Christians have traditionally followed three activtites during Lent:
2. Self-denial (or Fasting)
These continue to appeal to the imagination of young people and can provide a strong focus for chaplaincy activity during Lent.
Some schools have found that having a very short service each day visiting just one station works well.
Gather around the station (or project an image) and light a candle. Read the short passage from the gospel which tells the story of the station. Say the Our Father or another prayer together. Finish.
Younger children can be issued with an invitation to stations - on the back there is a grid to "collect" each of the 14 stations over the course of Lent.
Several schools have found a contemporary adaptation of the ancient liturgy of Tenebrae has provided a powerful conclusion to the spring term just before Easter and Holy Week. Liturgy of Tenebrae for schools