Age range: 5-11
Cost: free to download

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. They feature stories from children around the world and include suggestions for pupil participation.

New Year’s Resolution          


Building Back Better  

(Any time)

Martin Luther King Day

15 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 14 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

Primary Assemblies Book Cover © UNICEF UK Education

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Format: PDF

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Published: 30 November 2012