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St Marie's Catholic Primary School and Nursery is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff, volunteers and parents to share this commitment. If you have any concerns regarding a child, please contact one of our Safeguarding Leads at the school office.

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Good Friday (Holy Week -Friday)

Good Friday: Holy Week & Easter Unit -- Holy Moly Sunday School

Watch the video with your child and ask:

What do you notice about the video? What colours or illustrations stand out? (Black and white, Jesus is in colour, No words, Sad, slow music etc.)
Good Friday is thought as the saddest day in the Catholic Liturgical calendar, why do you think that is?
What happened during Good Friday?
Why do you think Jesus was sentenced to death on the cross?
What did they put on his head? Why did the guards beat Jesus when he carried the cross?
Why do you think they made Jesus a crown of thorns?
Catholics do not eat meat on Good Friday, why do you think that is?

Good Friday Craft Ideas

Good Friday Craft Ideas 1
Good Friday Craft Ideas 2
Good Friday Craft Ideas 3

Prayer

Prayer 1

Maundy Thursday 'The Last Supper' (Holy Week - Thursday)

The Story of Easter (The Last Supper)

This is part of a series of 3 videos that tell the story of Easter. Based on, Matthew 26:17-30; Mark 14:12-26; Luke 22:7-30; John 13:18-30

Watch the video of the Last Supper and ask:

What is a Passover meal? (It is a Jewish celebration as Jesus was a Jew)
What did Jesus do with the bread and wine? What did he say?
Where have you seen bread and wine being offered before?
Where did Judas go?

Last Supper Craft Ideas

Last Supper Craft Ideas 1
Last Supper Craft Ideas 2
Jesus washes the Disciples feet

Jesus Washes His Disciples' Feet

This Bible story is based on John 13: 1-17.

Watch the video with your child and ask:

Why did Jesus wash his disciples feet?
What does it mean to 'serve' someone?
How do we 'serve' God and show that we belong to him?

Have a go at washing your own or someone in your families feet

Have a go at washing your own or someone in your families feet 1

After the last supper Jesus and his disciples go to pray at the Garden of Gethsemane. Jesus is arrested after being betrayed by Judas.

In the Garden of Gethsemane, Jesus tells Peter he will deny knowing him three times before the rooster crows.

Peter Denies Jesus | Bible Story | LifeKids

Prayer

Prayer 1
Judas Plans to Betray Jesus (Holy Week - Wednesday)

Judas Plans To Betray I Stories of Jesus I Children's Bible Stories | Holy Tales Bible Stories

Watch the video with your child and ask:

What does 'betrayal' mean?
How did Judas betray Jesus?
How do you think it made Jesus feel?
Has anyone ever betrayed your trust or have you ever betrayed your friend's trust? How did the make you/them feel?

Make a list with your child on how someone might betray your trust

Make a list with your child on how someone might betray your trust 1

What does trust mean? List people that you trust and say why you trust them. Then try these fun trust building activities.

What does trust mean? List people that you trust and say why you trust them. Then try these fun trust building activities.  1
What does trust mean? List people that you trust and say why you trust them. Then try these fun trust building activities.  2
What does trust mean? List people that you trust and say why you trust them. Then try these fun trust building activities.  3
What does trust mean? List people that you trust and say why you trust them. Then try these fun trust building activities.  4
What does trust mean? List people that you trust and say why you trust them. Then try these fun trust building activities.  5

Prayer

Prayer 1
Jesus and the Sinful Woman (Holy Week - Tuesday)

Activity: Would You Ever?

 

  1. Share your lunch with a friend who forgot their lunch box?
  2. … even if that mean you would be hungry? (why?)
  3. Help your friend finish their chores faster so you could play?
  4. … even if he had a lot of chores? (why?)
  5. Let your friend borrow your favourite toy and take it home?
  6. … even if you always played with it before bedtime. (why?)
  7. Give your friend that same toy if they asked to keep it? 
  8. … even if he already had more toys than you? ( why?)
  9. Tell the mean kids to stop being mean to your friend
  10. … even if they would start picking on you instead? (why?)

Jesus and the Sinful Woman

This story is based on Luke 7:36-50.

Watch the story of Jesus and the Sinful Woman.

Act out the story (You could use a bottle of perfume for props)

Ask:

What is a sin?
Why do you think she is called a 'Sinful Woman?'
The Sinful Woman was not invited to the meal, why do you think she came?
What did she do to Jesus? Why?
Jesus tells a parable; Why is the man with the greatest debt the most grateful?
Why did Jesus forgive her sins?
How did the Pharisee Simon react when Jesus forgave her sins?

Colouring Sheet

Colouring Sheet 1

Prayer

Prayer 1
Jesus Cleanses the Temple (Holy Week - Monday)

Clearing the Temple John 2 13-22

Watch the video with your child and ask:

What is a Temple?
Why are Temples important? What do people do there?
How did Jesus react when he saw people selling things at the Temple?
Why do you think he told the people to leave?
How did the people react when Jesus asked them to leave? What do you think they will do?

Thought bubble

Thought bubble 1
Picture 1

Palm Sunday (Start of Holy Week)

The Story of Easter (The Triumphal Entry)

Watch this video about Palm Sunday with your child. Then ask:

Where was Jesus going?
What did he ask his disciples to bring him?
Why do you think Jesus rode on a Donkey to Jerusalem? Does a donkey remind you of another story in the Bible?
How did the people react when they saw Jesus? What did they shout to him?
What do you think the people meant when they shouted 'Blessings on the King who comes in the name of the Lord, Praise God in highest heaven?'
How did the Pharisees and Rulers react to the news that Jesus was coming to Jerusalem'?

Then complete comprehension activity - Note it is differentiated from less to more able.

Then have a go at making your own Palm Leaf. Wave it and shout 'Hosanna,' which means 'Joy' and 'Praise.' Think about how you would react if you saw Jesus today. What would you say? How would it make you feel?

Palm Sunday Comprehension

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Prayer

Prayer 1

A NEW COMMANDMENT

This song is linked to our current RE - Lent - please share with your child and then complete the craft activity.

Love One Another As I Have Loved You!

Love One Another As I Have Loved You! 1
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