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Prayer Spaces in Schools hosts a variety of in-person Conferences, events, and online training. Here is a selection of videos and audio from some of our past events. Read More



A report from Ali Rice on their recent prayer space in school in St Thomas’s, Wigan.

We designed this prayer space with Church schools across Wigan in mind. The planning  & resources for this space have become a Church Wigan Collaborative Prayer Space Toolkit. Other churches and… Read More


Prayer Space in Alun School Mold / Ysgol Alun Yr Wyddgrug

St. Mary’s Church in Mold has been running a 2-week mini prayer course for years 7 and 8 at local high school Ysgol Alun. The course took place during… Read More


Advent, Lent & Easter prayer spaces in schools with year 6 pupils taking a lead!

So KT, tell us a bit about yourself and how long have you been running prayer spaces in schools and what type of schools do you go to?… Read More


A report from Tonbridge Wells; A year on from their first advent prayer space in school.

We caught up with Karen Cross from Youth for Christ about their first full year! Report from Karen herself; The advent prayer space was the very first one we had… Read More


First Pop Up Prayer Space in School; An interview with Miss Walker from Moreton C of E Primary School, Essex.

Thank you so much for taking the time to share your experiences Hannah, so you’ve just completed your first pop up prayer space with a Remembrance theme.  Well… Read More


Prayer Spaces in Schools; Wiltshire

When: Monday 23rd January ; 1.30pm – 4.30pm Where:St Mary Magdalene Church Hullavington The training will be hosted by Liz Ogborne from the Prayer Spaces in Schools National Leadership team and… Read More


From pop-up to permanent prayer space in schools; Mrs Roddam story from Doncaster

My journey with prayer spaces actually began way back in 2016. I attended a workshop with my then manager and instantly fell in love with the concept. My manager agreed… Read More

Permanent Prayer Spaces

As the title suggests, a permanent prayer space is one that’s available for people to use throughout the school year. It may be in the corner of a classroom, in… Read More

Outdoor Prayer Spaces

An outdoor prayer space is one that embraces the natural environment as its setting and draws on nature for its prayer activities. Many people say they feel closest… Read More

Pop Up Prayer Spaces

A pop up prayer space has a specific focus linked to an event in the church or school year, a tragedy or celebration, and can run for just a… Read More

Classroom Prayer Spaces

A classroom prayer space is often in a classroom, but could also be in a hall, the library, a multi-use space or even in a marquee or big party ten… Read More


An interview with Leah Peters from Northampton, our newest networker, who provides Year Six prayer spaces in schools.

Meet Leah, if you’re based in the Northampton area and looking for some help with prayers spaces in schools you will likely come across her! Leah works for The Lighthouse… Read More


GenR8 Permanent Spaces

For several years Siân and the team at GenR8 in Cambridge have been resourcing permanent prayer spaces in local primary schools. They are currently supporting nine CofE schools with a… Read More


Interview with Chaplain Lou Peet about their schools permanent prayer space.

Last week we caught up with Chaplain Lou Peet from Blue Coat Secondary School in Coventry. They have a permanent prayer space and she also takes prayer activities… Read More


Prayer Spaces in Schools; Swindon

When: Monday 14th November; 1.30pm – 4.30pm Where: The Deanery Academy, Swindon Sn1 7DA The training will be hosted by Liz Ogborne from the Prayer Spaces in Schools National Leadership team and… Read More


Prayer Spaces in Schools; Bristol/South Glos

When: Monday 7th November; 1.30pm – 4.30pm Where:St Michael’s Centre, Stoke Gifford, BS34 8PD The training will be hosted by Liz Ogborne from the Prayer Spaces in Schools National Leadership team… Read More


Holocaust Memorial Day

Holocaust Memorial Day is on 27th January each year, and commemorates the anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau, the largest Nazi death camp. On this day we remember the six… Read More


Prayer Space at Ellesmere Port C of E College

“Why was I born in the wrong body?” “Why is life hard for some and easy for others?” These are just 2 of many profound and interesting responses to… Read More