Seasonal Resources Archive

Seasonal resources for KS1, KS2, KS3, KS4 & Post 16

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Holocaust Memorial Day

 


Candlemas

 

EYFS/KS1

 

KS2-KS5

 


 

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.

 


 

Advent and Christmas Resources

Advent and Christmas Resources.

 

You can also see our special Schools' Christmas Service online!

 

For Teachers

Advent Wreath 101

"A Quick Guide to Christmas": This includes detailed background information for teaching about Advent and Christmas.

Links to NATRE and other resources

 

Videos

Create a Bradford Cathedral Christmas Card

Create Your Own Lantern

The Crib Scenes at Bradford Cathedral

How to Make A Christingle with Frieda and Scout

 

Christmas Readings

Angel Gabriel, Mary; Elizabeth

Birth of Jesus; Shepherds

Visit of the Magi 

 

Videos

 

EYFS/KS1

Advent and Christmas at Bradford Cathedral: key images

Advent Wreath: Meaning and Candle Prayers (KS1)

Christmas Story Leaflet

Christmas Story Stones

Comfort and Joy Star

Create a Bradford Cathedral Christmas Card

Sheep and Shepherd to cut out and make

Stained Glass Window, Christmas: Instructions | Template

Who Am I?: Match the Characters

 

KS2  

Advent and Christmas at Bradford Cathedral: key images

Advent Wreath: Meaning and Candle Prayers (KS2-4)

Bible verses: for class reflection or to put inside Christmas cards

Christmas Story Leaflet

"A Letter Home": the Christmas Story and activities linked to asylum seekers and refugees (Upper KS2) 

Christmas Story Stones

Comfort and Joy Star

Create a Bradford Cathedral Christmas Card

Promises: Names of Jesus

Sheep and Shepherd to cut out and make

Stained Glass Window, Christmas: Instructions | Template

Suggestions for Advent readings

Who Am I?: Match the Characters

12 Things You Should Know About Christmas: Quiz (Upper KS2)

 

KS3

Advent and Christmas at Bradford Cathedral: key images

Advent Wreath: Meaning and Candle Prayers (KS2-4)

Bible verses: for class reflection or to put inside Christmas cards

"A Letter Home": the Christmas Story and activities linked to asylum seekers and refugees

Christmas Story Stones

Comfort and Joy Star

Jesus' Birth Stories Comparison

Promises: Names of Jesus

Stained Glass Window, Christmas: Instructions | Template

Suggestions for Advent readings

12 Things You Should Know About Christmas: Quiz

 

KS4

Advent Wreath: Meaning and Candle Prayers (KS2-4)

Bible verses: for class reflection or to put inside Christmas cards

"A Letter Home": the Christmas Story and activities linked to asylum seekers and refugees

Jesus' Birth Stories Comparison

Promises: Names of Jesus

Suggestions for Advent readings

12 Things You Should Know About Christmas: Quiz