Year 1 visit to the Mosque

Year 1- Visit to the Mosque in Queen’s Park
Wednesday 17th May 2017

In RE this term, we are studying Places in the first half term followed by Islam in the second. The children will have furthered their understanding by visiting one of the Christian places of worship in our village- the Methodist Church.

In order to increase the children’s understanding, we are planning to take the children to visit the Mosque in Queen’s Park, Bedford, during the afternoon of Wednesday 17th May. Here, they will have the opportunity to look at the features inside the building and gain insights into the Muslim religion. They will also be able to compare the mosque to the church and consider similarities, including many values held in common.

Please complete a copy of the consent form found under letters home.

Wed, May. 17, 2017

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