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Thinking of others during Lent and Ramadan

Thinking of others during Lent and Ramadan

Home Religious Education: Places & Events We want to help others who are not as lucky as us and whose homes are not as safe and warm as our own. We are collecting things to send off to Poland for the Ukrainian refugees and also to give to Gateshead Foodbank to...
Religious Events & Festivals (Spring Term)

Religious Events & Festivals (Spring Term)

Home Religious Education: Places & Events Although some religious festivals occur each year on a set date, many religious festivals occur each year on a set date, many religious festivals occur at different times each year. This is because most religious holidays...
Happy Purim & Happy Holi!

Happy Purim & Happy Holi!

Home Religious Education: Places & Events Bede would like to wish all of our Jewish neighbours in Gateshead Happy Purim. On March 16th and 17th this year Jews celebrate an important day for them where what could have been a tragedy for Mordechai, Esther and the...
Desmond Mpilo Tutu (1931–2021)

Desmond Mpilo Tutu (1931–2021)

Home The World of Religion & Beliefs Desmond Mpilo Tutu (1931–2021)   Archbishop of Cape Town   Desmond Tutu was a South African cleric and civil rights campaigner. He was born on 7th October 1931 in Klerksdorp, South Africa. Originally, Desmond wanted...
Diwali in School

Diwali in School

Home Religious Education We celebrated Diwali in school this half-term. Diwali is the Hindu festival of light and it is celebrated on what is thought to be the darkest night of the year by Hindus. It symbolises the victory of light over darkness, good over evil and...
Harvest Festival – 18th October 2021

Harvest Festival – 18th October 2021

Home Religious Education Harvest Festival Week Beginning 18th October 2021 Once again, we are unable to get together for our Harvest Festival but our friend, Rev. Margaret Mackay, will be sharing a virtual assembly with us. During the week, children will be taking...