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A Fresh Approach to Collective Worship 2018

Please make sure that you read this introductory document to the new worship materials produced jointly by Rochester and Canterbury Diocese to give you and your staff a clear understanding of all the documents that follow. 

 A Fresh Approach to Collective Worship (2018)

A collection of prayers to consider using in Collective Worship

Here is the long term  (4 year) overview

Here is the overview planner for year A of the materials

Here are the themes with some exemplar plans that have been developed so far 

Armistice Day ideas November 2018

Advent  - link to collective worship advent

Christingle – link to Christmas Christingles

Christmas act of worship

Christmas around the world

Christmas worship Pasada

Christmas overviewlink to CW Christmas overview


Forgiveness exemplar plan 

Names of God 


Perserverance exemplar plan


Planning term by term

Term 3 Year A – the ‘I am’ sayings of Jesus

Term 4 Year A - Lent

The Lord's Pray Overview

These planning documents are for your own use

Blank planning sheet

Exemplar termly plan

Policy guidance 

Use these monitoring and review documents to ensure ongoing improvements for your collective worship

Monitoring sheet

Pupil observation sheet

Snowflake activity


The Lord's Prayer Overview

Lent Holy Week and Easter