Pentecost

The Christian festival marking the strategic moment in history when the first Christians were infused by God's Holy Spirit whilst meeting in Jerusalem, empowering them to begin taking the news of Jesus Christ out across the Roman Empire, and beyond.

Babble - an assembly to introduce the theme of Pentecost

Whole schoolClassroom Reflection
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.

Pentecost in percussion

KS1, KS2, Whole schoolRECross-curricular links
The aim of this activity is to tell the story of Pentecost in sound.

Pentecost Power

KS2Collective Worship
A simple dramatic presentation for Pentecost - this sketch can be rehearsed in a very short time and requires very little line-learning.

Pentecost: a response story

Whole schoolCollective Worship
Here is a simple response version of the Acts 2 narrative, which will be suitable for a whole school assembly.