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Collective Worship

Every half term, we consider a different Christian value as the focus for our collective worship. There are 18 values in total. On Friday 1st February 2019, we had a Values for Life day. During the day, each of our 18 classes spent time considering one of the 18 values. They all produced a piece of art work for the school hall to display their value. 

The document below tells you about our Values for Life day and each of the values that we considered. 

Every day, all children have a daily act of collective worship (sometimes called an assembly).

 

To help keep us all safe during the COVID-19 pandemic our regular acts of collective worship are not taking place in the hall. Children are staying in their bubbles in their classrooms. 

The table below shows what usually happens each day of the week with 2020-21's temporary amendments in italics.

Day

Infants

Juniors

Monday

Class or year group collective worship

 

Virtual Collective Worship led by Mr. Averis and delivered in classrooms.

Juniors led by Mr. Averis, Year 6 Take-over or a visitor

School Hall

Virtual Collective Worship led by Mr. Averis and delivered in classrooms.

Tuesday

Infants led by Mr. Averis, Year 6 Take-over or a visitor

School Hall

Class Collective Worship based upon Values For Life.

Class or year group collective worship

 

Class Collective Worship based upon Values For Life.

Wednesday

Class or year group collective worship

Class Collective Worship prepared by Reverend Anne.

Class or year group collective worship

Class Collective Worship prepared by Reverend Anne.

Thursday

Infants led by different teachers

School Hall

 

Class Collective Worship alternates between listening to traditional hymns and sharing a Bible story.

Open the book or Sing and praise

Led on a Rota

School Hall

Class Collective Worship alternates between listening to traditional hymns and sharing a Bible story.

Friday

Celebration Collective Worship - Infants and Juniors together

Led by Mr. Averis and Mrs. Carvell - School Hall

Virtual Celebration Worship delivered in classrooms. Led by Mr. Averis and Mrs. Carvell.

 

Hi, I'm John. I love to read the Bible and tell stories about Jesus. You will find me in the reflection area by the main office. Have you written a prayer? Do you have something you would like us to pray for? Write it on a piece of paper and place it in my rucksack. We could use it in Collective Worship. I look forward to seeing your happy faces walk past me! John

Truthfulness

Autumn 1: This half-term, the children are learning about the value of truthfulness. Here is an overview of each week's topic and leader:

Welcome Back! - Mr. Averis

Truthfulness linked with Kolkata - a Global Issue - Mr. Averis

Truth and Deception - Mr. Averis

Choosing the Truth - Mr. Averis

Standing for the Truth - Mr. Averis

Harvest festival - Mr. Averis

Seeing the Truth - Reverend Anne

Searching for the Truth  - Mr. Averis

 

The one...who speaks the truth from their heart...will never be shaken - Psalm 15 v 2-5

Hope

Summer 2: This half-term, the children are learning about the value of hope. Here is an overview of each week's topic and leader:

Jesus is the Hope of the World - Class teachers

The Rainbow - a symbol of hope - Mr. Averis

Planting Hope - Takeover Team

Hope for the future - Mr. Averis

Bringing Hope to Others - Mr. Averis

Pushing Through - Mr. Averis

Hopeful Holidays  - Mr. Averis

 

Joshua said to them, “Do not be afraid; do not be discouraged. Be strong and courageous.” Joshua 10:25

Humility

Summer 1: This half-term, the children are learning about the value of humility. Here is an overview of each week's topic and leader:

Showing humility by serving others - Mr. Averis

Humility to seek help - Mr. Averis

Humility to take advice - Mr. Averis

Living a humble life - Mr. Averis

Mental Health Awareness Week - Mrs. Winson-Bushby and friends

Learning humility - Mr. Averis

Living for others - Mr. Averis

 

Humble yourselves before the Lord, and He will lift you up - James 4 v 10

Friendship

Spring 2: This half-term, the children are learning about the value of friendship. Here is an overview of each week's topic and leader:

Friendship in Good Times and Bad- Mr. Averis

Friendship, the Greatest Treasure- Mr. Averis

Friends Again- Mr. Averis

Friends in Trouble- Mr. Averis

Trusting our Friends- Mr. Averis

 

A friend loves at all times - Proverbs 17:17

 

Compassion

Spring 1: This half-term, the children are learning about the value of compassion. Here is an overview of each week's topic and leader:

God's compassion for his people - Mr. Averis

Showing compassion to others by sharing- Mr. Averis

Compassion for the elderly - Mr. Averis

Compassion for neighbours in need- Mr. Averis

Compassion for the poor - Mr. Averis

Compassion and mental health- Mrs Winson-Bushby and friends

 

The Lord, the compassionate and gracious God, slow to anger, abounding in love and faithfulness - Exodus 34:6

Thankfulness

Autumn 2: This half-term, the children are learning about the value of thankfulness. Here is an overview of each week's topic and leader:

Remembering to say thank you - Mr. Averis

Saying Grace- Mr. Averis

Extravagant thanks - Mr. Averis

Creation praise- Mr. Averis

Christian Aid - Mrs Robinson and friends

Counting your blessings- Mr. Averis

Thankful for the good news- Mr. Averis

 

In all things, give thanks - 1 Thessalonians 5:18

Justice

Autumn 1: This half-term, the children are learning about the value of justice. Here is an overview of each week's topic and leader:

Welcome back - Mr. Averis

Justice for the poor - Mr. Averis

Standing up for those who are treated unjustly - Mr. Averis

Making a difference- Mr. Averis

Including others - Mr. Averis

Making wise decisions - Mr. Averis

God's justice - Mr. Averis

Keeping God's rules - Mr. Averis

 

Our purpose is to do what is right, not only in the sight of the Lord, but also in the sight of one another - 2 Corinthian 8:21

To see the values that we have explored in previous years, please click on the link below to take you to the archive pages:
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