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Mater and the Ghostlight: Year Round Fools

Assembly Objective:

  • Is it good or bad to be a fool? Particularly suitable for use on April Fool’s Day, this assembly explores the Bible’s teaching about doing good things that may appear foolish to others.

Film: 

  • Mater and the Ghostlight (found on the Pixar Short Films Collection, Disney Pixar, 2006) certificate U. Click here to buy the DVD online.

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Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Taking a Stand

Assembly Objective:

  • Why should we stand up for the rights of other people? This assembly marks Saint George’s Day by inviting pupils to consider his courageous acts (both mythical and factual).

Film: 

  • Diary of a Wimpy Kid (Twentieth Century Fox, 2010). Click here to buy a copy of the DVD online.

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Rise of the Guardians: Scared Silly

Assembly Objective: 

  • Is there something greater than all evil? This assembly explores the Bible’s teaching about never needing to feel afraid. (Particularly suitable for Halloween.)

Film: 

  • Rise of the Guardians (DreamWorks, 2013) certificate PG. Click here to buy the DVD online.

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Spy Kids 4: All the Time in the World: Mum’s the Word

Assembly Objective: 

  • How can we show members of our family how important they are. This assembly explores the Bible’s teaching about loving people, even when we find them difficult. (Particularly suitable for Mother’s Day.)

Film: 

  • Spy Kids 4: All the Time in the World (Entertainment, 2011) certificate PG. Click here to buy the DVD online.

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Rise of the Guardians: The Centre of the Son

Assembly Objective:

  • Why is Christmas a time of ‘goodwill to all’? This assembly explores the Bible’s teaching about the character of Jesus Christ and the idea that God’s ‘centre’ is love. (Particularly suitable for Christmas.)

Film:

  • Rise of the Guardians (DreamWorks, 2013). Click here to buy the DVD online.

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Justin and the Knights of Valour: Defend the Good and the Just

Assembly Objective: 

  • How do we find a good ambition for want we can achieve in life? This assembly explores the biblical parable of the talents and considers how we can use our talents to help others.

Film:

  • Justin and the Knights of Valour (eOne, 2013) certificate PG. Click here to buy the DVD online.

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The Lorax: Time to Say Thanks

Assembly Objective: 

  • Why is it important to give thanks for the past and think about our actions in the future? This assembly explores the Bible’s teaching about having thankful hearts. (Particularly suitable for the American festival of Thanksgiving.)

Film:

  • The Lorax (Universal Pictures, 2012) certificate U. Click here to buy the DVD online.

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Despicable Me 2: Share the love

Assembly Objective:

  • Why do emotions such as fear or happiness spread so readily? This assembly explores the Bible’s teaching about sharing love. (Particularly suitable for Valentine’s Day).

Film:

  • Despicable Me 2 (Universal, 2013) certificate U. Click here to buy the DVD online.

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