Introduction

We make assemblies simple! Each week we choose a current news story, turn it into a vibrant A2 poster with a thought provoking question and provide an assembly plan with British values, KS1 and KS2 focus cards all sent across in a colourful tube!

I would like to say how wonderful the resources are, especially the thought provoking poster.

Stephanie Tabram, Deputy Head, Barr Hill Community Primary School.

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Katie Harrison

About

We are team of teachers past and present led by Head of Support Katie Harrison. We understand the time constraints of teachers and recognise that children can relate well to the world around them.

We aim to make lives easier by providing an instant resource for schools to use in a variety of ways, we are very passionate about making resources that can make a difference to the children in the schools we work with.

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We are using Picture News posters as our assembly focus every week. They are brilliant at catching the children's attention and highlighting current news items in a child friendly way. Thank you for revamping our Assemblies and bringing the news into our school.

Deputy Head, Thrumpton Primary School.

Teaching Resources for Assemblies

Each weekly pack contains a large A2 poster with an open-ended question. We also include a detailed assembly plan, with web-links, KS1 and KS2 focus cards to develop further learning and a linked British values card.

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Embedding British Values

In an OFSTED Outstanding school... "Pupils' spiritual, moral, social and cultural development and, within this, the promotion of fundamental British values, are at the heart of the school's work." Through the use of Picture News, we can help keep your children up to date with the fast-changing world around them. Helping to challenge their ideas and pre-conceptions; ultimately this will help to broaden their horizons and enable them to deal with the modern world.

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Subscription Costs

Half-term taster, £80 for 8 weekly poster packs, full annual subscription £420 (or £35 monthly direct-debit for 12 months).

All poster packs are emailed electronically each week so they can be shared with staff and the poster can be projected on a large screen. Smaller budget? Get in touch for further options!

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I loved this week's poster and plan to use it in assembly on Monday. I've put it up in the hall for the children to consider beforehand.

Rachel Robinson, Acre Heads Primary School.

I want to know what is happening in the world so I can try and make the world a better place and keep people and animals healthy.

Isabel, Year 3

The news makes me aware of the bad and good things happening and when I’m older I can make an influence.

Connagh, Year 6

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