St. Andrew's is a Church of England Voluntary Controlled School in the Diocese of St. Albans.
Worship in School
We believe a daily act of collective worship is an integral and essential part of St Andrew's whole school ethos and curriculum which is central to the life of the school. It provides a focus for the school community and helps to reflect the tone and ethos of the school.
Here are the details of our Collective Worship 2019 - 2020
Mondays and Fridays:
Key Stage Worship led by Head Teacher, Head of Site or visitors, with all staff present, unless on duty just before or after. Reception join KS1 after October half-term.
Mondays - Good Lunchtime Book
Fridays - Good Work Book
Key Stage Singing Practices, including reflection and prayer, taken by HT/HoS.
Tuesdays and Thursdays;
Class Worship or Year Band Worship.
The first and last day of every half term is treated as a Monday/Friday.
Harvest, Christmas, Easter, last day of the Summer Term and Theme Weeks:
Whole school assemblies, in the round, with items from each Year Band.
Caretaker, cleaners, Office staff, gardeners, LOs, volunteers and governors invited.
In the Spring Term, some of the Monday and Friday Key Stage assemblies will be taken by classes, such that each class has a turn. The parents of the children in the class taking the assembly will be invited.
Tuesdays and Thursdays:
Class assemblies or Year Band assemblies in classrooms. All adults in the room take part, and sign put on the door to prevent interruption. The Lord's Prayer taught and used.
Spring Term 2020 - Main themes for Worship led by Head Teacher and Head of Site
Values: Humility and Tolerance
Seal - Going for goals, Good to be me
Jesus' Job - what did he do?
AutumnTerm 2019 - Main Themes for Worship led by Head Teacher and Head of Site
Our school family working together
Values – Honesty and Peace
Seal – New Beginnings, Say No to Bullying, Getting on and Falling Out
Prayer and Forgiveness