Prayer in Schools

You might have memories of praying at primary school when you were a child: hands together, eyes closed…a short, non-committal prayer by a teacher followed by a drawn-out ‘Aaaaaaaaaamen’ from the whole school. This may still be the case in your local school. Religious education is struggling from a lack of specialist teachers, and a 2010 Ofsted report comments that, while the subject was making positive contributions to areas such as community cohesion, it was contributing little to students’ spiritual development.

For a free pdf download of this resource click herePrayer and reflection are areas where churches can help in the spiritual growth of children and schools...

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