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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



An update from Rachel Mallinson, Connect Youth, on prayer spaces in schools in Dundee

At the Connect Youth Project we have offered chaplaincy work to the local schools. We partner with local churches to serve our schools and share resources. We have run several… Read More


Gresham’s School ‘Soul Space’ Back For A Third Year

Students at Gresham’s School have been exploring spirituality, prayer and life’s biggest questions with their very own interactive ‘soul space’ in the School Chapel.  Back for the third year in… Read More

Prayer Spaces at Home

A classroom prayer space is often in a classroom, but could also be in a hall, the library, a multi-use space or even in a marquee or big party ten… Read More


Jane Gillis, Volunteer Chaplain

I have been running Prayer Spaces in Schools in schools for over 10 years.  As someone who is passionate about church being church in the school community, I believe that prayer… Read More


Soul Space at St. Andrew’s Primary School, Marks Tey

Links between St. Andrew’s Church in Marks Tey near Colchester and the local primary school go back many years with regular visits to take Open the Book assemblies. In 2016,… Read More


A report from Joanna Jones, Bishop if Kensington’s Youth & Schools’ Chaplain, on an Advent prayer space on one of the area’s schools

As the end of a busy term approached, all Year 7 and 8 pupils at the Green School for Girls, Isleworth, had the opportunity to spend a peaceful time of reflection… Read More


An Interview with Katie Reynolds of The Family Trust in Maidstone on their prayer spaces in schools.

How long have you been running prayer spaces in schools and how did you get started? We have been running prayer and reflection spaces in schools in Maidstone, Kent for… Read More


A report from Ali Rice on their recent prayer space in school in St Thomas’s, Wigan.

We designed this prayer space with Church schools across Wigan in mind. The planning  & resources for this space have become a Church Wigan Collaborative Prayer Space Toolkit. Other churches and… Read More


Prayer Space in Alun School Mold / Ysgol Alun Yr Wyddgrug

St. Mary’s Church in Mold has been running a 2-week mini prayer course for years 7 and 8 at local high school Ysgol Alun. The course took place during… Read More


Advent, Lent & Easter prayer spaces in schools with year 6 pupils taking a lead!

So KT, tell us a bit about yourself and how long have you been running prayer spaces in schools and what type of schools do you go to?… Read More


A report from Tonbridge Wells; A year on from their first advent prayer space in school.

We caught up with Karen Cross from Youth for Christ about their first full year! Report from Karen herself; The advent prayer space was the very first one we had… Read More


First Pop Up Prayer Space in School; An interview with Miss Walker from Moreton C of E Primary School, Essex.

Thank you so much for taking the time to share your experiences Hannah, so you’ve just completed your first pop up prayer space with a Remembrance theme.  Well… Read More


Prayer Spaces in Schools; Wiltshire

When: Monday 23rd January ; 1.30pm – 4.30pm Where:St Mary Magdalene Church Hullavington The training will be hosted by Liz Ogborne from the Prayer Spaces in Schools National Leadership team and… Read More


From pop-up to permanent prayer space in schools; Mrs Roddam story from Doncaster

My journey with prayer spaces actually began way back in 2016. I attended a workshop with my then manager and instantly fell in love with the concept. My manager agreed… Read More

Permanent Prayer Spaces

As the title suggests, a permanent prayer space is one that’s available for people to use throughout the school year. It may be in the corner of a classroom, in… Read More

Outdoor Prayer Spaces

An outdoor prayer space is one that embraces the natural environment as its setting and draws on nature for its prayer activities. Many people say they feel closest… Read More

Pop Up Prayer Spaces

A pop up prayer space has a specific focus linked to an event in the church or school year, a tragedy or celebration, and can run for just a… Read More

Classroom Prayer Spaces

A classroom prayer space is often in a classroom, but could also be in a hall, the library, a multi-use space or even in a marquee or big party ten… Read More