TWO Secondary Schools in the Diocese of Durham have been featured in the Oak National Academy’s Assembly through the Church of England’s Faith@Home programme.

The Venerable Bede Church of England Academy in Sunderland and the Ian Ramsey Church of England Academy in Stockton, part of the Dayspring Trust, were approached by Faith@Home team to take part in the national assembly following their contributes to Faith@Home.

The Archbishop of Canterbury led the first ‘collective worship’ Assembly.

Now in episode five, students from the two schools talk about the importance of developing patience in everyday lives.

The Assembly video uses a blend of young presenters, topical video and youth culture to gets its messages across to the audience.

The Oak National Academy was set up in response to the Covid-19 crisis to provide high-quality online materials for students, parents and teachers.

Gill Booth, Executive Head for the Daysping Trust said: “We are thrilled to have been asked to contribute to the Faith@home resources and the national assembly. This week’s theme is Patience – a timely topic in the current environment!"