Digital School Resources

Message to staff

Please see below for our digital and on line school resources.

The 'Discover Bradford Cathedral' blog and the 360-degree tour provide good background information for many of the activities below.

 

Cathedral Plan     Plan      More information

 

Seasonal Resources - KS1, KS2, KS3, KS4 & Post 16

 

Remembrance and Peace 2020

This year our Armistice Day and Remembrance Sunday resources are all on line. Find out more by clicking on this link remembrance and peace 

An adaptable KS1, KS2 and KS3 plan and activity ideas may be found here: planning and possible activities

This Power Point has images for pupils and basic background information for teachers; its focus is World War I as a local and global conflict and it also looks at the role of women, animals, the peace movement, remembrance and commemoration: Remembrance and Peace: images for reflection

Resources for download: A Bell for Remembrance and Peace     A Dove for Remembrance and Peace    Poppy 1   Poppy 2

 

This is a poster pack that explores World War I and the Bradford Cathedral Memorial Bells, please feel free to download and print.

1 Sights and Sounds   2 War to end all Wars  3 Women at War    4 A Bell Ringer's Tale    5 Battle for the Bells   6 Memorial Bells

7 Memorial Bells  8 Ringing the Changes   9 Call and Response 10 21st Century

The Peace Museum has a useful WWI book and resource pack with a Bradford flavour, 'Choices Then and Now' by Ben Chalcraft and Diane Hadwen. This retails at £19.99 and is available from the Museum. Find out more here Choices Then and Now  

You may download the cross phase booklet here Choices Then and Now here it is full of stories and ideas for the classroom.

You may download Key Stage specific resources  from the Choices by kicking on the key stage specific links below. Many thanks to the Peace Museum for allowing these resources to be reproduced for teachers to use. Please click on the Key Stage to access the resources:

KS1

KS2

KS3 & 4

Post 16

World War Memorial in Bradford Cathedral

Booklet about the names on the WW1 Memorial, "Remembered in Bradford Cathedral"

Detailed booklet with close up images showing the beautiful World War One Memorial Window, which tells the story of the war experiences of the Bradford men in the 6th Battalion of the Prince of Wales' Own West Yorkshire Regiment 
WW1 Story Window in Bradford Cathedral

 

Interfaith Week 2020

 

This year Interfaith week runs from the 8th to the 15th November.  The Cathedral is proud to be part of Bradford’s diverse community and we aim to welcome and work with children and adults of all faiths and none.

For more information about national events for Interfaith week visit:   https://www.interfaithweek.org/  or follow the Interfaith Network on Twitter -https://twitter.com/IFWeek  

Information about interfaith in the UK may be found in the Government’s booklet; click on this link ‘Face to Face and Side by Side’.

Sacred Spaces and Special Things

This year for Interfaith Week we have put together some resources and activities based on our popular Interfaith themed Cathedral visits, but which may be accessed via the internet in your own classroom or other learning space.

1. For background information about Interfaith Week and diversity in the Bradford Metropolitan District click here

2. To download the Sacred Spaces and Special Things activity plan click here

3. The Children's resources may be downloaded here Exploration Sheet   Cathedral Montage  Muslim Images

4. To help teachers take an 'interfaith' slant we have put together a sheet of prompts for teachers. This may be accessed here.

 

General Resources

Covering RE, creative writing, local history and observational drawing.

 

EYFS and KS1 

Exploring a Christian Place of Worship (Matching Exercise)

Observational Drawing     Ideas     Stimuli Material

Harvest Festival: Links to resources

Cathedral Colouring

 

KS2 

Exploring a Christian Place of Worship (Matching Exercise)

Exploring a Christian Place of Worship: Cloze

Exploring a Place of Worship Glossary

Christian Signs and Symbols     Introductory activity

Harvest Festival: Links to resources

Design a Stained Glass Window     Instructions    Template

Creative and Descriptive Writing      Ideas     Resource Materials

Observational Drawing     Ideas     Stimuli Material

Design a Cathedral Poster

Design a Cathedral Guidebook

Cathedral Colouring

  

 

KS3 

Exploring a Christian Place of Worship 

Christian Signs and Symbols

Creative and Descriptive Writing      Ideas     Resource Materials

Harvest Festival: Links to resources

Design a Stained Glass Window     Instructions    Template

Design a Cathedral Poster

Design a Cathedral Guidebook 

Observational Drawing     Ideas     Stimuli Material

Cathedral Colouring

 

KS4 

Exploring a Christian Place of Worship 

Christian Signs and Symbols

GCSE Christianity Revision for RE 

Observational Drawing     Ideas     Stimuli Material

A quick guide to the William Morris windows