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At Woodside we start each day with an assembly. These are not all very religious but often a celebration of children's achievements, however each assembly usually has time for reflection, a prayer (read by child volunteers) and hymns or other songs. Our Monday assembly is led by Open the Book volunteers who re-enact bible stores. Below are some religious stories which children can read for themselves or which you can read for them during the closure.

There is a daily assembly at Woodside:


  • Monday            Bible stories acted by our Open The Book volunteers
  • Tuesday           Singing assembly 
  • Wednesday      Children perform class assemblies for parents
  • Thursday         Separate infant and junior assemblies led by teachers
  • Friday               Presentation of certificates awards including house points and attendance


Woodside would welcome volunteers from a variety of faiths who would like to contribute assemblies. Our assemblies are carefully planned to meet the legal requirement for a daily act of collective worship which is inclusive of children of all faiths or none and which plays a major part in the work of the school. Parents who have any concerns regarding assemblies are free to contact the principal.