To develop pupils’ curiosity in others and cultural understanding of the diversity of experience of migration and belonging in people they know.
To learn where different people have lived and belonged.
With staff and community about where they have lived and belonged placing labels onto a world map. It is particularly important to affirm those who have never moved as well as affirming those who have migrated.
In the school where this assembly was first used, Mushtaq, a faith tutor said: “I call myself a Bradfordian, I went to school here and played in the football team and I was born in Pakistan so I am from Pakistan.” This positive and thoughtful approach is the one to aim for.
‘Consider Yourself’ – from the stage production ‘Oliver’ – available on www.singup.org
‘He’s got the whole world’ – available on www.singup.org
End of Assembly Song
‘Introduce Refuge’ – available on www.singup.org
As pupils leave the assembly explaining that the words of this song are about the welcome we choose to give others.