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Helping Children and Young People to Reflect and Pray

Prayer spaces enable children and young people, of all faiths and none, to explore life’s questions, spirituality and faith in a safe, creative and interactive way.

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Planning and running your prayer
space is easier than you think…

Top tips, advice
and experience

From how to recruit and train a great volunteer team to choosing the right location for your prayer space, we’ve got detailed step-by-step guidelines to help you get started.

Plan your prayer space

Explore our
Resource Library

Take a look at our growing library of resources, which includes prayer activities, lesson plans and good practice guidelines. We’ve got everything you need to host a fantastic prayer space.

Resource Library

Register your
prayer space

Let us know when and where your prayer spaces are taking place, and we’ll help with good advice, relevant resources and local support wherever possible.

Register your prayer space

Prayer activities

The resources in our library are all tried-and-tested. Choose what’s right for your prayer space, whether it’s in school or at home.

Prayer activity

Be Still

This activity invites pupils to pause, be silent and listen for a few minutes.

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Be Still

Prayer activity

Be The Light

This activity invites pupils to think about how they might help someone else.

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Be The Light

Prayer activity

Bubble Prayers

This activity invites pupils to 'blow their worries away'

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Bubble Prayers

Calm Jar

Covid – Get Well Soon

Being Sorry

More Prayer Activities

Stories

Read some inspiring stories from prayer spaces in other places.
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Prayer Space in Australia is a ‘precious gift’.

St Margaret’s Anglican Girls School in Australia, hold four-week-long prayer spaces each year for primary and secondary school students. The most recent was themed around the Beatitudes, found in Matthew 5.1-12.
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What People say...

“The prayer space has been brilliant for my students. A personal, spiritual and peaceful experience for all groups: I highly recommend it.” 

Head of R.E.

“I’ve never seen prayer displayed or experienced like this before. It’s made me realise how many different ways prayer can be appreciated. It’s opened up religion into my life again. Thank you!” 

6th Form pupil

“I loved this place, it was so relaxed. It gave me a chance to say how I really felt as I don’t really talk with my family”

Year 6 pupil