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. Leaders will have access to books with the material which will be given to them. 

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

DATE             Team      Subject

2 September    1          Helping others belong

9 September    2          I am a messenger

16 September  3          I carry joy

23 September  4         Vision Sunday                            

30 September  3         I carry peace

7 October         1         Intimacy- Living Word 1

14 October       2         Intimacy- Living Word 2

21 October       3         Honour- Sacrifice

28 October       4         Honour- Judgement of others

Appendix 1

Appendix 2

4 November     1         Honour- Judgement 2

Appendix 1

11 November    2        Pass- Listening to God for others Skittles down for Ministry Time

18 November    3        Honour Labels- Names that stick Ignite down for Ministry Time

25 November    4        Priceless- Seeing the worth of others Starburst down for Ministry Time

2 December      1        Christmas Party

9 December     -         No Morning Services

16 December   -         All Age Christmas Celebration at 10:30am

23 December   -         No Services

24 December   -         Night before Christmas service

25 December   -         Christmas Day service at 10:30am