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Mass communion and forced RE GCSE. awesome!!
Most schools are though, surely...?
i don't think so
went to religious schools. Must be an even split if not most?
Though it was only about 25% Catholic and our RE programme was amaizngly varied
and a Catholic primary school. I know over 500 hymns.
I always preferred Sonnet(s) anyway OH GOD WHY DO I HAVE INFORMATION ABOUT THE VERVE IN MY HEAD STILL??
we must have sang that song a million times.
The nuns used to beat us..
Cathedral School so hymns in assembly and Cathedral service at the start and end of each term.
Science lessons were hilarious - when we were learning about things such as evolution, the teacher had to give a disclaimer, stating "Now, as this is a Catholic school, I have to state that this is merely a theory...."
Luckily, the majority of the people I hung out with, like me, weren't religious in the slightest, so I left unscathed.
The Catholic school I went to didn't bring any religious beleif into science at all
except the only way they could keep the name was if they talked about their thought for the day. so it wasn't really churchy at all.
catholic all-girls secondary school. except it wasn't that religiously rigid at all - no weekly mass or anything like that, and only 2 nuns in the teaching staff.
We pray at Assembly. :D
We also don't support the St Vincent de Paul charity anymore, due to their new stance on abortion.
I don't think religion and school should be hand-in-hand like this.
I'm fairly sure the only element of religion was the content of songs sung in the weekly music teachers led assembly and the lords' prayer getting an airing at the end of each daily assembly.
And, to be fair, when I left for high school, I was on Gods side.
Headteacher: A.Nun (Sister Angela- not her real name)
Hobbies: Corporal punishment of an 8 year old me in front of class, denial of the corporal punishment, going to confession, giving out communion wine.
Curriculum: Sikhism, Judaism, Hinduism and Islam condensed into one hour in year 6. No mention of the reformation even when studying Henry VIII.
A Church of Ireland (ie. Protestant) school that was about 50/50 Catholics and Protestants.
Well, I say that, but then you had a lot of atheist kids (like me!!!11) and Jewish/Muslim kids who all had to sit outside during assembly because 90% of it was praying and singing hymns.
We had to sit on little chairs JUST outside the glass doors into the Assembly hall. So basically, we were still witnessing the Assemble in its entirety except we had chairs to sit on while everyone else was on the floor.
it was a blast, though prayers and hymns every morning was pretty gay :(
we also have a chapel on our school site, yeah my school is religious....chapel 4 times a week and our mission statement includes the phrase 'to do it all in a christian ethos' or something like that
but they town I lived in from grades 1-2 had a strong mennonite population so the school catered to it. Every morning started off with the national anthem, the Lord's prayer and a bible reading.