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Judaism

During our first week we celebrated our 'other faith', Judaism. We looked at the Jewish celebration of Shabbat, which celebrates the creation of our world. During Shabbat, Jewish people must observe a full day of rest, just as God did after he created the world. As part of our learning, we made our own Challah Bread, a special type of bread eaten on the eve of Shabbat. 

Beginnings

 Our main topic this term is 'Beginnings' where we will be looking at our own experiences of beginnings, and then exploring our world's creation story. 

Books 

In Spring term we will be looking at special books and why books are important to us.

 

SOME QUESTIONS OF MEANING & PURPOSE

Why do we need books?

How many kinds of books do we use and why? What is special about the Bible and why it is important to us?

CORE VOCABULARY

books, library, text book, reverence, respect, Scripture, lectern, Gospel, Bible, New Testament, Old Testament, genre, thurible, missal

LITURGICAL/PRAYERS LINKS

SONGS/
HYMNS TO SING

Mass responses

Celebration of the Word

See John Burland Grid

Songs to greet the

Gospel

 

Thanksgiving

We are also looking at thanksgiving and the importance of being thankful. We started this topic with a lovely lesson with our parents. 

In this topic we will cover being thoughtful for life, for people and gifts, is a vital part of our relationships with one another.  When praise and appreciation are experienced, we are enabled to relate on a deeper level.

 In this topic we are looking at Holy Communion and why this is important to Catholic people.