5-11 | Intentional Discipleship 5-11 and Schools

Curriculum Resources

  1. Energize (Ages 5-18+): resources to explore Christian themes with 5-18s, all organised online in a way that can be easily customised and sold using a subscription model - https://www.energize.uk.net/
  2. Youth for Christ UK Resources (Ages 7-18+): A variety of resources for discipleship and evangelism - https://yfc.co.uk/churchresources/
  3. Roots (Ages 0-18): Worship and learning resources for the whole church based on the lectionary. https://www.rootsontheweb.com/
  4. Scripture Union (Ages 3-16): A free collection of resources available online for 11-16s: https://www.scriptureunion.org.uk/lightlive. Books of these resources are also available to purchase here: https://content.scriptureunion.org.uk/light-compendium

Opportunities through school

1)Prayer Spaces in Schools: An increasing number of churches and schools are setting up Prayer Spaces.These are an excellent way of encouraging staff and students to take time to reflect on their own faith journey. http://www.prayerspacesinschools.com/

2)Open the Book: OtB is a valuable resource providing a strong, consistent and on-going feature for assembly/acts of Collective Worship times. Teachers can link the stories through to Religious Education lessons. https://www.biblesociety.org.uk/get-involved/open-the-book/otb-schools/

Activities for the home and school

1)Schoolswork.co.uk: Art Cards Questions for God allow children to explore what their thoughts are on the big questions of faith - https://www.youthscape.co.uk/store/product/art-cards-combo-pack

2)Schoolswork.co.uk: Playing Cards maintain the principle of using questions to open up conversation with humour and depth. https://www.youthscape.co.uk/store/product/primary-playing-cards

3)Scripture Union (8s-11s):Snapshots Though the Year contains Bible-reading material for a whole year. Each day children will discover more about God through a short Bible reading and a variety of other activities. https://content.scriptureunion.org.uk/resource/snapshots-through-year

4)Guardians of Ancora (8s-11s)- Guardians of Ancora is a world-class digital game an amazing virtual world that 8- to 11 year-olds can enter, and a place where the Bible stories come alive. https://content.scriptureunion.org.uk/what-we-do/new-initiatives/guardians-ancora


1) School Ventures hosted by CPAS.School Ventures aims to help pupils to investigate core concepts of the Christian faith, explore their personal ideas, questions and responses, and, if they wish, connect with a childrens programme at a suitable local church.For further information contact Tim Friend(tfriend@cpas.org.uk)

2) Wow Schools Retreat: a 24 Hour retreat for Primary, Middle and Secondary Church Schools in the Stafford Episcopal Area where pupils are able to explore and respond to questions such as What makes you go wow? And What is worship? For further information contact Bishop Geoff (bishop.stafford@lichfield.anglican.org ) or Reaching New Generations (rng@lichfield.anglican.org )


1)The Action Bible: The Action Bible is an exciting full colour comic-book style picture Bible for children ages 10-14, though younger children -say down to 8 years old, will also enjoy it.https://www.eden.co.uk/shop/action-bible-the-hb-3487313.htm

2)The Lions Storyteller Bible: For ages 5-8, this bright storyteller Bible brings stories from God's word to new life.You'll be able to share with children stories to guide their young lives. https://www.eden.co.uk/shop/search.php?q=lions+storyteller+bible

3)The Barnabas Childrens Bible: The Barnabas Children's Bible presents a continuous thread from Genesis to Revelation in chronological rather than biblical, order. https://www.barnabasinschools.org.uk/resource/barnabas-childrens-bible


1)Transformational Discipleship: 4 keys for childrens ministry: http://www.discipleblog.com/2012/09/transformational-discipleship-4-keys-for-childrens-ministry/

2)Childrens Ministry Is Intentional Discipleship (4 Questions to Get You There): https://pastors.com/childrens-ministry-is-intentional-discipleship/

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