Nativity Lesson This Week

Posted on November 10, 2014 by Amy Tolmie
Categories: Primary,

In need of a last minute resource for RE? Here is a competition closes on Wednesday this week that could win your school £500!

The Competition
Invite your pupils to engage with the narrative of the Nativity by writing between 50 and 150 words telling the story from the perspective of the original nativity donkey.

Why should you enter?
• A £500 prize for your school
• Opportunity to engage with Nativity 3: Dude Where's My Donkey before its release on November 14th
• A thought-provoking and creative literacy or RE lesson for all the children
• Resources provided for a special KS1 and KS2 school assembly

- What would the donkey have seen, heard and felt on that very special first Christmas day?

How to enter?
Choose the three best descriptive accounts from your school entries, then submit those three online here, by 12 noon on Wednesday 12th November, to be in with a chance to win this fantastic prize of £500 (kindly provided by Entertainment One)


• Go to to download a hilarious and thought-provoking clip from the film, in which the children explain the nativity story in their own words.
• Build the clip into your literacy or RE lessons – or use the complete downloadable assembly also available on

For all the official free resources based on the film see:

See the official Facebook page here.