Assembly ideas and out-of-the-box sessions for KS1 and KS2 collective worship

Teachers and kids love Big Start Assemblies! Combining value-based themes with stories from the Bible, the assemblies are easy to plan and great fun for KS1 and KS2 pupils. We give you everything you need: presentations, videos, songs, music, scripts and a whole lot more. It’s a great way to get engaging assembly ideas that make preparation easy!

The collective worship sessions meet Ofsted and SIAMS requirements and encourage strong all round development with important topics including friendship, anti-bullying, diversity, forgiveness and many more.

Peer Pressure: Speaking Up

This assembly is a stand-alone assembly in the “Peer Pressure” series.  We will be looking at the story of a blind beggar and the value of courage.  In Jesus’ society,…

Giants of Faith: David

Today we are looking at a very famous story. In fact, it’s possibly one of the most famous stories in the Bible. So much so that there are many phrases…

How it works

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Download an assembly based on theme or value and adapt your assembly based on the time available.



Collective Worship can be fun and engaging. Big Start’s energetic and creative approach adds songs and laughter to make assemblies a highlight of the day for pupils and staff.

Multimedia rich

Packed full of resources like videos, animations, songs, pictures and backing tracks, making it simple to engage with today's children.


All assemblies encourage pupil engagement with the theme, topics or values explored though interactive activities like ‘Think Pair Share’.

Ideas for reflection

Give pupils ideas to think about through the school week by bringing themes and values that encourage SMSC development into your classroom reflection time.

Values based

All assemblies and themes build around Christian values like courage, honesty and friendship, meeting SIAMS and Ofsted guidelines on Collective Worship.


Scripts and presentations are fully editable to allow you to make the content your own... or use it straight out of the box (box not included).

Sung Worship

Big Start draws from a huge catalogue of new songs. All our songs have lyric videos, backing tracks and sheet music available to help bring great children’s worship songs into your school.


Assemblies are based around eight different module types making planning super easy, yet keeping every assembly fresh and different.

Community led

We work with teachers, educational specialists and leaders of Collective Worship; creating around 40 new assemblies a year to ensure you have fresh content.


School Size

Price Per Annum

Village/Small School (up to 100 pupils)

£70 + VAT

1 Form Entry (101-210 pupils)

£130 + VAT

2 Form Entry (211-420 pupils)

£220 + VAT

3 Form Entry + (421+ pupils)

£300 + VAT

Multiple-School Trusts

Price on Application

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As Diocesan Director for Education, I am always looking for ways to support our schools in delivering collective worship more effectively. We have been so impressed by the quality, the use of multimedia, and the holistic provision of Big Start Assemblies. So much so that we have rolled the materials out to every school in our diocese. Teachers and pupils love it and I’m delighted to Continue Reading

Dr Ann Holt, OBE Director of Education, Diocese of Chichester

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