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The Christian calendar and colours of the Church year

Use these resources to explore the symbolic colours used throughout the Christian year.

Colours

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An animated version of the events of Palm Sunday

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An animated version of the events of Palm Sunday

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Medium Term Lesson Plan – Light

Explore how light is used as a symbol during Advent and the Christmas season

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Medium Term Lesson Plan – Light

Explore how light is used as a symbol during Advent and the Christmas season

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  Click here to download the medium term lesson plan for ‘Light’

The woman caught in adultery

Use these questions to discuss the importance of forgiveness and Jesus' teaching on judgement

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The woman caught in adultery

Use these questions to discuss the importance of forgiveness and Jesus' teaching on judgement

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Jesus calms a storm

Use these questions to discuss the miracle of Jesus calming the storm in more depth.

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Jesus calms a storm

Use these questions to discuss the miracle of Jesus calming the storm in more depth.

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How to make a palm cross

Follow these easy instructions to make a palm cross

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How to make a palm cross

Follow these easy instructions to make a palm cross

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  Click here to download the instructions

Signs and Symbols

Use these sheets to discuss the idea of symbols and to focus on the key Christian symbols

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Signs and Symbols

Use these sheets to discuss the idea of symbols and to focus on the key Christian symbols

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Click here to download lesson ideas Click here to download the activity sheet

Visit to an Anglican Church

Use these sheets and ideas to make the most of a church visit

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Visit to an Anglican Church

Use these sheets and ideas to make the most of a church visit

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Click here to download sheet 1 Click here to download sheet 2 Click here to download sheet 3

What robes does a vicar traditionally wear during the Christian year?

Use these sheets to explore in a creative way what a vicar wears and the colour of the robes.

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What robes does a vicar traditionally wear during the Christian year?

Use these sheets to explore in a creative way what a vicar wears and the colour of the robes.

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Click here to download sheet 1 Click here to download sheet 2 Click here to download sheet 3 Click here to download sheet 4

What do we learn from a healing miracle?

Explore and answer these questions on the sheet about the miracle of the healing of the paralytic man

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What do we learn from a healing miracle?

Explore and answer these questions on the sheet about the miracle of the healing of the paralytic man

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What can we learn from Christian art?

Use this sheet to discuss the issues around Christian art.

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What can we learn from Christian art?

Use this sheet to discuss the issues around Christian art.

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Christian Marriage

Use these sheets to discuss a Christian view of marriage.

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Christian Marriage

Use these sheets to discuss a Christian view of marriage.

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What do Christians believe about our world?

Illustrate these statements to show what Christians believe about our world.

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What do Christians believe about our world?

Illustrate these statements to show what Christians believe about our world.

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Who takes care of us?

Use this sheet to discuss the parable of the Good Shepherd and think about all the people who look after us.

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Who takes care of us?

Use this sheet to discuss the parable of the Good Shepherd and think about all the people who look after us.

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What is celebrated at Harvest?

Use these sheets to explore Harvest as a thanksgiving festival and the idea of why saying thank you is important.

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What is celebrated at Harvest?

Use these sheets to explore Harvest as a thanksgiving festival and the idea of why saying thank you is important.

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  Click here to download sheet 2 Click here to download sheet 2 Click here to download Traidcraft Schools harvest resources

Jesus’ Parables: What does the parable of the Good Samaritan teach us?

Using these sheets discuss both the characters and the most important part of the parable.

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Jesus’ Parables: What does the parable of the Good Samaritan teach us?

Using these sheets discuss both the characters and the most important part of the parable.

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Faith through actions

Use this sheet to discuss prayer, reading the bible, saying thanks and helping others.

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Faith through actions

Use this sheet to discuss prayer, reading the bible, saying thanks and helping others.

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    Click here to download the activity sheet

Confirmation

Explore what actions and thoughts take place during a confirmation service

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Confirmation

Explore what actions and thoughts take place during a confirmation service

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  Click here to download the confirmation activity sheet