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Prayer Spaces 2019

Last week St Lawrence’s School held their fifth annual Prayer Spaces week with the theme of God Swaps.

The School Mission brought together the  St Lawrence’s School and Parish family, involving Parents, Children, Staff, Governors and Parishioners.

Several Prayer Spaces were set up around the school hall led by The Vineyard Church volunteers and in another area Godly Play stories and activities were led by Mary Cooper; Godly Play Practitioner. 

There was a well attended evening for parents, children, governors and parishioners where Mary Cooper told a Lenten Godly Play story to a crowd of around 100 people. At the end of this session we all joined together to pray.

There were opportunities for quiet reflection, singing and craft activities during the week. Children were encouraged to join with their parents in these activities and many wrote prayers to add to our prayer wall where each class has a prayer intention during Lent.

It has been a wonderful uplifting week and we look forward to planning Prayer Spaces 2020 in St Lawrence’s R C Primary school.

KS1 Maths Challenge

Year 1 and Year 2 have taken part in an exciting Maths Challenge during this half term. We have all been working on improving our scores on Hit The Button. We worked on number bonds and on times tables. Every child improved their scores during the 6 week period. Some children were awarded prizes for… Continue Reading

Year 2 visit Discovery Museum

Year 2 visited the Discovery Museum today.   We enjoyed trying out all of the experiments in the Science Maze. After lunch we had a fun time  in the circus exhibition.       In the afternoon we took part in a history workshop about the Great Fire of Newcastle. We learnt all about life in Victorian times and we acted out the story of the fire. Continue Reading

Year 2 Liturgy

Year 2 invited their families into school today to take part in one of our Liturgies. We planned our Liturgy about books together. We prayed together and sang some of our favourite hymns. At the end we handed out some beautiful prayer cards about Jesus special rule about love and then we offered our familes tea,… Continue Reading