Current Assemblies Index

To view an assembly outline click on the title that interests you.

Each month we will post assemblies for both the current and the following month, but usually assemblies are not date specific and you can use whichever seems most appropriate for your needs.

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'Church' assemblies are targeted at Church schools and are more overtly Christian in content.

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Looking ahead - November 2013
Title Suitability
IT'S NOT FAIR!

Explores the idea of fairness in relation to achieving votes for women.

Key Stage 2

 

 

October 2013

Current Assemblies

Title Suitability
Eid ul-Adha: Muslim festival of sacrifice (15 October 2013)

Considers the meaning of sacrifice.

Reception and Key Stage 1

'Hello, Scruff!' Lost and found - looking for the lost sheep

Encourages children to keep on looking until we find what has been lost.

Reception and Key Stage 1

Wash your hands: Global handwashing day (15 October)

Increases awareness of the importance of washing our hands with soap to prevent the spread of diseases.

Reception and Key Stage 1

Autumn days

Reflects positively on the experience of change (SEAL theme 7: Changes).

Key Stage 2 (Church school)

If I could make a law . . .

A celebration of the achievements of young filmmakers with something to say.

Key Stage 2

Aidan (Part 2)

Encourages children to understand the concept that it is better to give than receive. Follows on from the assembly ‘Aidan’, August 2013 (www.assemblies.org.uk/current/aug13pri_aidan.php).  

Whole School

Is it really impossible?

This ‘magic trick’ assembly helps reframe challenges from a can’t do to a can’t do yet.

Whole School

It started with a smile
Helps children think about how even the smallest actions can have consequences (SEAL theme 2: Getting on and falling out).

Whole School




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September 2013

Current Assemblies

Title Suitability
Harvest thanksgiving

A simple assembly to appreciate the harvest of food that God has provided.

Reception & Key Stage 1

Hello

Introduces children to their new classmates and helps them understand how we are all connected (SEAL theme 1: New beginnings).

Reception & Key Stage 1

'Hello, Scruff!': Harvest

Encourages children to think about sharing the harvest so all have food to eat.

Key Stage 2

Ganesh Chaturthi: Festival of the birthday of the elephant-headed god (9 September 2013)

Considers how to overcome obstacles with reference to the Hindu god, Ganesha (SEAL theme 1: New beginnings). This assembly is taken from Primary School Assemblies for Religious Festivals (SPCK, 2012).

Whole School

Urban refugees 5: Special things

Explores what really matters in life.

Whole School

It's twins! Animals in danger

Reflects on protecting endangered animals with reference to the story of Noah.  

Whole School

Working together: Harvest

Uses the harvest to stress the importance of working together.

Whole School


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August 2013

Current Assemblies

Title Suitability

'Hello, Scruff!' - Loving others

Encourages children to be ready to help others.

 

Reception & Key Stage 1

Urban refugees 4 - The obstacle course

Encourages children to overcome obstacles in their lives (SEAL theme 4: Going for goals).

Reception & Key Stage 1

Changes - A beginning of year assembly

Considers how changes and new experiences affect us (SEAL theme 1: New beginnings).

Key Stage 2

Aidan - his story (Aidan's Day, 31 August)

Tells the story of Aidan, who brought the good news to Northumberland.

Whole School

Crossing the Bridge

Uses the idea of crossing a bridge to help children grasp new opportunities (SEAL themes 1: New beginnings and 7: Changes).

Whole School

Small ­ With Potential (A new school year)

Looks at the significance of small things to encourage children to aim high and realize their potential (SEAL themes 1: New beginnings and 3: Going for goals).

 

Whole School


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Space - video assemblies
Title Suitability
space - video still

Space video assembly 1: 'It won't fail because of me (4 min 35 sec)

‘It won’t fail because of me’ gives an introduction to the crew and mission of Apollo 11’s moon landing, with the challenges faced along the way.

Key Stage 2
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Space video assembly 2: The Solar System (5 min 18 sec)

This assembly is mainly an introduction to the Solar System as a series of planets and other bodies.

Key Stage 2
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Space Video assembly 3: Across the universe (4 min 40 sec)

This assembly takes a closer look at the Earth and its ability to support life in all its diversity.

Key Stage 2
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Space video assembly 4: Spirit on Mars (4 min 40 sec)

This assembly gives an outline of the mission on Mars of two rovers: Spirit and Opportunity.

Key Stage 2
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Space video assembly 5: A better Earth (4 min 14 sec)

This assembly begins with a brief history of how astronomy developed as a science and then moves into the words of Apollo 11 astronaut and moon walker Buzz Aldrin, who encourages us to continue to explore space.

Key Stage 2

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