Assembly

Our assembly resources are ideal for use in primary schools, as well as for storytelling in the classroom.

Collective Worship for Primary Schools

Collective Worship for Primary Schools

50 easy-to-use Bible-based outlines for teaching essential life skills Helen Jaeger £7.99

Collective Worship with 4-11s is a practical resource for those leading Collective Worship in primary school, whether teachers or church personnel with links to their local school. It contains 50 ten-minute outlines, each based on a key theme and including an interactive game, a thought for the day, a Bible story and a reflection time.

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10-Minute Assemblies for 4-11s

10-Minute Assemblies for 4-11s

50 ready-to-use assemblies exploring values from a Christian perspective Rebecca Parkinson £9.99

Straightforward and easy to use with minimal preparation, this resource is an essential tool for 4 - 11s for teachers or church visitors leading Collective Worship in school assemblies.

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36 Ready-to-Read Assemblies for Collective Worship

36 Ready-to-Read Assemblies for Collective Worship

Taking your school through the Bible story in a year Helen Lings £9.99

Off-the-peg material for primary school Collective Worship, covering 36 of the key Bible passages in a year, each accompanied by a thought for the day, prayer and hymn suggestion. The resource aims to introduce, explain and explore the Christian faith, providing familiarity with Bible stories and the biblical references frequently found in wider British culture. It offers traditional and contemporary alternatives and includes an appendix of other key Bible passages.

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Valuing Money

Valuing Money

A 10-unit RE programme helping children unpack the real value of money Chris Hudson £9.99

A cross-curricular teaching resource for primary schools, enabling children to explore moral issues around our attitude to money and what it represents, and to think about what is truly valuable. The material includes ten story-led lesson plans with illustrations, Bible link stories and cross-curricular classroom activities, and three assembly outlines suitable for Collective Worship.

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What Makes a Winner?

What Makes a Winner?

A cross-curricular classroom and assembly resource on learning life lessons from sport Chris Hudson £6.99

This resource is intended to help schools explore PSHE values, using examples taken from the sporting world. Through classroom and assembly sessions based around the stories of inspirational athletes, the pupils will be encouraged to ask hard questions about sporting values, respond to true-life stories in a variety of ways, and reflect on what this all has to do with them.

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36 Ready-to-Read Assemblies for Collective Worship

36 Ready-to-Read Assemblies for Collective Worship

Taking your school through the Bible story in a year Helen Lings £9.99

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RE in the classroom with 4-5s

RE in the classroom with 4-5s

50 easy-to-use Bible-based lesson plans for teaching essential life skills Helen Jaeger £7.99

A practical, easy-to-use classroom resource. Specifically written for use with children in reception class, these short, simple units focus on developing the skills and understanding required for a smooth transition to Key Stage 1. * Fifty 10 - 15 minute lesson plans * Outline for themed day or assembly * Guidance on encouraging discussion * Bible story summary chart * Index of activities

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What Price Peace?

What Price Peace?

A teaching resource for primary schools exploring issues of war and peace Chris Hudson £8.99

What Price Peace? provides ten units of classroom material and three assemblies for 5-11s based around the theme of the First World War. A century on, with British armed forces continuing to serve in trouble spots around the world, study of the 'Great War' offers children the opportunity to engage with powerful issues of faith and belief, helping them to think through questions such as: Is fighting always wrong? How can we work out what is true? How should bullying be resisted? Are some people worth more than others? How do we deal with fear, pain and suffering? Can we really love our enemies as Jesus said?

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Teaching Narnia

Teaching Narnia

A cross-curricular classroom and assembly resource for RE teachers Olivia Warburton £6.99

Drawing on C.S. Lewis's classic series, Teaching Narnia provides a wealth of creative and interactive ideas for use in the classroom and in collective worship. The Narnia books are an important part of Christian and literary heritage in the UK, with teaching applications beyond RE and Literacy to PSHE and Citizenship and a number of other curriculum areas. They help children to explore and develop their worldview, tackling big questions such as: What is really real?, How do we see the world?, Who is in charge of the world?, Is God really good?, Does he exist at all?, What happens after death?, How do we know what is right and wrong? and What can we learn from history?

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Where in the World?

