Prayer Materials

Prayer in the life of a church school

Prayer can be part of collective worship.

At the start of a governors meeting.

To mark special times in the school year

Useful prayer resources

Prayer Spaces in Schools

Since 2008 over 1000 prayer spaces have been run in primary schools, secondary school and colleges around the country. Prayer Spaces provide the opportunity for children to reflect and pray in a way that is appropriate to their age and religious background.

Link to Prayer Spaces in School Website

A prayer group for your local school

Some schools have a group of parents, staff and friends of the school who meet regularly to pray for the needs of the school. These groups exist for both church schools and community schools. There is guidance about setting up and running such a group below.

Getting Started with Prayer Spaces in Schools FREE training

Tuesday 10th October 10.00-14.00

At The Education Centre, Stag Hill, Guildford GU2 7UP

This training is for both school staff and church workers and volunteers. Prayer Spaces work well in both primary and secondary schools.  They are also effective in sixth form colleges and HE institutions.

For details and booking link see here.


Prayers for the start of the school year

A selection of prayers gathered from books and online. A mix of materials so there should be something suitable for all age groups
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Pictures only Refugee Bags

Photographs of the refugees and the contents of their bags as they fled Syria.
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What's in my bag? Refugees theme

Photos and short personal stories from refugees fleeing Syria. The focus is on what they packed in a small bag as they left home.
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