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WOW! Are you really who you think you are? Watch to the end!

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Begin your DNA journey here? This is a great video to show your students during form time about how we all are very alike! We have more in common than other nationalities than we think! Make sure you watch this

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If Carlsberg did school assemblies

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Guestblogger: PaulWat5 My Best Assembly For new teachers it is a challenge to face, for those longer in the tooth often it is a job at the bottom of a long, long list but no one can escape the assembly. Public

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I bet you this video will make you feel like a right Muppet!

The story behind bottled water

The story of bottled water – a manufactured demand! The video below makes an engaging starter, assembly theme, or form discussion about the how we have been manipulated to desire bottled water over the conventional supply of tap water. A

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You will be inspired with this simple way in which this boy dealt with his bullies? WOW!

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Beat Bullying in Schools This is truly an inspiring story about how a simple act of kindness changed the way a whole school behaved. This made a great form time discussion and I have also played it as a starter

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Have you seen the letter that will help teach the truth to children that Santa is not real?

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The truth about Santa not being real What a wonderful way to teach children the truth about Santa when they are ready to understand. The message that is sent out from the letter can be used in many different ways,

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Are you looking for World War 1 Lesson Plans! The History of WW1 in one take! WOW!

World War 1 Lesson Plans Are you planning for a lesson on WW1 or a form registration session for remembrance activities for WW1 then this is a great video to start your session off with. In one take the video

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Bet you want play this video in lessons for Black History Month! What I was not taught at school!

Black History Month Video Resource Are you looking for a video to show to your pupils during Black History Month, then why not show  them this piece of performance poetry. Forget the pupils for a moment, but it will make

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The best Robin Williams Tribute out there, and all done in 60 seconds! Will send a shiver down your spine!

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Robin Williams Tribute I grew up watching Robin Williams films and was devastated with the news of his death. Below is an emotional tribute to Robin Williams, and all done in 60 seconds! This would make a great starter to

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[VIDEO] How to explain what depression is to your kids! Use a black dog! @mindcharity

 I had a black dog, his name was depression This is a great video to use in an assembly or during a form time to explain to your pupils what depression is and the impact it can make on peoples’

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The Most Beautiful Way To Stop A Bully I’ve Ever Seen! What a performance, Take a Bow!

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This is another amazing TED video and is definitely the “Most Beautiful Way To Stop A Bully I’ve Ever Seen”. The performance poetry at the end of the video is very emotive and full of some great metaphors illustrating the

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What an inspiration? Every pupil should see this video! Warning! Your eyes may water!

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What an inspiration? Every pupil should see this video! Warning! Your eyes may water!  This is a video that shows Sir Nicholas Winton from a BBC Programme called “That’s Life” aired in 1988. I actually remember the programme being aired

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What does it mean to do something #likeagirl? Shocking Video!

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What does it mean to do something #likeagirl? Shocking! Although this is an advert, this is a great video that you can use during a form time or assembly to deal with gender stereotypes. The video left the class inspired

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Why our happiness lies in the happiness of others!

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How to find happiness The short story below is about finding happiness and makes a great starter to a lesson or an engaging assembly idea. I used it during a form time session as a quick lesson on how to

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Look Up! Another great piece of performance poetry with a hidden message for your pupils!

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Another great piece of performance poetry that can be used as a starter to any lesson, form time or assembly. This emotive video makes the viewer ponder the most important aspects of life and how much time we spend wasting

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A great way to tackle islamophobia in the classroom! A Happy Muslim? #happyday

A great way to tackle “islamophobia” in the classroom! A Happy Muslim? #happyday Now inevitably we are going to experience further “islamophobia” in the media and unfortunately the main stream media will continue to highlight the work of a tiny

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