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Yom Kippur means Day of Atonement. It is the most sacred and solemn day in the Jewish calendar.

Yom Kippur is a day to reflect on the past year and ask God's forgiveness for any sins. Jews do not work or go to school on this day. Yom Kippur is celebrated in September or October in the UK. In 2021 Yom Kippur will begin in the evening of Wednesday 15 September.

 

Watch the short clips below to find out a little bit more about this special festival.

What is Yom Kippur? The Holiest Day on the Jewish Calendar

Yom Kippur is the holiest day on the Jewish calendar. It means 'Day of Atonement' and it's when Jewish people seek forgiveness from God for their sins. We me...

Eid al-Adha ('Festival of Sacrifice') is one of the most important festivals in the Muslim calendar.  It is also a public holiday in Muslim countries. This year Eid al-Adha will begin on the evening of Monday 19th July and end on the evening of Friday 23rd July.

 

Watch the short clips below to find out a little bit more about this special festival.

CBeebies | Eid al-Adha | The Let's Go Club

Discover more about the holy festival of Eid al-Adha with this super song from The Let's Go Club.http://www.bbc.co.uk/cbeebies/shows/the-lets-go-clubTo watch...

Ramadan is the ninth month on the Islamic calendar, which marks important holidays and events for Muslims (people who practice Islam). During Ramadan people fast, or refrain from eating and drinking, while it's light outside.

 

The end of this holy month of Ramadan is marked by a special celebration called 'Eid al -Fitr', the Festival of the Breaking of the Fast. This year it will be celebrated on either Wednesday 12th or Thursday 13th May, depending on the sighting of the moon! 

Ramadan 2021 - Eid Al Fitr

Easter is a Christian festival, which celebrates the death and coming back to life again (resurrection) of Jesus Christ. Celebrations can take place in churches and at home. Discuss some of the ways in which Easter is celebrated in the UK and look through the resources below to learn about how Easter is celebrated around the world.  

 

We will look forward to seeing all your creations, so please send in your learning to show your understanding of how Easter is celebrated at home or abroad. Enjoy!

Last half term we celebrated the Hindu and Sikh festival of light, known as Diwali. We celebrated across the school in the form of a themed afternoon. 

 

This half term, we will be celebrating Chinese New Year, which starts from 12th February this year! Children from Reception through to Year 6 will be involved in a variety of exciting craft activities. We will look forward to seeing all your creations, so please send in your photographs to show us what you have learnt. Enjoy!

Watch the clip of the song below, to find out a little more about Chinese New Year.

Can you guess which animal represents 2021?

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