Make you assemblies have a clear, snappy message. If they can’t answer the question, ‘What was assembly about today?’ in one short sentence, at some level we have not done our job. Try using fun based openers to introduce your assembly theme. Why not try some of these ideas: Puzzles, interesting pictures, true/false quizzes, amazing facts, discuss dilemmas, video clips, easy challenges.

Check out these great books;  

  • ‘Pretty much everything you need to know about Working with 5-7s’  Colin Draper and Helen Franklin - Scripture Union
  • ‘Pretty much everything you need to know about Working with 8-10s’  Claire Saunders and Hilary Porritt – Scripture Union
  • ‘The incredible year' – A trouble shooting guide for parents of children aged 2-8 years, Carolyn Webster-Stratton, PhD