Where in the World?

An RE and assembly resource on the worldwide Christian Church Martyn Payne £9.99

Where in the World? is a global Christianity resource for primary school RE teachers. It provides lesson outlines, assembly material, a five-week scheme of work, background information and a section on learning objectives and outcomes.

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Poetry Emotion

Poetry Emotion

50 original poems to spark an imaginative approach to topical values Stewart Henderson £6.99

Poetry Emotion contains a treasure trove of original poems to stimulate a child's observation and deep thinking; to affirm individuality and a sense of belonging; to express a myriad of feelings; and to develop meaningful skills for living. The 50 poems are organised under 12 value-based topics, providing an ideal vehicle to address social and emotional values at Key Stage 2. They can be used with great effect in Collective Worship, and readily related to English, PSHCE, SEAL and RE in the classroom.

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More Bible Storybags

More Bible Storybags

Reflective storytelling for primary RE and assemblies Margaret Cooling £12.99

Following the success of Bible Storybags, this second volume draws once again on tried-and-tested storytelling styles to encourage creative thinking and reflective response. The material, which gives particular emphasis to the 'learning from religion' aspect of RE, comprises 16 units covering key stories from creation through Noah, Abraham, Joseph, Moses, Joshua and Ruth to David, Solomon, Jonah, Daniel and Esther.

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More Stories for Interactive Assemblies

More Stories for Interactive Assemblies

20 story-based assemblies to get children talking Nigel Bishop £7.99

More Stories for Interactive Assemblies contains 20 short stories about a group of children from a typical primary school who head off to a farm for a residential visit. The stories follow the children's progress, describing their adventures, their discoveries about themselves and others, and the many ways in which they grow through their experiences.

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Story Assemblies of 24 Saints

Story Assemblies of 24 Saints

24 off-the-peg assemblies for the school year Heather Butler £7.99

Story Assemblies of 24 Saints features a wealth of saints' days spread across the school year from September to July, making it an ideal ongoing resource and enabling teachers to opt in at any time. Ideal for KS1 and KS2.

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Story Assemblies for the School Year, Volume 2

Story Assemblies for the School Year, Volume 2

36 assemblies with five-minute stories, teacher's notes and RE follow-up Edward J Carter £8.99

A second year's worth of assembly material for those who enjoyed Story Assemblies for the School Year. This book is full of memorable stories, designed to engage and delight pupils at primary level. The stories are essentially parables about God and the events in the Bible, creatively told to help children understand the big story of God's love for the world. Pupils are invited to imagine themselves as part of the story and also encouraged to think about their own values and behavior, not by learning the right answers to give, but by making a leap of imagination and identifying themselves with the characters in the stories.

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Bible Storybags

Bible Storybags

Reflective storytelling for primary RE and assemblies Margaret Cooling £12.99

This book comprises 16 field-tested story scripts, based on the life of Jesus, and designed to stimulate reflective thinking in children of all ages from 4 to 11. Each unit contains a story synopsis, differentiated storytelling, symbols to explore, reflective activities, optional prayers, background information and links to useful websites. Ideal for the classroom, or, with the additional web content, suitable for collective worship.

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Stories for Interactive Assemblies

Stories for Interactive Assemblies

15 story-based assemblies to get children talking Nigel Bishop £6.99

Primary school children of all ages will recognise themselves and their classmates in these vibrant retellings of 15 of Jesus' parables. Each story has follow-up suggestions and questions designed to get the children thinking and talking about some of the issues raised by each one.

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Stories of Everyday Saints

Stories of Everyday Saints

40 stories with Bible links and related activities Veronica Heley £9.99

Forty five-minute read-aloud stories of people who have lived their lives for God.

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The Gospels Unplugged

The Gospels Unplugged

52 poems and stories for creative writing, RE, drama and collective worship Lucy Moore £12.99

A resource for busy teachers and church leaders to help them bring the gospels to life and get to the heart of the biblical text.

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Assemblies for Autumn Festivals

Assemblies for Autumn Festivals

27 ready-to-use ideas for festivals and feast days Martin Cox Currently out of stock £7.99

27 ready-to-use ideas for festivals and feast day assemblies.

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Bible Reflections for Older People - Subscription