Open the Book - The Easter Story

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This afternoon, we were treated to a re-telling of the Easter Story by Open the Book.

Through the story we learnt that, to Christian's, Easter is much more than chocolate Easter eggs.  We discovered what happened when Jesus died on the cross and considered how surprised Jesus's friends were…

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Our Day at the Zoo!

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Monkeys, tortoises and ostriches… oh my!

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RE: Understanding Shabbat

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Over the last few weeks we have been learning about Judaism.  Today we recapped our understanding of what Shabbat is and how and why it is celebrated.  We recreated some aspects of Shabbat by making Challah bread and drinking grape juice.  The children worked in groups to follow the recipe,…

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Open the Book: Jonah the Groaner

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This afternoon the story of Jonah the Groaner was brought to life by 'Open the Book' and a few helpers.  We learnt that the overarching message from of this story is that of compassion which is one of our school values.  We also learnt that Christians believe that even though Jonah had let God…

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Explorer Dome: Environment Show

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This afternoon we became adventurers, exploring Planet Earth.

We enjoyed crawling through the tunnel, following the fairy lights into the dome,  where we looked at the night sky and images of planet Earth from space.   We visited the jungle, savannah, desert and found out about deforestation in…

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