Children sit listening in an assembly at Bangbandhu Primary School

Primary school assembly plans

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A wide range of free assembly plans that focus on various articles of the UN Convention on the Rights of the child to enable the whole school to explore children’s rights together.

With links to special days such as World Health Day or World Refugee Day, these assemblies are a great way to foster the rights respecting ethos in your school.

Age range: 5-11
Cost: free to download

Some of the topics within this pack can be very worrying for young children. Before using these assemblies in your school please consider carefully the age of the children who will be participating.

New Year’s Resolution – January
Building Back Better (Any time)
Martin Luther King Day – January
Holocaust Memorial Day – January
Everyone’s a Hero (Any time)
Mother Language Day – February
World Thinking Day – February
World Book Day – March
International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination – March
Spring Equinox and Earth Day – March
World Water Day – March
World Health Day – April
Fair Trade 14 World Environment Day – June
World Day Against Child Labour – June
World Refugee Day – June
International Day of the World’s Indigenous People – August
World Teachers’ Day – October
Universal Children’s Day – November
International Day of Disabled Persons – December
Human Rights Day – December

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