More Collective Worship Unwrapped 20 Tried and Tested Story-based Assemblies for Primary Schools by John Guest

More Collective Worship Unwrapped 20 Tried and Tested Story-based Assemblies for Primary Schools

Written by John Guest
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More Collective Worship Unwrapped 20 Tried and Tested Story-based Assemblies for Primary Schools by John Guest

This title offers tried and tested, easy-to-use material, building on characters from the previous book. It includes 20 collective worship outlines grouped to cover a wide range of topical themes, including moral issues, citizenship and seasons of the Christian year. The material is organised according to suitability into KS1, KS2, and whole school assemblies. It includes a practical introduction written from the author's experience of leading collective worship in schools and development of different storytelling techniques. It is also suitable for teachers in primary education, especially those newly-qualified, and anyone leading collective worship in schools, as well as the clergy and children's work leaders. It is also suitable for purchasers of Collective Worship Unwrapped and Stories for Interactive Assemblies , and more. Collective Worship Unwrapped is a flexible and practical resource, ideal for teachers, RE coordinators and those invited into schools to lead collective worship. The resource provides 20 easy-to-use collective worship outlines that can be set in the context of a variety of topical themes, including moral and personal development, citizenship, spiritual values, seasons of the Christian year, and special times. The book uses familiar characters well-loved in Collective Worship Unwrapped . The assemblies are grouped according to age: KS1, KS2 and whole school.


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About the Author

John Guest is an ordained minister, with nearly 30 years experience in parish ministry, and a professional clown. With over a quarter of a century behind him working in schools, he loves telling stories (particularly to children) and spends much of his time in the ten schools around his parish. John is Rector of St Margaret's Parish Church, Stanford-le-Hope, in Essex. His first book for Barnabas, Collective Worship Unwrapped, was published in 2005.

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112 pages


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Publication date

22nd January 2010



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