Category Archives: schools

Sanctum at the Gilberd School

“Peaceful”, “Calming”, Relaxing”, “a safe place to let out your feelings”, “Spiritual”; just some of the words and phrases students used to describe their experience of Sanctum last week. Sanctum is our prayer space for schools and this was the … Continue reading

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Remembrance Project

After the impact of last year we’re running The Remembrance Project again, this time in two schools and the Sixth Form College. In the two schools we’re using a fabric banner representing a meadow and sky, one of which we … Continue reading

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Prayer Spaces in Schools day conferences

Prayer Spaces in Schools is a movement that is growing fast. This year, to better serve the many people who are now running, or planning to run, prayer spaces in schools, we ran conferences in London, Leeds and Edinburgh. In … Continue reading

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Reboo – Assembly blogs

Reboo is an assembly resource for secondary schools that uses an engaging and highly visual style to encourage students to think about issues of morality and spirituality. Designed originally for form time assemblies, it started life in a C of … Continue reading

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East Anglia Schools Workers Forum

If you’re a schools worker in the East Anglia area we hope you’ll be able to get to the next schools workers forum which is on Monday 22nd October at West Road Church in Bury St. Edmunds. These days place … Continue reading

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Prayer Spaces in Schools autumn conferences online booking info

This is just an update to my earlier post about the upcoming Prayer Spaces in Schools conferences in October. Here are the online booking links: Online booking, London Online booking, Leeds Online booking, Edinburgh If you’re involved in, or interested … Continue reading

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Staying close to God in school

If you haven’t already found these (I was away when they were first posted) here are some lovely ideas for parents, pupils and students of any age about how to stay connected with God in all the pressure and busyness … Continue reading

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“Imagine”; the schoolswork.co.uk conference

I wasn’t able to make it to “imagine”, the annual start-of-the-new-school-year conference from schoolwork.co.uk, this year. However, Chris Kidd has done a great job of capturing some of the day’s thinking and discussion in these posts: Bible and mission – … Continue reading

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Prayer Spaces in Schools autumn conferences

In one week in July this year more prayer spaces happened in schools than in the whole of 2009. In four years 6 has become 260! From a simple seed of an idea has grown a movement that now embraces … Continue reading

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Sanctum – reflections on our week at Stanway School

Our 20th Sanctum concluded last lesson on Friday with a wonderful Year 8 class. This is a very good school and we’re very grateful for the way we’re welcomed and involved here. Although we haven’t yet had time to go … Continue reading

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