Weekly home learning themes

Children learning at a table

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

List of previous and upcoming themes   This week's page for young people

You'll find resources from previous weeks, and a few for upcoming weeks, in the list below.

COMING SOON: National morning assembly, “Hope in the time of Coronavirus”, Thursday 18 June, 10.00-10.15am.

Refugee week

Stimulus 1: Refugee animation

Stimulus 2: Join our national assembly

Pray with us: Prayer for refugees

Prayer with us: Pope Francis quotation

Corpus Christi: Bread of life

Stimulus 1: Pope Francis quotation

Stimulus 2: Video: Hungry for change

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


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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