Tag Archives: young people

Pop-up labyrinth on the lawn

Last weekend we helped to run an inter-church youth event focussing on prayer. As part of this we set up several prayer activities in the hall and the church but also created a kind of ‘pop-up’ Labyrinth for a small … Continue reading

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Young People and Loss

On Monday we hosted a training day led by Pete English from This Way Up, a charity that specialises in supporting young people through bereavement and loss. So many of the young people we work with today have experienced some … Continue reading

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Big questions and small beginnings at Colchester Institute

Colchester Institute provides further education, vocational training and higher education to degree level for people from across the north east Essex area and beyond. This week we were involved at the huge Colchester campus as part of their Equality and Diversity week. … Continue reading

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Young people and ‘sexting’

Sexting: An Exploration of Practices, Attitudes and Influences is a report from the UK Safer Internet Centre and NSPCC which came out in December 2012. The report surveyed 120 Year 9 pupils from three counties through group discussions looking at how they … Continue reading

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Sanctum – Calm Jar

When we first created Sanctum we had a zone where students could just be still on beanbags in a white draped area. Amazingly, some ‘got it’ and, understanding the point of the exercise, actually experienced a bit of peace. But … Continue reading

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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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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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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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