R.E.


Welcome to our RE page

Please refer to this page for any information regarding aspects of your child’s spiritual development in school. If you have any ideas of what might be useful to add to this page, please see Mrs Lobban.

St Johns church Fr Cadock photo use

Our Parish Priest is Fr Cadoc

 

Fr Cadoc can be contacted by telephone: 01209 713944

Please use the link below to locate the Parish website. Here you can find useful information such as mass times, the location of our churches and sacramental programmes.

The Catholic Parish of Camborne and Redruth

Islam

Our day with Daya
Islam
It was wonderful to welcome Daya, once again, to our school. This year, she helped us learn about the 2nd biggest World Religion: Islam. We learned about the Qur’an, which is written in...
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Harvest 2017

Harvest 2017
Thanks to all the children and families for the generous donations of food , in celebration of Harvest 2017. Ray and Will came from Camborne Food Bank to collect the Harvest donations to feed...
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Prayer Space – summer 2017

Change
Prayer Space - summer 2017
Mel and the Prayer Space team return to our school this week, with Prayer Space. Prayer Space is an alternative form of communicating our feelings with or about Jesus. There are lots of activities to...
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School Charity 2017.18

Cornwall Air Ambulance
School Charity 2017.18
St John's Catholic Primary School are supporting a local charity for 2017/18: Cornwall Air Ambulance. If you would like to know more about this charity, please click on the link below to their home...
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May – the month of Our Lady

May Procession
May - the month of Our Lady
We warmly invite Parishioners, family and friends to our annual May Procession, in honour of Our Lady on TUESDAY 23rd MAY We will be processing from school at 1.15. Please meet us in the school...
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Easter

Easter
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LENT 2017

LENT 2017
Again, this Lent, we are gathering as a whole school in the hall every afternoon to reflect on Lent. We choose a kind action to try to do each day, and we reflect on a station of the cross. week...
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Prayer Space

Lent 2017
Prayer Space
Mel and the Prayer Space team return to our school this week, with Prayer Space. Prayer Space is an alternative form of communicating our feelings with or about Jesus. There are lots of activities...
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Fairtrade Fortnight 2017

27th February - 12th March
Fairtrade Fortnight 2017
We enjoyed learning more about Fairtrade during Fairtrade Fortnight 2017. This year's theme is "It's time to put Fairtrade in your break". Monday 29th February - Sunday 12th March: FAIRTRADE...
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Raising money for Charity at Advent

Camborne Food Bank
We took the opportunity to respond to local need during December by raising money for the Camborne Food Bank. We had collections after our KS1 Nativity play and KS2 carol service. This raised a...
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Other Faiths

Judaism
Other Faiths
Our RE learning about other faiths in the Spring term is Judaism. We were delighted to invite Harvey Kurzfield to our school, to lead assemblies teaching us about Judaism. Mr Kurzfield is a...
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Advent

Prepare the Way for the coming of God!
Advent
Y2 have really got into the spirit of the message of Advent by making models of John the Baptist, who was sent by God to prepare people for the coming of Jesus. To see the message of John the...
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School Charity 2017

Marys Meals
School Charity 2017
With the new year, we will launch our new school charity. For the coming year, we will be raising money to support Mary's Meals. This is a charity that provides education and a meal for children...
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Remembrance

November 2016
Remembrance
November 1st, the feast of All Saints. Here at St John's, November is a month to remember those who have died. We especially commemorate those who died in wars, past and present. We are...
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Fairtrade Tuckshop

Harvest Week 2016
  Thank you to our Head boy and girl, school councillors and eco warriors for running the tuck shop during Harvest week, organised by Mrs Richards.   We were completely sold...
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Harvest at St John’s

Goodies for the Camborne Food Bank
Harvest at St John's
This morning, Y2 led a heart warming Harvest  mass, in celebration of the food we are lucky to have. The singing was rousing, enjoyed by a church full of parents and parishioners - standing room...
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Cornwall Youth Citizenship Conference

Fairtrade
Cornwall Youth Citizenship Conference
St John's School was host to  this year's Youth Citizenship conference. 100 guests joined us to learn more about Fairtrade farming and how the Fairtrade Foundation helps fairtrade farmers. Among our...
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Microcephally Awareness Day

Wear yellow!
Microcephally Awareness Day
Here at St John's we celebrated Microcephally Awareness day in typically bright fashion. All pupils and staff were invited to wear yellow on Friday 30th September to support this annual event. If...
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Learning about other World Faiths

Hinduism
Learning about other World Faiths
Daya's visit We all enjoyed our visit from Daya. Classes enjoyed Hindu weddings, learning about Hindu worship and Hindu festivals. As always, it was great fun dressing in Indian clothing....
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Cornwall Youth Citizenship Conference 2016

Fairtrade
Cornwall Youth Citizenship Conference 2016
This year, St John's School has been selected to host the Cornwall Youth Citizenship Conference! The theme is Fairtrade, and as town ambassadors for Fairtrade we are proud to host this event. 100...
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Autumn Walk 2016

School family afternoon at Camborne Park
Autumn Walk 2016
Not even the weather can dampen our spirits at St John's! We all enjoyed our annual Autumn Walk to Camborne Park this afternoon. Thanks to the families who joined us for our picnic and walk then...
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Class Mass timetable 2016/17

There is a weekly mass every Wednesday at St John's Catholic Church at 10 o'clock. each week, classes are involved in these masses: sometimes they lead mass, other weeks, they attend and participate...
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St John the Baptist

St John the Baptist
The Baptism of Our Lord Jesus in the River Jordan Special thanks to Mrs Ratliffe for this wonderful painting of the Baptism of Jesus. This stained glass window effect painting can be seen outside...
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Prayer Space

