Church, Future, Mindset, persevere, trust, YouTube

for when life takes you nowhere

This month I was given the topic of the David Bowie song Golden Years. Whilst this is an unlikely topic to be repeated around schools, I hope you find inspiration in the words written for encouraging hope in any group of young people! I get impatient One thing I know about myself, I don’t… Continue reading for when life takes you nowhere

easter, gratitude, Happiness, lent, Wellbeing

Fasting from negativity

Remind Your Parents In two days’ time, something new is starting and that is the season of Lent which means excitingly tomorrow is Pancake Day (also known as Shrove Tuesday). I’m sure many of you are going to go home to make sure your parents know that tomorrow you are having pancakes for breakfast and… Continue reading Fasting from negativity

Goals, Happiness, Mindset

10,000 Reasons

For this talk, I was asked to reflect on the song 10,000 Reasons by Matt Redman Bless the Lord Who here, like me, is not a morning person? I am NOT a morning person, nor have I ever been a morning person – even on days that are exciting or important I struggle to… Continue reading 10,000 Reasons

Character, Goals, RELATIONSHIPS, trust


On my last count, I have 354 facebook friends, 398 twitter followers and 154 Instagram followers. I am connected to them, therefore in relationship with them, but is it a good relationship, could I trust them all? Your theme this term, has been to look at the 7 keys to good relationships. Today we are… Continue reading TRUST

Character, gratitude


Does anyone know what event was celebrated yesterday? The 26th of November was the first ever Thanksgiving day, traditionally it’s a national holiday in America to express thankfulness, gratitude, and appreciation to God, family and friends for which all have been blessed of material possessions and relationships. QUICK GAME: Turkey or truth 3 volunteers (tell… Continue reading Thanksgiving

Church, Fear, forgiveness, trust

Nothing Can Separate

This one is very personal but as I have said before, hopefully, it will spark some inspiration for you! Verse of Day: Romans 8:38-39 What is the longest you’ve gone without seeing someone? This summer I caught up with someone I hadn’t see since 2006! We had so many years to catch up on. I… Continue reading Nothing Can Separate

creativity, prayer, Worry


This assembly doesn't need two people although I have written it up that way! Good morning Year 7, for those of you who haven't met me already my name is ___and my favourite ______ is ___. Hello everyone, my name is _____and my favourite _______is ____________! I wonder who you talk to when you are worried… Continue reading Prayer