KS1 & KS2 Assemblies - Calendar
Deliver powerful primary school assemblies using this collection of video, audio and related content for KS1, KS2 and P1 - P7 linking to Special days throughout the calendar year.
New Year - 'The Snowdrop'
KS1. New beginnings; seasons; signs of spring; hope; courage; New Year's resolutions.
What is opinion? What is fact?
KS2. Distinguishing opinion from fact; fake news and how to spot it; Safer Internet Day.
St David's Day
KS1/KS2. Celebrating St David's Day (1 March); patron saints; the life of St David; devotion.
The Festival of Lent
KS1 / KS2. Lent; Jesus in the wilderness; Shrove Tuesday and Ash Wednesday; sacrifice by giving up something for Lent.
British Values - Democracy
KS2. Freedom; British Values; International Women's Day (8 March) democracy.
St Patrick's Day
KS1 / KS2. Celebrating St Patrick's Day (17 March); the life of St Patrick; showing courage and determination.
Ramadan and Eid
KS1. A young girl prepares to fast for the first time during Ramadan; gift-giving; appreciating what is important.
Palm Sunday - 'Dan the Donkey'
KS1. Palm Sunday; having a 'big dream'; being chosen to do something important.
Forgiveness: The Story of Easter
KS2. The story of Easter is told with a focus on Jesus' forgiveness for his persecutors.
International Nurses Day: Florence Nightingale (KS1)
An assembly for International Nurses Day about Florence Nightingale for KS1.
Florence Nightingale's Birthday
KS2. International Nurses Day (12 May); Florence Nightingale; caring for others.
The beauty of birds
KS2. Big Schools Birdwatch; International Dawn Chorus Day; nature; looking after birds.
The death of George Floyd and the Black Lives Matter movement
KS2. George Floyd (died 25 May 2020); the Black Lives Matter movement; racism; equality.
The Platinum Jubilee
KS1 / KS2. Celebrating the Platinum Jubilee; the reign of Queen Elizabeth II; changes within living memory.
Pentecost and the Apostles
KS2. The story of how twelve brave people changed the world - the Apostles.
KS1/KS2. The importance of Harvest time; being grateful; being thankful; understanding where food comes from.
Rosa Parks - Black History Month
KS2. Celebrating the life of Rosa Parks and exploring themes of justice and equality.
National Poetry Day
KS2. National Poetry Day; creativity; finding inspiration in the natural world to write poetry.
Diwali - the story of Rama and Sita
KS1. The story of Rama and Sita - central to the festival of Diwali.
Diwali: The story of Rama and Sita for KS2
The ancient story of Rama and Sita is retold in this animation for Key Stage 2.
KS1 / KS2. Tracing Halloween from Celtic origins, through Christianity, to the fun and mayhem of today!
KS1 / KS2. Celebrating Bonfire Night and tracing its origins back to Guy Fawkes and the Gunpowder Plot of 1605.
The Birthday of Guru Nanak
KS1/KS2. Celebrating the Birthday of Guru Nanak; leadership; Sikh traditions and values; equality.
KS1/KS2. The events of Remembrance Day (11 November) and Remembrance Sunday; showing respect; honouring the sacrifice of others.
Remembrance Day - A Soldier's Tale
KS1/KS2. Remembrance Day (11 November); remembering; sacrifice; 100+ years since The Armistice.
Anti-Bullying Week - 'David and Goliath'
KS1. Making friends; respect; dealing with bullies; staying safe and happy.
KS2. Staying safe and happy; making friends; finding help; respect; dealing with bullies.