Star of the week Assemblies 

Star of the Week Assemblies are held every Monday at 8:45 am.  During circle time two pupils are chosen as the stars for the coming week. These pupils are chosen because they have been polite, courteous, respectful and well-mannered to adults and their peers.  One pupil is chosen by the class and the other by the teaching staff. Parents are invited into school to celebrate in the recognition and observe the certificates being awarded. These pupils are then responsible for taking messages, receiving awards for their class etc.


Class Assemblies

Every class has the opportunity to take part in a whole class performance. These are normally held on a Friday morning relating to different events or celebrations in wider society from different religious celebrations to cultural event. E.g. Christmas, Chinese New Year, Diwali, Mother’s Day, spring or to topics being studied in class e.g. Hungry Caterpillar, Romans etc


Islamic worship

Somerville School holds a determination from SACRE as over 98% of the children are Muslim. We hold Islamic Worship every morning for 8-10 minutes. Children lead on the prayers – Surah Fatiah (A verse from the Qur’an) at the beginning of worship and a dua (prayer) at the end. The   talk/presentation is related to events in the religious calendar in both Christianity and Islam aswell as to Social, Moral, Spiritual and Cultural Education and Personal, Social, Health Education and Citizenship.

Alternative arrangements are made for children of other faiths (Hinduism and Christianity).


For more information on the themes covered please come into school and speak to a member of the Leadership Team.