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Easter Pause Day Resources

The overall aim of the Easter Pause Day material is to give schools an opportunity to connect with those who witnessed the events of the first Easter, through learning experiences planned for Foundation Stage, Years 1/2, Years 3 /4, Years 5/6 and Year 7. There are two ‘themes’: ‘Easter Witnesses’ and ‘Easter Journey’, which could be run over a 2-year cycle, enabling good progression through the Days.

We are grateful to Anna Shaw for producing all the KS2 material for both ‘Easter Witnesses’ and ‘Easter Journey’.

Reference is made in the materials to music and lyrics written by ‘Out of the Ark’ which can be found in 'Sunday's Cool' Books 1 and 2. We are very grateful for their generosity and support of this initiative.

Easter Pictures to accompany the Pause Days

We are grateful to Surrey artist Nancy Wilks for these original paintings, which are linked to the UKS2 ‘Easter Journey’ materials, but could be used with both the Pause Days. The pictures can be downloaded as individual files here.

Easter Pause Day resources

To download material please click on required format (Word, PowerPoint, pdf)

Easter Witnesses

Foundation Stage

Mary's Story

pdf (1.2MB)

Key Stage 1

Witnesses to the resurrection

pdf (4.2MB)

Easter Origami Book

pdf (108KB)

Lower Key Stage 2

Peter and Judas - PowerPoint

PowerPoint (1.4MB)

Peter & Judas: a look at forgiveness

pdf (1.2MB)

Writing frame

pdf (12KB)

Upper Key Stage 2

An interrogation of the witnesses
to the resurrection

pdf (1.2MB)

Script and background information

pdf (1.2MB)

Easter Witnesses - Was Jesus God?
Powerpoint

Powerpoint (1.2MB)

Worksheet - Disciples - Jesus NOT God

Word doc (547KB)

pdf (24KB)

Worksheet - Disciples - Jesus WAS God

Word doc (543KB)

pdf (25KB)

Worksheet - Emmaus - Jesus NOT God

Word doc (3MB)

pdf (27KB)

Worksheet - Emmaus - Jesus WAS God

Word doc (3MB)

pdf (28KB)

Worksheet - Female Followers - Jesus NOT God

Word doc (3MB)

pdf (37KB)

Worksheet - Female Followers - Jesus WAS God

Word doc (3MB)

pdf (37KB)

Worksheet - Jewish Leaders - Jesus NOT God

Word doc (2.8MB)

pdf (33KB)

Worksheet - Jewish Leaders - Jesus WAS God

Word doc (2.8MB)

pdf (33KB)

Worksheet - Soldiers - Jesus NOT God

Word doc (3MB)

pdf (33KB)

Worksheet - Soldiers - Jesus WAS God

Word doc (3MB)

pdf (35KB)

Worksheet - Thomas - Jesus NOT God

Word doc (522KB)

pdf (23KB)

Worksheet - Thomas - Jesus WAS God

Word doc (522KB)

pdf (24KB)

Easter Journey

Foundation Stage

Lost and Found: a story of rescue

pdf (1.2MB)

Key Stage 1

A happy and sad story

pdf (1.2MB)

Lower Key Stage 2

Seeing Jesus' death in the context
of his life

pdf (1.2MB)

Upper Key Stage 2

Participants' perspectives

pdf (1.2MB)

Easter Pictures - Powerpoint

PowerPoint (2.8MB)

Easter Pictures – links for downloading individual pictures

High res images

The Crowd

Word doc (37KB)

pdf (9KB)

Peter

Word doc (37KB)

pdf (9KB)

Jewish Leaders

Word doc (36KB)

pdf (9KB)

Roman Soldiers

Word doc (37KB)

pdf (10KB)

The Crowd - Crib Sheet

Word doc (30KB)

pdf (12KB)

Peter - Crib Sheet

Word doc (32KB)

pdf (15KB)

Jewish Leaders - Crib Sheet

Word doc (30KB)

pdf (12KB)

Roman Soldiers - Crib Sheet

Word doc (30KB)

pdf (12KB)

Year 7 Easter Pause Day

Was Jesus God? A Court Case - PowerPoint

PowerPoint (1.3MB)

Was Jesus God? Court Case Script

Word doc (102KB)

pdf (59KB)

Disciples - Defence Case

Word doc (550KB)

pdf (24KB)

Disciples - Prosecution Case

Word doc (550KB)

pdf (25KB)

Emmaus - Defence Case

Word doc (3.1MB)

pdf (29KB)

Emmaus - Prosecution Case

Word doc (3.1MB)

pdf (28KB)

Female Followers - Defence Case

Word doc (3.3MB)

pdf (36KB)

Female Followers - Prosecution Case

Word doc (3.3MB)

pdf (36KB)

Jewish Leaders - Defence Case

Word doc (2.9MB)

pdf (31KB)

Jewish Leaders - Prosecution Case

Word doc (2.8MB)

pdf (31KB)

Soldiers - Defence Case

Word doc (3MB)

pdf (31KB)

Soldiers - Prosecution Case

Word doc (3MB)

pdf (34KB)

Thomas - Defence Case

Word doc (525KB)

pdf (21KB)

Thomas - Prosecution Case

Word doc (521KB)

pdf (23KB)

 

Pentecost Pause Day

The overall aim of the Pentecost Pause Day material is to give schools an opportunity to engage with some high level thinking and reflection on the coming of the Holy Spirit at Pentecost. In 2018 Pentecost falls on Sunday 20 May.

The materials are:

  • Divided into 4 phases - Foundation Stage, Years 1/2, Years 3 /4 and Years 5/6
  • Designed to be ‘user friendly’, to be detailed and to enable all staff and not just specialists to deliver high quality teaching, learning and reflection
  • Designed to be delivered in one day

We are grateful to Anna Shaw for producing all the KS2 material.

To download material please click on the links below.

Cycle 1

Foundation Stage
Pentecost material pdf (190KB)
Key Stage 1
Years 1 & 2 Pentecost material pdf (184KB)
Lower Key Stage 2
Years 3 & 4 Pentecost material pdf (882KB)
Peter's emotional graph example pdf (1084KB)
Peter's emotional graph pdf (26KB)
Personal emotional graph pdf (8KB)
Upper Key Stage 2
Years 5 & 6 Pentecost material pdf (64KB)

Cycle 2

Key Stage 1
Years 1 & 2 Pentecost material pdf (101KB)
Lower Key Stage 2
Years 3 & 4 Pentecost material pdf (67KB)
Reflective story pdf (52KB)
PowerPoint presentation - maps ppt (175KB)
Concentric circle diagram example pdf (1728KB)
Concentric circle diagram pdf(9KB)
Upper Key Stage 2
Years 5 & 6 Pentecost material pdf (496KB)
Bookmark pdf (3KB)

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