Schools Ministry

Schools Ministry

Take a look below at our resources for schools and school age children, to help them explore prayer, spirituality and faith. If you have any questions about our work with schools, feel free to get in touch with Mthr Rosemary Hill.

Over the coming weeks these resources will continue being added to. Please do keep checking back regularly for updates.

Worship Resources

The assembly plans are based on the structure used by assemblies.org.uk as this is a well known structure for many practitioners. Where assemblies or resources have been adapted from existing resources in the public domain, credit has been given to original authors/websites. Term 1 Resources (Autumn Term) 1A: How are you feeling? Downloads: Bonus Material: Harvest Download: 1B: REMEMBrance Downloads: 1C: Christmas / St Lucia Downloads: Term 2 Resources (Spring Term) 2A: Candlemas Downloads:

Christmas Resources

Here you will find templates, talk ideas and links to Christmas worship resources and craft ideas. St Lucia/Christmas around the world. Follow this link to the worship resources section, where you will find an assembly/lesson plan and supplemental classroom resources on St Lucia. Worship Resources Snowball! An idea for a worship talk if you only have a small number of children. Make white pom pom snowballs (or you can buy them fairly cheaply). Every-time the volunteers answer a question on…

Classroom Visits

Here you will find a selection of resources that can be used within a classroom setting: A short lesson plan that explores what a priest does. In this session we explore baptism and prayer. Who is visiting our school This week? Here are some easily printable cards to help students who feel anxiety with new people or like to know who is coming to their classroom or assembly ahead of time.
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Staff Wellbeing

The Staffroom Here you will find resources to support staff spirituality and wellbeing: The Examen Three minute Retreat The three minute retreat is really useful if you are looking for a quick prayer routine for during the day. Dealing with anxiety / panic The rosary The Rosary is a meditative, repetitive form of prayer that has been used for centuries. If you do not wish to pray the Marian prayer, you can also try the Jesus rosary. https://www.therosary.online/

Liturgical Resources

What happens in the Eucharist? A handy infographic that can be used before or during a Eucharist to help KS1/KS2 students understand what’s going on if they find new situations stressful. Daily Office for Schools Two short simple acts of Morning and Afternoon Prayer. The prayer intention poster could be enlarged and placed in a classroom to enable children to leave prayer requests if they wish (e.g. for a war torn country they’ve seen on the news, a poorly pet,…