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Primary Schools- Lenten Appeal 2018: ‘Lenten Quest’

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

Prayer passages        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-Lenten Appeal 2018 ‘Love thy neighbour’

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

Scavenger Hunt Activity


  • Social Media- pupils consider different scenarios they could face when using social media sites and reflect on the Parable of the Good Samaritan

Social Media Lesson Plan                 Social Media PowerPoint

Good Samaritan/what should you do worksheet


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

CCS Stories


  • Financial budgeting- pupils have to devise a budget for a local family (resources are tailored to the Diocese of Westminster and Archdiocese of Southwark- Diocese of Arundel & Brighton coming soon!)


Westminster- Key Stage 3

Lesson Plan        PowerPoint         Worksheet       Unplanned expenses cards   

Information packs:  Hannah      Louise       Michael       Paige        Rebecca        Seb    


Westminster- Key Stages 4&5

Lesson Plan        PowerPoint       Worksheet ICT          Worksheet Non ICT

Unplanned expenses cards

Information packs:  Hannah ICT           Louise ICT          Michael ICT

Paige ICT         Rebecca ICT       Seb ICT

Hannah                Louise               Michael                Paige              Rebecca              Seb


Southwark- Key Stage 3

Lesson Plan        PowerPoint        Worksheet        Unplanned expenses cards

Information packs:   Chris             James          Poppy           Marija          Tomas         


Southwark Key Stage 4&5

Lesson Plan        PowerPoint          Worksheet ICT        Worksheet Non-ICT


Information packs:  Chris ICT          James ICT

Sara ICT        Tomas ICT            Marija ICT          Poppy ICT

Chris               James          Marija           Poppy           Sara           Tomas