The Cross

A particularly brutal form of drawn-out execution used systematically by the Romans to instil fear in their enemies- which later became a key Christian symbol of Christ's suffering and resurrection.

A Kashmiri Cross

Foundation, KS1, KS2, Whole schoolClassroom Reflection
An idea for school and home on resilience and overcoming suffering

An Ash Cross

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

Telling the Easter Story using one sheet of paper

KS1, KS2RE, Classroom Reflection
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.

A Remembrance Cross

KS2RE, Classroom Reflection
Background information, Bible link, story, craft and reflection ideas for a session exploring the cross linked to Remembrance Day.

A Palestinian Cross: Courage

Whole schoolRE, Classroom Reflection
Exploring the symbolism of a Palestinian Cross, also called the Cross of St. George.

A Tau Cross

Whole schoolRE, Classroom Reflection
An idea by Martyn Payne of the Barnabas Schools' Team exploring cross ideas based on the Tau Cross.