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Helping primary schools engage with Christianity

Since 1986 we’ve supported primary schools with assemblies, clubs and RE lessons. We are linked with nearly 100 schools in South London and the South East.

We have warm and professional relationships with headteachers and staff in the schools we visit. Our presence is a vital link between schools and local churches.

We write our own material. Much of it is freely available for you to access, use and adapt. Everything on this site is tried and tested. We know it works because we have used it ourselves.

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Featured resource

Storyteller: Bringing Jesus' stories to life

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Jesus captivated audiences when he spoke, and used a lot of stories. The parables of Jesus bring ideas about God and about life into everyday settings, using the listener’s imagination. Still, more than 2000 years on, Jesus’ stories have relevance and can speak into the lives of children and adults.

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Get Involved

Demand for Spinnaker's input has always outweighed our resources.  If you have something to offer Spinnaker as a volunteer, come and have a chat.

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What we’re thinking – team blogs

A bit like Marmite

Marmite

If one were to read all the various papers that have been written and published over the past couple of years on the theme of ‘should schools have collective worship?’ you would get the picture that there are two opinion groups, a bit like the pro or against Marmite debate. So when it comes to school collective worship, some love it, and some hate it!

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Sowing Seed

On holiday over the summer, we took a borrowed campervan, our bikes and spent much of our time cycling alongside French canals and visiting coffee shops! France definitely (from my limited geographical research) has the best coffee shops in all the world. One particular coffee shop in Saulieu in the Dordogne region of France was simply wonderful!

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Time and Space

Perhaps it is a result of too much Sci-Fi, but the expression ‘time and space’ tried to capture the unlimited size and scope of the universe. However, in our real world, both are limited. Both sought after. Both somewhat fundamental for life.

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Hot topic

Daily news reports remind us that we live in challenging times. We are facing big issues and religious faith is a very hot topic.

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