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Collective Worship

The daily act of Collective Worship is a legal requirement in all schools. In church schools this is Christian worship and reflects the traditions of the Church of England.

Pupils and teachers at St Paul's value the special dimension that worship brings to church school life.

Collective Worship at St Paul’s is an opportunity for the whole school to come together and reflect, express praise, share Christian values, celebrate special times throughout the year and foster respect and unity through spiritual awareness.

We begin each day with our collective worship, as a chance to come together as a whole school and set the tone for a productive and focused day ahead. 

Collective Worship Weekly Structure

  • Monday: worship focused on 'A Champion for....' one of our positive learning behaviours. 
  • Tuesday: worship focused on 'What is Happening in the World This Week?'
  • Wednesday: worship led by our vicar.
  • Thursday: worship through song, learning new songs and practising songs used during worship.
  • Friday: worship focused on our values and celebration successes.. We reflect on our values and deepen our understanding of what these mean and how we demonstrate them. We also celebrate team points winners and share awards and talents seen both in and outside of school.

Weekly Worship Round Up

Please see our new 'Weekly Worship Round Up'. This has been created to give an overview of the themes that we are exploring in worship each week and to share some of the resources that we have been using with the children too. It will be circulated on Fridays, and uploaded to the website, so that parents can use this to support conversations at home. 

Academic Year 2023/2024



Academic Year 2022/2023

 Academic Year 2021/2022

Other Contributors to Collective Worship

We have regular Collective Worships led by INSIGHT who also support with our delivery of RE throughout the year.

We also welcome other visitors, such as Kingston Peace Council and members of other faiths to lead Collective Worship during the year too.

Pupils are also given the opportunity to be involved in planning and delivering collective worship for their peers.