'A school family where everyone thrives in every way.' Jesus said, ‘I came that they may have life and have it abundantly.’ John 10:10
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Monks Risborough CE Primary School

School Worship

Collective Worship 

Monks enjoys strong links with the local church and our RE teaching follows the Diocesan scheme of work from the Oxford Diocesan Trust.
We believe that RE develops in pupils a sense of community and belonging. It helps the children to grow, share, understand and respectfully challenge, and be challenged by, people of different lifestyles, beliefs and practices.


The whole school joins together each day after lunch for collective worship.  The school currently, joins in a virtual worship focusing on one of our school values, led by Miss Robinson. This value is then followed up in lesson time as children think about how they can reflect this value in their behaviour. Our subsequent worships for the week follow this school value too. 

Children's Prayers

The following prayers have been written by our school children during our daily worship time:

Summer 1
Christian Value: Perseverance
Dear God,
Help us to get things right, if we get things wrong help us to persevere. Amen
Dear God,
Thank you for all the things that we have to learn.  Thank you for not letting us down when we want to give up but you help us persevere. Amen
Dear God,
Please help us to never give up and always try our best, even when we're stuck. Amen
Dear God,
Help us to persevere with our work and keep going no matter what.  Help us to keep going even if things seem impossible and help us to defeat COVID. Amen
Autumn Term 2

Christian Value: Thankfulness

The focus of our worship today was St.Martin

Dear God,
Thank you for Children in Need who have helped save hundreds of people.  Help us to raise money for other children suffering from pain.  We wish to help those who are less fortunate than ourselves.  Children in Need reminded us that just £1.00 can change a child's life.

Dear Lord,
Help us to be thankful for our food, family, friends and school.


Dear Lord,
Be thankful for your family, friends and God for helping you for your whole life.