Assembly

Being a Church of England School, a typical day always started after registration with prayers and/or hymns. Once a week the vicar would take an assembly. Catholic children were excused attendance at assemblies.
By the 1950s, the daily morning assemblies would also include a Bible reading and listening to a piece of classical music from a record player as well as prayers and hymns.
Assemblies were quite formal and everyone would file into the School hall and sit cross-legged on the floor.
How do your school assemblies differ from those described?

What things are the same?

What is a record player?

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