Assemblies Term 1

Belonging: Term 1
  Assembly Theme Intended Impact
Week 1 Welcome back to Dashwood
  • Ensure all children feel that they are part of the Dashwood community.
  • Set clear expectations for behaviour and learning.
Being a Refugee
  • Show consideration for events/ issues happening around the world.
  • Ensure that children treat everybody with respect and be tolerant of difference.
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.
Going for goals; dreaming and doing
  • Children to have high expectations of themselves.
  • Children to be engaged with their learning.
Friendships
  • Children will discuss to solve disputes with their friends.
  • Children will celebrate being unique and being different.
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.
Jewish New Year Celebrations: Rosh Hashanah
  • Children will be aware of religious celebrations and the importance of these to individuals.
E-safety: Sharing information online and digital footprints.    
  • Children will be able to navigate the online world safely and positively.
  • Children will follow the correct procedures to report.
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.
European Day of Languages    
  • Celebrating languages from Europe including cultures.
  • Ensure that children treat everybody with respect and be tolerant of difference.
National Poetry Day
  • To appreciate poetry from around the world in different styles including g performance poetry
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.
Harvest Assembly: visit by Rev. Sue
  • Children to appreciate the need to support each other in times of need.
  • Children to understand what harvest means to Christians.
Redwood Class Assembly: Celebration
  • 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.
Oak Class Assembly: Celebration
  • 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 6 Star of the week
  • Celebrate individual successes.
World Mental Health
  • Children to be aware of their mental health and use strategies to keep a healthy mind.
Mindfulness
  • Children to acknowledge their thoughts and feelings and use relaxation techniques such as deep breathing to reduce negativity.
Singing assembly: Roald Dahl Day - Musicals
  • To appreciate music from around the world.
  • For children to feel good about themselves and develop confidence with performance.
Week 7 Diwali ( Reflection in classes)
  • Children will be aware of religious celebrations and the importance of these to individuals.
Introduction to Creative Week
  • Children to think creatively and broaden awareness of life in the future.
Celebration Assembly
  • Celebrate the successes of children this term relating to the condition of Belonging.
Singing Assembly
  • To appreciate music from around the world.
  • For children to feel good about themselves and develop confidence with performance.