The key themes we have covered in our assemblies each week are as follows:
Week of 3/12/18
- No one should be excluded. Thinking about ways to include everyone.
- Winchester Deanery Schools Team led an assembly focusing on Christians believe that Christmas start with Christ.
- Mrs Flynn told the story of Advent.
Week of 26/11/18
- Being successful even when faced with difficulties. The children heard about Evelyn Glennie, celebrated musician.
- In our reading assembly this week Miss Knapman shared a story called Giganisaurus.
- Kingfishers assembly to parents
Week of 19/11/18
- Looking after our world: We talked about the destruction of the Rainforest after watching the Iceland Christmas advert.
- In our reading assembly this week Miss Grover shared a story called Websters email that promotes keeping safe when using the internet.
- The Junior Road Safety Officers led an assembly about Road Safety and the importance of using the Green Cross Code to keep safe.
Week of 12/11/18
- Respect: We talked about how we are all unique and how we should respect our differences. We celebrated this by taking part in Odd Sock Day which launched our Anti-Bullying Week.
- In our reading assembly this week Miss Jones shared the book 'Winter's Child' by Angela McAllister - a tale of friendship, family and change.
- Fairness, the bedrock of Democracy (UK Parliament Week)
- Kestrels Class assembly for parents
Week of 5/11/18
- Remembrance: Think about the 100 year anniversary of the World War 1 Armistice and those who have given their lives for this country.
- Winchester Deanery Schools Team led an assembly focusing on 'Christians believe that God sent a Rescuer'.
- In our reading assembly this week Mrs Percy read an extract from 'The house at Pooh Corner' by AA Milne.
Week of 29/10/18
- Colour the World with kindness: We talked about it means to be kind and how being kind can make a difference to everyone around us.
- Diwali and how it is celebrated by Hindu people.
- In our reading assembly this week Mrs Thambipillai read the book 'Almost Anything' by Sophie Henn. The book is about the power of self-belief.
- Herons Class Assembly for parents
Week of 15/10/18
- World Poverty: We discussed what poverty means and how over half the world's population lives in poverty. We then thought about what we could do to make a difference.
- In our reading assembly this week Miss Ashton read an extract from The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe by CS Lewis.
- The importance of being loyal. What it means to be Loyal.
Week of 8/10/18
- A representative of the Winchester Night Shelter visited us to talk about the work they do supporting the homeless in Winchester.
- In our reading assembly this week Mrs Flynn read the book' We're going on a bear hunt.' It is one of her favourite books.
- Celebrating Black History Month. The children learnt about Harriet Tubman and how she escaped her life as a slave and then helped others to escape to freedom.
- Foxes Class Assembly for parents.
Week of 1/10/18
- Hampshire Air Ambulance Education Team visited us to talk about their work and how we can help to keep ourselves safe.
- In our reading assembly this week Mrs Broadway read a selection of poetry in celebration of National Poetry day.
- Winchester Deanery Schools Team led our assembly focusing on 'Christians believe that Jesus thinks everyone is special.'
- Owls Class Assembly for parents
Week of 25/9/18
- Learning about how much food we have compared to children in other parts of the world.
- In our reading assembly this week Miss Jeffries shared two biographies from Boys who dare to be different & Stories for rebel girls.
Week of 17/9/18
- Considering how new Reception children will copy older children's behaviour and attitudes.
- In our reading assembly this week Mrs Carter shared the story book 'Hoot Owl, Master of disguise' by Sean Taylor
- Learning about Genetic Disorders and supporting Jeans For Genes Day on 21/9/18
Week of 10/9/18
- Exploring the need for cooperation and to consider that every contribution to shared effort can be vital. - The story of the Enormous Turnip
- The importance of leaving judgments and prejudices far behind - The New Neighbour by Sarah McIntyre
- Looking after our environment - The Plastic Free Winchester' Campaign (Visiting speaker)
- Democracy in school - Maple, Beech, Ash & Willow House assemblies. House Captains were elected and announced
Week of 4/9/18
- Making a Fresh Start: Encouraging everyone to begin the new school year with optimism and positivity.
- Reflecting upon the new opportunities and challenges that a new school year brings - The story of Zacchaeus
- Learning about discipline in sport - Karate demonstration