Halloween

A heavily commercialised modern festival with some Christian roots, celebrated on All Hallows Eve, and All Saints Day.

Dracula: darkness afraid of the light

KS2Collective Worship, Classroom Reflection
An idea for collective worship that uses a famous horror story to explain how Christians see Jesus as the light of the world and why the cross is a powerful Christian symbol

Frankenstein: why can't I just do what I like?

KS2Collective Worship, Classroom Reflection
An idea for collective worship that uses Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein and the Bible story of Jesus in the wilderness to explore how we can make better choices.

Saint Aidan - flame of the north

KS1, KS2, Whole schoolRECross-curricular links
Teachers' notes and cross-curricular ideas for lessons on Aidan, an early Christian saint.

A Cemetery Cross

KS2RE, Classroom Reflection
Background information, Bible links and craft ideas for a session exploring a Cemetery Cross.

Halloween fears

Whole schoolCollective Worship
An assembly story concentrating on the power of God to release people from fear.