St Francis Catholic Primary School a Voluntary Academy

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Collective Worship

“St Francis’ is visibly a school where 'Christ is at the Centre' of all that leaders and governors seek to achieve” 

Section 48 inspection, Feb 2018


Collective Worship in our school aims to provide opportunity for all pupils and staff:

  • To contemplate something of the mystery of God
  • To reflect on spiritual and moral issues
  • To explore their own beliefs
  • To respond to and celebrate life
  • To experience a sense of belonging and develop community spirit
  • To develop a common ethos and shared values
  • To enrich religious experience
  • To grow in liturgical understanding and development
  • To reinforce prayers which are part of the Catholic tradition
  • To reinforce positive attitudes
  • To participate fully
  • To take time out ‘to wonder at’, ‘to come to terms with’ and ‘to give worth to.’


Collective Worship Overview 

Monday - Whole School Worship - based on the Liturgical Year

Tuesday - Virtues to Live By, including significant people

Wednesday - Worship with Hymns or Worship in Class or Class Mass

Thursday - Class worship for the community or Worship in class.

Friday - 'Celebrating our special gifts' - Whole School Merit Worship