Collective Worship is integral to the ethos of our school. As a school with strong Christian foundations we value this special time daily, when we come together to explore, discuss and reflect on Christian faith.
Our collective worship not only focusses on key Christian festivals such as Christmas, Easter and Lent the children but children also have an opportunity to think about significant festivals and events of other key religions (eg Divali, Hannukah) and when possible hear from leaders of other faiths.
We enjoy a close relationship with St Andrews with the local vicar and/or members of the parish leading at least one act of worship weekly. We also hold regular school services at St Andrews church.
Our termly themes are based on a wide variety of appropriate resources, including those produced by the Oxford Diocese and aim to support children to understand the Christian values of the school whilst encouraging them to develop their own thoughts around Christian faith and understanding of other faiths.
Parents have the right to withdraw their child from Collective Worship and should speak to the Headteacher to discuss this.
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