Holy Week: a short guide for secondary

Key stage

KS3; KS4


Religious Education


Christian festivals


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Get to grips with the details of the four key Holy Days, from Palm Sunday through to Holy Saturday, with help from this concise presentation. This short guide, pitched at KS3 and KS4 students, could kick start a lesson on Holy Week or be used 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 Holy Week is, when it happens and how Christians experience it
  • To learn about key holy days within the period of Holy Week
  • To find out how holy days within Holy Week are referred to within the Bible