Community Blog: Primary

Help! I'm going to be a schools worker!

October 13, 2017 by Sophie Bacchus-Waterman
Categories: Primary, Secondary, 16-19s,

Thinking of starting schools work? Maybe you've just started? Or perhaps you need a refresher of what it's like for those just starting out, and can offer some advice. Sophie has never done schools work and is about to be immersed in the world of it, she shares her thoughts and fears...

Why food can help your students understand each other's faith

July 28, 2017 by Linda Geevanathan
Categories: Primary, Secondary,

Linda moved to Luton in 2002 to join Hope Church. She has lived in several countries around the world including Singapore, Australia and Nigeria, but she spent the first years of her life here in Luton. Linda taught in a primary school in Luton for ten years and then spent a year on an internship at Bethel Church in Redding, California. These days, Linda balances her time between primary teaching, overseeing the youth and children's work at the church and volunteering for a local charity. 

Self-Harm in Schools

March 01, 2017 by Lahna Pottle
Categories: Primary, Secondary, 16-19s,

Helen Cutteridge who is a mental health worker in schools in Luton helps us to prepare for Self-Harm Awareness Day by looking at lesson plans and assemblies for teachers. She shares her expertise and passion for thos who self-harm through practical ideas. 

Advent Week 4: Love

December 18, 2016 by Lahna Pottle
Categories: Primary, Secondary, 16-19s,

Kieran Murphy of Phase Hitchin, reminds us of the central message of love this Christmas time and offers us schools workers an inspiring message and much needed encouragement. 

Advent Week 3: Joy

December 12, 2016 by Lahna Pottle
Categories: Primary, Secondary, 16-19s,

Chris Henriette looks at the third theme of joy. Advent brings mixed emotions for many, and Chris shares with us how we can be there for our young people in this time.