Assemblies

Tailor-made for school assemblies, a ready-to-use slide presentation on a topical theme, complete with photos, videos, discussion points and teacher notes... this is the place to find them week by week. Follow the link below and click the little arrow to the right of "present" in the top right hand corner, to find "presenter view" – this allows you to see the notes while you are displaying the slides.

Environment

This week’s assembly looks at the environment, the wonders of the natural world and the challenges we face in preserving it.

Hope

Our last assembly of the year looks forward to 2021 after a challenging year by exploring how to live with hope for the future.

Human Rights

This Thursday (10 December), Human Rights Day will be celebrated around the world.

Modern Slavery

Wednesday is the International Day for the Abolition of Slavery. What is modern slavery – and how can you raise awareness?

Thanksgiving

On Thursday, millions of Americans celebrate Thanksgiving. What is the history of the holiday? And how can being thankful help us in our daily lives?

Anti-Bullying

This week is Anti-Bullying Week in the UK. Why do people bully? What kinds of bullying are there? How can we unite against it?

Remembrance

More than 100 years after the end of World War One, November remains a month of Remembrance. It is a time to honour those killed in past and current conflicts, and to promote peace.

Pandemic

The new coronavirus is all but certain to be declared a pandemic very soon. Should this have happened earlier? What difference will this make?

Mothers

With Mother's Day on Sunday we look at how mothers are represented across different cultures.

Commonwealth

The Queen and other royals marked Commonwealth Day at a special service in Westminster Abbey this week. But is the Commonwealth still relevant?

Coronavirus

What is this new coronavirus and how careful should we be? The World Health Organisation has declared a global emergency and the UK announced new powers to keep people in quarantine.

The idea of Europe

What is Europe? The answer might seem obvious. One of Earth's seven continents of course. But in reality "Europe" is just as much an idea, a civilisation and a project. This week launches a new chapter in its fascinating story.

Chinese New Year

The Lunar New Year or Chinese New Year launches The Year of The Rat. Over a billion people will celebrate for the next 15 days with their families. For the Chinese, the rat is an animal that symbolises wealth and new beginnings.

Martin Luther King Day

Martin Luther King Day celebrates the birthday of the activist and church minister who became the lead speaker for the Civil Rights Movement. Many people use the day to volunteer for a good cause.