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Scotland's Assembly

Join us for our national assemblies, suitable for P2-7 learners, featuring exciting national partners and key themes from across Scotland’s Curriculum. Details of each assembly will be announced via our social media.

We’ll be bringing you brilliant guests and creative Learning Spaces, but we need your help! Who would you like to see as a guest? An astronaut? Musicians? Athletes? Let us know: email gw20webstertom@glowmail.org.uk or #ScotlandsAssembly on Twitter.

You can engage throughout each assembly using the interactive chat or on Twitter using the #ScotlandsAssembly hashtag.

Previous Scotland's Assemblies

Jazz Day 2021

Jazz Day 2021

30.04.21

Celebrate International Jazz Day with Tommy Smith, OBE from Scottish National Jazz Orchestra.

Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park

Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park

14.05.21

We visited Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park with Education and Inclusion Advisor Alison Cush.

Edinburgh Zoo

Edinburgh Zoo

28.05.21

Meet penguins and giraffes with the Royal Zoological Society of Scotland at Edinburgh Zoo.

The Hidden Gardens

The Hidden Gardens

11.06.21

Discover The Hidden Gardens and hear from Gavin Oattes as we celebrate the Summer of Play.

Scottish Food and Drink

Scottish Food and Drink

03.09.21

In our first live Scotland's Assembly for this session we were celebrating Scottish Food and Drink Fortnight and said “Over to you!” with a creative activity to design your own events for COP26.

COAST Arran Part 1

COAST Arran Part 1

17.09.21

The first of five special assemblies in the run up to COP26 - we visited COAST Arran to explore nature, conservation and meet some real life sea creatures.

COAST Arran Part 2

COAST Arran Part 2

17.09.21

The first of five special assemblies in the run up to COP26 - we visited COAST Arran to explore nature, conservation and meet some real life sea creatures.

Apparelxchange

Apparelxchange

24.09.21

Exploring social enterprise and reducing our impact on the planet with sustainable fashion shop Apparelxchange in Glasgow.

Point & Sandwick Trust Windfarm

Point & Sandwick Trust Windfarm

01.10.21

Our theme was “Energy”. We learned why it’s so important to climate change and what Scotland can do to make a difference with a guest from Point & Sandwick Trust Windfarm

Clean Travel

Clean Travel

08.10.21

We were learning all about clean transport and the difference we can make by going green as we travel.

Outdoor Water Safety

Outdoor Water Safety

22.10.21

We were joined by Olympic and Paralympic swimmers Duncan Scott and Toni Shaw to get excited about swimming and outdoor water safety.

Climate Change

Climate Change

05.11.21

We explored the key human behaviours needed when responding to climate change - adaptation and resilience. This was the fifth and final COP26 themed Scotland’s Assembly

BBC Children in Need 2021

BBC Children in Need 2021

19.11.21

We celebrated both BBC Children in Need and Scottish Careers Week and looked at how social enterprises and careers can make a difference to children and young people. Our special guest was Highland Wildcats who have benefited from funding from BBC Children in Need.

International Day of People with Disabilities

International Day of People with Disabilities

03.12.21

For International Day of People with Disabilities & UK Disability History Month we were joined by Peter Kerr from design and engineering firm www.atelierten.com and learnt about brilliant tech that makes schools great for everyone!

Christmas 2021

Christmas 2021

17.12.21

Our theme was Christmas and we had a special guest appearance from Father Christmas.

Scots Language and Music

Scots Language and Music

14.01.22

Fun with Scots language and music.

Highland Wildlife park

Highland Wildlife park

21.01.22

We explored the Highland Wildlife park and learned about some of the amazing animals that live there.

Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art

Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art

28.01.22

We discovered stories in art to celebrate Visit Scotland's Year of Stories in 2022, our storyteller will take you on a virtual tour of the New Arrivals exhibition currently at the Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art. Jump inside the artworks to discover people, places and situations that will inspire your learners to imagine stories of their own.

Tommy Smith, OBE

Tommy Smith, OBE

31.01.22

REPEAT: Listen to and learn about some amazing jazz with Tommy Smith, OBE from Scottish National Jazz Orchestra.

Professor Balance

Professor Balance

07.02.22

REPEAT: Join the hilarious Professor Balance and learn all about clean transport and the difference we can make by going green as we travel.

Trossachs National Park

Trossachs National Park

10.02.22

REPEAT: We visited Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park with Education and Inclusion Advisor Alison Cush.

International Women's Day 2022

International Women's Day 2022

04.03.22

To Celebrate International Women's Day (8th March 2022) we were joined by Karen Darke and Iona who told us more about their upcoming adventure to Antarctica.

Seachdainn na Gàidhlig

Seachdainn na Gàidhlig

25.03.22

To celebrate Seachdainn na Gàidhlig (World Gaelic Week) not only were we learning all about Scotland’s national language, but we also learnt how to speak some too!

Scottish Youth Dance

Scottish Youth Dance

29.04.22

We were up and dancing with YDance – Scottish Youth Dance

House of Jack

House of Jack

13.05.22

Join us for our second dance assembly. This week we were in Edinburgh for some hip hop dance with House of Jack. It was some high energy fun. Join in! Songs: No Diggity by Blackstreet and Caught Up by Usher.

Mental Health Wellbeing

Mental Health Wellbeing

27.05.22

We launched our new space theme and had a look ahead to the upcoming P7 -S1 transitions MHWB sessions.

The Daily Mile

The Daily Mile

10.06.22

We celebrated The Daily Mile's 10th Birthday, and heard from guests encouraging us to keep fit and exercise.

The Shetland Space Centre

The Shetland Space Centre

24.06.22

We were joined by Mason from https://saxavord.com/ who told us about The Shetland Space Centre in another space themed assembly!

Dug's Christmas Wish

Dug's Christmas Wish

16.12.22

Dug's Christmas Wish

Scots Champion of the Year 2022

Scots Champion of the Year 2022

25.01.23

We were joined by Scots Champion of the Year 2022 Dr Jamie Fairbairn and we had fun learning all about Rabbie Burns and celebrating speaking Scots & Doric

Seachdain na Gàidhlig (World Gaelic Week)

Seachdain na Gàidhlig (World Gaelic Week)

21.02.23

As part of Seachdain na Gàidhlig (World Gaelic Week) we learnt some Gaelic and heard from Gaelic Medium pupils

"We're Aff Tae the Big School" Preview Event

"We're Aff Tae the Big School" Preview Event

12.05.23

We were joined by guests from Tree of Knowledge for a special Scotland’s Assembly to preview the main "We're Aff Tae the Big School" event taking place in June 2023.

National Numeracy Day 2023

National Numeracy Day 2023

17.05.23

We visited Dundee FC where we were joined by Luke McCowan who helped us make connections between numeracy, football and sport!

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