The season of Lent lasts for forty days (not including Sundays). It is a time when Christians reflect and prepare for the celebrations of Easter. Some people fast, eat frugally or give up treats following the example of Jesus, who fasted for forty days in the wilderness.
People also give to charity, set aside time to study the bible and meet with other Christians to reflect on Jesus' life and prepare for the events of Holy Week and Easter.
We will be using the Live Lent Calendar in school with the children.
Join us from 1 March to open a daily family activity on The Church of England's Lent calendar as we journey through Lent towards Easter together. Click on the link below: