This is to support you during this unusual time in Schools until I can see you again. I will be updating weekly. You will find reminders from last week and some new links for this week especially some very special Facebook groups for you to join at home. Hopefully the links will upload and work for you.
Stay safe – we are thinking of you all.
Collective Worship Links
I-singPop – link on to their very good You Tube channel with songs and messages to the children each week. I love it. https://youtu.be/G_sR2p_X9HE This is a special message this week for the children. There is also dance moves to learn and fantastic value based songs to sing.
The Joy Foundation www.joyfoundation.org.uk. Andy Housam is a schools worker in the Lincoln area, head to his Facebook page where he is doing 3 storytelling sessions a week as collective worship for schools or at home.
www.fischy.com These are extremely high quality collective worship providers. They are offering online CW at 11.00am – today the site crashed – so keep trying
www.johnhardwick.org.uk good quality collective worship and resources including a You Tube channel with songs.
Diocese Board of Education have got some amazing resources listed on the COVID-19 tab.
www.guardiansofancora.com an award winning high quality quest through the bible stories. Suitable to key stage 2.
Illustrated Ministry – craft ideas and colouring pages, word searches etc. Free resource for Lent. Lent 5 activity sheet is available. Please head over to their webpage and down load
www.illustratedministry.com – they have a Facebook page
Bible Society – free children’s animated Easter story videos to download. Please take a look these are great. www.biblesociety.org.uk go on the get involved tab.
Check out the York Diocese regularly this week. Carolyn Edwards the children’s advisor has put together a set of Holy Week resources to do at home or in school as we had towards Easter.
SPECIALLY CREATED IN RESPONSE TO COVID-19
Together At Home
A fantastic new resource, sharing weekly complete teaching packs including:
– Bible passage, discussion, prayers and multiple family activities too.
Please join their main page, latest resources are linked directly below:
– Jesus Calming the Storm
– Hand Washing Prayer
– Lectionary Edition (Fourth Sunday in Lent)
– Mary’s Perfume
– I Can Pray a Rainbow
– At Home with God – Weekday fun family devotional podcast
The Lord’s Prayer with actions. https://youtu.be/tOugEQpcc_k
Prayer Spaces for Schools/at Home these now have a set of resource for you to do at home – either head to the Facebook page or go on the website https://www.prayerspacesinschools.com
You Tube – Godly Play Foundation – please subscribe this is the official channel. Very high quality and most of the stories are there including Easter
There is also an introduction video of what Godly Play to understand where the story telling fits part of a bigger process of nurture for children with art responses.
Further Guidance on Godly Play UK website.