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Easter: a two-minute film

Key stage

KS1; KS2; KS3; KS4

Subject

Religious Education

Collection

Christian festivals

Format

Video , PDF (118kb)

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Overview

Examine how Westminster Abbey represents the events of Eastertide with this informative short film. Focusing on mosaics, friezes and stained-glass windows, primary and secondary students are shown a few examples of Christian art and are given hints about what to look out for. The film reminds students that churches are places that help Christians to remember Christ’s life, death and resurrection, especially when considering the shape of the building.

This film is designed to showcase real Christian art examples within a church as a consolidation activity after students have learnt about Eastertide, either using Westminster Abbey teaching resources or your own content.

Learning objectives

  • To be able to recognise the events of Eastertide, including the Last Supper, Ascension Day and the Pentecost with Christian art
  • To understand that Christians remember the events of Eastertide every day, by taking part in services and viewing art in churches
  • To learn that Christian art is used in churches as a reminder of Christ’s life, death and resurrection

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