Notes for Teachers for the WBSA
Note to Teachers for the World's Biggest School Assembly
• Schools' ideas will also be talked about on BBC World Service radio, and you can listen to special programmes from schools all day as well as commenting on them. Your ideas may be read out on the radio.
• When the BBC World Class team compile the responses the idea will be to spark a conversation between schools across the world.
• Make sure you look at other schools ideas and ask your pupils what they think - this is a unique global platform for just one day. Pupils in Asia, Africa, Europe, Australia and the Americas are taking part.
• Specific answers are often most powerful for example "Our music teacher is retiring after 25 years at our school, she matters to us because she taught us to sing."
• If your school decides to choose a big theme such as 'end to world poverty' please give a really specific example drawn from experience such as "our school is in a deprived area and it's hard for our parents to find work, we don't get any pocket money - or even any dinner".
• Whatever you decide to share in the World's Biggest School Assembly, it's your chance to express yourselves