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Twenty One Assemblies for Primary Schools

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This set of 21 assembly plans focuses on child rights and special days of the year, such as World Refugee Day, International Day of Disabled Persons, and World Health Day. (A great resource to use in conjunction with our Global Calendar.) Each assembly features stories from children around the world and includes suggestions for pupil participation. The following topics / days are covered:
  • New Year’s Resolution (January)
  • Building Back Better (Any time)
  • Martin Luther King Day (mid January)
  • Holocaust Memorial Day (27 January)
  • Everyone’s a Hero (Any time)
  • Mother Language Day (21 February)
  • World Thinking Day (22 February)
  • World Book Day (4 March)
  • International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (21 March)
  • Spring Equinox and Earth Day (21 March)
  • World Water Day (22 March)
  • World Health Day (7 April)
  • Fair Trade (Any time)
  • World Environment Day (5 June)
  • World Day Against Child Labour (12 June)
  • World Refugee Day (20 June)
  • International Day of the World's Indigenous People (9 August)
  • World Teachers’ Day (5 October)
  • Universal Children’s Day (20 November)
  • International Day of Disabled Persons (3 December)
  • Human Rights Day (10 December)
Visit the website: UNICEF Primary School Assemblies

Resource contents


Child Rights, Equality

Age Ranges

KS1: ages 5-7, KS2: ages 7-11



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