Year 3 Trip to the Synagogue

By Miss Edwards on Tuesday, June 28, 2016 in Religious Education, Year 3. 2 Comments

Year 3 had a lovely visit to Birmingham’s Progressive Synagogue today.  We learnt about the similarities between Judaism and other religions.  As we looked around the Progressive Synagogue, we sat in their prayer room (the Sanctuary) and looked at the Menorah. We were told about the holy table and how the Jewish people celebrate with […]

Year 5 Trip to the Buddhist Temple

By A Carter on Tuesday, February 2, 2016 in Religious Education, Year 5. 5 Comments

This term in R.E, we have been learning all about Buddhism. Therefore, the year 5 teachers planned a trip to the Birmingham Buddhist Centre. During our trip, we learnt several facts about the story of the Buddha, including: how he became the Buddha and his privileged  beginning. We were also lucky enough to have a go at meditating: it was […]