Christian prayer and worship introduction

Key stage



Religious Education


Prayer and worship


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High altar at Westminster Abbey - copyright Dean and Chapter of Westminster


Explain to your class where, how and why Christians pray, with a focus on prayer and worship at Westminster Abbey. This KS1 introduction lesson, designed to last for one hour, considers the different ways Christians pray and places they choose to pray. Pupils are then given the opportunity to create their own prayer hand.

Learning objectives

  • To be able to explain what praying is
  • To be able to say why people pray
  • To be able to respond thoughtfully to the ways in which people pray
  • To be able to explain where people may go to pray in Westminster Abbey