Eastertide: a short guide for secondary

Key stage

KS3; KS4


Religious Education


Christian festivals


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Depiction of the Resurrection of Jesus on the High Altar at Westminster Abbey


Help your students to understand the Christian theology of the Easter season, from Jesus’ resurrection to the Pentecost. Pitched at KS3 and KS4 students, this short guide could be used as the starting point of a lesson on this period or as a knowledge recap. This is accompanied by a more detailed teacher guide, designed to fill any gaps in understanding.

Learning objectives

  • To understand what Eastertide is, when it happens and how Christians experience it
  • To learn about key holy days within the period of Eastertide
  • To find out how holy days within Eastertide are referred to within the Bible