Fairer World Class Play or Assembly
Cast of 30 (easily adaptable up or down)
Narrator plus Protestors 1 - 29
Around 20 minutes including music and/or poetry suggestions.
This script deals exclusively with fairness as a social and economic issue. Mention is made in the script of Children’s Rights. For a full ‘account’ of these see Children’s Rights Assembly.
Protestor 17: Those suffragettes might have got women the vote but there is still a long way to go before women have equal rights with men.
Protestor 18: And what about the disabled? They are also still treated differently from the rest of us. A closer study should be made of their rights!
Protestor 19: And what about the elderly? Do they always have as much say as they should?
Protestor 20: (Stamping foot) And us children! We have rights too!
Narrator: (Hurriedly) Oh I don’t think anyone would argue with that!
Protestor 21: Is it really so much to ask? That all people be given the same chance in life?
Protestor 22: That everybody have the same opportunities?
Narrator: Aha! And that is where education is so important!
Protestor 23: Good education for all so we can all achieve our full potential.
Protestor 24: And it’s just as important that we keep ourselves informed, via the news and media, about the rest of the world.
Protestor 25: Some countries do not have the wealth and resources that we have.
Protestor 26: Developing countries or countries of the Third World need our help – now!
Protestor 27: We have more than enough for ourselves – so we should be prepared to share our good fortune with others less fortunate than ourselves.
Another script entitled Fairer and More Sustainable World Assembly combines fairness and protecting the environment. It is 'The Environment Assembly' plus a segment from the Fairer World Assembly i.e. a combined script. For full coverage of social issues/justice, I would suggest making Fairer World a separate purchase.
Other scripts available are as follows:
Assemblies/Class Plays on:
• Bullying and how to deal with it
• British Values
• Children’s Rights (as mentioned above)
• Mutual Respect
• numerous other PSHE scripts – in both assembly/class play and guided reading format
• Our Planet (available as class play and as set of guided reading scripts)
• Environment Assembly