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Lightbox pops up to support young people across Worcester

Published: 17th April 2024

Lightbox is a pop-up initiative run by a collaboration of churches in Worcester. It aims to provide a safe space and opportunities for young people to build community with each other through fun activities, discussion groups and challenges.


Spirituality and sport flourish together

Published: 11th April 2024

Project Touchline recently delivered a six-week programme of sport, collective worship, Bible teaching and prayer for the children and teachers at Broadwas CE Primary.

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Introducing Helen Laird C&YP Worker for three Worcester churches

Published: 20th February 2024

In Autumn 2023 three churches in Worcester joined together to recruit a full-time Children and Young People Worker following a successful application to the Healthier Churches Fund. Helen Laird was appointed.


St James Norton Hosts Exhibition of Local Children’s Artwork

Published: 7th February 2024

On Friday 2nd and Saturday 3rd February St James church in Norton Worcester hosted an exhibition of local school children’s artwork.

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New joint appointment for the dioceses of Worcester and Hereford

Published: 22nd January 2024

A new cross-diocesan appointment will see Gemma Martin become the next Diocesan Director of Education for Hereford Diocese and our Diocesan Director of Education, Tim Reid supporting Gemma as Executive Director of Education across both dioceses.

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New reflection and prayer space at Hartlebury Primary School

Published: 18th January 2024

Bishop John visited Hartlebury CE Primary School this week to bless their new reflection and prayer space which has been created by the pupils themselves.

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Schools join the Five Alive Carol service

Published: 19th December 2023

Children from Cropthorne with Charlton C of E First School and Fladbury C of E First School sang with the Five Alive Parish Choir at the Candlelit Carol Service on Sunday at Fladbury.

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Intergenerational concerts with iSingPop and Church Primary schools

Published: 4th December 2023

Norton Juxta Kempsey and Whittington Church of England Primary Schools have been working with iSingPop to host two intergenerational workshops where parents, grandparents, and members of the local community have come into school to learn Christmas songs and dances alongside the children.

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Cradley CE Primary pupil wins national competition

Published: 15th November 2023

Emilia, age 10, from Cradley CofE Primary School in Halesowen has won a NATRE (National Association of Teachers of Religious Education) competition for her artwork celebrating diversity.

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Second Silver Global Neighbours Award for Overbury C Of E First School

Published: 25th October 2023

Overbury C of E First school has been awarded a silver Global Neighbours award for the second time.

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St Barnabas CE Primary Harvest Festival

Published: 20th October 2023

St Barnabas CE Primary in Worcester held a whole school harvest festival at St Barnabas Church this week. The service included the presentation of certificates to the winners of a harvest poetry and art competition which was run by the Church for children at the school.

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Schools visit Malvern Priory for 'Lifepath'.

Published: 27th June 2023

At Great Malvern Priory last week over 600 children from 19 primary schools experienced ‘Lifepath’.  With one school travelling from Shropshire to take part!

Gifts for Perry Wood Primary School

Published: 21st April 2023

Just before Easter, Holy Trinity and St Matthew’s Church in Ronkswood gave gifts to the children in Years 2 & 3 at Perry Wood Primary School.

School children encouraged to 'Gather' in church

Published: 3rd March 2023

Gather is a new partnership between a Church of England Primary School and their local church. It is a monthly act of worship immediately after school for children and their parents/ carers which uses elements with which the children will already be familiar from school.

Chaplaincy connecting schools & church

Published: 17th February 2023

Ness Everitt has been appointed as Chaplain at Dyson Perrins CE Secondary School in Malvern. Alongside this, a grant from the Healthier Churches Fund enables her to work with two local Primary Schools & help connect parish & schools.

Bryan Allbut stands down as Chair of Diocesan Board of Education

Published: 23rd December 2022

At the end of December, Bryan Allbut will stand down as Chair of the Diocesan Board of Education (DBE) after serving in this voluntary post for nearly seven years and being part of the DBE for ten years.

Experience Dudley at Top Church

Published: 1st November 2022

Recently, over 330 children from Jesson’s CE Primary School visited Top Church for an ‘Experience Dudley’ week. The school’s entire Key Stage 2 visited the church over 4 days to learn about faith and the role of the church community throughout the town’s history.

Harvington CE School is a good global neighbour

Published: 18th October 2022

Harvington CE First School, just outside of Evesham, has achieved a silver award from Christian Aid’s Global Neighbours Scheme.  The scheme celebrates schools that are helping pupils to learn about global poverty and the Christian responsibility to tackle it, motivating children to become good citizens and play their role in creating a fairer world.

St Matthias CE Primary helps with well dressing

Published: 12th May 2022

Each year in Malvern, many wells are dressed for the May day weekend. There are at least 200 springs and spouts around the area, and those which are most accessible are decorated in various styles, by local groups and individuals, including St Matthias CE Primary.

Walkwood CE Middle School learns about China

Published: 11th March 2022

Engage with China visited Walkwood CE Middle School this week for two half-day workshops with year 8.

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Broadway commemorated the 80th anniversary of D-Day with a day of remembrance with which the whole village was involved. Read a reflection on the day from Vicar Shellie Ward....

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