Ethos Education


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Cruella

Assembly Objective:

When someone hurts us, how do we choose to respond? And if we choose revenge, do we end up hurting ourselves?  This assembly invites students to consider their responses when someone offends or hurts them. Through Jesus’ teaching on revenge, students will reflect on the challenge of forgiveness.

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The Peanut Butter Falcon: What makes life valuable?

Learning Objectives:

  • Explore Christian ideas about sanctity of life.
  • Consider why Christians might have differing views about abortion.
  • Understand the views of abortion campaigners.
  • Give a personal response to the question of what makes a life valuable.

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The Tiger Who Came to Tea: What Makes us Different From Other Animals?

Assembly Objective:

  • What makes us different from other animals? This assembly explores behavioural norms to which animals are not subject and considers the uniqueness of humans from a biblical perspective.

Film:

  • The Tiger Who Came to Tea (Universal, 2019) certificate U, click here to buy the DVD online.

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Fast & Furious: Hobbs & Shaw: Who decides what’s right and wrong?

Learning Objectives:

  • Students will reflect on their values and where they come from.
  • Explore Nietzsche’s ideas about morality and the Superman.
  • Consider what it means for Christians to live according to the values taught by Jesus.
  • Give a personal response to the moral philosophies of Nietzsche and Jesus.

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What Should I Do?

Assembly Objective:

  • What do we do when we feel ashamed? This assembly helps students consider that shame is an emotion that cannot easily be dealt with, particularly in a contemporary culture where people are quick to blame. Christians believe that the death of Jesus on the cross brings forgiveness and freedom from shame through the costly sacrifice of God’s son. This assembly is also suitable for use at Easter.

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Good Omens: What’s wrong with the world?

Learning Objectives:

  • Students reflect on their beliefs about what’s wrong with the world, and their reaction to the concept of sin.
  • Understand how Christmas fits into the biblical narrative of sin.

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