Every school in the UK
a prayed-for school

That’s the vision of Pray for Schools: to mobilise Christians to support their school communities through prayer.

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There are many groups praying that haven’t registered with us yet – so we can’t tell them about others we know who pray for schools their area, or share resources and encouragement! And sometimes people ask us whether a particular school is prayed for, so if your group is registered and you are praying for that school, we can link you up.


Each part of the UK has a volunteer coordinator who encourages prayer groups and individuals through newsletters, face-to-face meetings and email support.

England: Jane Newey
Wales: Claire Wall
Northern Ireland: Tim Martin
Scotland: Elizabeth McDowall (Prayer Coordinator for SU Scotland)

Click on your region and find out more about their activities.

Over the years we’ve seen so many answers to prayer: success in dealing with behaviour problems; a superb new headteacher who underpins all her actions with her Christian ideals; better staff relationships… We’ve witnessed a steady outpouring from God on our school which has increased our faith and made us more ambitious in our prayers. I’d encourage everyone who prays for their schools to keep going – ours is a mighty God who cares about children.

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prayforschools @prayforschools RT @HOPEtogether: Prayer walks are great opportunities to build relationships, share prophecies with one another, and to see God move in yo… 4 weeks ago
prayforschools @prayforschools Join us as we pray for schools on Tuesday. Lots happening around the country. Lunchtime prayer zoom… https://t.co/7c3u68M5cr 4 weeks ago
prayforschools @prayforschools Join us as we pray for schools on Tuesday. Lots happening around the country. Lunchtime prayer zoom… https://t.co/wwZzsxIFHz 4 weeks ago
prayforschools @prayforschools Father God we thank you for Scripture Union and all the work they do with children and young people. Especially be… https://t.co/Qc2rSawv1n 11 weeks ago
prayforschools @prayforschools RT @childrenyouth: Next week lots of young people will be receiving their exam results and they might be feeling more anxious than usual so… 11 weeks ago
prayforschools @prayforschools RT @tlg_org: We pray for the good wellbeing of every child and young person this summer 🙏 https://t.co/bpx8m3LUpE 11 weeks ago
prayforschools @prayforschools Have you seen the new Back to School with God resources? https://t.co/CNinxCQfqr 12 weeks ago
prayforschools @prayforschools @StPaulsPrimary1 Uganda has a national lockdown at the moment therefore even more important - well done 18 weeks ago
prayforschools @prayforschools Praying for schools in Wales on Zoom- Wednesday 23rd at 12.30pm. Do join us https://t.co/HcpmrBfkkD @saintygymunedhttps://t.co/JYYzLFh6N7 18 weeks ago
prayforschools @prayforschools @York_YoYoTrust Brilliant - well done 18 weeks ago
prayforschools @prayforschools Looking forward to praying later at 12.30pm with @BritishYFC @biblesociety @cyocolchester and Spelthorne Prayer Gro… https://t.co/RwDcMEQfxt 23 weeks ago
prayforschools @prayforschools Praying for Schools on Zoom tomorrow lunchtime. Join us if you can. Register with Eventbrite https://t.co/lXaniZXWXv 23 weeks ago