Christ Church

Christ Church CE Primary School has strong links with the church and the vicar Father Allan is very involved with the school. Father Allan’s contribution has strengthened the distinctiveness of Christ Church as a church school, the teaching of RE and the impact of collective worship.


Worship in Christ Church

  • Ash Wednesday
  • Easter
  • Christingle
  • Carol Service
  • Las Posadas
  • The Epiphany
  • Candlemas



Involvement in Key School Events

  • Weekly collective Worship
  • Harvest blessing at Harvest Festival
  • Christmas blessing after Nativity Play
  • Easter blessing after Easter Play
  • Year 6 Leavers’ Performance (in school); presentation of bibles



Father Allan has accompanied other member of the diocese to visit Christ Church. 

  • Through Father Allan’s link with Botswana the Bishop of Botswana and Youth from Botswana visited Christ Church (inspirational gospel singing too).
  • Visits accompanied by Father Allan – Bishop Mark (June 2022), Bishop Christine & Bishop Mark (2019), Bishop Martin, Area Dean Philip Cunningham and Bishop Frank (October 2011)


 Father Allan has supported the teaching of RE 

  • YR6  Significance and meaning of Stations of the Cross in church (Spring 2022 Miss Furno)
  • YR5  Making connections between Bible texts studied and what Christians believe about God: e.g. through how churches are designed (Autumn 2021 Miss Furno)
  • YR4  What is the Trinity? (Autumn 2022 Mrs Power)
  • YR3  Interviewed father Allan – How do members of the clergy follow Jesus’ teaching? (Miss Wallace January 2023


Children have visited Christ Church on numerous occasions including:

  • Baptism (pretend) with Early Years
  • Wedding (pretend) with Early Years
  • Class visits to Christ Church