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Building Self Belief and Self Confidence in Children

Posted by luxtter on  February 9, 2020

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Who does not want their child to have self-belief and self-confidence to know that they can do anything if they put their mind to it? Children today are contending with different pressures that soak up their precious time and focus; peer pressure, technology, exams, competing against friend and foe. All these areas are now spiced up by the avenues of social media, in all the forms it presents itself, that have been stirred into the

Child-Led Collective Worship for Families

Posted by luxtter on  February 9, 2020

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Child-Led Collective Worship for Families resources will bring your family together in a creative way through God’s word, with your children leading worship, bible storytelling, discussing key issues that relate to everyday life, and in praying for all the family. In today’s world children need a stage in which they can share their deepest thoughts, feelings, and experiences of life, in a secure and safe environment. Through using family CLCW resources, your children will share

Why religious education is more important than ever

Posted by luxtter on  February 9, 2020

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Children have access to more knowledge than ever. But they are also exposed to negativity and potentially damaging content on a daily basis. Pauline Abbott explains why the age-old teachings of the Bible can help tackle the most modern of challenges. Many children are sadly growing up more isolated than ever. Traditional family past times such as day trips, shared meal times and even watching TV together are sadly declining. Thanks to the proliferation of

How to transform faith teaching in schools

Posted by luxtter on  February 9, 2020

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Pauline Abbott explains the challenges of theological education in schools that inspired her to create Child-Led Collective Worship. I believe passionately that children receive numerous benefits from their theological education that they carry throughout their lives. Beyond the obvious enrichment of bible and religious knowledge, children learn about many aspects of life that are rarely taught directly in schools: Self confidenceSelf esteemSelf-relianceMorality ForgivenessCompassionResilience These critical life skills are often under-represented in mainstream education and at

How collective worship opens a child’s eyes to God

Posted by luxtter on  February 9, 2020

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Child-Led Collective Worship has a profound effect on the children who have participated. This blog shows how their perceptions of God, Jesus and the Bible have changed. We asked the children who had participated in CLCW to answer the following question: ‘How has your understanding of God, Jesus, and the Bible grown through Class Based Collective Worship?’ Here are just some of the comments made by children, which show development and growth of theological thinking