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 firstname.lastname@example.org or #ScotlandsAssembly on Twitter.
You can engage throughout each assembly using the interactive chat or on Twitter using the #ScotlandsAssembly hashtag.
For those who cannot access Vimeo you can also 'watch again' through Glow Teams (be sure to log in to Glow first).
|Previous Scotland's Assemblies|
|30th April||Celebrate International Jazz Day with Tommy Smith, OBE from Scottish National Jazz Orchestra.|
|14th May||We visited Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park with Education and Inclusion Advisor Alison Cush.|
|28th May||Meet penguins and giraffes with the Royal Zoological Society of Scotland at Edinburgh Zoo.|
|11th June||Discover The Hidden Gardens and hear from Gavin Oattes as we celebrate the Summer of Play.|
|3rd September||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.|
|17th September-Part 1 and Part 2||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.|
|24th September||Exploring social enterprise and reducing our impact on the planet with sustainable fashion shop Apparelxchange in Glasgow.|
|1st October||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|
|8th October||We were learning all about clean transport and the difference we can make by going green as we travel.|
|22nd October||We were joined by Olympic and Paralympic swimmers Duncan Scott and Toni Shaw to get excited about swimming and outdoor water safety. You can find the digital learning space for Outdoor Water Safety here.|
|5th November||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.|
|19th November||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.|
|3rd December||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!|
|17th December||Our theme was Christmas and we had a special guest appearance from Father Christmas.|
|14th January||Fun with Scots language and music. Brand new learning spaces.|
|21st January||We explored the Highland Wildlife park and learned about some of the amazing animals that live there.|
|28th January||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. Click here to view this assembly on the Scottish National Galleries of Scotland Youtube channel and here are some more helpful resources: Your Art World main page Learning through pictures resource Artist Heather meets the challenge Corstorphine P1 video How to get started with Charcoal|
|31st January||REPEAT: Listen to and learn about some amazing jazz with Tommy Smith, OBE from Scottish National Jazz Orchestra.|
|7th February||REPEAT: Join the hilarious Professor Balance and learn all about clean transport and the difference we can make by going green as we travel.|
|10th February||REPEAT: We visited Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park with Education and Inclusion Advisor Alison Cush.|
|4th March||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.|
|25th March||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!|
|29th April||We were up and dancing with YDance – Scottish Youth Dance|
|13th May||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.|
|27th May||We launched our new space theme and had a look ahead to the upcoming P7 -S1 transitions MHWB sessions.|
|10th June||We celebrated The Daily Mile's 10th Birthday, and heard from guests encouraging us to keep fit and exercise.|
|24th June||We were joined by Mason from https://saxavord.com/ who told us about The Shetland Space Centre in another space themed assembly!|
|December 2022||Dug's Christmas Wish|
|25th January 2023||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|
|21st February 2023||As part of Seachdain na Gàidhlig (World Gaelic Week) we learnt some Gaelic and heard from Gaelic Medium pupils|
|12th May 2023||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.|
|17th May 2023||We visited Dundee FC where we were joined by Luke McCowan who helped us make connections between numeracy, football and sport!|
Watch previous Scotland's Assemblies on demand below.