44 new assemblies

44 new assemblies added

We are pleased to announce that the Big Start Assemblies library just got a lot bigger. We have now added a further 44 new assemblies, which equates to over one school calendar years’ worth of new resources for Collective Worship. This also means that an annual subscription now includes 124 Assemblies with plans, PowerPoint slides, films, songs and graphics to choose […]

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Getting Pupils Involved In Collective Worship

If you really want to deliver great primary school assemblies here’s a top tip – plan some engagement into your assembly… For effective engagement in school assembly time, few things work as well as getting the pupils involved. Firstly, here are three reasons why you should get your pupils involved, then I’ll share three ways […]

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A Guide To Differentiation in Collective Worship

You’re used to differentiation in the classroom, but how can this apply to your assembly plans? It’s not just about learning, it’s about encounter… What allows children to be able to access worship and feel welcome and included? In the classroom you might think of this in terms of making sure every child has the […]

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Planning your assembly timings

Perfect Timing In A Primary School Assembly

Fitting activities, games, songs, stories and more into your primary school collective worship can be difficult. Here’s how to make it work… Planning assemblies can be difficult – particularly for busy teachers. You might have the “perfect” collective worship lined up – everything hangs together, you have a consistent message, a variety of ways for […]

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Five Ideas for Telling Stories in School Assemblies!

Improve your collective worship with these great storytelling ideas. There is nothing quite as mind numbing in a school assembly as having a story read out of a book in a monotone voice. The book could be anything – a text book describing quadratic equations or a gripping tale like “Out of the Silent Planet” […]

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