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June Assemblies - Primary

TitleSuitability
Say Cheese!
National Cheese Day is on 4 June 2024
Key Stage 2
Joy Is Strong!
All emotions have their strength
Key Stage 2
Music to Our Ears
World Music Day is on 21 June 2024
Whole School (Pri)
Different Shapes
Variety and wonder
Key Stage 2
Don’t Worry!
What does worrying achieve?
Whole School (Pri)
Are You a Good Influence?
We can all influence other people
Whole School (Pri)
Great Relationships!
How can we make our relationships sustainable?
Whole School (Pri)
This Makes No Sense!
Mistakes can be corrected
Key Stage 2

More from the archive...

You may find the following assemblies from our archive useful this month. To explore the archive yourself, follow the "Find an assembly..." link at the top of the page.

TitleSuitability
Keep the Animals Safe!
Goodnight, world
Whole School (Pri)
What Will I Become?
The tale of the three trees
Whole School (Pri)
What a World!
The world is amazing
Whole School (Pri)
Showing Consideration
How do we care?
Key Stage 2
Tiny Houses
Living simply
Key Stage 2
Wrong Again!
Handling our mistakes
Whole School (Pri)

July Assemblies - Primary

TitleSuitability
Making Choices
The UK general election is on 4 July 2024
Whole School (Pri)
Never Alone
God is there in our busy lives
Whole School (Pri)
Teamwork Matters
Flying in a V formation
Whole School (Pri)
Winning and Losing
The Paris 2024 Olympics
Whole School (Pri)
What Are We Made For?
Being courageous
Whole School (Pri)
Join the Beach Patrol
Protecting our sea and our beaches
Whole School (Pri)
Time with Friends
The importance of friendship
Whole School (Pri)
Summer Holidays
Having fun
Whole School (Pri)
Lots of Sheep!
Jesus as the good shepherd
Whole School (Pri)

More from the archive...

You may find the following assemblies from our archive useful this month. To explore the archive yourself, follow the "Find an assembly..." link at the top of the page.

TitleSuitability
And Now It’s Summer!
Changing seasons
Whole School (Pri)
Enjoy the Holidays!
Making the most of the summer break
Whole School (Pri)
Broken Friendships
Friendships matter
Whole School (Sec)
From Happy to Sad and Back Again
Feelings change
Whole School (Pri) - Church School
I Want That Book
The story of Mary Jones
Whole School (Pri)
Every Little Bit Matters
Kindness is important
Whole School (Pri)
Here Comes the Summer
Celebrates the arrival of summer
Whole School (Pri)

August Assemblies - Primary

TitleSuitability
A Garden Feast
A feast for our senses
Whole School (Pri)
An Array of Beautiful Flowers!
Summer flowers
Whole School (Pri)
Holiday Time
Here come the holidays!
Key Stage 1
Step Out the Right Way
Make the right decisions!
Key Stage 2
Hopes for the New School Year
What are our hopes for the school year ahead?
Whole School (Pri)
Everyday Thanks
Being thankful every day
Whole School (Pri)
Let’s Keep the Bees Buzzing
Ecosystems and conservation
Whole School (Pri)
Let’s Go Fly a Kite
Lots of activities to enjoy!
Whole School (Pri)

More from the archive...

You may find the following assemblies from our archive useful this month. To explore the archive yourself, follow the "Find an assembly..." link at the top of the page.

TitleSuitability
An Amazing Event
An assembly in the ‘Hello, Scruff!’ series
Reception / Key Stage 1
Corners of Love
God’s love never ends
Whole School (Pri)
All Special
All different and all important
Whole School (Pri)
Great Holiday!
An enjoyable summer for everyone!
Key Stage 1
Summer Is Ending
An assembly led by children
Whole School (Pri)
Changing
Change is inevitable
Key Stage 2
A New Beginning
An assembly in the ‘Hello, Scruff!’ series
Reception / Key Stage 1

September Assemblies - Primary

TitleSuitability
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More from the archive...

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TitleSuitability
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Christian Festivals...

Selection for Harvest

TitleSuitability
Favourite Foods - A Harvest Assembly
To recognize the different diets of living creatures and to be thankful for our favourite foods.
Whole School (Pri)
Food, Glorious Food
To show the wonder of God's provision of food. To reflect on the need to share food around the world.
Whole School (Pri)
Harvest Thanksgiving
To help children give thanks for their food - even if it isn't their favourite!
Whole School (Pri)

Key Issues Assemblies - Primary

The assemblies in this section tackle issues or deal with important events that occur from time to time in the life of any school.

TitleSuitability
Watch your tongue!
To show that once something has been said, it can never be taken back again.
Whole School (Pri)
Broken Friendships Matter
Broken friendships affect everyone around us
Whole School (Pri)
Our Responsibility to the Earth
The starfish story, retold
Whole School (Pri)
Reacting Well
Control your anger or it will control you!
Whole School (Pri)
Solving Problems
How do we solve our problems?
Whole School (Pri)
When Things Go Wrong
Learning from our mistakes
Whole School (Pri)
Love Matters
Love spreads around the world
Whole School (Pri)
To Forgive or Not?
Forgiveness matters
Whole School (Pri)
How Are You Feeling?
Our experiences can change our moods
Whole School (Pri)
How to Be Wise
Think before you act!
Whole School (Pri)
Little Things
Small acts of kindness can have a great impact
Whole School (Pri)
Wonderfully Made!
Our bodies are amazing
Whole School (Pri)
A New Beginning
A new school year - a new start!
Whole School (Pri)
Peace Symbols
The International Day of Peace is on 21 September
Whole School (Pri)

Festivals of World Religions - Primary

Assemblies linked to the major festivals of world religions.

