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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Prayer Spaces in Schools; Wiltshire

When: Monday 21st November; 1.30pm – 4.30pm Where:Hullavington Church, Wilsthire, SN14 6DP The training will be hosted by Liz Ogborne from the Prayer Spaces in Schools National Leadership team and Bristol… Read More

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Top 10 Tips for Running an Outdoor Prayer Space

The warm weather and blue skies we are seeing this past week are preparing the way for some wonderful outdoor prayer spaces. There are lots of reasons why outdoor prayer… Read More

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“It feels so peaceful here.”

“Wow! The music room looks so different!” “It feels so peaceful here.”  Last month, I took an early morning train and a very large coffee to a local primary school… Read More

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Advent Prayer Activities

During Advent, Christians prepare their hearts for Christmas by stopping to think about the Christmas story and making room for Jesus. We wanted to share some of our favourite… Read More

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“The girls walked around with magnifying glasses, quietly to begin with, but then with joy, awe and wonder, which bubbled up like praise.”

Jane Gillis from Bristol Schools Connection and a team of local volunteers hosted an outdoor prayer space at Wick Primary School in Bristol this week. One… Read More