Chocolate Assembly for Key Stage One
This is a shorter simplified version of the Key Stage Two Chocolate Assembly. It is a separate script i.e. has different content though the list of chocolates at the beginning is common to both scripts.
Cast size: 30 but easily adaptable up or down
Duration: Around 5 minutes reading time - around 15 minutes with inclusion of suggested songs and song adaptations.
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Class Teacher: Did someone say ‘Cadbury’?
(Whole Cadbury group, Child 1 – 13, cheers)
Head: But wasn’t there once a Mister Cadbury?
Child 14: George Cadbury
Child 15: Born 1839
Child 16: His chocolates made him rich
Child 17: But he used his money to help everyone who worked for him.
Child 18: He built them a factory
Child 19: In the country
Child 20: With houses to live in
Child 21: And schools for the children.
Head: Did you say factory?
Child 18: I did!
Head: A chocolate factory?
Child 18: That’s right!
Head: (Getting very excited) Like Mr Wonka? Like in Charlie and the Chocolate Factory?
(Optional Music 3 – Oompa Loompa Song)
Class Teacher: (To Head teacher) But you do realise – Charlie and Mr Wonka and the Oompa Loompas weren’t real?
Head: (Looking surprised and then ‘collecting’ him/herself) Well, of course I do!
Class Teacher: And did you know there was chocolate - way before Mr. Cadbury?
Head: (Looking surprised again) There was? I mean, of course I know there was!
Child 19: Around two thousand years ago in fact!
Head: Did you say, two thousand years ago?
Child 19: I did!
Child 20: The ancient Maya drank chocolate!
Child 21: So did the Aztecs!
Child 22: In Central America.
Child 22: We didn’t catch up til the 16th century!
Class Teacher: Yes, just think of all that chocolate we missed out on!
Head: Seems to me like we have a bit of catching up to do!
(Head Teacher holds up a large box of chocolates; whole cast gasps and cheers)
Class Teacher: (Tutting) But wait a minute!
(Collective groan from cast)
Class Teacher: (Shaking her head) Now, now, children! You know what you promised me?
(Another collective groan from the cast)
Head: And what was that, Miss Smart?
Class Teacher: Oh! Just my very favourite piece of music, of all time!
(Whole cast groans)
Head: Well, I don’t see anything wrong with that?
Child 23: You don’t have to dance to it!
Head: Dance to it? Oh how very charming! The perfect way to end your assembly!
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