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Lenten Appeal 2018: ‘Lenten Quest’

Primary Schools

The theme of this year’s Lenten Appeal is ‘Lenten Quest’. The children will go on a quest, searching for ways to put their faith into action and grow closer to God. Click here to find out more about this year’s Lenten Appeal

Participating schools receive-

  • Pupil activity sheets to complete during the six weeks of Lent (we can deliver copies to your school for free, or download here)
  • Individual collection boxes for each child to raise money for the Catholic Children’s Society during Lent
  • Online teaching resources


Teaching Resources

PowerPoints, lesson plans and worksheets to accompany the activity sheet are available to download below:

Fast/Give/Pray Activity    PowerPoint        Lesson plans

Additional resources-  Worksheet 1        Worksheet 2          Bank notes           Card sort

CCS stories (to read during Lent)

If you would like to order more activity sheets, collection boxes or Parent leaflet please email


Secondary Schools

This Lent, secondary school pupils will look at why so many local children and young people are living in poverty, and what they can do to make a difference.

Teaching resources

Scavenger Hunt- pupils can find out more about the work of CCS and the difference they can make

Financial budgeting- pupils have to devise a budget for a local family

CCS stories-six stories about children who have been helped by CCS this year