Christian festivals glossary

Key stage

KS1; KS2; KS3; KS4


Religious Education


Christian festivals


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Missal depicting the Resurrection of Jesus


Ensure learners are confident with the definitions of key Christian terminology related to Lent, Holy Week and Eastertide. This short glossary covers terms that are used within the Christian festivals short guides for primary and secondary which might require further explanation. 

Learning objectives

  • To make sure that key Christian terminology discussed in the classroom is understood