Storytelling

A powerful active teaching tool that requires total engagement with the audience to work well, and is not to be confused with simply reading something aloud from a book.

'You go first'

Foundation, KS1, KS2, Whole schoolCollective Worship
A story of self-sacrifice from the Dunkirk evacuation of 1940

A church in Jerusalem: Gethsemane

KS1, KS2, Whole schoolCollective Worship, Classroom Reflection
A collective worship session about courage, which focuses on the story of Jesus in the garden of Gethsemane, with pictures of the pilgrimage site

Christimas 3: Jesus is born

FoundationRE
This is the third of a series of ideas that you could use for lessons in the four weeks before Christmas.

Trouble at the theatre

KS2, Whole schoolCollective Worship, Classroom Reflection
A very noisy story about resilience, based on Acts 19:23–41.