Whole School Assemblies

Day of the week

What happens?

What are our objectives?

Additional Information

Monday

2.25 – 2.50
Mrs. Cummings
Vice Principal
Reception and Year 1

Mrs. Power
Deputy Head teacher
Year 2-6

Core Values assembly

Children are taught our school and British values through active storytelling, role play and music.

‘Right to respect, right to learn and the right to be safe and safe’ Local and national organisations, such as the RNLI, PCSOs, Essex fire service, lead assemblies.

Children listen to the song of the half term linked to the school theme.

  • To promote and reward children for demonstrating our school and British values: Respect, resilience, thoughtfulness, morality, adaptability, enquiry, communication and cooperation. 
  • To enable children to make safe and healthy choices when faced with risk.

Termly prizes awarded to the house that gained the most point – house captains read these out

 

Tuesday

2.25 – 2.50
Class assembly
Class teachers

World religious festival and notable dates

Children are told and play active parts in the retellings of stories from different faiths.

Espresso news quiz

  • For children to recognise and respect differences
  • To support with community cohesion. 

News and current affairs are discussed, 3 rights are promoted and celebrated, follow up from the weekly theme celebrated in the whole school assembly, circle time

 

Wednesday

2.25 – 2.50
Singing Assembly
Class teachers

Music Assembly in classes

Music: 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.

Faith leader: Children are told and play active parts in the retellings of stories from different faiths.

  • 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.

Thursday

2.25 – 2.50
Class assembly
Class teachers

World religious festival and notable dates

Children are told and play active parts in the retellings of stories from different faiths.

Espresso news quiz

  • For children to recognise and respect differences
  • To support with community cohesion. 

News and current affairs are discussed, 3 rights are promoted and celebrated, follow up from the weekly theme celebrated in the whole school assembly, circle time

Friday

2.25 – 2.50
Reception and Year 1
Mrs. Cummings
Vice Principal

Mrs. Power
Deputy Head teacher
Year 2-6

Achievement assembly Reception – Yr 6

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

Reader of the week certificates are awarded based on amount read and tests taken on accelerated reader

Mathematician of the week certificates are awarded for children in each class, based on maths challenge achievements, effort. 

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

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

Whole school & individual class attendance shared and trophy awarded.

  • To promote and reward children for demonstrating good learning behaviours.
  • To raise the profile of reading, writing and maths and to reward success.
  • To promote and reward children who are demonstrating our school core values and acting as role models for others.
  • For children’s academic achievements to be highlighted and recognised.

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.

This is prepared and run by SLT, house captains and playground leaders.

Class winner of termly attendance announced and celebrated