Pre-reception & Reception - SMARTIES

(those entering primary school next year, and those having started primary school this year)

One of the focuses for the year is helping the children begin to hear God:

Please read the teaching notes attached here:

They will describe the words and concepts we are using to help children relate to God in a simple way.




See below for teaching plan. Click the link to see the session plan. Hard copies will be available in the folders in your groups cupboards.

Sessions that are Riverside Material will be accessible by clicking on the week of the material in the teaching plan below. 

DATE             Team      Subject

6 January 1 Priceless

13 January 2 I choose to think the best


20 January 3 Honour- Helping Others

27 January 4 Honour- Why do I?

3 February 1 Honour- Conflict

10 February 2 Daniel 1

17 February 3 Daniel 2

24 February 4 Daniel 3

3 March 1 Jesus of history

10 March 2 Jesus, God’s Son

17 March 3 Jesus our healer

24 March 4 Jesus our teacher

Craft Template

31 March 1 Jesus our friend

7 April 1 Jesus our reconciler

14 April 2 Palm Sunday

21 April 3 Easter Sunday (Special Service)

Guide Book 4-7s

28 April 4 Daniel 4