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Doctor Who: The Impossible Astronaut: Stones in the Road

Assembly Objective:

  • How can we face challenges ahead of us? This assembly, particularly suitable for the end of a year, explores the Bible’s teaching about the value of remembering the past as we face the future.

Film: 

  • Doctor Who: The Impossible Astronaut (from series 6 episode 1, BBC DVD, certificate 12). Click here to buy the DVD online.

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War Horse: Made for Better Things (Remembrance Day)

Assembly Objective: 

  • Why do we remember wars? This assembly explores the Bible’s teaching about men and women of all nations being called to live as brothers and sisters under God.

Film:

  • War Horse (Dreamworks 2012, certificate 12) click here to buy the DVD online.

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Doctor Who: Dark Water: Beating Betrayal

Assembly Objective:

  • How should we respond when others betray us? This assembly (particularly suitable for Easter) explores the Bible’s account of the betrayal of Jesus and God’s plan to put things right.

Film:

  • Doctor Who: Dark Water, the episode is available on the DVD Doctor Who the Complete Eighth Series (BBC DVD 2014, certificate 12). Click here to buy the DVD online.

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The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug: Staying on Track

Assembly Objective:

  • In the midst of challenges and difficulties, how do we find our path through life? This assembly explores the Bible’s teaching about ‘forgetting the past and looking forward to what lies ahead’.

Film:

  • The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug (Warner Bros, 2013, certificate 12). Click here to buy the DVD online.

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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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