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Collective Worship

The daily act of Collective Worship at St Mary’s follows the requirements of the 1988 Education Reform Act. At St Mary’s, daily Collective Worship implies the recognition of a Deity and may be school or class based.

Aims

  • To consider spiritual and moral issues which are of a wholly or mainly of a Christian character.
  • To celebrate or reflect on things that are of worth.
  • To facilitate the development of a sense of community, of belonging and of sharing.
  • To encourage pupils to learn how to be part of large and small gatherings.
  • To celebrate achievements of others within the school community.
  • To develop understanding of, and reflect upon the value of, our environment and its importance in our lives.