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Religious Education

At St Agatha’s school, prayer is a vital part of the school day.  The children begin and end the day with a prayer and say a thank you prayer before eating their lunch. 

The Religious Education scheme used at St Agatha’s is called The Way, the Truth and the Life.  It runs from Nursery to Year 6 and provides continuity and progression for each child.  The scheme allows children to discover the beauty of the Catholic faith in both an engaging and child-friendly way.  Each year group has its own Religious Education text books and children have the opportunity to explore different parts of the Mass, the saints, the Sacraments and different aspects of liturgical life.  There is a website linked to the scheme which has a Guidance for Parents section, which you can click here to access.

During the school year, there are many whole school Masses and each class has the chance to celebrate either a year group Mass at St Agatha’s church (Year 2 - Year 6) or a Prayer Service in class (Reception & Year 1).