Weekly home learning themes

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Explore our resources for children and families during the coronavirus school closures.

List of themes   Summer page for young people

You'll find all our home learning resources in the list below.

CATCH UP ON OUR NATIONAL ASSEMBLY: “Creating a hopeful summer”.

Speaking out

Stimulus: Nelson Mandela

Dare to care: and speak out

Big questions: leading the way

Don't just sit there: be a leader!

Pray with us: I have a dream

Summer of hope for the future

Stimulus: What will the next 50 years look like?

Dare to care: about the future

Big questions: hope for the future

Don't just sit there: share your hope

Pray with us: Taking the long view

Summer of Hope: Community radio

Stimulus: Fighting coronavirus by radio

Dare to care: experience a day without information

Big questions: Access to reliable information

Don't just sit there: Share your Summer of Hope via local radio

Pray with us: Coronavirus prayer

Summer of Hope: Clean water

Stimulus: Video: Guti and the importance of handwashing

Dare to care: about clean water

Dare to care: Video: How to make a tippy tap

Dare to care: Instructions for making a tippy tap

Big questions: Access to clean water

Don't just sit there: Do a Summer of Hope watery fundraiser

Pray with us: Coronavirus prayer

Refugee week

Stimulus 1: Refugee animation

Stimulus 2: Join our national assembly

Dare to care: On the move simulation activity

Big questions: Refugee crisis

Don't just sit there: Make your own hunger cloth

Don't just sit there: Video: Encountering God in the stranger

Don't just sit there: Join our national assembly this Thursday! 

Pray with us: Prayer for refugees

Pray with us: Pope Francis quotation

Corpus Christi: Bread of life

Stimulus 1: Pope Francis quotation

Stimulus 2: Video: Hungry for change

Dare to care: Eat simply in solidarity

Big questions: Food and hunger

Don't just sit there: Bake and share bread

Pray with us: Feeding the 5000 icon reflection

Pray with us: Grace before meals

Pentecost: Peace

Stimulus 1:  Video: Rosana from Colombia

Stimulus 2: Peace-building stories

Dare to care: Be at peace in meditation

Big questions: Peace

Don't just sit there: Paint a mural to build peace

Pray with us: Lead us in your ways

Laudato Si': Anniversary celebration

Over half term, our home learning page will remain the same for two weeks, i.e. 16-30 May.

Stimulus 1: Laudato Si' animation 

Stimulus 2: Laudato Si' animation script

Dare to care: Help create the world you hope to see after lockdown

Big questions: Celebrating Laudato Si'

Don't just sit there: Celebrate by video making and playlist compiling!

Pray with us: Mary, Queen of all Creation

Laudato Si': Love generously (SDG 10)

Stimulus 1: COVID-19 overseas and our response

Stimulus 2: Video: Emergency

Dare to care: Sign and share our petition

Dare to Care: How CAFOD responds in an emergency

Big questions: Loving generously

Don't just sit there: Create your own emergency game and play it

Pray with us: Coronavirus prayer

Pray with us: Mary, Queen of all Creation

Laudato Si': Think deeply (SDG 4)

Stimulus 1: Video: Fabiano's right to education

Stimulus 2: Education board game

Dare to care: Experience the frustration of not having the tools to understand

Big questions: Thinking deeply about education 

Don't just sit there: Make a comic

Don't just sit there: Animation: Laudato Si'

Pray with us: Fullness of life

Laudato Si': Live wisely (SDG3)

Stimulus 1: Animation: Laudato Si'

Stimulus 2: Video: Solar energy for a Kenyan clinic

Dare to care: Count your steps for all who walk for healthcare

Dare to care: Health factsheet

Big questions: NHS heroes and access to healthcare

Don't just sit there: Live wisely and exercise

Pray with us: A Good Samaritan heals the Earth

Laudato Si' and SDGs

Stimulus 1: Animation: The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

Stimulus 2: Animation: Laudato Si'

Dare to care: Change the world with the SDGs

Dare to care: Factsheet: SDGs 

Dare to care: Video: No point going halfway

Big questions: SDGs

Don't just sit there: SDGs augmented reality activity

Don't just sit there: Earth Day actions

Pray with us: Canticle of the creatures

Hope

Stimulus: PowerPoint: The Emmaus Story

Dare to care: Share images of hope

Big questions: Hope

Don't just sit there: Jar of hope activity

Don't just sit there: Easter hope prayer bookmarks

Pray with us: Easter hope in a time of crisis

Selfless Service

Stimulus 1: Video: Sister Consilia in Zimbabwe

Stimulus 2: PowerPoint: Stations of the Cross

Dare to care: Dare to do a chore

Big questions: Selfless service

Don't just sit there: Make a banner about service

Don't just sit there: Consider what helps you in isolation - then help someone else!

Pray with us: Video: Lent prayer

Human rights defenders

Stimulus 1: Video: Yesica and Hector defend the Amazon

Stimulus 2: PowerPoint: Human rights defenders in the Amazon

Dare to care: A day without freedom

Big questions: Human rights

Don't just sit there: Video: Hone your footy skills to raise awareness!

Don't just sit there: Video: Can you make a football like the one seen here?

Heroes like Saint Oscar Romero

Stimulus 1: Video: Oscar Romero

Stimulus 2: Romero's life in a timeline

Dare to care: Video introducing our weekly Caring dare! 

Dare to care: Help some local heroes

Big questions: Heroes

Don't just sit there: Romero quotations activity

Don't just sit there: Animation: Oscar Romero

Pray with us: Romero cross reflective activity

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