Whole School Assemblies

 

Day of the week

What happens?

What are our objectives?

Additional Information

Monday

 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.

Student of the week certificate presented for each class

Class prayer

To promote and reward children for demonstrating good learning behaviours and a positive attitude to school

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.

Tuesday

10.30 – 10.45

In class assembly:

Class prayer

To promote national, British and school values:

School counsellors share the running of the assembly

Wednesday

10:30-10:45

In class assembly:

Class prayer

To promote national, British and school values:

School counsellors share the running of the assembly

 

Thursday

10.15 – 10.45

Mrs Axten / Inclusion team

 

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 and mathematician 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.

Friday

10.30 – 10.45

Mrs Jones / Mrs Hall

(Deputy Headteacher)

Core values and 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

This can also be 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

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. 

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.