Easter Story

When Roman tax collectors take money from your mother, it’s up to you to make it back. The High Priest offers you five silver coins to spy on a man called Jesus, who is arriving in Jerusalem today. But who is Jesus and why is he causing such a stir?


In this Experience, your class will learn about:

  • The main people in the Easter Story: Caiaphas, Jesus, Pilate, Judas, Peter
  • The sequence of events: entry into Jerusalem, betrayal, crucifixion, resurrection
  • The historical context of Jerusalem under the Romans
  • The values that different people in the story display

Resources for each Experience include:

  • For KS1 & KS2: Recap, Discuss & Quiz; Glossary; Reading Comprehension; Grammar & Punctuation; Writing Opportunities
  • For EYFS: Recap, Create & Play; Word Mat; Actions Storyboard; Song lyrics & mp3s (for some Experiences)