This book contains a wealth of ideas for teachers to deliver engaging and informative assemblies in primary schools. The book gives a structure for any assembly that can be easily followed with minimum preparation and provides plenty of opportunities for children to learn interactively and reflect on the theme introduced.

With all the essential information on over 40 topics and complementary resources, including the author's own poetry, Jumpstart! Assemblies covers a variety of subjects, such as:

  • personal relationships and values, including friendship, bullying, tolerance, and greed;
  • health and wellbeing, including exercise, food, safety at home and online, and mental health;
  • global issues, including conservation, the environment, world hunger, and peace;
  • festivals and celebrations, including Diwali, Hanukkah, Ramadan, Chinese New Year, and Christmas.

This book will be an invaluable aid for any teacher who wants to jumpstart the school day with a dynamic and effective assembly.

chapter 1|32 pages

Personal relationships and values

chapter 2|23 pages

Health and wellbeing

chapter 3|28 pages

Global issues

chapter 4|38 pages

Festivals and celebrations