This assembly, written for Bristol's Young Cook competition in conjunction with Bristol City Council Public Health and Sugar Smart Bristol is thought provoking for all ages. Whilst it includes a special challenge for Year 6 it can easily be adapted to the relevant year group.
As ClairCity explain, air pollution is linked to one in eight premature deaths worldwide. This assembly provides the perfect launchpad for children to explore the issue further and potentially start to address the problem on a local scale by signing up to Clean Air Day: https://www.cleanairday.org.uk Find out more about ClairCity and their inspirational work on citizen led air pollution reduction here: http://www.claircity.eu/
Bring the issues of littering to life with this lesson which invites children to make their own short film. If time allows, start by introducing the whole school community to the problem by using the accompanying assembly. Then, get the creative juices flowing; this short film, created by primary school children in Bristol is the perfect starting point. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MaOAgFMc2Vg. Why not finish by inviting in an audience to see the film shorts, surely then littering will start to become a thing of the past?
This assembly comes complete with comprehensive notes so you can deliver the content with confidence and is appropriate for all ages.The poo patrol pack includes a wide range of supporting curriculum linked lesson plans (perfect for upper KS2 and a mini project) pre written risk assessments, promotional posters and suggestions for how to organise your day.It was originally created for Bristol's Poo Patrol Big Spray Day but can easily be adapted for your school community. Perfect for a persuasive writing project, a data handling block focusing on real life data or an art project with a purpose.
An assembly is a great way to celebrate Fairtrade Fortnight or let everyone know about the activities and events the Fairtrade Group are planning for the whole school. Why not use this fun assembly that involves learners in delivering the assembly through role-playing a news bulletin? There’s an optional Reflection, and the “My Fairtrade Adventure” film series supports this assembly too.
Learning through Fairtrade opens up a fascinating world, revealing how we are all connected. As well as being thought provoking for children and adults alike it provides endless opportunities for learning, discussion and even to make long lasting change for the better. Start the day with this role-play assembly and think about some of the impacts of not paying a fair price for our food.
This assembly explains that we are all eating too much sugar, a kind of fat called saturated fat, and salt. There are surprising amounts of sugar, saturated fat and salt in the everyday food and drinks we enjoy. We might seem fine on the outside, but too much sugar and saturated fat can lead to the build-up of harmful fat on the inside that we can’t see. This fat can cause serious diseases in the future.
Hitting PSHE for KS1, introduce the children in your school to the facts about climate change, the Arctic and explorers with this fun assembly presentation. A series of true and false questions help unravel some of the mysteries about climate change and how it impacts the Arctic, as well as introducing the children to the idea of adventurous scientific exploration.
This illustrated storybook is incredibly inspiring for children to explore conservation in an imaginative way. Produced by the Scottish Book Trust, this book introduces children to the life of John Muir, a founding farther of the conservation movement, and provides a wonderful stimulus for imaginative performances and a wealth of discussion opportunities of how the life of one person has influenced the World. Great for year 5/6 English or alternatively as a series of assemblies to celebrate green week, Earth Day or John Muir Day.
Encourage your pupils to learn about and take action on climate change issues through putting global warming problems into real-life contexts. This project encourages youth activitism, providing opportunities for pupils to share their thoughts on climate change, and write personal messages to their MP on the subject. The introductory presentation is a useful teaching tool to kick off the project, but also works as an interesting assembly resource in its own right.