Changes
Prayer Space
As the summer term reaches its close, Prayer Space returned to support children whose lives will be changing in a variety of ways. The Prayer Space started indoors, then moved outdoors as the...
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Laudato Si

How can we make our common home better for everyone?
Laudato Si
Children at St John's are learning about the message of Pope Francis, in Laudato Si. Pope Francis has written this document, reminding us that God created the world as a common home for us all,...
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St John’s May Procession

Our school and parish celebration in honour of Our Lady
St John's May Procession
The sun shone on us as we processed in honour of Our Lady this week! We were joined by parents and parishioners for a liturgy led by our Parish priest, Fr Cadoc. We are very grateful to St Agnes...
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Children’s Hospice South West

Fundraising events
Children's Hospice South West
Thursday 26th May, St John's School came to school in an array of colours and styles for Wacky Wardrobe Day. This was our first fundraising event for Children's Hospice South West. It marks part of...
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May Procession

Tuesday 24th May 1.15
St John's School are, once again, leading this year's annual Parish May Procession, in honour of Our Lady. We invite parents, parishioners, friends and members of the local community to join this...
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The Year of Mercy

David Wells returns to St John's
The Year of Mercy
We were once again delighted to welcome David back to St John's school to enlighten us a step further about the Pope's request for a year of Mercy. Parents and parishioners gathered (with tea and...
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Fairtrade update!

St John's is a fairachiever School
Fairtrade update!
St John's children and staff are proud to announce that we have successfully achieved the highest level within Fairtrade! we are not only the first Fairtrade school in Camborne, we are now the...
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Our New School Charity

Children's Hospice South West
Our New School Charity
  This week we launch our support for our next School Charity: Children's Hospice South West. Mary Murfin, from the charity, came to school to introduce the charity to us and explain a...
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Our Faith Journey

How do we live our Faith in St John's?
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Holy Week

We are living Holy Week in St John's
Holy Week
Friday Life Skills group set the scene creating an Easter garden at the front of the school Palm Sunday Y2 led a Palm Sunday liturgy by acting our the event. It made us feel full of joy,...
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Fairtrade Fortnight

Celebration Day at St John's!
Fairtrade Fortnight
Fairtrade fortnight was, once again, a wonderful success for children and staff at St John's school! We invited Brian Terry,our Camborne town Fairtrade representative, to launch the fortnight with...
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Lent

Raising money for Breast Cancer Awaress
Week 1 We wore yellow and orange and raised a whopping £86.41. A great effort for our first week. Week 2 We wore black and gold (in commemoration of St Piran - the patron saint of Cornwall...
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Fairtrade Fortnight

Are you ready?
Fairtrade Fortnight
What is happening at St John's? Friday 12th February: Brian Terry is leading an assembly for the whole of the school. He will be introducing this year's theme and reminding the children about the...
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Why do people send their children to a Catholic School?

David wells and Fr Jonathon Stewart
Why do people send their children to a Catholic School?
  David Wells was interviewed  on Sunday 17th January at 6.30am by BBC Radio Devon. This broadcast was from St Nicholas RC Primary School with Father Jonathan Stewart. These men were talking to...
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Advent Reconciliation Service

The Year of Mercy
Thursday 17th December, the whole school gathered in the hall for our Advent Service of Reconciliation. This year, the theme was the Year of Mercy, following the invitation by St Francis to focus on...
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Christmas sing-a-long 2015

Christmas sing-a-long 2015
Thursday 17th December, we welcomed parishioners, former staff, parents and families to an afternoon of tea and coffee, Christmas 'calories' and our newly formed school choir. We enjoyed meeting and...
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Christmas

Christmas
All at St John's wish you a very happy and holy Christmas. We look forward to seeing everyone refreshed in January.
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Advent Assembly

Churches Together
Advent Assembly
Today we welcomed Mel from Churches Together who presented an assembly on the meaning of advent.    
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Advent

Advent
We are now entering the exciting liturgical season of Advent. This is a time of preparation, in anticipation of Christmas. Please visit individual class pages to learn more about how each class is...
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Camborne Food bank

CPR needs YOU!
Thanks to all our parents and children for your Harvest support for the Camborne CPR. Our donations were picked up very gratefully. If you would like to continue to support the Foodbank, please...
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Remembrance Day 2015

November 8th
Remembrance Day 2015
This year, we remember those who have fought, and still fight, to defend our country  on November 8th After half term, we will have poppies on sale on behalf of the British Legion. If you...
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Cafod

World Gifts Christmas
Cafod
We have Christmas 2015 CAFOD world gifts catalogues in school now. If you would like to order from this, please see Mrs Langley or Miss Giannasi in the office. All orders must be made by 17th...
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Mr Holmes Assembly

Mr Holmes Assembly
This afternoon, Mr Holmes led our assembly. He told us the story of Simon who invited Jesus to his house for a party. At the party, Simon asked Jesus lots of difficult questions and tried to trick...
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Harvest 2015

Foodbank and Fairtrade
Harvest 2015
St John's celebrated harvest this week (12-16 October). All week, our school councillors have been running a Fairtrade tuck shop, raising money to send off to the Fairtrade Foundation. On...
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Sikhism

Our autumn Other Faiths day with daya 2015
  Please look out for satchel post this week, informing you and your children about our active learning about Sikhism day this term. Daya will be visiting our school on Thursday 22nd...
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Churches Together

Churches Together
This afternoon we were joined by Churches Together who lead our act of worship. Some children had to guess some of the wonderful fruits and vegetables which God has made for us without being able to...
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October: the month of Our Lady

October: the month of Our Lady
October is one of the months of the year we dedicate to Our Lady. We encourage families to enjoy praying the rosary together, especially this month, and learning about the mysteries of the rosary.
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