Ramadan activities on Purple Mash

March 21, 2022

Ramadan is the most sacred month of the year for Muslims and takes place during the ninth month of their calendar. This year the period of fasting, prayer, reflection, and community starts on Saturday 2nd April and runs until Sunday 1st May. Here, we highlight some resources you can use within Purple Mash to teach your pupils about Ramadan during this time and beyond.

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Celebrating Ramadan

March 29, 2021

Ramadan is the most sacred month of the year for Muslims and celebrated during the 9th month of their calendar. Ramadan doesn’t follow the western calendar and instead follows the Lunar calendar meaning the month can change each year. This year the celebration starts on Monday 12th April.

Diwali Competition with your Class

Oct. 8, 2019

This year Diwali falls on Saturday, 27th October and we want to celebrate with a Festival of Light competition that will run until Thursday, 31st October. We are celebrating light and colour and invite your class to be creative and get involved. What does Diwali mean to you? Create a scene using 2Paint a picture or 2Paint or why not use 2Create a story to share your own recount or story. For the younger pupils, you can design your own Mendhi.

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5 ways to teach Religious Education

Dec. 3, 2018

Whether your school is a faith school or a secular one, there is plenty in Purple Mash to help you meet your curriculum requirements. In this article we’ll look at five main ways in which Purple Mash can help.

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