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Autumn 2017

David - both sides of the story
This term we'll be looking at the story of King David from the Old Testament. He was the Israelites' most loved king and known as "a man after God's own heart". He shows us so many Christ-like attributes, but was also fallible and made mistakes. The term's theme also uses traditional tales to encourage us all to look at things from different points of view (what if the Big Bad Wolf was actually trying to check the three little pigs' dwellings for strength to withstand a storm, or if the little red hen had a helpful team right from the start of the story?), together with a weekly punctuation mark which connects the Bible theme with the children's grammar lessons! The theme goes right up to Christmas time, linking in with the Christmas nativity carol "Once in Royal David's city".

Summer 2017

With the summer term properly underway, we have now begun our new assembly series which this term is based upon John Bunyan’s book, Pilgrim’s Progress. In the book, Christian, a traveller, journeys through the countryside on a quest for a perfect place – God’s heavenly city. We have asked the children each week, taking a class at a time, to describe a special place that they love to visit. It’s interesting how all ages of children, and in fact adults too, seem to find most peace in the outdoors. Let's hope the weather means that we get to do lots of outdoor learning this summer!

As well as finding our destination, we’re looking at how to get help along the way. Christian is met each week on the road by a friend who helps him along on his journey. It’s inspiring to talk to the children about their own life plans and to help them make great choices about how to get there.

Week 1 - Follow the Light
Week 2 - Believe in Yourself
Week 3 - Don't Give Up
Week 4 - Fresh Start
Week 5 - Be Still
Week 6 - Stand Firm
Week 7 - Face your Fears
Week 8 - Live Simply
Week 9 - Be Hopeful
Week 10 - Be Hopeful 2
Week 11 - A New Home


Love is... Spring 2017

Week 1 - Learn to... Love
Week 2 - Love is eternal
Week 3 - Love is patient 
Week 4 - Love is kind 
Week 5 - Love is not jealous
Week 6 - Love is not proud
Week 7 - Love is not rude
Week 8 - Love is not selfish
Week 9 - Love is not irritable
Week 10 - Love is keeps no record or wrongs
Week 11 - Love is not content with evil
Week 12 - Love never fails

HTPD Heroes - Autumn 2016

Each week we will be introducing a famous person whose life exemplifies a particular heroic attribute from caring for others, to determination, endurance, overcoming fear, and living without prejudice to name a few. There will also be a builder visiting us in assembly each Friday, explaining how a builder's tools are linked to our week's theme. The children will also hear about an Old Testament character whose life demonstrates the same heroic quality. All of us will be challenged to live like heroes!

Week 1
Week 2
Week 3
Week 4
Week 5
Week 6
Week 7
Week 8
Week 9
Week 10
Week 11 - Nelson Mandela
Week 12 - Jesus

 

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