TitleSuitability
Al-Hijra
To consider the meaning of ‘community’, and the beginnings of Islam.
Key Stage 2
Baisakhi: A Sikh celebration of commitment
To value commitment.
Key Stage 2
Bodhi Day
To look at how Buddhism began and understand that learning something new can change the way we think about things.
Whole School (Pri)
Bodhi Day
How the Buddha gained enlightenment. How learning something new can change the way we think about things. The place of suffering in learning and growth.
Key Stage 2
Chinese New Year, or Yuan Tan
Chinese New Year; new beginnings; looking forward to the future.
Key Stage 2
Divali: Festival of lights
To reflect upon the significance of the Hindu festival of Divali.
Whole School (Pri)
Eid Ul-Adha - Muslim festival of sacrifice (15 October 2013)
To consider the meaning of sacrifice.
Reception / Key Stage 1
Eid ul-Fitr
To consider the meaning of the words ‘Eid ul-Fitr’ and thereby to understand something about the different facets of this Muslim festival.
Key Stage 2
Hanukkah
To explain the festival of Hanukkah and to think about what a miracle is for us today.
Whole School (Pri)
Janmashtami: A birthday celebration
To focus on the Hindu festival of Janmashtami, and the importance of welcome.
Key Stage 2
Magha Puja
To look at the Buddhist festival of Magha Puja.
Whole School (Pri)
Mahavira Jayanti: Jain festival (April)
Introduces the Jain festival celebrating the life and enlightenment of Mahavira Jayanti. This assembly is taken from Primary School Assemblies for Religious Festivals (SPCK, 2012).
Whole School (Pri)
Maulid Al-Nabi: The Prophet Muhammad's Birthday
The life of prophet Muhammad; believing; messages
Whole School (Pri)
Naw Ruz: 'The beginning of spring' (21 March)
To explain the Baha’í Faith holiday of Naw-Ruz and to encourage understanding of different religious holidays.
Whole School (Pri)
Nov Ruz (usually 21 March)
To introduce the Zoroastrian faith and its key festival of Nov Ruz (New Year).
Key Stage 2
Paryushan
To consider the Jain festival of Paryushan.
Whole School (Pri)
Raksha Bandhan
To reflect upon sibling relationships with reference to the Hindu festival of Raksha Bandhan.
Whole School (Pri)
Ramadan
To consider how denying ourselves something we crave teaches us self-control and makes us more grateful for those things we take for granted.
Key Stage 2
Ramadan
To understand this special time for Muslims, and think about what is important in life.
Key Stage 2
Ratha yatra: A chariot festival
To focus on the Hindu festival of Ratha Yatra and celebrate a shared sense of community.
Whole School (Pri)
Ridvan: The Garden of Ridvan's letters to a friend
To explain the Bahá’í faith holiday of Ridván and to encourage understanding of different religious holidays.
Whole School (Pri)
Rosh Hashanah: The Jewish New Year
To learn about the Jewish festival of Rosh Hashanah and think about how different sounds make us feel different things.
Whole School (Pri)
Sukkot: The Festival of Tabernacles
To help children learn about the Jewish festival of Sukkot, and think about thankfulness.
Whole School (Pri)
The ascension of Baha' Ullah
To understand the basic beliefs of the Baha’i faith by considering the life and death of Baha’ Ullah and thinking about our own behaviour towards and attitudes about others.
Key Stage 2
The Baha'i Festival of Ridvan
Themes: oneness of mankind, unity, global family, belonging
Whole School (Pri)
The Birthday of Guru Nanak
The life of Guru Nanak; equality; leadership
Key Stage 2
The birthday of Guru Nanak Dev Ji: A Sikh celebration
To celebrate Guru Nanak and his commitment to equality.
Key Stage 1
The Birthday of Haile Selassie
Themes of celebration, remembering an important person, African culture, equality
Whole School (Pri)
The Buddha's Birth, Enlightenment and Death
How the Buddha gained enlightenment; making discoveries, change, suffering
Whole School (Pri)
The festival of Vasant Panchami: A new beginning
To celebrate new beginnings in life and learning.
Key Stage 2
The Hindu Festival of Divali
Light; hope; new beginnings
Whole School (Pri)
The Hindu Festival of Ganesh-Chaturthi
To learn about the festival, which celebrates the birth of Ganesh, the elephant-headed god, and focus on celebration, new beginnings, overcoming difficulties
Whole School (Pri)
The Hindu Festival of Holi
The coming of spring and new life; good is stronger than evil
Whole School (Pri)
The Jewish Festival of Hanukah
Standing up for what is important; overcoming difficulty; light
Whole School (Pri)
The Jewish Festival of Rosh Hashana
To explore the roots and meaning of the festival and themes of Jewish new year, to think about new beginnings and the effects our actions have on others.
Whole School (Pri)
The martyrdom of the Bab (9 July)
To look at faith in the context of the Baha’i religion.
Key Stage 2
The Muslim Festival of Eid-ul-Fitr
Celebrating the end of Ramadan
Whole School (Pri)
The Prophet's Night Journey and Ascension
To learn why Muslims pray five times a day and focus on prayer and reflection
Whole School (Pri)
The Sikh Festival of Vaisakhi (or Baisakhi)
Themes of loyalty, self-sacrifice, devotion, bravery
Whole School (Pri)
Wesak: Buddhist celebration
Buddhist celebration of the birth, enlightenment and death of Buddha (May)
Whole School (Pri)
Yom Kippur: Day of Atonement
To learn about the festival of Yom Kippur and to think about its themes of wrongdoing and forgiveness.
Whole School (Pri)
Zartusht-no-diso
To introduce this Zoroastrian festival and reflect on the teachings of Zaroaster.
Key Stage 2
Ganesh Chaturthi - Festival of the birthday of the elephant-headed god
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).
Key Stage 2

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