Ethos Education


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Up: Power to Live

Assembly Objective:

  • Why do we celebrate Pentecost?  This assembly looks at this Christian festival, examining the idea of the unexpected power of the Holy Spirit demonstrated on the day of Pentecost.

Film: 

  • Up (Disney Pixar, 2009) certificate U. Click here to buy the DVD online.

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Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs 2: A Bully Turned Friend

Assembly Objective: 

  • Can bullies become friends? This assembly explores the Bible’s teaching about how to treat our enemies.

Film: 

  • Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs 2 (2013, Sony Pictures Animation) certificate U. Click here to buy the DVD online.

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Hugo: A Child Has To Belong Somewhere

Assembly Objective:

  • What would it be like to feel all alone in the world? This assembly explores the Bible’s teaching about what it means to ‘belong’.

Film:

  • Hugo (Entertainment Film Distributors, 2011) certificate U. Click here to buy the DVD online.

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Robots: Pressure to Buy

Assembly Objective:

  • Why do we feel under so much pressure to buy the latest new things? In this assembly, pupils will consider the Bible’s teaching about being secure and content with what we have, instead of worrying about what we don’t have, or what others think about us.

Film:

  • Robots (Twentieth Century Fox, 2005), certificate PG. Click here to buy the DVD online.

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The Princess Diaries: Pressure to Look

Assembly Objective: 

  • Why do we feel under pressure to conform to a popular image or style? In this assembly, pupils will consider the Bible’s teaching about not worrying how we look, or what others think of us.

Film: 

  • The Princess Diaries (Disney 2001) certificate U. Click here to buy the DVD online.

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The Lego Movie: Love is all

Assembly Objective: 

  • What should we do when we worry about fitting in, being liked by people and being happy? This assembly explores the Bible’s teaching about the most important things in life, which can be summed up in one word: love.

Film:

  • The Lego Movie (Warner Bros, 2014, certificate U), click here to buy the DVD online.

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Wreck-It Ralph: Don’t Label Me!

Assembly Objective: 

  • Why is it that some people seem to label themselves as ‘bad’, or get labelled that way by other people? This assembly will help young people to explore the Bible’s teaching that we are not limited by the labels that we, or others, place on us – and in particular that we can all become better people.

Film: 

  • Wreck-It Ralph (Disney, 2012) certificate PG. Click here to buy the DVD online.

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