Collective Worship

Collective Worship Rota


Date (w/b)

Week  Saints and Feast Days Collective Worship Title/Christian Value Resources
Autumn Term
07/09/20 1

23rd Sunday

8th Sept: Birthday of Blessed Virgin Mary

(5th Sept was Feast of Mother Teresa of Calcutta)


Is it easy to say sorry? 

Why is it important to say sorry?

MATTHEW 18:15-20

"I tell you solemnly, whatever you bind on earth shall be considered bound in heaven; whatever you loose on earth shall be considered loosed in heaven."

14/09/20 2

24th Sunday

14th Sept: Exaltation of the Holy Cross


Is it always easy to show forgiveness?

Should you always forgive others?

MATTHEW 18:21-35

"How often must I forgive?
As many as seven times?"
Jesus answered, “I say to you, not seven times but seventy-seven times."
21/09/20 3

25th Sunday

21st Sept: St. Matthew, Apostle and Evangelist

Generosity – In what ways can we be generous? Was Jesus generous?

MATTHEW 20:1-16A

"Are you envious because I am generous?

Thus, the last will be first, and the first will be last.”
28/09/20 4

26th Sunday

29th Sept: Saints Michael, Gabriel and Raphael, Archangels

Truthfulness / Trust

How can we be truthful? Who do we trust? 

MATTHEW 21:28-32

 "When John the Baptist showed you how to do right, you would not believe him."
5/10/20 5

27th Sunday

Tolerance and Respect

Why is it important to respect others? Are tolerance and respect the same thing?

MATTHEW 21:33-43  

"I tell you that God’s kingdom will be taken from you and given to people who will do what he demands."

12/10/20 6 28th Sunday


What are your aspirations? Is it important to have aspirations?

MATTHEW 22:1-14

'They went out on the streets and brought in everyone they could find, good and bad alike.'

Half Term
26/10/20 7

30th Sunday


How important is it to love yourself before you can love others? Is it always easy to love God?

MATTHEW 22:34-40

‘Love the Lord your God with all your heart, soul, and mind. This is the first and most important commandment.’
2/11/20 8

31st Sunday

1st Nov: Feast of All Saints

2nd Nov: Feast of All Souls

3rd Nov: Feast of St Winefride


How does Jesus save those we have lost? How can we remember those we have lost?

MATTHEW 5:1-12

‘God blesses those people who grieve. They will find comfort!’
9/11/20 9

32nd Sunday

9th Nov: Dedication of the Lateran Basilica


Is it always easy to make the right choices? How important is it that we come prepared? Is it always possible?

MATTHEW 25:1-13

‘So, my disciples, always be ready! You don’t know the day or the time when all this will happen.’
16/11/20 10 33rd Sunday


How can we use our talents for good? Where do we get our talents from?

MATTHEW 25:14-30

‘The kingdom is also like what happened when a man went away and put his three servants in charge of all he owned. The man knew what each servant could do.’
23/11/20 11 34th Sunday, Feast of Christ the King

Living out the Gospel message

How can we live out the Gospel message? How can we help others?

MATTHEW 25:31-46

When I was hungry, you gave me something to eat, and when I was thirsty, you gave me something to drink.’
30/11/20 12

1st Advent

30th Nov: St. Andrew, Apostle


Do you trust in God? Should you worry less because God has a plan for you?

MARK 13:33-37

‘Be on guard! Be alert! You do not know when that time will come’
7/12/20 13

2nd Advent

8th Sept: Immaculate Conception of Mary


John the Baptist prepares the way of the Lord. How can you prepare the way during Advent? 

MARK 1:1-12

‘Prepare the way for the Lord, make straight paths for him’
14/12/20 14

3rd Advent


John the Baptist was sent to tell people about Jesus in preparation for his arrival. This advent can you spread the word about Jesus’ arrival? How?

JOHN 1:6-8

‘He came as a witness to testify concerning that light, so that through him all might believe. He himself was not the light; he came only as a witness to the light.’
Spring Term
04/01/21 15

2nd of Christmas

6th Jan: Feast of the Epiphany (holy day)


The wise men were sent on a long and tiring journey. How do we keep going when sometimes the road seems long and difficult? What journeys must we go on this year?

