Religious Education

At Childwall Abbey School, pupils follow the Programmes of Study from the National Curriculum and also the Local Authority Scheme of Work for Religious Education.

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From Year 9 pupils embark on units of coursework which build, with other Humanities units, into accreditation with WJEC examination board – at Entry Level.

This year we have visited places of worship such as St Anne’s Church and Al-Rahma Mosque, we also visited Princes Road Synagogue and our two cathedrals.


Church Visit

In July year 6 visited St Anne’s church
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Cathedrals

Meanwhile, 8B visited both our beautiful cathedrals. We have some budding photographers, don’t you agree?

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Ramadan

Year 7 put on a great Ramadam assembly where we tried some exotic food and drink. It was lovely to see staff and pupils of all beliefs working, eating and drinking together.

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Passover

Year 7/8 put on a great Passover assembly where we tried a Jewish Seder meal.
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Synagogue Visit

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7M & 7/8W enjoyed a visit to the Princes Road synagogue.
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The synagogue was an awesome building.

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The boys wore yarmulkes on their heads, as a sign of respect.
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We saw the Eternal Light, the Ark and the Torah scrolls.
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Hinduism – Divali

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Here are some Year 7/8 pupils making Divas during Diwali – assisted by Mrs Banerjee who kindly taught us a lot about this special time for Hindus

We made Divas from clay …

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and glazed them.

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Here they are finished and lit up.

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We even dressed up

We also made Barfi – with desiccated coconut and condensed milk.

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Christmas

At Christmas we made our own advent calendars.

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We also made Christmas gifts for family and friends – such as decorated scented candles and wicker hearts.

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Judaism

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7M & 7/8W have been studying Judaism. They have made Torah Scrolls and Israeli flags. Here they are trying some Matzos.
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