Whole School Assemblies

Whole school focus: Developing Purpose and Progress at Tilbury Pioneer Academy
Whole school big question for children linked to Great Learning behaviours/ Core values
How can I respect and support others with their learning? 
How can I be well organised and prepared with the right equipment to learn? 
How can I show I am trying hard even when I find learning challenging?

Day of the week

What happens?

What are our objectives?

Additional Information

Monday
10.30 – 10.45
Teachers on rotation

Core Values assembly – children are taught our school and British values through active storytelling, role play and music. 

As children enter the hall, calming thoughtful music is played. When all classes are in then a gong is struck, children close eyes and have peaceful thoughts.

Multi faith/ community assembly. Faith leader/ community leader/ teacher/ Children are told and play active parts in the retellings of stories from different faiths/ cultures. (linked to religious calendar and time of year

Class prayer.

To promote and reward children who are demonstrating our core values, British values and religious traditions

Themes for this term: Great learning behaviours, Martin Luther King

Tuesday
10.15 – 10.45
Mr George
(Head of School)

 

Achievement assembly As children enter the hall, calming thoughtful music is played. When all classes are in then a gong is struck, children close eyes and have peaceful thoughts.

– Identified children are recognised as ‘star of the week’ for exceeding their teacher’s expectations with their learning.

Reading award – Red (Read Every Day) Ted: The class with the most children having taking a quiz on Accelerated Reader are awarded the teddy.

Accelerated Reader prize draw. 

Children share outside of school achievements: karate, swimming, etc.

Number bond/ multiplication challenge.

Class prayer

To promote and reward children for demonstrating excellent learning behaviours.

To raise the profile of reading and to reward success.

To raise the profile of number bonds and multiplication and to reward success.

The parents of children who receive a certificate are invited in to assembly to celebrate with us.

A photo is taken and uploaded to our school website and children’s names are included on the weekly newsletter.

House captains present certificates and read the reasons why children have been nominated.

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Wednesday
10:30-10:45
Mrs Bignell
(Deputy Head Teacher)

 

As children enter the hall, calming thoughtful music is played. When all classes are in then a gong is struck, children close eyes and have peaceful thoughts.

Whole school & individual class attendance shared and trophy awarded.

Student of the week certificate presented for each class

Class prayer.

To promote and reward children for demonstrating our school core and British values: Pride, independence, optimism, nobility, enthusiasm, empathy and respect. 

The parents of children who receive a certificate are invited in to assembly to celebrate with us. A photo is taken and uploaded to our school website and children’s names are included on the weekly newsletter.

House captains present certificates and read the reasons why children have been nominated.

Thursday
10.15 – 10.45
Mrs Axten

 

As children enter the hall, calming thoughtful music is played. When all classes are in then a gong is struck, children close eyes and have peaceful thoughts.

Birthday assembly – children are given a card and sung to.

Building better lunchtimes: Children are celebrated for making the right choices at lunchtimes and being good role models.

Mathematician of the week is awarded for one child in each class. 

Writer of the week is awarded for our child in each class.

Class prayer.

To promote our school and British values: Pride, independence, optimism, nobility, enthusiasm, empathy and respect.

To enable children to make safe and healthy choices when faced with risk.

House captains share the running total of house points for each house and reward the boy and girl who received the most house points in each house.

School council to support in the planning of assemblies.

Friday
10.30 – 10.45
Mrs Jones
(Deputy Head teacher)

Music Assembly

As children enter the hall, calming thoughtful music is played. When all classes are in then a gong is struck, children close eyes and have peaceful thoughts.

Children learn songs to perform on different occasions. They learn to sing chorally and to understand the meaning of songs which are related to the time of year: harvest, Christmas, spring, summer, etc

Class prayer.

For children to sing chorally, understand how music can communicate meaning and be proud of their achievements.

For children to recognise and respect differences to support with community cohesion.   To promote our school core and British values: Pride, independence, optimism, nobility, enthusiasm, empathy and respect. 

Children perform at various events throughout the year including during harvest celebrations, community events such as Tilbury Lights, Christmas performances and spring and summer concerts.

Themes for this term: new beginnings, national hat day, Age Concern UK, NSPCC numbers day.