Collective Worship is a time when the whole school, or groups within the school meet together in order to consider and reflect on common concerns, issues and interests. It offers all pupils an opportunity to worship through engaging in relevant, meaningful experiences and provides opportunities for the pupils’ spiritual, moral, social and cultural development. Collective Acts of Worship are held every day, either for all children together, or for Key Stage 1 & 2 children separately. They are based on our church school values which are Forgiveness, Love and Friendship, Peace and Harmony, Respect, Responsibility and Trust. Moral and social issues are also raised in Collective Worship and there are opportunities for spiritual reflection. Christian hymns, prayers and periods of quiet thought are regularly included.
We have begun this term looking at making some resolutions for 2020 having looked at these quotes from the bible.
” I can do all things through Christ, who gives me strength.” Philippians 4:13
” For nothing will be impossible with God.” Luke 1:37
“The Lord is my strength and my shield; in him my heart trusts, and I am helped..”Psalm 28:7
“Be strong and courageous. Do not be afraid; do not be discouraged, for the LORD your God will be with you wherever you go.” Joshua 1: 9
In our class collective worship, each class has written prayers that we share at the end of each day.
We have also enjoyed some amazing whole school collective worships this term led by different classes across the school.
There has also been some great feedback!
“Once again thoroughly enjoyed Gorilla Class’s Collective Worship on Friday. Certainly a memorable depiction of “The Wedding at Canaan.” A very visual display of turning water into wine and I’m sure everyone will remember “ Who do we call?” “JESUS.” Congratulations to Mr Barton and his team for giving me a Friday feel good factor and filled me with joy for the day.
I had read that you were encouraging Parents and Visitors to come into the Hall quietly, the Children and Staff singing as the Pupils arrived certainly set the tone. I was really cheered by a young man who was holding the door, singing his heart out. Well done everyone!”
Mrs Grinham Bishop’s visitor