Outstanding Assembly Bundle

Outstanding Assembly Bundle

Included in this bundle is a selection of 20 outstanding assemblies. These are well resourced, well planned and well prepared and ready to deliver. They cover a variety of topics from current news topics (Brexit, Fake News, Terrorism etc.) to moral issues (Rules, Risk taking, Mental Health) to seasonal topics (Christmas, Halloween, End of Year etc.) These took many hours to create so would save you hours of preparation!
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Christmas Taboo - 2018

Christmas Taboo - 2018

This is a festive variation on the classic taboo style game. 100 Christmas themed words that can act as a fun starter/plenary/activity/ice breaker or even a reward. Taboo is an excellent game to improve students literacy and oracy, and is highly recommended to jazz up the lessons at the end of the long autumn term. If you like this then why not check out my other taboo games?
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Taboo Bundle

Taboo Bundle

Three Taboo games for the price of less than two! All three of these games are unique, with no clues duplicated or repeated. If your students like one game, they are bound to enjoy the others.
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Fake News Assembly - 2017

Fake News Assembly - 2017

This assembly looks at the problem of Fake News in today's society and the role it has played in several major news events in 2016 & 2017 (Brexit, Trump, Le Penn etc.) The assembly covers what fake news is, the history of fake news, where it comes from, how it spreads and why it matters. It also features a quiz where the students will get the chance to see if they can spot the fake news stories out of ten unlikely sounding stories. Finally the assembly links fake news to gossip and rumours and gives tips as to how to spot fake news (both online and in the classroom). This is a fun but comprehensive assembly.
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US Gun Problem Assembly - Parkland  Mass School Shooting - Outstanding Assembly

US Gun Problem Assembly - Parkland Mass School Shooting - Outstanding Assembly

This assembly addresses the gun epidemic in the USA, by looking at: -The history of guns in the USA -The causes of the gun problem -The NRA -Trump and the Republican party And causes for optimism for the future. It was written in the aftermath of the Parkland School Shooting but is just as applicable to any mass shooting in the USA. This is a well presented, well research, topical and very interesting assembly that covers the gun debate in some detail.
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Why do we punish people - Theories of Punishment

Why do we punish people - Theories of Punishment

A fascinating lesson that looks at the four main theories of why we use punishment. -Deterrent -Retribution -Protection -Reform It looks at case studies as to how effective the student think these theories are, and it prepares the students for an essay quesion (which can be peer assessed at the end of the lesson) A highly useful introduction to the idea of law and order in society. Originally created for a RS lesson, but can be used forHistory, PSHE or Citizenship. I have also included an interesting article from the Guardian that disusses why prison doesn't work. It can be used as lesson prep, or as an extension for brighter/older pupils.
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Causes of WW1 - Outstanding Lesson

Causes of WW1 - Outstanding Lesson

This is an outstanding lesson (this lesson has been praised by an LEA inspector, SLT, an AST and it has been highlighted in an Ofsted report). It uses a variety of different activities including a scavenger hunt, a diamond nine and teamwork. The lesson gets the pupils to investigate nine causes for WW1 (from Alliances to Sandwiches!) and the pupils need to find links between the causes and prioritise them. It is a fun lesson but also an informative and chanllenging lesson.
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Taboo Game vol. 1

Taboo Game vol. 1

UPDATED: September 2017 - New cards added. Pictures improved, many clues amended. This is a fun game/activity to promote Oracy in class. There are 125 slides here to use in the game. I have used it as a starter, a plenary and as a reward to help pupils to work on their use of spoken language, The students love this game and really get into it! I have also used this in both debate club and public speaking training. This can be adapted to a particular subject (or topic) or you can add some more words to make it longer (I have added a blank template at the end). If you like the game then leave me a nice review!
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Healthy Eating - Outstanding Lesson

Healthy Eating - Outstanding Lesson

This lesson looks at the diet of several fictional staff and allows the students the opportunity to assess what a healthy diet looks like. This is reinforced by getting the students to look at their own diets and planning healthier alternatives. A useful and fun lesson.
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What did Jack the Ripper look like?

What did Jack the Ripper look like?

