The key themes we have covered in our assemblies each week are as follows:
Week of 11/3/19
- How our words and actions can be used to inspire others. Mother Teresa said ' Peace begins with a smile.'
Week of 4/3/19
- Mr Baker our violin teacher played to the children showcasing a range of different music from across the world.
- In our reading assembly this week Mrs Broadway read to the children
- Lent and it's meaning to Christians. What people give up for Lent.
- Foxes Class assembly to parents
Week of 25/2/19
- This week we have been thinking about honesty: the importance of telling the truth rather than telling tales or gossiping.
- In our reading assembly Mrs Flynn told a Fairy Tale as it was National Tell a Fairy Tale Day.
- Mr Baker, our violin teacher joined one of the assemblies and played his violin for the children. The Y3/4 children performed one of the songs from the 'Wherwell Cockatrice' that they sang at the 'Big Sing' at the Anvil, just before half term.
- Kestrel's Assembly to parents
Week of 11/2/19
- Charles Darwin and observational Science
- In our reading assembly this week Miss Jeffries read the story 'The day the crayons quit' by Drew Daywalt.
Week of 4/2/19
- This week we have been thinking about difference. How we are all different, yet are all the same and how racism is not acceptable.
- In our reading assembly this week Miss Grover read a story about being safe when using the internet as Part of Safer Internet Day - Zap and Zoom go online.
Week of 28/1/19
- Following Buddy's Big workout' the NSPCC came to our assembly again to remind everyone of the message Speak Out Stay Safe. They also wanted to say well done to the children for raising over £1,400 for the NSPCC.
- In our reading assembly this week Mrs Thambipillai read Dr Seuss - Cat in the Hat
- Hedgehogs Assembly to parents
Week of 21/1/19
- We explored the the idea the love doesn't have a price.
- In our reading assembly Miss Jones read the story ' Finding Winnie'.
Week of 14/1/19
- The NSPCC came to our assembly this week to talk about the importance of speaking out and staying safe
- In our reading assembly this week Miss Fewtrell read the story 'I see trees of Green'.
Week of 7/1/19
- I our reading assembly this week Mrs Carter read a story called 'The Princess and the Wizard'.
Week of 18/12/18
- Christmas Love: we talked about that Christmas is all about love and that love can last the whole year through.
- In our reading assembly this week Miss Grover read the story of The Grinch
Week of 10/12/18
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