David

Old Testament King who as a boy slew Goliath, later ruled Israel and Judaea after making Jerusalem his capital city, and is credited with writing many Psalms.

Collective Worship: Under Siege

Foundation, KS1, KS2, Whole schoolCollective Worship
Collective Worship material based on Psalm 23, about coping with the feeling of being surrounded by enemies.

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.

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!

A Tree Cross

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

An Ash Cross

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

Uniqueness - I'm special

Whole schoolCollective Worship
Samuel the Prophet anoints David king and later David writes a poem that celebrates how special he is.

Psalm 139 - so special

Whole schoolCollective Worship
An assembly outline that introduces the theme of our uniqueness, celebrating the fact that it is 'good to be me'. It makes links to Psalm 139.