This lesson looks at the reasons why it was so hard to catch Jack the Ripper. It looks at eye witness statements and all the contraditions. The students then have to draw up a profile of what they think Jack the Ripper really looked like.
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Revision Takeaway Menu - Fantastic Places

Revision Takeaway Menu - Fantastic Places

This is a series of revision techniques designed to prepare students for the end of unit assessment on Fantastic Places (also available in my shop). This can be uses as is, or can be adapted to suit a number of other lessons or even other subjects. A superb and versatile resource. This will provide the students with lots of hints and tips as to how to personalise revision to themselves individually. A useful resource for any year group in any subject.
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Jack the Ripper - Scheme of work

Jack the Ripper - Scheme of work

This is a short scheme of work (8 lessons) that investigates the most famous criminal in history. It looks at various aspects surrounding the crimes (including looking at the victims, the police, why Jack was never caught and what was the impact). It also includes an end of unit assessment in the style of the new GCSE (first to sit 2018). This SoW features high quality resources (download 'Who was Jack the Ripper?' for free to see). This took me many hours to put together so is a real bargain.
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Effects of the Black Death - Outstanding Lesson

Effects of the Black Death - Outstanding Lesson

This lesson has been observed numerous times and has always been rated as outstanding, It is focused on the consequences of the Black Death and looks at how it changed Britain in many different areas. The students use sources in a carousel and collect the information to learn what the positive and negative changes were for the people of Britain. A well made and throught provoking lesson.
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Halloween 2017 - Outstanding Assembly

Halloween 2017 - Outstanding Assembly

Here is a brand new assembly for 2017 about Halloween. It cover history, traditions, customs, facts, and how to stay safe. If is an interactive assembly and asks the audience to participate (in a Q & A and a True or False Quiz). It also has an amusing section looking at celebrity fancy dress costumes and Jimmy Kimmel's 'We ate all your candy' video. A fun and intesting assembly. Highly recommended for assembly or form time.
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Easter Island - Fantastic Places

Easter Island - Fantastic Places

This can be used as a stand alone lesson about Easter Island or it can be used in the Fantastic places unit of work (also available in my shop). This lesson looks at Easter Island and how the greed and stupidity of it's people nearly destroyed the island. This is an important story and can teach us lessons about the world we live in today. The students will get a chance to practice their analytical skills and will have a deeper look at the history of Easter Island. The final task gets the students to use empathy to illustrate the key turning points in the islands history. This lesson includes a bell activity, a starter, main activities, plenary and homework. It also features differentiated activities for the less able. A fun and colourful lesson.
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Who shot JFK?

Who shot JFK?

This lesson investigates the assassination of JFK and gets the students to examine the evidence to try to answer the title question. This is an interesting and powerful lesson that gets students to challenge the official account and form their own theories as to what really happened in Dallas in 1963. A really good lesson.
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Venice - Fantastic Places

Venice - Fantastic Places

This can be used as a stand alone lesson about Venice , or it can be used in the Fantastic places unit of work (also available in my shop). This lesson looks at Venice and the reasons it was located in swap, the problems that causes and what the future holds for Venice. The students will get a chance to practice their decision making skills. One of the final tasks gets the students to use empathy to explain what it would be like to live in Venice. This lesson includes a bell activity, a starter, main activities, plenary and homework. A fun and colourful lesson.
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The Sahara Desert - Fantastic Places

The Sahara Desert - Fantastic Places

This is a really interesting and well resourced lesson that investigates the Sahara desert and the challenges of living life in such a hostile environment, This lesson can be used as a one off (stand alone) or as part of a whole unit (such as my Fantastic Places unit, also available in my shop). A really interesting lesson that forces the students to use their imaginations, decision making and empathy.
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Madagascar - Fantastic Places

Madagascar - Fantastic Places

This lesson can be used as a one off lesson or as part of a larger unit of work. I use it as part of a longer unit called 'Fantastic Places' (available as a SoW in my shop) which is essentially an introductory unit to geography. This lesson looks at the wonderful African wilderness of Madagascar and gets the students to investigate two of it's most famous residents: Lemurs and Sharks. A fun and informative lesson that will leave the students thirsting for more (geography!)
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Papua New Guinea - Fantastic Places

Papua New Guinea - Fantastic Places

This lesson can be a one off stand alone lesson or can be used as part of a 'Fantastic Places' unit (also available at my shop) It is a really interesting lesson that looks at the unique fascinating lives of one of the isolated tribes in Papua New Guinea. An important lesson as these people may be some of the last who are able to live their lives in this way. The students have really enjoyed this lesson whenever I have taught this lesson.
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