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Prayer Spaces in Schools hosts a variety of in-person Conferences, events, and online training. Here is a selection of videos and audio from some of our past events. Read More

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“The girls walked around with magnifying glasses, quietly to begin with, but then with joy, awe and wonder, which bubbled up like praise.”

Jane Gillis from Bristol Schools Connection and a team of local volunteers hosted an outdoor prayer space at Wick Primary School in Bristol this week. One… Read More

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COP26 Prayer Activities

The United Nations Global Climate Change Conference (AKA COP26) is being hosted in Glasgow from the 31st of October to the 12th of November 2021. As the world’s attention focuses… Read More

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7 Ways to Love Your School

This could be a very significant back to school for many students. The last academic year was a year like no other. Children and young people have had to adapt… Read More

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Staff Inset Day – Prayer and Reflection

Put on your own oxygen mask before you try to help others, even if we haven’t flown anywhere on holiday this year we are familiar with this instruction on a… Read More

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“It was the best big box and the best big surprise”

For the past 4 years, I have partnered with St Andrew’s Presbyterian Church to run a prayer space for the pupils of Clandeboye Primary School, Bangor, Northern Ireland as part… Read More

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“This year our social justice focus in the world zone was campaigning for the Covid 19 vaccine to be made freely available worldwide”

We were delighted to be invited back to Sheringham High School to lead the Soul Space once again. It was recognised to be an important tool in helping students to… Read More

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Peaceful Prayers

The Benefice of the Lavingtons, Cheverells and Easterton got weaving in a Pentecost Prayer Space that was blessed in church. Making use of a metal grid and some strips of… Read More

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Outdoor Prayer Space in Wick, Bristol

In May 2021, the local church hosted a pop-up prayer space for two days on the grounds of our local school.  It was a huge success, all of the children… Read More

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(Scotland) Prayer Spaces and CfE

Religious education has a statutory position in Scottish education in schools. Learning Teaching Scotland says “Religious and moral education has strong associations with learning for citizenship, enterprise, international education, creativity… Read More

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(England) Prayer Spaces and SMSC

All schools are required to enable pupils to develop spiritually, morally, socially and culturally. SMSC is not taught as a subject, like RE, but is a whole school approach. SMSC… Read More

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Brand new website with new features to help you plan, track and develop your prayer spaces

Our new website has launched and we would love for you to check out some of the new features. There is a new integrated resource library which includes prayer… Read More

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Christian Aid: House Building

‘House Building’ is part of the Justice Series, developed in partnership with Christian Aid. This activity is about what it means to have, and to lose, a home. Every year,… Read More

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Overview 1.  You, your school or the organisation you work for, are free to use any of the material in the Resources section for your own use without charge and without… Read More

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Overview 1. One of the key characteristics of prayer spaces is that they are so visual. For those who can’t be there in person the stories, prayers, places, ideas and resources… Read More

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At Prayer Spaces in Schools we are committed to protecting your privacy. Please read on for more details about our privacy policy. This Policy explains when and why we collect… Read More

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“It helped me let go of the pressure I was holding in”

In October 2020, PAIS Wigan ran a prayer space for year 7 pupils at a local high school. Despite the challenge of being in the middle of a pandemic, the team – Leonie… Read More

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“I loved tying up my ribbon prayer and seeing it dancing in the wind”

Our 6th Annual Prayer Space at Bishops Cannings School was always going to be a bit different but we didn’t know quite how different until COVID19 struck! We felt that… Read More

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“The prayer space was relaxing. It gave me a chance to think”

In January 2020, pupils at Bishop Aldhelm’s experienced a ‘Prayer Space’ week. We transformed an area of the school into a reflective space with different interactive activities allowing for the pupils to… Read More

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“I feel as though all the sadness is fizzing away”

The children at St Mark’s School recently enjoyed praying in their very first pop up prayer space in the Robin Room next to the outdoor prayer garden. Over three days… Read More

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“Education is about the whole person and how wonderful St Michael’s does this”

At St. Michael’s we have a permanent ‘Prayer Tree’ available as well as ‘Thoughtful Spaces’ within classrooms for children to use should they want to. However, for one week in… Read More

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“The world is loud, this was quiet”

In April, two churches in Ladywood, St John’s and St Peter’s Church and St Luke’s Church, Great Colmore Street, ran their first prayer spaces in their local church schools. The… Read More

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“Thank you Mr Harris for helping me to be proud of myself”

“Our mission has always been to be a part of the community and our community garden is integral to this. As well as reducing the impact of our carbon footprint… Read More

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Peace, hope, remembrance

At the invitation of our Head Teacher, we hosted our second prayer space at Grayshott CE Primary School. The prayer space entitled: ‘Peace, Hope & Remembrance’ coincided with a week of Armistice 1918… Read More

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“The prayer space enabled deeper discussions about faith and encouraging advice for each other”

At St Mary Magdalene Primary, we run a prayer space each term alongside one of our Christian core values. During the Autumn Term we focused on ‘Love’.  The prayer space… Read More

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“Reading some of the prayers, questions and comments was both humbling and insightful”

Earlier this term we ran our first prayer space at Parson Cross. The aim of the prayer space was to provide an opportunity for members of the school community –… Read More

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Prayer spaces in schools has made its way across the pond to Canada

“Prayer Spaces In Schools has made its way across the pond to Canada. We want to thank the Prayer Spaces team for their fantastic resources and innovative ideas.  Using various… Read More

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“I’m rather troubled at the moment but I need to be brave”

Following her visit to another village school the Headteacher of Chacombe CEVA Primary Academy was keen to host one in her own school.  As the 100 year anniversary of the… Read More