collective Worship

As a Church of England School, our vision for education is Christian. It is for the common good of the whole community as we strive to see all pupils reach their God-given potential.

In Religious Education, through stories, discussions, and topic work we explore the teaching of Jesus, ideas about God and create a sense of wonder about the world in which we live. Our R.E. scheme of work also includes the teaching of other faiths.

All teaching staff plan the content of worship using guidance from the Diocese of Rochester; this ensures a wide section of the school community contribute to this vital part of the school day.  All pupils in Years 5 and 6, have the opportunity to take a turn as a Leading Light.  Leading Lights open worship, read bible verses, lead the school in prayer and light and extinguish the candle at the start and end of the worship.  From the careful planning, and participating in the delivery, our school worship creates a sense of belonging for all and gives a welcome opportunity to develop inner stillness and thought. 

Monday morning is when we gather as a whole school for collective worship; EYFS and KS1 worship together on a Tuesday and Thursdays are especially for KS2.  Children enjoy tailor made class worship across the school on Wednesdays.  On Fridays, the whole school joins together again, to celebrate the work children have done during the week and recognise where individuals have demonstrated Holy Trinity’s Christian values. 

Our faith community is supported by three local churches: St George’s, Christ Church and St Peter and St Paul’s.  The Parish Priests of St George’s - Reverend Jim Fletcher, or Father Mark Edwards lead Eucharist in school three times per year however the children also have opportunity to visit our local Churches at significant times in the Liturgical Calendar including Christmas, Easter, and end of academic year.

Our school’s core Christian values are Love, Honesty, and Respect. We seek to foster our spiritual and moral development within a caring community and work in close partnership with our parents and carers.

Our school values are rooted in stories from the Bible such as:

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The Lost Sheep

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Jesus and the Temple Traders


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Holy Trinity C. of E. Primary School
Trinity Road, Gravesend, Kent,
DA12 1LU

01474 534746