Pupils enjoy Christingle service at Nailsea school

St Francis Primary School children with Christingles

St Francis Primary School pupils with their Christingles. - Credit: St Francis Primary School

Children from a Nailsea school made Christingles to learn about advent and celebrate the run-up to Christmas.

St Francis Primary School, in Station Road, held a Christingle service to give reception children the chance to make their own festive decorations.

Pupils with Christingles

Pupils made Christingles. - Credit: St Francis Primary School

Pupils learnt about what each part of the Christingle represents and enjoyed selecting sweets for the festive decoration. 

A spokesman for the school said: "This term reception class have been learning about advent and how we prepare our hearts for Jesus.

Pupils with Christingles

Pupils from St Francis Primary School made Christingles. - Credit: St Francis Primary School

"The reception class took part in a Christingle service in which they made their very own Christingle.

"The class learn about what each part of the Christingle represented of the orange, ribbon, candle and the sweets.

"The class were very good at remembering that the lit candle represents God as the light of the world and his love for us all."