idea explores the rules for the journey or race of faith using the Christian's special book (The Bible).

A Costa Rican Cross

KS2RE, Classroom Reflection
An idea by Martyn Payne of the Barnabas Schools' Team exploring cross ideas based on the Costa Rican Cross.

A Secret Cross

KS2RE, Classroom Reflection
An idea by Martyn Payne of the Barnabas Schools' Team exploring cross ideas based on the Penal (Secret) Cross.