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Collective Worship

Collective Worship is practiced daily at Great Barton.  Mrs Ratley leads collective worship for the school and works closely with the children and teachers as well as members of the local churches to deliver collective worship.  A typical week is:


Monday - whole school collective worship

Tuesday - "Open the Book" or School Council worship

Wednesday - Church led worship

Thursday - Sing Praise

Friday - Greatness worship (where we celebrate the class achievements)


We use the Imaginor Roots and Fruits materials to support our Worship.  We focus on a number of Christian Values across the terms.  Please click on the document below to see which values we focus on.  We are currently on year "A".

Our Christian Values

The CWL Team

The CWL (Collective Worship Leaders) team work with Mrs Ratley to help to plan Collective Worship for the school.  They offer their ideas for how Collective Worship can be developed; help to lead worship and come up with ideas for the whole school to live out our Christian values in action.


Our team consists of the following children:


Owl Class:  Ursa and Raif

Robin Class: Esme and Ewan

Fox Class: Beth and Jackson

Squirrel Class:  Lucy and Noah

Badger Class: Eve and Daisy

Hare Class: Arron and Lily

Osprey Class: Leo and Sophie

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Our value this half term is friendship.


It is important to remember our friends, especially now during the lock-down period.  Although we can't meet them face-to-face, there are many more ways to stay in touch.  What ways can you show friendship?  How are you staying in touch?


Please click on the document below to read some ideas for you and your family to explore on the theme of friendship.


COMPETITION:  Why not try the home-school challenge and make the best friendship bracelet ever - you could use knotting, thread beads, twist or plait ribbons, whatever you can think of.  The more original the better.  If you would like to enter, please send us a photograph of your friendship bracelet, including your name and class to the admin email address, or post it to school.  We will make a gallery of them below.  Closing date for entries is Monday 18th May 2020 and the winner be announced by Friday 22nd May.  There will be a EY and KS1 winner and a KS2 winner.  Good luck.


Mrs Ratley

Friendship Home School Value

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