Holy Week: a short guide for primary

Key stage

KS1; KS2

Subject

Religious Education

Collection

Christian festivals

Format

PPT (4mb), PDF (4mb)

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Palm Sunday service at Westminster Abbey

Overview

Cover the key holy days within Holy Week, from Palm Sunday through to Holy Saturday, using this easy-to-understand presentation. This short guide, aimed at KS1 and KS2 pupils, offers an introduction to the topic or could 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