25/5/23 Blessing the Mindfullness Meadow.
We were lucky to be joined by Canon John who blessed the beautiful Mindfullness Meadow that we have designed and made in Year 4. As part of God's creation it will grow into a beautiful space where we can quietly reflect and spend time with God.
19/5/23 The Qur’an
Today we explored the Qur’an, the Holy book of Islam. We wrote in Arabic and researched the many names of Allah.
18/5/23 Celebrating our Class Liturgy
Today we collaborated as a whole class to design a Liturgy based around our recent RE Topic Pentecost. We deisgned a chain of promises that we shared and made together during the Liturgy promising how we would share the Good News message in our lives today.
15/5/23 May Procession and crowning of Mary our Mother.
A beautiful whole school Liturgy celebrating Mary our Mother, during the month of May. We were also lucky enough to receive our own rosary beads.
28/4/23 Pentecost Artwork
A video of our bright, beautiful artwork inspired by the Feast of Pentecost. The movement and excitement of the Holy Spirit are captured perfectly by Year 4
31/3/23 Class Easter Liturgy
A beautiful end to our Easter RE Topic with a Y4 Class Liturgy planned and led by our classmates. We all enjoyed celebrating with 'Lord I lift your name on high!'
30/3/23 A moving and touching Good Friday Liturgy
24/3/23 Our Easter Enterprise Bookmarks
Designing, making and calculating the costs associated with our Enterprise Easter Bookmarks. We had a whole class prouduction line with colouring, trimming, laminating and adding tassels. 89 beautiful completed bookmarks so far....
22/3/23 Holy Communion and Year 1
Year 1 ghathered lots of questions to ask Year 4 about receiving their Holy Communion. We discussed reciving the host, feeling the Holy Spirit inside them and why the Year 4 children wore white.
21/3/23 The Sacrament of Reconciliation
Diolch yn fawr i Canon John and Fr Andy for celebrating the sacrament of Reconciliation with Key Stage 2 today. We refelected and learnt about the importance of forgiveness and the power of prayer.
20/3/23 Eucharist Stained Glass
We produced beuatiful stained glass designs based on the theme of the Eucharist.
17/3/23 Our Class Liturgy
So proud of our class leading today's liturgy beased on our Eucharist topic. We shared bread together and reflected as a class community.
10/3/23 CAFOD Big Lent Walk
We enjoyed joining with the whole school community for Cafod's Big Lent Walk! We walked with Year 2.
3/3/23 Year 4 Class Liturgy
A beautiful reflective Class Liturgy to finish our Community Topic in Year 4, led and designed by our classmates.
26/1/23 Canon John talks about roles within the Church.
Canon John visited Blwyddyn 4 to discuss the different roles within our Church Community, we acted out the lay parts to help Canon celebrate Mass. Some of the roles included Sacristan, Liturgist, Choir, Reader, Altar Server, Eucharistic Minister and Welcomer.
Waiting in Hope
28/11/22 Our Advent Prayer Focus.
Today we lit the first candle of our Advent Wreath as this special time of Waiting begins. We are in school for almost all of Advent this year.
25/11/22 - Exploring Judaism
Today we studied Jewish artefacts, tried writing in Hebrew and exploredmthe celebration of Bar and Bat Mitzvah .
24/11/22 Making Advent Wreaths
Today we foraged for and made an Advent Wreath for each Class Prayer Focus at Christ the King, we worked together in groups and then presented them to each class along with a scroll explaining the special meaning behind the Advent Wreath, its shape and the candles. Well done Blwyddyn 4!
18/11/22 Liturgical Reflection
Today we designed a Liturgical Reflection based on the hymn 'Christ be our Light' that could be shared at a Celebration of the Sacrament of Confirmation.
17/11/22 A visit from Canon John
We had a very special visitor in our Classroom today, Canon John Griffiths (from St Teilos Parish) came in to Year 4 to talk to us about the special Sacrament of Confirmation. We also sang a hymn and prayed together. Thank you Canon John from all of us in Year 4.
27/10/22 Year 4 Mass at Christ the King
Year 4 led our first ever Class Mass this morning, reflecting on the importance of Community. Beautiful reading, singing, signing and participating in the Celebration with Canon Matthew. We look forward to celebrating our next class Mass in the spring term.
14/10/22 Class Liturgy
We finished our first topic with a beautiful Liturgy reflecting on Jesus' family and our own families. We each bought an autumn leaf with the names of our families on to the Litrugy, to remind ourselves who we were praying for. We listened to Matthew's Gospel and then reflected on some bidding prayers written by our class. We ended the Liturgy with a Mission to go forth and help one member of our family through our actions this weekend. We concluded the Liturgy singing and signing 'You have Called Us'.
7/10/22 Whole School Harvest Liturgy
We joined with the Whole School Community to reflect on the meaning of the Harvest and our Mission to Help Others. We wore bright colours as part of the CAFOD Brighten Up the Harvest and bought in food donations for the Foodbank to help people and families locally in Cardiff.
29/9/22 Whole School Mass of Welcome
Today we were invited to the Christ the King Mass of Welcome, inviting and celebrating with the community that we are lucky to belong to.
30/9/22 The story of Ruth and Naomi
We worked as groups using a playscript and puppets to retell the Old Testament story of Ruth and Naomi, teaching us of the importance of loyalty and love within our families.
23/9/22 Our Fantastic Family Tree Display.
Matthew's Gospel begins with a list of the members of Jesus' Family Tree. We enjoyed making these Peg Dolls of these important people of the Old Testament and discussing the stories we already knew about Abraham and Sarah, Isaac and Rebecca, Jacob and Joseph and a desire to learn more about some we were unfamiliar with.