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Assemblies Online

During the school closure, we will continue to publish assemblies online to deliver key themes visited during the school year, together with messages of support. House assemblies will be posted fortnightly on Mondays, with a whole school assembly being published every Thursday. In addition, there will be a series of assemblies specifically for students in Year 10. Please use the links below to find them. 

A timetable of our planned virtual assemblies can be viewed here >>>

House Assemblies - 13th July 2020

Each fortnight, our Heads of House will prepare an online assembly for their House. Click on the links below to see the latest House assembly. 





Assemblies Online

End of term celebration assembly

Welcome to the end of year House Celebration assembly which includes the results of the House Championship, top students in each house and overall as well as the winners of the virtual sports day.

Whole School Assembly 11 - 16th July 2020

Here is this week’s Nova assembly from Mrs Anderson. It focuses on the important theme of justice which links to our value of integrity. Sometimes we complain about things being unfair. Today’s assembly looks at what justice and fairness really mean and may make you think a little more before you say something isn’t fair in the future.

Whole school assembly 10 - 6th July 2020

On the 72nd birthday of the NHS, Miss Sayers shares a personal experience and explains why the NHS is so valuable to us all. 

2020-2021 Changes Assembly

This is the third of three assemblies that will introduce students to some of the changes that will take place in school in the next academic year.

2020-2021 Changes Assembly

This is the second of three assemblies that will introduce students to some of the changes that will take place in school in the next academic year.

The second assembly focuses on changes for next academic year. It includes information about:

  • Our Nova culture
  • Assemblies
  • The Hub
  • Anti-bullying
  • Student Leadership

2020-2021 Changes Assembly

This is the first of three assemblies that will introduce students to some of the changes that will take place in school in the next academic year.

The first focuses on changes to lessons and learning at Nova and covers:

  • Changes to the school day and our curriculum
  • The new reading programme
  • Bedrock Vocabulary
  • The Nova Cover Centre
  • Best in Everyone Assessments
  • Rank Order


Whole school assembly 9 - 25th June 2020

Mr Thomas shares the importance of kindness and how our thoughts affect us and others around us.

Year 10 assembly - 22nd June 2020

In this Year 10 assembly, Mr Griffin lets students know the key people who they will be able to turn to for support during the course of Year 11.

Whole school assembly 8 - 18th June 2020

The overall focus of this week's assembly is on environmental awareness. Mr Wilson focuses on the delight and plight of bees. He also sets an interesting craft challenge which our students can take on.

Whole school assembly 7 - 11th June 2020

The theme of this week's assembly is Wellbeing, with some strategies to help us take care of ourselves during the pandemic. 

Year 10 Assembly - 4th June 2020

This Year 10 assembly contains a message from the Head of Year 11 about resilience as well as a message from Mr Wells about the return to school.

Whole school assembly 6 - 4th June 2020 - Mr Wells

This week’s assembly from Mr Wells focuses on our values of drive, integrity and contribution. It includes the school’s initial response to the current events in America and the protests which are going on around the world.

Whole school assembly 5 - 18th May 2020 - Ms Preece

In this week's assembly, Ms Preece discusses the subject of Identity.

Year 10 Assembly - 18th May 2020

In this special assembly specifically for our Year 10 students, Mr Wells shares a range of key messages following the government’s announcement about school re-opening for some face to face contact during the course of next half term. There is also an exciting announcement about our new Head of Year 11.

Whole school assembly 4 - 11th May 2020 - Ms Holtom

How far can a reindeer travel before taking a break? This week's assembly is from Ms Holtom, Head of Languages, where we'll learn some interesting words and phrases for everyday life. 

Whole school assembly 3 - 4th May 2020 - Mr Thomas

This week’s assembly from Mr Thomas relates to hate crime. It is part of a sequence of assemblies covering important social issues which have been run during the course of the year. There is guidance from Mr Thomas at the end of the video as to what you can do if you find yourself in need of support.

Whole schooll assembly 2 - 27th April 2020 - Mr Wilson

Learning from Home

Whole school assembly 1 - 20th April 2020 - Mr Wells

Our values in a time of change

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