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St George the Martyr CE

Primary School

‘Go shine in the world and live as Jesus did with compassion, honesty and integrity.’

Prayer and Worship

The school motto is Go shine in the world and live as Jesus lived, with compassion, honesty and integrity

 

Through prayer and worship pupils are inspired to set their sights high and strive for excellence in every element of their school life. As they move around the school pupils are constantly reminded, through displays, of their responsibilities to care for, respect each other and shine out. We pray every day together in a variety of ways. There are formal prayers during the day when pupils come together as a class to offer their day to God in the mornings, to bless their food and thank God for it at lunchtimes and to ask for God’s continued protection at the end of the school day. The school holds regular assemblies when pupils are encouraged to pray and praise God through song and through prayers created by themselves. If a pupil wishes to petition God they are encouraged to write their prayer on a leaf-shaped card and tie it on to the Prayer Tree. Pupils are given the opportunity to plan and lead an act of worship weekly. They plan and write prayers as part of classroom and whole school church visits and prayer services.  In every year group two children are chosen as prayer leaders and they lead prayer in the daily acts of collective worship. Throughout the school year the school visits St George the Martyr Church, the parish church, on many occasions. Parents are invited to all school church services and prayer services to join us in worshipping with staff and pupils.

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