Assemblies Term 2

Fun and Excitement: Term 2
  Assembly Theme Intended Impact
Week 1 Welcome back to Dashwood – Fun and Excitement
  • Ensure all children feel that they are part of the Dashwood community.
  • Set clear expectations for behaviour and learning.
  • Introduce condition for learning for the term.
Mosaic Day
  • Introduce Mosaic day and reflection about what it means to be a member of Dashwood Academy.
Christmas Box Appeal
  • Show consideration for events/ issues happening around the world.
  • Ensure that children are aware that not all children are as fortunate as they are and that it’s important to help these children when possible.
Singing assembly
  • To appreciate music from around the world.
  • For children to feel good about themselves and develop confidence with performance.
Week 2 Star of the week
  • Celebrate individual successes.
Remembrance: Tolerance and Respect
  • To reflect and remember that those who served in the World Wars fought for our country and allowed us to lives we lead today.
  • To pay respect to those who lost their lives during conflict both in the past and in present day.
Motivation: using art for reflections
  • Ensure that children are aware that if they are motivated, not just academically, they can achieve anything.
Singing Assembly
  • To appreciate music from around the world.
  • For children to feel good about themselves and develop confidence with performance.
Week 3 Star of the week
  • Celebrate individual successes.
Integrity
What would you do if…..?
  • Ensure children have the skills to demonstrate integrity in a variety of scenarios in the community.
Children In Need
  • Show consideration for events/ issues happening around the world.
  • Ensure that children are aware that not all children are as fortunate as they are and that it’s important to help these children when possible.
Singing assembly
  • To appreciate music from around the world.
  • For children to feel good about themselves and develop confidence with performance.
Week 4 Star of the week
  • Celebrate individual successes.
What is Racism? Tolerance
  • Ensure children understand that Racism is not tolerated in any circumstances.
  • Ensure children appreciated that everyone is different and we all have our own unique qualities.
Polar Explorers
  • Ensure children have an awareness of scientific explorations being conducted around the world from first hand experiences.
Yoga: Mindfulness
  • To allow children the opportunity to relax and express mindfulness through physical activities.
Singing assembly
  • To appreciate music from around the world.
  • For children to feel good about themselves and develop confidence with performance.
Week 5 Star of the week
  • Celebrate individual successes.
St Andrews Day
  • Children will be aware of religious celebrations and the importance of these to individuals.
How Art makes us feel: emotions and well being
  • To appreciate art from around the world.
  • To identify emotions within pieces of artwork and suggest reasoning for this.
Traditional Christmas Carols
  • To appreciate music from around the world.
  • For children to feel good about themselves and develop confidence with performance.
Singing assembly
  • To appreciate music from around the world.
  • For children to feel good about themselves and develop confidence with performance.
Week 6 Star of the week
  • Celebrate individual successes.
Start of Advent
  • Children will be aware of religious celebrations and the importance of these to individuals.
Maple Class Assembly:
Winter
  • Children are given the opportunity to take an active role in creating and performing a class assembly presented to the Key Stage and parents and carers.
Sycamore Assembly:
Sewing and Weaving
  • Children are given the opportunity to take an active role in creating and performing a class assembly presented to the Key Stage and parents and carers.
Singing assembly:
  • To appreciate music from around the world.
  • For children to feel good about themselves and develop confidence with performance.
Week 7 Celebrating as a family: Christmas  
  • To appreciate the significance of celebrating as a family on all occasions.
  • Children will be aware of religious celebrations and the importance of these to individuals.
Hanukah: respect for all faiths
  • Children will be aware of religious celebrations and the importance of these to individuals.
Celebration Assembly
  • Celebrate the successes of children this term relating to the condition of Fun and Excitement.
Singing Assembly
  • To appreciate music from around the world.
  • For children to feel good about themselves and develop confidence with performance.
Week 8 Reflection of the term
  • To reflect on the successes of the term and suggest actions as a school to consider for next term.
Celebration Assembly
  • Celebrate the successes of children this term relating to the condition of Fun and Excitement.