MATTHEW 2:1-12

‘On coming to the house, they saw the child with his mother Mary, and they bowed down and worshipped him.’
11/01/21 16 The Baptism of the Lord

Baptism of the Lord 

Baptism allows us to cleanse and start anew. Are there any circumstances in which we can change for the better?

MARK 1:7-11

‘Just as Jesus was coming up out of the water, he saw heaven being torn open and the Spirit descending on him like a dove.  And a voice came from heaven: “You are my Son, whom I love; with you I am well pleased.”’
18/01/21 17

2nd Sunday

Be who you are called to be

The disciples were called to be followers of Jesus. How can you be a follower of Jesus? Who or what should you follow in school?

JOHN 1:35-42

‘The first thing Andrew did was to find his brother Simon and tell him, “We have found the Messiah”’
25/01/21 18

3rd Sunday

25th Jan: Conversion of St. Paul, Apostle

Holocaust Memorial Week

Why is it important to reflect on Holocaust? Why is it important to continue teaching it to younger generations?

MARK 1:14-20

“The kingdom of God has come near. Repent and believe the good news!”
01/02/21 19

4th Sunday

2nd Feb: Presentation of the Lord

Role Models

When people witnessed the work of Jesus, they were amazed and looked up to him. Is Jesus a role model for you today? How can you be a positive role model?

MARK 1:21-28

'“What is this? A new teaching—and with authority! He even gives orders to impure spirits and they obey him.”  News about him spread quickly over the whole region of Galilee.’
08/01/21 20

5th Sunday

11th Feb: Our Lady of Lourdes


When Jesus began to spread the Good News, he gave hope to his followers. As Lent is approaching, how can you be a source of hope for others? Where do you get your hope from?

MARK 1:29-39

‘So he travelled throughout Galilee, preaching in their synagogues and driving out demons.’
Half Term
22/02/21 21

1st Lent

22nd Feb: Feast of St. Peter’s Chair (Jesus choosing Peter to sit in his place as leader of Church)


Jesus was tempted in the desert. How can we avoid temptations during Lent? Who or what might influence us in a positive/negative way?

MARK 1:12-15

‘He was in the wilderness forty days, being tempted by Satan.’
01/03/21 22

2nd Lent

1st March: Feast of Saint David, Bishop


Jesus transfigured before his friends. How can we be the best versions of ourselves for our friends and family? How can we help them be the best version of themselves?

MARK 9:2-10

‘There he was transfigured before them.  His clothes became dazzling white, whiter than anyone in the world could bleach them.’
08/03/21 23 3rd Lent


There are lots of people selling things in the synagogue in this week’s Gospel and Jesus tells them they shouldn’t. At Easter time, it is easy to get caught up with how many Easter Eggs we receive but how can we make it more about Jesus?

JOHN 2:13-25

‘To those who sold doves he said, “Get these out of here! Stop turning my Father’s house into a market!”
15/03/21 24

4th Lent

17th March: Feast of St. Patrick, Bishop, Missionary

19th March: Feast of St. Joseph, husband of Mary

Lent – A Caring Community

How can we be the light of Jesus in our community? Think of ways we can be good examples to create a caring community

JOHN 3:14-21

‘For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life.’
22/03/21 25

5th Lent

25th March: Annunciation of the Lord


Jesus is preparing for his death. How does Jesus’ death and resurrection give us hope for the future? 

JOHN 12:20-33

‘And I, when I am lifted up from the earth, will draw all people to myself.”  He said this to show the kind of death he was going to die.’
29/03/21 26

Palm Sunday

Holy Week:

1st April: Maundy Thursday


How can we share Jesus’ Easter journey?

MARK 14:1–15:47

 ‘With a loud cry, Jesus breathed his last.’
Summer Term
19/04/21 27

3rd Easter

23 April: Feast of St. George, Martyr


Jesus offered the scared disciples peace. Who can we turn to in our lives to find peace? How can we make peace with difficult situations?

