Year 6 Days Online Resources
The resources are divided into 5 activities, which do not have to be done in order. However we do suggest that the Introduction and Activity 1 should be done first as they are a good introduction to the theme and the Minster respectively.
A tour of the Minster by video, explore what it means to be a light for others and count our blessings looking at the candle chapel and the Chapter House. Collage activity. Extra material – the Chapter House and the Garden of Eden (video).
Watch: Introducing Southwell Minster (10 minute video)
Watch: The Chapter House and the Garden of Eden (12minute video)
A video in which we meet some members of staff and think about their different skills and talents needed for their role. Think about and discuss personal qualities.
Watch: Meet the Minster Staff (12 minute video)
PDF: The Woman in Hiding (story), needed to complete activity 2a
JPG: image of the Parvis room to go with ‘The Woman in Hiding’ story
A look at some details from one of our impressive windows which retell the story of creation. Make a bookmark.
PDF: Angel window detail: to photocopy onto card to make bookmarks or onto acetate or tracing paper to make stained glass window.
The Minster as a place of remembrance. Video inside the Minster looking at things that are remembered. Focus on a statue of the first Bishop of Southwell, George Ridding. Children think about how they would like to be remembered. Create ideas for a sculpture which would reflect their own values. Suggestion to make a model of or paint their sculpture.
Watch: Remembering (8 minute video)
JPG: War image from painting referred to in the video
JPG: Peace image from painting referred to in the video