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Signs of the times KS3 2011-43

As we enter the season of Advent, when Christians focus on signs of the coming Christ, what signs can we be looking for, and how do we act upon them?

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2011 Rugby world cup KS3 2011-42

What can we learn from the mistakes made by the England Rugby world cup team?

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Thou shalt not commit murder KS3 2011-41

Since changes in the law, it is possible for someone to be tried twice for the same crime.

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7 billion and counting KS3 2011-40

How can we be unique when the population of the world is now over 7 billion?

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One in a million KS3 2011-39

Now there are over 7 billion people in the world, how unique and valued are each of us?

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What, respect? KS3 2011-38

Is respecting someone the same as liking someone? Whom do you respect?

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Barriers and bridges KS3 2011-37

Learning a modern foreign language can help break down barriers and build bridges.

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A chance to atone KS3 2011-36

Based on the Jewish festival of Yom Kippur, how can we mend relationships after we have let someone down.

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Peace wall or separation barrier? KS3 2011-34

How trust and respect can overcome fear and hatred

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Stay away from Stockholm KS3 2011-33

Focussing on the news of slaves in the UK, pupils are encouraged to consider whether or not they are ready and willing to make changes for the better in their lives.

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That day in September 2011-32 KS3

Remembering the events of 11th September 2001. To empathise with people living with fear or uncertainty and consider how Christians deal with fear and anxiety.

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What a riot 2011-31 KS3

A Christian perspective on the riots in England in August.

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Trust 2011-30 KS3

In a time of crisis, who do I turn to? This assembly aims to get pupils to consider who they trust and who might trust them.

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Privacy and phone-hacking 2011-29 KS3

Examining the balance between public interest and invasion of privacy. A look at the allegations of phone-hacking by a Sunday newspaper.

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Taking a stand for right 2011-28 KS3

Examining different approaches to taking a stand for what you believe in. Featuring Brian Haw and Burmese opposition politician, Aung San Suu Kyi.

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More than a moan 2001-27 KS3

The anti-war protestor Brain Haw persisted in his protest. What do you think is worth persisting with?

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What is a friend? 2011-26 KS3

A look at the effects of Facebook on our community and to consider the benefits and dangers of social networking followed by a reflection of the Bible?s advice on friendship from Proverbs.

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Fathers' Day 2011-24 KS3

To encourage pupils to consider the meaning and opportunity of Fathers? Day (June 19th)

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Using your talents 2001-25 KS3

To explain that God has given us talents to help ourselves and other people, with a reference to the European e coli outbreak. The assembly is for presentation by two people, these could be two adults, or two pupils.

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The Royal visit to Ireland 2011-23 KS3

A look at Queen Elizabeth's first visit to Ireland and the attributes she has that have made her a successful Queen.

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In the beginning was the Word 2011-22 KS3

May 2011 is the 400th anniversary of the publication of the King James Version of the Bible. Consider the influence of the Bible on our language and culture and reflect on the value of the Bible to those who believe it to be the word of God.

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Saints alive 2011-21 KS3

The late Pope John Paul II has been beatified by the present Pope, Benedict XVI, the penultimate step to becoming a saint in the Roman Catholic Church. This assembly aims to encourage pupils to consider how important it is to have something to believe in.

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A Rite Royal Wedding 2011-20 KS3

An explanation of the promises made by people marrying in a Christian church following the wedding of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge.

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Happily ever after 2011-18 KS3

An assembly created for the announcement of Prince William and Miss Kate Middleton's engagement. Recognising relationships require work to succeed and biblical advice about relationships.

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With this ring . . . 2011-19 KS3

As Prince William and Kate Middleton prepare to marry on Friday 29th April we reflect on the significance of a wedding ring and consider the Christian belief of God?s eternal love for humans.

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What is the truth? 2011-17 KS3

A look at our community's attitude to honesty and telling the truth and reflect on some of the Bible?s advice for honest living. Links in with Radio Derby's recent interview with Conservative candidate, Ashley Waterhouse.

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Should we arm the rebels? 2011-16 KS3

Should we become involved in the Libyan conflict?

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A confident coward 2011-15 KS3

To consider areas where we lack confidence. An examination of Saint Peter's move from being a coward to being confident and to reflect on our source of confidence.

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How small we are 2011-14 KS3

Aims to encourage pupils to consider the power of the natural world and the smallness of humanity.

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Symbols PowerPoint

A PowerPoint presentation to accompany the Easter story assembly.

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St Patrick?s Day 2011-12 KS3

An outline of the life of St Patrick and why the Irish celebrate St. Patrick's day. The assembly encourages pupils to think about how they want to be remembered.

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Tsunami 2011-11 KS3

Consideration of responses to natural disasters (the enormity of the situation in Japan) and reflection on a creator God and man?s place in the world.

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Good design - good taste 2011-10 KS3

Following the news stories about John Galliano this assembly aims to show that leaders of taste and fashion are accountable.

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Good Design?

A four part PowerPoint presentation to accompany the Good design-good taste assembly.

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Wonders of the Universe 2011-9 KS3/4

What do you know about the Universe? This assembly considers something of the enormity of the universe, and the relationship of the human race to it and ponders what the significance of humans might be. For use alongside the the television series ?The Wonders of the Universe? with Professor Brian Cox.

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Breaking the Fast 2001-8 KS3

To consider the benefits of 'giving up something' for Lent.

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Sacrifice 2011-7 KS3

A look at the current revolution taking place within a number of Arab countries and to get pupils to consider how much they are prepared to sacrifice in order that good might prevail.

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Are banks the only place for our money? KS3 2011-6

In light of the banking crisis this assembly aim's to show that there are other places to store our money, such as credit unions. Also, a reflection on how we can use our money fairly.

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Bringing about Change KS3 2011-5

Looking at the motivations of people demonstrating against the government in Egypt and considering what can be done to uphold justice in our own communities.

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A bunch of balloons KS3 2011-4

To encourage pupils to adopt a positive approach to life and that the life and work of Jesus was marked by a similar attitude. Includes a feature on the balloon flight of Jonathan Trappe.

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Changing the National Health Service KS3 2011-3

An examination of the proposed changes to the NHS by the coalition government and to try and understand how they will affect us.

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Extreme Weather KS3 2011-2

This assembly has an aim to consider the Christian belief that God has power and authority. It also reflects on how we deal with storms in our lives.

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Options overload KS3 2011-1

To encourage pupils to consider how to make the choices and the right decisions they will need to make in this new year.

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Advent - forward looking KS3 2010-38

To encourage pupils to consider the way they think about the future in the light of the Christian festival of Advent.

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Counting at Christmas KS3 2010-40

To look at counting and costing Christmas. It started with a census.

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Domino effect KS3 2010-39

To recognise the domino effect of taking revenge and to consider biblical advice about forgiveness and breaking the revenge cycle. Linked to the stories about the 'WikiLeaks' website.

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