LUKE 24:35-48

‘Jesus himself stood among them and said to them, “Peace be with you.”’
26/04/21 28

4th of Easter

29th April: Feast of St. Catherine of Sienna, Doctor of the Church

The Good Shepherd

How is Jesus a shepherd, a source of support for you? Who are the Shepherds in your life?

JOHN 10:11-18

‘ “I am the good shepherd; I know my sheep and my sheep know me—just as the Father knows me and I know the Father—and I lay down my life for the sheep.’
03/05/21 29

5th Easter

3rd May: Feast of Ss. Philip and4th May: Feast of the English Martyrs including

Edmund Campion and John Plessington


In what ways can we serve God? How can we serve within our school community?

JOHN 15:1-8

‘“I am the vine; you are the branches. If you remain in me and I in you, you will bear much fruit; apart from me you can do nothing.’
10/05/21 30

6th Easter

13th May: The Ascension of the Lord (Holy Day)

13th May: Feast of Julian of Norwich,

14th May: St. Matthias, Apostle

A Good Example

In what ways can you follow God’s commandments? How can you be a good example to those around you?

JOHN 15:9-17

‘If you keep my commands, you will remain in my love, just as I have kept my Father’s commands and remain in his love.’
17/05/21 31 7th Easter

The Ascension of the Lord

Before Jesus ascended, he told his disciples that they must continue to spread his Word. How can we as Jesus’ disciples continue to spread the Word?

JOHN 17:11-19

‘As you sent me into the world, I have sent them into the world. For them I sanctify myself, that they too may be truly sanctified.’
24/05/21 32


27th May: St. Augustine of Canterbury


The Holy Spirit was sent to keep us on the right path. How can we continue to make the right decisions to keep us on the right path? Is it difficult to always make the right choices?

JOHN 7:37-39

 '"Whoever believes in me, as Scripture has said, rivers of living water will flow from within them.”’
Half Term
07/06/21 33

The Most Holy Trinity

31st May: The Visitation of the Blessed Virgin Mary

Feast of the Body and Blood of Jesus (Corpus Christi)

Fri 11th: The Most Sacred Heart of Jesus


Jesus signifies that we are all family if we do God’s will. The disciples were sent on a world mission. What world missions are going on today? Can you contribute to any world missions?  How can you continue to be an inspiration for your school family? 

MATTHEW 28:16-20

‘Therefore go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit’

MARK 3:20-35

‘Whoever does God’s will is my brother and sister and mother”’
14/06/21 34 11th Sunday

The Parable of the Mustard Seed

We are all small individually but if we work together and care for our talents we can become very powerful. How can we work together? Is it always easy to work together with people you don’t get along with?

MARK 4:26-34

‘Yet when planted, it grows and becomes the largest of all garden plants,’
21/06/21 35

12th Sunday

22nd June: Feast of Ss. John Fisher and Thomas More, Martyrs

24th June: Birthday of John the Baptist

Jesus Calms the Storm

How can we calm the storms in our lives? What difficulties have we got coming up that we might needs Jesus’ help for?

MARK 4:35-41

‘"Be still!” Then the wind died down and it was completely calm.’
28/06/21 36

13th Sunday

29 June: Feast of Ss. Peter and Paul, Apostles


The parents of the child must have been overjoyed and very thankful to Jesus. What are you thankful to Jesus for? How can you repay Jesus for all he has done for you?

MARK 5:21-43

‘Jesus told him, “Don’t be afraid; just believe.”’
05/07/21 37

14th Sunday


How have you become wiser in your decision making this school year? In what ways can we live by Jesus’ wisdom?

MARK 6:1-6

‘“Where did this man get these things?” they asked. “What’s this wisdom that has been given him?"'
12/07/21 38

15th Sunday

Feast of Maximilian Kolbe is August 14th, brought forward  a month to 14th July

Helping Others

Jesus allowed his disciples to heal the sick in this week’s Gospel. How can we help those around us? Using Jesus’ guidance how can we help those in our wider community?

MARK 6:7-13

‘They went out and preached that people should repent.  They drove out many demons and anointed many sick people with oil and healed them.’
19/07/21 39

16th Sunday

22nd July: Feast of St. Mary Magdalen

23rd July: Feast of St. Bridget of Sweden, Patron of Europe