The class of 2022 are gearing up for their next educational adventure, which may be moving from Key Stage 1 to 2, Key Stage 2 to 3 or leaving formal schooling completely.
Transitioning into a new educational stage can be challenging for parents and pupils alike, an emotional time which needs to be celebrated.
In this article, we explore some of the best ideas for leavers assemblies and importantly the finishing song choice... tissues at the ready!
The best leavers' assembly ideas
The type of leaver’s assembly you coordinate can rely on several factors:
Below are 4 top ideas to give you inspiration for your own leaver’s assembly.
Focusing on the children for their efforts and hard work can be duplicated if you have a large cohort, focusing only on the positives (no ‘Class Clown’ awards). There are a number of templates and ideas you can find here.
Sticking with the celebration theme, encourage all your dancers, musicians, and singers to share their talent with the school via performance. Allow individual, pair or group performances, factoring in the nerves-element of whole-school performance that may need some coaching support.
If you have a traditional play that is often performed or a class who will benefit from the additional English lesson structure of learning a play to perform, there are a number of purchasable plays, complete with songs and soundtracks for your children and their families to enjoy.
6 leavers' assembly song ideas for 2022
We want something modern, sentimental but something the children will know? We have collected our favourite 6 leaver’s songs for your children to practice, including videos with the full lyrics. As always, vet videos before sharing for incorrect spellings or any inappropriate language.